Brooks set for return to Murdoch empire

Cleared tabloid chief to run Dublin social media unit Storyful

UK drug manufacture drops by a quarter

Blow to coalition ambition to promote high-growth industry

NXP and Freescale to create $40bn group

Tie-up comes amid rapid consolidation in semiconductors

Alexander calls for extra £1bn bank levy

Lib Dem wants Budget move to help cut deficit in ‘fair’ manner

Greece told to start reforms to gain cash

Negotiator Dijsselbloem lays out conditions for emergency funds

Fridman legal threat over North Sea block

Russian billionaire’s plans run in to fear of more sanctions

Aston Martin to target new buyers

Prestige carmaker seeks to attract women and younger people

Kerry on defensive as Israel PM flies to US

Netanyahu begins ‘fateful’ visit to challenge Tehran nuclear deal

Dispute erupts over ‘extremist’ preachers

Lib Dems oppose Tory effort to silence radical speakers

Citi prepares for ‘stress test’ results

Bank executives under pressure to pass Fed examination

Wood Mackenzie seeks £2bn listing

Energy consultancy valuation adds to pressure on bidders

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Setting the balance for bank regulation

Watchdogs have made their mark but do they need to lighten up?

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