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TODAY Results: Burger King; Liberty Global; Ryanair; Siemens; TNT Express; Trinity Mirror; Indicators: US Markit services PMI (July); US pe(...)

As an example of an unwieldy sponsor’s name before the title, many thought the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre couldn’t be beaten but now a new clunky corpor(...)

Taking shape: the Skolkovo Innovation Centre on the outskirts of Moscow which Russian President Vladimir Putin  points to as an example of how Russia is diversifying its economy away from energy. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Students at Moscow’s new science-focused university crowded into a lecture theatre outside the capital earlier this month to hear Canadian-born Nobel (...)

Deciding how to transport the funds you wish to spend while you’re away has always been a tricky one, but it is now getting costlier. Photograph: EPA

If you’re travelling abroad this summer, you might find that your trip has become more expensive – perhaps in an unexpected way. Deciding how to trans(...)

MasterCard’s worldwide purchase volume increased 10 per cent on a local currency basis to $759 billion.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Debit and credit card firm MasterCard said profits rose 14 per cent in the first quarter as more people used cards to shop.MasterCard’s worldwide purc(...)

Wim Verbraeken: “At the age of 25, I was commanding 200 people as a troop commander in Germany.” photograph: alan betson

Wim Verbraeken spent 14 years with Belgium’s military, including two years as a Nato troop commander in Germany before the Berlin Wall came dow(...)

The card will offer up to 56 days interest-free credit and incorporates new “tap and go” technology that will allow consumers to pay for purchases of €15 or less without a Pin number.

KBC Bank Ireland plans to launch a Mastercard credit card in the coming days as the latest step in its introd(...)

 Russian special force soldiers and Crimea’s self-defense units take up positions as they storm the last Ukrainian military base in Belbek today. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Russian troops smashed their way into a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea with armoured vehicles, automatic fire and stun grenades today, while Ukrai(...)

Russian soldiers on the move at a military base which was until recently controlled by Ukrainians, in Perevalne, Crimea, yesterday. Russia’s consolidation of power continued in Crimea even as the international business community continued to signal its unease. Photograph: Mauricio Lima/The New York Times

Russia’s foreign ministry said today that Moscow has the right of a tit-for-tat response to the second wave of sanctions imposed by the Europea(...)

Traders on New York Stock Exchange floor. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Russian stock indexes fell sharply today as investors digested the impact of US sanctions over Ukraine, including possible moves by Washington (...)