ExxonMobil bucks sector’s gloom

Chief executive says no limit to size of potential deals

Businesses push to combat California drought

General Mills and Coca-Cola back plans to conserve water supplies

Russia starts war games in disputed areas

Military exercises likely to irk neighbouring countries

Upbeat Draghi bolsters European stocks

Euro sinks to fresh 11-year low

AbbVie wins three-way Pharmacyclics fight

Value of healthcare deals in past 15 months reaches nearly $500bn

PLO threatens to cut Israel security ties

Move follows ‘violations and crimes against people of Palestine’

US airlines seek action against Gulf rivals

Alleged subsidies said to violate provisions of open-skies agreements

Judi Dench stars in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SKYFALL.

Britain fails to promote female spies

Rare report on secret service recruitment shows lack of diversity

Draghi calls recovery with perfect timing

Bond-buying plan has already helped boost confidence in the eurozone

Kerry reassures Gulf on Iran nuclear deal

US secretary of state affirms commitment to region’s security

TV taps data to win back digital dollars

Networks promise performance with online style targeting tools

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Poor productivity equals stagnant wages

IFS figures show the weakness of the recovery in household incomes

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The Russian billionaire, who has earned a reputation as a fierce corporate fighter, is taking on the UK government

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