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New chief Andrew Mackenzie confident BHP Billiton can achieve 16% growth in two years

Roman Abramovich is due to take the stand on Monday

Roman Abramovich's 'million dollar problem'

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky "would not have lived long" on one million dollars, Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich told the High Court today.

Oligarch tells court about his world's biggest aluminium firm

Abramovich tells of role in aluminium wars

Oligarch tells court how he formed world's biggest aluminium firm – without Berezovsky

Tycoon Boris Berezovsky loses key witness in case against Roman Abramovich

As murmurings grow louder that Boris Berezovsky might not be quite so rich as he once was, it seems his friends are deserting him too.

Phil Dowd's dismissal of Chris Herd caused bemusement

James Corrigan: Why can't refs explain decisions afterwards?

He got it wrong. It happens. I was sure I saw Madonna down my street. It wasn’t her. She was in New York

The 10 best briefcases

Look like you mean business with a seriously smart briefcase. From classic leather to futuristic aluminium, you'll have the office knowing who's boss

Barbara Hepworth, The Hepworth, Wakefield

Masterpieces find a fitting home at last

Thinner, longer, golder... UK unveils Olympic torch

It is triangular, reflecting the three occasions that London has hosted the Games

Share dealing values Glencore at £36bn

Commodities giant Glencore has been valued at more than £36 billion after dealings in London's biggest stock market listing got under way today.

David Flatman: My revamp for the Rec? A smaller pitch and a booster seat for Mears

From the Front Row: If you don't like it, we'll extend the lease on the pa<reference type="image" priority="-1" element="NEWSSUBHEADLINE.inline" source="escenic-v4-image" sourceid="595943" align="left" alttext="" />sty stall by the toilets

BP still battling to save its &#163;10bn Rosneft deal

BP remained locked in confrontation with its Russian partners last night as the tribunal tasked with ruling on the oil giant's share-swap plans was forced into a second day.

The 10 best bread bins

Whether you want to keep your loaf in an aluminium artwork, a toolbox or a funky plastic pod, we have the perfect kit for your kitchen

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On the last day of campaigning before the polling booths open, the SNP leader has written to voters in a final attempt to convince them to vote for independence
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Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

Exclusive extract from Janis Winehouse's poignant new memoir
Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

The Imitation Game, film review
England and Roy Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption in Basel

England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

Welbeck double puts England on the road to Euro 2016
Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Pictures removed from public view as courts decide ownership
‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

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