Tesco will try and bill suppliers for wastage if goods are unsold, an anonymous source says

Tesco crisis: ‘They say every little helps, but supermarket’s demands are never little’

As the grocer stuns the markets by saying it has overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m, a supermarket supplier describes his trading experiences in the cut-throat market

Yahoo emerges as biggest loser from Alibaba IPO as investors dump stock

Mayer's turnaround strategy for Yahoo's core business takes centre stage- and investors are worried

Lending puzzle still has missing pieces

Aldermore’s float has been touted as a sign that challenger banks are coming into their own. But there is still a long way to go before SMEs are properly served

The Week Ahead: Emeralds, black tie, milk, cake and allergy medicine on the slate

Emeralds, black tie, milk, cake and allergy medicine may sound like an odd mix, but that’s exactly what’s on the slate for investors this morning.

Rich store of controversy: the freeport is detested by the Richtung22 collective for keeping art behind closed doors

Inside the storage city where treasure is buried deep

Fine wine, cigars, paintings ... the Luxembourg Freeport has it all under lock and key – and away from prying eyes. But a band of artists see a new style of tax haven

Jack Ma founded Alibaba in 1999 with a website offering 22 items. It now accounts for 70 per cent of all packages delivered in China

Alibaba IPO: What to expect as Chinese giant goes public in New York

Alibaba on track to become the biggest IPO in history

A No vote could still cause problems for the Scottish economy with banks deciding to move elsewhere to avoid the uncertainty of a future referendum

Scottish independence and the Quebec effect: Risks in Yes and No

While the Canadian province eventually voted No, the years of uncertainty caused banks to move elsewhere and damaged GDP. Mark McSherry ponders a similar fate for Scotland

Phones 4U stores will remain closed while talks continue with parties interested in acquiring the business

Phones 4U goes into administration: Why its suppliers hung up on mobile phone retailer

The mobile phone retailer’s demise is a tragedy for its employees, but just business sense for those responsible

Kenny G

Kenny G: from dinner jazz to stock trading

Best-selling musician Kenny G has found a new way to put food on his table – by trading in stocks and shares. And he's rather good at it, he tells David Randall

Phones 4U goes into administration: Senior mobile operator exec explains why retailer went bust

Phones4U’s collapse into administration has undoubtedly been a personal disaster for the thousands of employees who’ve been voicing their anger at the way they learned their employer was going the way of the Rabbit phone network, Squarials and Cellnet.

What the Sunday papers said

Independent on Sunday: Murdoch sets tongues wagging in Scotland

The arrival of Rupert Murdoch in Scotland showed the media mogul has lost none of his love for backing winners. The visit will amplify voices, circulating high in the Murdoch ranks, which claim that he is toying with moving the domicile of News Corporation from the United States to an independent Scotland.

The Deputy First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon (right), is joined by the leader of Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood (centre) as they pass a bookmakers during a walk-about to meet the Scottish electorate

Scottish independence: The real referendum poser is what to bet?

There’s a lot riding on Thursday’s poll, not least among bookmakers and punters such as Russell Lynch, who would like a referendum that makes them a little richer

Emissions policies will raise the cost of steel making

Steel warning: Jobs are all they’ll burn in the furnace

As Europe pursues anti-pollution measures, steel producers are warning that steeper costs will drive customers away and mills out of business

Whatever the outcome of the referendum north of the border, the basic structure of both the Scottish and English economies remains the same

Hamish McRae: Money is cowardly – that’s why we have seen it running away from Scotland this week

The less-clear message is that holders of Scottish assets are wary of independence

Google employees who work, eat - and sleep - at the California campus

Some Googlers have found a unique way to take advantage of the 24-hour staff benefits

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It’s been making the wrong drinks in the wrong place at the wrong time –and is even sorry about the Scarlett Johansson ad, Maria Tadeo discovers
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Barclays to set aside nearly £500m
Video: Alex Lawson provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
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Unseasonably warm weather has seen high street retailers struggling to shift winter clothes
The retailer’s warning about unseasonable weather was dismissed as overly cautious – but the City has warmed to the retailer while M&S keeps it in the dark, Simon Neville reports
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Video: The Independent's Simon Neville provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
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The online giant is here and ready to invest, Oscar Williams-Grut reports
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While well below potential, the growth rate is above that of most developed countries, writes Satyajit Das
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Video: The Independent's deputy business editor Jim Armitage provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
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Brazil's President and Workers' Party (PT) presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff (L) and former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva celebrate during news conference after disclosure of the election results, in Brasilia. Rousseff narrowly won re-election after convincing voters that her party's strong record of reducing poverty over the last 12 years was more important than a recent economic slump
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Colin Hegarty, winner of a teaching award for an online resource to teach maths
Colin Hegarty made the break five years ago and became a maths teacher, Richard Garner reports
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Wages have fallen by an average of 10 per cent in the professional, scientific and technical sector
The national statistic Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) has shown absolutely no evidence at all of any wage growth for a couple of years, David Blanchflower
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The former US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner arrives at Court to testify at the AIG trial
AIG could have brought down the financial system in 2008. Its ex boss is now suiing the US for rescuing it – in a case backed by Occupy and the Tea Party, James Moore reports
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Video: The Independent's Oscar Williams-Grut provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
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While the rest of us enjoy a lazy Sunday, bankers across Europe, and bank investors, will be having a nerve-jangling day, writes business editor Chris Blackhurst
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Chancellor George Osborne (C) wears a high visibility jacket as he makes a visit to the Prysmian Group factory and speaks to factory manager Steve Price
We’re still waiting for the ‘march of the makers’ promised by George Osborne, writes Ben Chu
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Video: The Independent's Alex Lawson provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
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Carrefour is now just 5 per cent more expensive on brands than Lidl in France
Eyes will be on the firm this Thursday as it unveils half-yearly results. It should look to France, where grocers can show UK retailers how to beat the discounters, says Alex Lawson
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Video: The Independent's Jamie Dunkley provides a run-down of the day's major news from the City
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As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU, writes Jim Armitage
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Many of America’s economic competitors find it difficult to embrace change, writes Satyajit Das
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The ‘Oasis of the Seas’, the largest cruise ship in the world
Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week. Simon Usborne measures up some giants of the sea
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Taken over the course of four years, Adams' portraits are an astonishing document of the aftermath of war
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The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
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Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

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Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

Paul Scholes column

Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

Frank Warren column

Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities