Russian billionaire clashes with UK over North Sea plan

UK government threatened with legal action over €5bn deal

Maersk warns of slowdown in global trade

Oil price drop boost offset by sluggish economies

Investors slash exposure to the euro

QE and negative interest rates erode single currency

Cable leads Heathrow third runway battle

Role fuels Lib Dem concerns of fresh policy U-turn after election

China acts as slowdown fears mount

Central bank cuts interest rates amid concerns over threat of deflation

Tourism chief hits at lack of UK support

Hospitality trade body laments barriers facing foreign visitors

Pugachev claims he cannot afford lawyers

‘Kremlin’s banker’ says fortune has been wiped out by legal bills and expropriation of assets

Vedanta to cut debt despite oil plunge

India-focused resources group responds to fall in commodities

Buffett vows no Berkshire spin-offs

50th anniversary of shareholder letter defends conglomerate structure

Investors optimistic about Modi budget

India to slow pace of fiscal consolidation and focus on infrastructure

Fund managers on the Iranian frontier

If sanctions are lifted, country becomes a tempting investment

Comment and Analysis

Fed stimulus ‘only now being fully felt’

Fischer defends low US rates and swelling of balance sheet to $4.5tn

Tiger Woods’ answers are in his head

Star golfer’s fight to regain form should start with him focusing on his brain — not his glutes

Tour Montparnasse seen from the Eiffel Tower
©Xavier Boymond

Paris by light

Innovative lighting designers are reimagining the ‘Ville Lumière’ using new technology, colours and movement

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