09 September 2014 12:00 AM
08 September 2014 12:24 AM
Sugar, sterling and Primark will all be in focus today as Associated British Foods (ABF) updates on trading. Investors will be keen to see if ABF’s discount fashion powerhouse Primark’s recent growth has continued, although Numis expects a slowdown due to tough comparative numbers. Shareholders will also look for guidance on how flagging sugar prices are affecting that part of its business, while the release could see ABF become the latest UK business to take a hit on earnings due to the strong pound.
08 September 2014 12:10 AM
Independent on Sunday: Sellafield nuclear clean-up bill will soar by billions
The cost of cleaning up Britain’s toxic nuclear sites has shot up by £6bn with the Government and regulators accused of “incompetence” in their efforts to manage the country’s legacy of radioactive waste. The increase was highlighted in a report by the Office for BudgetResponsibility.
05 September 2014 03:07 PM
Alibaba's flotation is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the year - but questions remain over the Chinese ecommerce giant
05 September 2014 11:25 AM
A look back at participation from the likes of Richard Branson, Sheryl Sandberg and Bill Gates
05 September 2014 01:34 AM
By selling race-car expertise to other industries, Ron Dennis says he’s generating the money to get his Formula One team back to pole position
04 September 2014 01:06 AM
The man behind LVMH has agreed to stop buying into luxury goods group Hermès - for now
03 September 2014 01:03 AM
With profits down and online trading outdoing hypermarkets, Tesco’s new chief executive Dave Lewis would do well to study M&S’s mistakes to get back on track
01 September 2014 12:28 AM
Independent on Sunday: G4S accused over Guantanamo Bay deal
The security firm G4S has been reported to the Government by the human rights group Reprieve for accepting a multi-million-pound contract to provide “janitorial services” to the US’s Guantanamo Bay naval base which holds terrorism suspects. Reprieve said that G4S “may contribute to ongoing human rights violations”.
29 August 2014 11:40 PM
Ruby McGregor-Smith, the head of Mitie, wants to remove barriers for women. She tells Margareta Pagano why quotas are not the solution
29 August 2014 01:51 AM
Fears are mounting that Vladimir Putin has instructed hackers to target banks like JP Morgan
28 August 2014 01:56 AM
As a £14.5m fine for poor mortgage advice highlights organisational issues at the bank, James Moore wonders what other revelations may emerge
Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder
27 August 2014 10:00 PM
27 August 2014 02:15 AM
As Warren Buffett is criticised for helping the fast food chain move to Canada, it’s clear the issue of good corporate governance in the US is not going away
The Week Ahead: Antofagasta, Petrofac and 888 Holdings among companies giving results in four-day week
26 August 2014 01:00 AM
It may be a four-day week but there’s a slew of companies putting out results.
Antonio Martin shooting: Black teenager may have tried to ambush patrolman, says police officer's lawyer
Orphan kangaroos spend Christmas without their parents
Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
New route to Mars could make manned mission much cheaper and easier
Isis 'did not shoot down Jordan war plane' before capturing pilot, says US
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party
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