Vote averts homeland security shutdown

Republican leaders extend funding by nine months to end crisis

Petraeus pleads guilty over leaks to lover

Deal caps spectacular fall for celebrated former CIA boss

Clinton defends use of personal emails

Former secretary of state used private account in office

Asia retreats following Wall Street lead

Disappointing GDP report weighs on Australian shares

Europe considers ‘two-speed’ internet

Reform package would open a transatlantic divide

Glencore chief upbeat on oil trading

Strong performance predicted if market trends persist

Ukraine sharply raises rates to 30%

Move to shore up plunging currency and temper spiralling inflation

Retreat from investment banking gathers pace

RBS to slash jobs and Barclays chief impatient for turnround

India makes second unscheduled rate cut

RBI joins global monetary easing move at unscheduled meeting


Citi to sell OneMain to Springleaf

Former AIG unit becomes biggest subprime lender in $4.25bn deal

BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry unveils touchscreen smartphone

Handset release is first of four planned for this year

Comment and Analysis

Raytheon Patriot Missile

Lockheed, Raytheon vie for missile deals

Defence groups compete for German and Polish contracts

Commodities explained: Hedging oil

How companies manage risks as the price swings

Markets measure Petrobras fall from grace

Moody’s two-notch cut to junk status sparks debt sell-off

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"The Spanish Government 'would contribute 13-14% of the new bailout'. If I were a Spanish citizen, I would be livid. After all the austerity, bankruptcies, property collapse, continuing unemployment in Spain - they have to help the Greeks?? They need their money for their own citizens."
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"Let the politicians create the opportunities for other parts of the UK to catch up; not constrain London and force balancing."
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