Toby Green

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

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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.

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.

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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