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      Uber takes legal action over Australia tax ruling

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    2. August 2, 2015

      Australia’s speaker exits over ‘choppergate’ expenses scandal

      Bronwyn Bishop, Australia’s parliamentary speaker, has resigned following an expenses scandal dubbed “choppergate”,...

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    1. August 2, 2015

      More debris on Reunion raise hopes of MH370 find

      A second piece of suspected plane debris has washed ashore on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion as a wing part found...

    2. August 2, 2015

      The week: August 3

      ● Legg Mason announced last week that it had agreed to buy a majority stake in Rare Infrastructure, a $7.6bn...

    3. July 31, 2015

      England edge towards Ashes glory after dominant performance

      In the end, it was all calm and placid. Or it would have been had the crowd not been at fever pitch, as they were...

    4. July 31, 2015

      Will you spend like a Canadian or an Australian?

      More than £1.8bn was withdrawn from pension pots in the first two months since pension reforms granted new freedoms in...

    5. July 31, 2015

      BG profits hit by oil price drop

      BG Group, the UK-listed oil and gas company that is being acquired by Royal Dutch Shell in a $55bn deal, saw profits...

    6. July 31, 2015

      Five sporting clashes over race in Australia

      In 1993 Nicky Winmar, an indigenous player for the Australian Football Leauge club St Kilda, stood up to a hostile...

    7. July 31, 2015

      Taunts of footballer Adam Goodes sparks Australia racism furore

      He is a sporting superstar Down Under and a former Australian of the Year. But this weekend Adam Goodes is considering...

    8. July 30, 2015

      BAE Systems reports flat underlying earnings

      BAE Systems has left investors in suspense by maintaining the caveats on its target for modest earnings growth this...

    9. July 30, 2015

      England seek knockout blow in thrilling cricket punch-up

      Remember five-day cricket? An outmoded form of sport which no one has time for these days? It is indeed going out of...

    10. July 30, 2015

      Lloyd’s of London seeks Malaysia licence

      Lloyd’s of London is applying for a Malaysia onshore licence as part of a broader push by the specialist insurer into...

    11. July 29, 2015

      US stocks and dollar push higher after Fed policy statement

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US stocks and the dollar rose in response to the latest policy statement from the US Federal...

    12. July 27, 2015

      Plenty of good reasons to think weak Aussie dollar here to stay

      The Reserve Bank of Australia has finally got what it wanted: a weaker currency. The Aussie dollar has lost more than a...

    13. MBA blog

      July 27, 2015

      Meet the class of 2016

      For the start of the academic year in September, we have signed up another group of bloggers to share their experience...

    14. July 24, 2015

      Serco managers stopped from running New Zealand jail

      Serco has been temporarily stripped of work running New Zealand’s largest prison following allegations of mistreatment...

    15. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2015

      Slater & Gordon: Equal Access Funding, off the balance sheet

      Five years ago the Australian law firm Slater & Gordon chose one of its senior partners, Paul Henderson, to...

    16. July 23, 2015

      South32 hires advisers to boost defences

      South32, the mining group demerged from BHP Billiton, has hired advisers to bolster its defences in the event of a bid...

    17. July 23, 2015

      Stocks slip as earnings drive sentiment

      Thursday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks struggled for traction as participants digested a heavy calendar of...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Investors join push for more transparency on drug trials

      Dozens of big investors have backed a campaign by British activists for more transparency in the pharmaceuticals...

    19. July 22, 2015

      South32 grapples with price turmoil after going solo

      South32 has had a tough start to life. Two months of turmoil in commodities has been a grim backdrop to the miner’s...

    20. July 21, 2015

      Higher profits in Greece help PZ Cussons soften currency blow

      PZ Cussons has managed to increase profits in crisis-hit Greece where it owns popular olive oil brand Minerva, which is...

    21. July 20, 2015

      Australia’s banks told to boost mortgage capital

      Australia’s biggest banks will have to find about $9bn in fresh capital in the next year, in the latest threat to the...

    22. July 19, 2015

      Cricket fans get chance to watch new five-day game — golf

      After a brief period of jubilation, English cricket returned to two familiar homes — Lord’s and the doghouse. On Sunday...

    23. July 17, 2015

      Diplomatic fight breaks out on MH17 plane anniversary

      A diplomatic tussle over how to prosecute those behind the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine broke out as...

    24. July 17, 2015

      Production cuts by Vale and Rio will not solve iron ore glut

      The bruised and battered iron ore industry finally received some good news this week. First, Vale said it would...

    25. July 17, 2015

      South Korean shipbuilders shaken by loss fears

      Shares of South Korean shipbuilders sank on Friday as investor concerns over second-quarter earnings deepened due to...

    26. July 16, 2015

      After euphoria of first Test, it’s back to grim normality

      Five days after England’s frantic and magnificent victory in the First Test, a grim normality descended on English...

    27. July 16, 2015

      Reformer tries to bring light to closed world of Vatican finance

      Cardinal George Pell’s short tenure as the Vatican’s financial tsar has been far from serene. In an environment known...

    28. July 16, 2015

      An iron ore civil war plays out on social media in Australia

      “Our family. Our jobs. Our future,” is the message conveyed on the Facebook page and Twitter feed. Gazing out from the...

    29. July 16, 2015

      Sterling hits seven-year high against euro

      Sterling powered to a seven-year high against the euro, providing a fillip not just to eurozone-bound British...

    30. July 16, 2015

      Anglo American to write down value of mining assets by up to $4bn

      Anglo American is to slash billions of dollars from the value of a flagship iron ore asset, underscoring how the...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Rio Tinto scales back iron ore guidance

      Rio Tinto has cut its guidance for 2015 shipments of iron ore, citing severe and unseasonal weather. The...

    32. July 14, 2015

      Weak euro holds back Michael Page

      A weak euro and slower growth in Asia took the shine off a 6 per cent rise in second-quarter profit at Michael Page...

    33. July 14, 2015

      Aussie tipped by ANZ to edge kiwi in ‘ugly’ show

      How do you pick a winner at the ugly bug ball? It’s a question some southern hemisphere currency traders may be asking...

    34. Nick Butler

      July 12, 2015

      Ukraine - the dangers of neglecting Europe's other debt crisis

      Politicians and policy makers can only focus on one problem at a time. With all attention concentrated on Greece for...

    35. July 12, 2015

      Low tax and high fees consume Future Fund

      When leaked documents describing the tax avoidance arrangements of 340 companies were published in November last year,...

    36. July 9, 2015

      El Niño hits Asian and African cereal production

      Adverse weather conditions and the effect of El Niño is hitting key cereal production in Africa and Asia, although...

    37. July 8, 2015

      Joe Root digs England team out of a hole in Cardiff

      At Westminster the chancellor rose to deliver what was billed as “an emergency Budget”. (An emergency created by whom,...

    38. July 8, 2015

      Iron ore tumbles amid China contagion

      Iron ore, the key ingredient in steelmaking, suffered its biggest one-day fall since records began, dropping by more...

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