BHP Billiton lost 3.9% after yesterday announcing it’s poised for the biggest spinoff in the mining industry, separating aluminum, coal and silver assets to create a company valued around $15 billion after it begins trading next year. BHP’s London-listed shares fell the most in almost three years. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

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A new Mercedes-Benz car is seen at a parking lot outside a dealership in Beijing. German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing regulators. Photograph:  Petar Kujundzic/Reuters

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Looking to the future: Orla Yeates, Clinton Byrne, Manav T Manos, Mark Ryan, Rory O’Carroll, Lauren Vickers and Séan O’Callaghan at Coláiste Chill Mhantáin, Wicklow. Picture: Garry O’Neill

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Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner: accused printing group RR Donnelley  of collaborating with bondholders. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

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Swansea City’s Gylfi Sigurdsson cerebrates scoring the winner against Manchester United. Photograph:  Peter Powell / EPA

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Hectic day for Aer Lingus in the market. Photograph: Alan Betson

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Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren (left): When he was three years old his family had to flee Yugoslavia or “somebody would have been killed”. Photograph: PA

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Aer Lingus had its busiest trading day in five years as its share price closed out the session up 4.8% to €1.37. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

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