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
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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- 4 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia