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Wednesday 03 July 2013
The Japanese establishment closed ranks around the disgraced former bosses of the Olympus cameras giant today, refusing to jail them for one of the biggest corporate scandals in the country’s history.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
If you’re looking for a flat share in a “lovely house”, where key features include “mucking in”, “movie nights” and “banter”, (or just want to avoid them) then you’re in luck.
Thursday 27 June 2013
Shortly before I left Belgrade a woman said to me. “If you write about us, don’t make us seem like savages.” For natives and blow-ins alike it can be hard not to conjure the dark days of war but I was in the capital for altogether more cheery reasons.
Thursday 20 June 2013
Gabriel Weinberg tells us why he thinks people are turning away from Google
Monday 10 June 2013
The recent Media360 conference in London was an eye-opener, but in a different way from usual.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Two US chains are hoping to take a big bite out of Britain's £2.8bn posh-beef-in-a-bun market
Friday 07 June 2013
New user-interface goes into beta over next few weeks, full launch to come at end of summer
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Depending on their position around the globe, The World Press Trends report will be taken in quite different spirits by media kingpins. To the West, all is gloom. In the East, however, more people paid up for a newspaper in 2012-13 than did the year before.
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Di Canio to overhaul squad he inherited from Martin O'Neill with six or seven summer additions
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Stepping up its relentless campaign against casual misogyny, the Everyday Sexism Project, which documents “everyday experiences of sexism to prove how bad the problem is and create solidarity”, is taking on one of the world’s most prolific companies in its bid to tackle gender-based discrimination.
Company behind Bid and Price Drop shopping channels found to have made misleading price claims and product descriptions
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Sit-Up could have its broadcast licence revoked after Advertising Standards Authority asks broadcasting regulator Ofcom to consider sanctions
HMRC are being 'bamboozled' by Google: MPs confront search giant over 'devious' attempt to avoid paying UK tax
Friday 17 May 2013
Internet giants on back foot after shopping giant admitted it receives more in government grants than it pays in UK corporate tax
The Apprentice 2013: You're fired, Sophie Lau! The candidate who claimed she was better at teamwork because she went to university
Thursday 16 May 2013
Sophie Lau has become the third casualty of the boardroom in series nine of The Apprentice.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
As unwanted distractions go, I'm hard-pressed to think of anything as annoying as video ads which automatically start playing when you arrive on a website. They're even worse than the Go Compare bloke turning up in the middle of your relaxing shiatsu massage. My automatic response is to dive for the mute button, or, if I'm feeling particularly irritable, set about my laptop with a samurai sword, which I keep handy.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Advertising is like a faulty shower, ITV chairman Archie Norman once said, and the Downton Abbey broadcaster today showed again that is the case.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 4 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth