Unrepentant Fuld blames government

Former Lehman chief points finger at ‘other agendas’ behind collapse

Chipmaker Avago buys Broadcom for $37bn

Deal is the largest tech acquisition since dotcom bubble of the late-1990s

Cellectis in takeover talks with Pfizer

US pharma company makes approach worth as much as €1.5bn

China stock slide unsettles US and Europe

Greek uncertainty adds to nervous mood

Russia censors discussion of Ukraine role

Crime to speak, write or broadcast on troop losses in peacetime

Google and GoPro in virtual reality deal

Tech groups team up to cut cost of technology

Manhattan tower symbolises tough times

More than a third of One World Trade Center remains empty

Goldman tried to lure Hayes, court told

Trader passed up offer of a $3m guarantee and an expanded role

Poppies a hard habit to break in Mexico

The heroin crop offers high risks and few rewards for farmers

Banks battle rising costs in taming watchdogs

Call for lenders to rein in big post-crisis expenses

Richest Australian loses in family trust fight

Eldest daughter of Gina Rinehart wins control of A$4bn vehicle

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US tackles Brazil’s dirty game

Fifa arrests expose corruption claims in Latin American football

Venezuela braces for low oil price era

In the absence of Opec cuts, country launches plan to boost market share

Puerto Rico faces tough debt decisions

Hedge fund groups bet on keeping island’s government solvent

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