Miliband forced to abandon walkabout in Edinburgh.
US ground troops may join Isis fight.
US sends 3,000 troops to fight Ebola.
Standoff on India-China border.
French PM seeks confidence vote.
Tributes to tourists killed in Thailand.
Drugs found in Vatican librarian’s car.
Filthy, violent and drunk – what one academic really thinks of the British.
Auschwitz guard charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.
Man-eating leopard ‘targeting drunks’ claims 12th victim.
RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The division of Royal Bank of Canada appointed Charles Pisoni financial adviser to its Scottsdale office.
A senior JPMorgan Chase & Co coal trader in Singapore, Henry Liew, has left to head upcommodities trading firm Enerfo’s energy and coal business.
NATIONAL BANK OF ABU DHABI
The company said it had appointed Susan Yuen, a former executive of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, to head its Asia business.
BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT
The fixed income and alternative investments management firm has hired the former head of emerging markets strategy at Citigroup Inc, Wike Groenenberg, for a new role as alternatives strategy director for its macro fund. BlueBay is owned by Royal Bank of Canada.
WESTPAC BANKING CORP
The Australian company appointed June Fu as general manager of its Shanghai branch and head of multinational corporations, China. Fu joins from Bank of Nova Scotia.
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC
The bank said it appointed Rohit Sawhney as head of global transaction services for Asia Pacific, with immediate effect.
DEUTSCHE BANK AG
The bank appointed Kristina Kazarian as a director and lead research analyst within its markets division.
NOMURA ASSET MANAGEMENT
The company said it appointed Jon Dadswell as business development director to strengthen its coverage in the UK institutional market. Dadswell joins from Kames.
SYZ ASSET MANAGEMENT
The institutional arm of Swiss banking group SYZ & Co appointed Michael Clements as head of European equities. Clements comes after six years with Franklin Templeton.
BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES
The company named Stephanie Marelle as head of Hong Kong division and David Raccat as head of market and financing services for the Asia Pacific region.
POLAR CAPITAL HOLDINGS PLC
The specialist investment manager said it appointed Nick Davis to head its new European income franchise.
NORTHLAND CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD
The London-based investment bank said it appointed Gerald Beaney as head of corporate finance with immediate effect.