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The FTSE 100 set course for its second straight day of losses on Tuesday, amid a lacklustre reaction to updates from two ofMichael Hunter
Whitbread is to launch Premier Inn in Germany, its first foray into the budget hotel market in continental Europe. TheRoger Blitz, Leisure Industries Correspondent
China’s leaders want to move the world’s second-largest economy away from exports. Yet for its steelmakers this is turningHenry Sanderson
It was yet another missile, one of many fired by the Syrian regime at the rebel-controlled Jobar district of Damascus. ButBorzou Daragahi in Cairo
A $127m boost from pensions changes helped Lockheed Martin to report a 5.5 per cent rise in third-quarter net income toRobert Wright in New York
When it comes to Europe’s energy networks, Spain is an island – and it blames France for its isolation. After decades ofChristian Oliver in Brussels and Tobias Buck in Madrid
Global corporate borrowers are returning to the US debt capital markets after sales of new bonds collapsed last week in theVivianne Rodrigues in New York
Online fashion retailer Asos reported a far from stylish set of full-year results, with pre-tax profits down 14 per cent toClaer Barrett
A South African judge on Tuesday began the sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic and Paralympic star, for theAndrew England in Johannesburg
Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Inside the Ebola wars. - Insider traders mostly keep their tipping within their ethnic groups,David Keohane
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