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Mobile phone giant confirms approach to Germany's biggest cable company Kabel Deutschland
Joint operation identified more than 1000 botnets, but operations continue
United's present debt is £370million, the sum remaining from a highly leveraged takeover by the Glazer family in 2005
From Dave'n'Barack to trendy club nights and Boris's wiff waff, we can't get enough of ping pong. Howard Jacobson sings the praises of a great game, while Will Dean looks at the healthy state of table tennis in Britain
In Seventies south London, a ring at the door on a Wednesday evening would induce panic in my poor Ma. “Quick, hide the wine!” she would hiss at pre-teen me, so the man from the Pru wouldn’t know we drank Chianti and think we were rich.
An epic campaign of restoration of Rubens' masterpiece is underway at the Courtauld Institute of Art. The Independent Online talks to the restorers and reveals the progress in pictures
Afghan treasures looted from Kabul have come to light nearly 20 years after they were stolen, thanks to an unknown benefactor.
One of Wall Street's biggest banks has told its traders not to sign any contracts with BP that last more than a year, as concerns over its financial position continued to buffet the market.
The Inuit have a saying: “The storm is the time to fish.” That’s a pretty apt metaphor, given the economic storm that’s been swirling over our collective heads for a while now. The situation may be easing, but it has certainly given us pause to think – if you will, a chance to poke our heads outside our igloos and fish for some new ideas. Here are a few.
Some of the continent's leaders used the US financial system to protect millions of dollars
Aaron Johnson, who plays the young Beatle in the forthcoming Nowhere Boy, talks to James Mottram about his preparation for the role – and his much-publicised romance with the film's director, Sam Taylor-Wood
Plenty of bang for your buck
One year ago, the assembled brains of the Fed and Wall Street sealed the fate of one of its oldest banks. In this gripping account of that weekend last September, Stephen Foley counts the cost of high finance's darkest hour
President demands restraint from Wall Street in return for federal aid
If the Government had not tried to squirm out of its responsibilities five years ago, there might have been enough cash to compensate all policy holders