Brussels rebukes Apple’s Irish tax deals

European Commission finds evidence of sustained state support

UK economy 2.7% ahead of pre-crisis peak

New data suggest recession was shallower than previously thought

Cameron ‘not heartbroken’ if UK leaves EU

Redwood warns CEOs to keep out of debate

RBS buoyed by better economy

Improved economic activity and property prices help recovery

US court holds Argentina in contempt

Judge says Buenos Aires sidestepped his orders on debt case

First UK house price fall in 17 months

Nationwide data show annual growth slowing to 9.4%

US regulators monitor Pimco $223bn fund

SEC watches group’s Total Return Bond fund and other products

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, makes his keynote speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham
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Osborne plans tax move on tech groups

Chancellor aims to stop multinationals ’abusing system’

Mild weather sends chill through Next

Retailer to cut full-year profits guidance if UK stays warm

Bookmakers agree ban on free bets ads

Concerns raised over betting as ‘part and parcel’ of live games

Thiel rounds on ‘slacker’ European tech

PayPal co-founder says continent is holding back progress

Apple to sell iPhone 6 in China

US group approved after assuaging security concerns

Comment and Analysis

Pimco upheaval rattles bond market

Investors brace for outflows from world’s largest bond fund manager


We cannot wash our hands of routine tasks

Some vital skills may atrophy as workers get complacent about technological back-up

Dollar’s rise threatens EM carry trades

Reversal threatens developing world growth, analysts warn

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