UK FINANCIAL NEWS
HS2 to cut jobs amid doubts over project’s future
US-China tech dispute: suspicion in Silicon Valley
China and HK shares fall on spread of Sars-like virus
Proposed rules for Trump impeachment trial outrage Democrats
Barclay brothers in talks to sell Ritz hotel
EY holds ‘belonging’ workshops after behaviour claims
Companies face trouble from their older staff

UK SMALLER COMPANIES
Oxford Sciences Innovation parts ways with chief executive
‘Woodford effect’ weighs on stock market minnows 
Flybe/state aid: from bad to Wurzel
Questions raised as HMRC site crashes on VAT deadline
Business groups sceptical on freelance tax review 
Challenger banks remain vulnerable despite successes
Crunch time for Aim after another bruising year

WORLD FINANCIAL NEWS
FirstFT: Today’s top stories
Emerging market inflation hits near-six-year high
Tech groups dominate Davos but focus shifts to unicorns
Impeachment trial, digital tax truce, Meng hearing
Climate change threatens quant funds
Battle lines drawn on post-Brexit trade talks
Hong Kong v Shenzhen: the battle for supremacy

UK MARKETS
European stocks edge lower while oil climbs
Pearson’s latest profit warning is a teachable moment
Looking beyond the Brexit gloom
UK savers give investment funds a boost after election
Investors festive as Wall Street’s record streak continues
UK election result stirs talk of dealmaking revival
UK stocks jump as election result eases uncertainty