New chief Andrew Mackenzie confident BHP Billiton can achieve 16% growth in two years
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Sunday 16 June 2013
The micro-scooter ‘fad’ has proved to be anything but. And now parental transport has gone wheely mad with the advent of the skatepram. Simon Usborne takes a ride to the school gates
Thursday 16 May 2013
You’ve seen the reports of Nokia’s new flagship phone. But how does it feel in the flesh? David Phelan goes hands-on…
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Can recycling might be something of a whimsical subject, but when the can-making industry decided it wanted to sponsor a competition for budding student cinematographers, they got an incredible response.
Saturday 27 April 2013
The art world grew smaller the day Calder first popped his sculptures in the post
Thursday 18 April 2013
BHP's incoming chief executive Andrew Mackenzie has begun with a bang, cutting his own expected salary by a quarter and ousting the trio of senior staff who were chief contenders for his new job.
Helpful hardware reviews for iPad, iPhone and Android: Logitech keyboard, Alupen stylus, Lomography scanner and Tinké
Tuesday 16 April 2013
For many tasks, however obscure, there is, as they say, an app for that. But what of the many hardware additions available for iPhone, iPad and Android handsets? Here's a quick guide to the stand-outs.
Thursday 21 March 2013
ENRC's founding trio of major shareholders are collectively about $100m (£66m) out of pocket after a $1.5bn charge plunged the Kazakh-focused miner into the red last year.
Friday 01 March 2013
Glencore, the London-listed Swiss commodities giant, supplied thousands of tonnes of alumina to an Iranian company with links to the country’s controversial nuclear programme.
Thursday 14 February 2013
Rio Tinto's new chief executive, Sam Walsh, promised an "unrelenting" focus on shareholder value as he unveiled the FTSE 100 miner's first-ever full-year loss, of $3bn (£1.9bn).
Sunday 03 February 2013
He may not be a household name, but the magic screen he invented is a stock memory for generations of children across the world.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Stocks were being traded cautiously across global markets today as investors prepared for the start of the US corporate earnings season and digested a mixed batch of European economic indicators.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Eighteen people were being treated in hospital last night after toxic gas used to kill rodents escaped from a ship docked at a harbour in Northern Ireland.
Sunday 25 November 2012
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Friday 28 September 2012
There has never been anything quite like Jaguar's E-Type. Enzo Ferrari, a fierce rival, famously called it the most beautiful car ever made but that sort of success can easily become a burden and Jaguar has always avoided describing any of its later models as a true replacement for its most famous car – until now, that is.
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