Japan’s private sector is losing faith in prime minister Shinzo Abe’s “shock and awe” tactics to revive the world’s third biggest economy after worrying figures today showed business investment flat-lining in the latest quarter
Plan is for UK boars to improve Chinese pigs' genetic make-up
Reducing the number of foreign students runs directly against the UK's best interests
Survey reveals total order books and output growth highest since 1995.
Economic View: It is not only boring snoring to go around saying there is no recovery. It is plain wrong
Peers say decision is needed on new airport capacity to compete with European rivals
Salt cod is produced in the frozen north, treasured in the Mediterranean – and an acquired taste, as Gerard Gilbert discovers
Government denies 'cover up' of nerve gas exports to war-torn country
'Encouraging for hopes that growth is not only strengthening but becoming more broadly based'
German Chancellor accused of being a favourite of Arab despots as sales climb to €817m
The Government has stepped in to stop US singer Kelly Clarkson taking a gold and turquoise ring once owned by Jane Austen out of the country.
Labour says Government's 'failure is letting down businesses across Britain'
Former chairman and chief executive of HSBC Lord Green to stand down
Liberal newspaper claims Jewish state exported arms to four Arab countries
Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organisation, feels that if reforms are not initiated, many foreign companies will seek new production bases