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Business Diary: Barclays wronged by pay tsars

Red faces at the High Pay Commission, which was naturally keen to find a high profile example of an overpaid executive for its report yesterday on outlandish remuneration packages. A banker was always going to be the ideal target – in which case, who better than Bob Diamond, the Barclays boss, to name and shame? Just one problem: the Commission attributed the pay packet of Diamond's predecessor, John Varley, to the new man by mistake. Cue some embarrassed apologies.

Steve Coogan at the Leveson Inquiry: he said he was appearing for those 'who haven’t the stomach to be here'

Coogan lifts lid on the 'amoral universe' of tabloid journalists

Comedian says he can speak out now because he has no more skeletons left in his closet

British stars shine at Emmys

British TV shows have dominated this year's International Emmys, while Julie Walters has won best actress.

Knowing me, knowing you: Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan

Arelationship under the microscope

SPL extends broadcasting deal

The Scottish Premier League have extended their broadcasting deal with Sky and ESPN until 2017.

Richard Bean: The ex-comic and psychologist from Hull calls himself a “liberal hawk”

Boos turn to cheers for playwright Bean as he scoops top drama awards

Dramatist who sparked protests and racism accusations returns to the stage in triumph

The Weekend's TV: The Killing II, Sat, BBC4
Frontline Medicine, Sun, BBC2

I have a hunch about the particular kind of fervour that The Killing generated among its fans on its first outing.

The Interrogative Mood, By Padgett Powell

Is it a novel? And, frankly, who cares?

Martin Johnson resigns as the England team manager
Cowdrey leaves Heathrow Airport to reinforce the MCC Team in Australia in 1974

How Cowdrey changed sides to placate racists

Colin Cowdrey was held up a role model to a generation of schoolboys; one of the cricketing gods, regarded not just as England's natural captain but as the epitome of gentlemanly conduct. An annual lecture is delivered in his honour at Lord's on the theme "the spirit of cricket". However, a new book, Cricket at the Crossroads, makes it clear that he may actually have been deeply complicit in what has become known as the D'Oliveira Affair.

Thai floods likely to cost Pace more than £30m

Pace, the biggest set-top box maker in the world, warned the impact of the floods in Thailand could hit profits by as much as $50m (£32m) next year.

Thai floods to hit Pace profits into next year

Pace, the biggest set-top box maker in the world, warned that the impact of the floods in Thailand could hit profits by as much as $50m (£32m) next year.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says what little racism occurs
can be solved by a handshake

'Barmy', 'laughable', 'disbelieving': The reaction to Sepp Blatter comments

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy today branded FIFA president Sepp Blatter's comments on racism as "barmy" and called for him to resign.

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Conservatives plot a motoring revolution

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House of Lords: Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled

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Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled
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'When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race'

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International Tap Festival comes to the UK

Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic
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