Cameron hints at risk to Scottish exports

Independence would mean losing access to embassy ‘sales force’

BSkyB considers prospects of ‘Sky Europe’

UK pay TV provider nears deal to buy majority stakes in German and Italian groups

Cameron accused of hypocrisy on Russia

French Socialist party leader critical of number of oligarchs in London

Glasgow is set for political games

Scottish nationalists poised for emotional boost

FA chairman tackles MPs’ questions

World Cup corruption claims overshadow England’s football woes

Jailed tycoon allowed check-out to sell hotels

Sahara head Roy in talks on trophy properties

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BSkyB takes stake in ‘Bake Off’ producer

Pay-TV operator buys 70% of Love Productions

Agony goes on for cricket’s Captain Cook

Traumatic struggles for England’s sporting leaders

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Strong pound dents BBC commercial revenues

Rise dents hopes that global sales can offset funding constraints

British America’s Cup team undeterred

Ben Ainslie Racing to sail despite Team Australia withdrawal

A Peruvian upstart takes on Asia

Cola-maker AJE feels it knows what poorer consumers want

McIlroy on par with Nicklaus and Woods

Northern Irishman wins Open, only third golfer to win three majors by age 25

Manchester united in model of governance

Pioneering “super council” pools resources of 10 local councils

Sailing special: From St Petersburg to Cowes

As the Extreme Sailing Series hits Russia, Roman Hagara puts Henry Foy through his paces. PLUS: On the eve of Cowes Week, Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson takes the helm for an FT Masterclass

CVC to extract further $360m from F1

Buyout group eyes favourable debt markets

Home of cricket targets stomachs first

Lord’s redevelopment will be funded by more catering

Man City scores Nissan sponsorship deal

Premier League champions taps on-pitch success

Brazil holds interest rates steady

Economy struggles to shake recession threat

US target groups with ties to the west

Washington’s sectoral sanctions hit energy and banking

Lloyds admits to third-party debt letters

Customers ignore correspondence with bank letterhead

Free WiFi poses potential hazard at Open

Golfers face threat of disruption from TV-watching fans

Four reasons why Fox wants Time Warner

Murdoch considers world’s biggest media merger since 2000

China’s gamble on lottery pays off

Tickets generated $48bn in 2013, second only to US

Brazil’s World Cup hangover

Brazilians may still be mourning their World Cup defeat but now they have an even bigger problem to face

Brazil’s World Cup hangover

Brazilians may still be mourning their World Cup defeat but now they have an even bigger problem to face

Adam Smith gives us a sporting chance

It is no surprise that Germany produced World Cup winners

Hollande in search of that regal touch

The French president is revamping his image in an effort to win voters, writes Hugh Carnegy

World Cup boosts betting group GVC

Man Utd seal £750m Adidas tie-up

Premiership club lands record 10-year shirt deal

Ecstatic Germans celebrate World Cup win

Nation throws off self-restraint to mark fourth title

Nissan bets on football sponsorship

Carmaker looks to win fans in China by shifting sporting focus

Götze helps crown a reinvented Germany

Team deserve title, but more for the semi-final performance

Argentina hangs head in dismay after loss

World Cup disappointment for country facing debt stand-off

Germany win World Cup in extra time

Strike by Mario Götze sees European side triumph over Argentina

Germany’s World Cup victory

Win comes at end of four weeks of unpredictable football matches

Last stands fail to draw cricket crowds

Vicky Song becomes first Chinese woman to circumnavigate globe

Cleveland gets LeBron on the rebound

‘King James’ leaves Miami Heat to return to his home town team

Brazil after the World Cup

It was a splendid tournament. Now the real drama begins

My First Million: James Freedman

James Freedman realised that football clubs could be brands