New chief Andrew Mackenzie confident BHP Billiton can achieve 16% growth in two years
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Monday 24 January 2011
Lorenzo Quinn's Vroom Vroom sculpture is installed in its new setting on Park Lane in central London yesterday. The 4m (13ft) sculpture consists of a vintage Fiat 500 – the first car that the sculptor bought – grasped by an oversized aluminium child's hand, which was modelled from Quinn's son.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Sunday 16 January 2011
Hard-rockin', trouser-scrunchin' Southern boogie, ridden like a bronco by a young woman in a cowboy hat.
Friday 03 December 2010
As it sits on the hob merrily bubbling and hissing away to make your coffee, who would have thought that this classic piece of Italian design was inspired by a washing machine?
Sunday 28 November 2010
Saturday 16 October 2010
Refugees from the town flooded by toxic red sludge began returning to their homes yesterday.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
'Gay' becomes a term of abuse
Monday 11 October 2010
The boss of the aluminium company responsible for Hungary's flood of caustic red sludge was arrested today.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Aluminium is all around us, an indispensable part of modern life, taken for granted in applications as diverse as planes and chocolate wrappers.
Friday 08 October 2010
Vedanta Resources confirmed yesterday that it has postponed its planned aluminium expansion after it was denied a licence to mine bauxite by the Indian government in August.
Sunday 03 October 2010
John Laing prepares for £600m listing
Fund manager Henderson Global Investors is preparing to list infrastructure subsidiary John Laing on the London Stock Exchange.
Friday 24 September 2010
Scientists use atomic clocks to show that time moves faster at altitude, even on Earth
Sunday 29 August 2010
Friday 14 May 2010
The building supplies group SIG faced a revolt yesterday when two-thirds of shareholders voted against plans to give its chief executive a 15 per cent pay rise.
Thursday 15 April 2010
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales