Toby Green

Toby Green works on the Business Desk of the Evening Standard and The Independent.

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MoD's Trident fears spark pledge by BAE

Amid fears over what BAE Systems' planned mega-merger with EADS would mean for Trident, the defence giant is understood to be prepared to ring-fence the nuclear submarine programme if the £30bn deal goes ahead.

Movies play a £4.6bn role in brightening the UK picture

The success of films such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, The King's Speech and The Inbetweeners meant the UK film industry contributed more than £4.6bn to the economy last year, according to a report released today.

Occupy veterans' first birthday wish is to continue the fight

A year after New York demonstrators sparked a global outcrop of tented protests, Toby Green asks if they left a lasting legacy

Gold medallists join BGC's 9/11 team

There was a tangible touch of Olympic fever on the trading floor of BGC Partners yesterday.

Britain 'will be Third World without more engineers'

Dyson calls for students studying important subjects to be exempt from tuition fees
The new Nexus 7 - Google's first tablet - runs on the latest Android operating system

Will Google lose out after Apple victory?

Apple's court win saw rival phone maker Samsung ordered to pay $1bn, but the key battle is with the Android software maker

Fury at head start for T-Mobile/Orange 4G

Orange and T-Mobile's rivals reacted with anger yesterday after Ofcom's decision to give the networks a significant head-start on offering super-fast 4G mobile internet to their customers.

Insider dealer pair told to pay a record £1.5m to City watchdog

The Financial Services Authority is celebrating its largest proceeds-of-crime haul after a former banker and his wife guilty of insider trading were ordered to pay more than £1.5m to the City watchdog.

The Market Report: Chemring races up with its late show

Traders with half a mind on the weekend were shocked into action late in yesterday's session by news of a possible takeover. Chemring, the military equipment maker which has been down in the dogs recently, shot up by a third after announcing it had been approached by a potential admirer just as many in the City will have been eyeing the door at the end of a remarkably quiet week.

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Does Blatter's departure mean Fifa will automatically clean up its act?

Don't bet on it, says Tom Peck
Charles Kennedy: The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
Syria civil war: The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of this endless conflict

The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
Beating obesity: The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters

Beating obesity

The new pacemaker which helps over-eaters
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Ready for rain: 9 best women's festival waterproofs

These are the macs to keep your denim dry and your hair frizz-free(ish)
Cycling World Hour Record: Nervous Sir Bradley Wiggins ready for pain as he prepares to go distance

Wiggins worried

Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
Big knickers are back: Thongs ain't what they used to be

Thongs ain't what they used to be

Big knickers are back
Thurston Moore interview

Thurston Moore interview

On living in London, Sonic Youth and musical memoirs
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In full bloom

Floral print womenswear
From leading man to Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper is terrific

From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific