Google looks beyond search for growth

Larry Page says search group risks hitting ceiling

Fed risks credibility, says official

Kocherlakota warns of dangers of undershooting inflation goal

Jefferies chiefs take drug tests

Bank fights claims of cocaine use in divorce case

StanChart pressed over succession plan

Directors expected to discuss plan with chairman within days

Brazil reveals its largest monthly deficit

Real weakens on worse-than-expected fiscal performance

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%

Central bank acts to steady rouble amid geopolitical isolation

Beijing subway bans Halloween costumes

Fears that subversive outfits could crop up

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Apple Watch set for face off with Swiss

Arrival of smartwatches as a new market segment set to rock Alps

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Israeli minister vetoed settlement funds

Finance chief refused funding that would inflame tensions

Burkina coup threatens anti-Islamist fight

Departure of Compaoré, a western ally, poses dilemma for France and US

Exxon and Chevron profits buck trend

Integrated operations act as hedge to falling commodity prices

Comment and Analysis

Med becomes a no-man’s land for migrants

Journey to Europe looks set to become still more perilous

US politics: Eyes on the prize

Until recently Rand Paul was seen as a Washington outsider but is now emerging as a potential Republican 2016 presidential nominee

Democrats make last stand in Georgia

Demographic changes offer hope to the party in the South

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