EU rifts scupper new Russia sanctions

Push for arms embargo on Moscow fails

Microsoft earnings curbed by Nokia unit

Group’s profit margins hit by acquisition of handset division

US warned of up to 25 more tax inversions

Lawmakers attack ‘fast-buck artists’ encouraging deals

Ackman attacks Herbalife: stock shoots up

Investors brush off results of fund manager’s probe

Javid targets better broadband access

Culture chief says pledge is most important goal before election

Putin looks at breaking Gazprom monopoly

Boost for Rosneft after intensive lobbying

Credit Suisse faces calls for radical cuts

Doubts surface over whether shake-up is enough

Jailed tycoon allowed daily check-out to sell hotels

Sahara head Roy in talks on trophy properties

Minecraft builds partnership with Lego

Full range of Minecraft sets in normal scale to be launched soon

UK to hold inquiry into Litvinenko death

U-turn comes as EU discusses Russia sanctions

Gaza ceasefire talks make little progress

FAA orders US airlines to halt flights to Tel Aviv

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US railways: Back on track

Train operators are cashing in on shale gas but their improved fortunes could be undermined

Israel, Hamas and the rockets

The level of civilian deaths in Gaza is unacceptable

HK-Shanghai equities ‘train’ is on track

Conspiracy theories overlook effort of planning for trading move

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