China unlikely to change BoE rate policy

Exchange rates and global weakness offset domestic strength, says Carney

Turkey joins anti-Isis air campaign

First armed operations as part of US-led coalition

Brooks returns as News Corp’s UK chief

Rebound comes a year after being cleared of phone-hacking charges

Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists

International outcry over crackdown on free speech

Thousands rally in bid to oust Malaysia PM

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Thai police make Bangkok blast arrest

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Japan’s ‘Donki’ rides inbound tourism surge

Unconventional discount retailer buoyed by overseas visitors

Two-speed UK housing market returns

London, south-east and eastern England rise at double national rate

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Oil crash opens way for services deals

Schlumberger’s proposed takeover of Cameron is an attempt to better serve deepwater oil explorers

Opposition politicians join Turkish cabinet

Kurdish group joins interim government ahead of early elections

Google chief takes aim at BBC

Missed opportunities on openness and online audiences

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