Business fears UK lobbying rules

Confusion over scope of law limiting regulated spending

Farage unsettled by Ukip woes

Defection of MEP and party official’s comments hurt populists

Aer Lingus set to recommend latest IAG bid

BA and Iberia owner returns with €1.34bn cash offer

Obama’s India visit off to warm start

Modi welcomes US president with big hug

Ukraine separatists in deadly rocket attack

At least 30 civilians killed in strike on strategic port

Streamlining of cancer drug pipeline urged

Current regulatory system seen as too slow and expensive

Bombardier struggles to break jet duopoly

Canadian manufacturer’s C Series jet is running behind schedule

Japan condemns apparent Isis execution

Prime minister calls for immediate release of journalist

World leaders pay respects to Abdullah

Obama cuts short his visit to India to meet King Salman

Euro falls to 11-year low after ECB move

Central bank’s QE sends euro and yields lower for second day

Rich will split homes to avoid tax, say experts

Wealthy homeowners explore ways to minimise value as mansion levy looms

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Anne Stausboll, Calpers: the $300bn woman

The mighty US pension fund boss squeezing fund managers’ fees

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A theatrical way of teaching executives to think on their feet

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The party’s hippie gap year cannot last for ever

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