US governors introduce Ebola quarantine

New York and New Jersey curb those entering US if exposed to patients

IMF introduces floor on interest rates

Aggressive monetary easing threatened to turn it negative

ECB stress test likely to snare 25 lenders

About 10 banks with shortfalls may still need extra capital

Islamists kill 31 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Cairo said to be preparing retaliation

Ebola alarm meets its match in New York

An unflappable city carries on much as it always does

Terror gives way to reflection in Canada

Country grapples with a new reality of radicalism

Prices of 1980s sports cars accelerate

‘Bedroom wall’ syndrome sees fans who had posters drive sales

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Deutsche Bank to set aside further €1bn

Charge to bring total litigation pot to €3.1bn

Cameron angry over €2.1bn EU surcharge

UK officials played role in endorsing budget calculations

Go slow on pot, says Colorado governor

Hickenlooper says think twice before following his state’s lead

P&G to sell off Duracell battery business

Chief executive seeks to give company greater focus

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McDonald’s: Eating their lunch

The world’s largest restaurant chain has missed a dramatic shift in what consumers want to eat

Hello, BT automaton. Kafka here . . .

I already need fingerprint evidence just to use my own phone. What next? Retinal scans to use the toaster?

Democrats battle sour economic mood

The US economy is growing but incomes are not

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