In the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced further reforms to tackle the growing compensation culture
Aviva deal ended after the London 2012 Olympics
New regulations are likely to hit hundreds of people on flexible incomes, says Sarah Davidson
Tidjane Thiam was 'a dead man walking' after his $36bn bid for AIA foundered. But now he's the toast of the City
Greg Rutherford was back on old ground yesterday but thinking of a future that could take the new golden boy of British athletics to Texas. The Milton Keynes athlete who struck long jump gold on that magical Super Saturday in the Olympic Stadium three weeks ago was coaching youngsters at the Royal Sutton Coldfield Athletics Club, recalling his time in the area as a 14-year-old triallist with Aston Villa.
The saga of Phillips Idowu's fitness and whereabouts has been fascinating or irritating depending on your point of view, but the so-called “Invisible Man” of British athletics will finally be seen tomorrow.
Senior figures at News Corporation have attempted to see off an investor rebellion over Rupert Murdoch's dominant position at the head of the media empire.
Gold medal hope contradicts claims by Van Commenee over his fitness for London
Rory Best was celebrating the realisation of a boyhood dream after being named as Ireland's captain for Saturday's Six Nations match against Scotland in Dublin.
Ennis leads home charge at Grand Prix but Kipchoge provides sting in tail
Emiel Puttemans is planning to get on his bike this afternoon. "I'll be cycling to the sea," he said.
The Russians are coming. Six months after Jessica Ennis was relieved of her World Championship heptathlon crown by Tatyana Chernova, another potential golden girl of the multi-events scene happens to be emerging from within the boundaries of the Russian Federation. Competing in Moscow last week, the previously unheralded Ekaterina Bolshova won her national pentathlon championship with a score of 4,896 points – 41 more than Chernova has ever amassed.
Hooker Matthew Rees has been ruled out of Wales' opening RBS 6 Nations clash with Ireland in Dublin on Sunday because of injury.
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Hitting the slopes this festive season? Don't forget your travel cover – or count the cost, say Chiara Cavaglieri and Julian Knight
More people are bypassing traditional lenders in favour of intergenerational loans. Roz Sanderson reports