Apple joins the one-company $700bn club

New high for the stock reflects hopes for iPhone and new products

Consumers help push US growth to 3.9%

GDP revision points to steady gains tempered by weakness abroad

HP profits edge lower on lacklustre sales

PC business the bright spot as fourth-quarter revenues slip

US warns EU on Google probe

Tensions rise ahead of vote on break-up call

Ferguson reminder of lasting racial unease

Obama regrets ‘deep distrust’ between police and minority groups

Pope calls Europe ‘haggard’ grandmother

Pontiff outspoken in address to European parliament

Taylor Swift at the O2 Arena, London, UK

Spotify pays most of its turnover to rights holders

Revenues surge but music streamer fails to turn profit

Falcone quits listed Harbinger vehicle

Former hedge fund manager plans to focus on other investments

Republicans push for new Iran sanctions

Extension of nuclear talks sets up Congressional clash in US

France suspends Russian warship delivery

Hollande toughens his stance over controversial arms sale

Swiss vote on gold, immigration and taxes

Corporate leaders fear Alpine nation’s love for business is waning

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