Apple's disappointing update this week sent shares in most of its suppliers tumbling, but smartphone parts maker Laird got City approval after its strategy update yesterday.
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Friday 03 February 2012
Britain is lying in wait for widespread snow this weekend after another bitterly cold day in which temperatures in some places struggled to get above freezing.
Friday 27 January 2012
No chamber group has done more to change the musical landscape than the Kronos Quartet, and its short Barbican residency bade fair to reinforce the point.
Monday 23 January 2012
"This war provides daily lessons in the extraordinary simplicity of the human anatomy," says Stephen Wraysford, as he points out a detail on an écorché drawing in his dugout.
Friday 20 January 2012
The controversial technique known as "three-parent IVF" came a step closer yesterday after the Department of Health asked the fertility regulator to conduct a public consultation into its acceptability.
Friday 13 January 2012
A retired businessman has lost his High Court battle against extradition to the US where he faces charges of conspiring to sell parts for Iranian missiles.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Not since the turn of the millennium has a single year promised so much: the Olympics, Euro 2012, a US election, an extra day off, and oh, the end of the world. Here, we assess the 12 winners and losers, and ask what the year holds... apart from Armageddon
Tuesday 27 December 2011
A long-awaited ban will come into force on Sunday. But shoppers will still face an ethical choice when buying eggs
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Only one in five motorists is prepared for severe weather on the roads this winter, according to the British Red Cross.
Monday 05 December 2011
Three cheers for proposals to rid Dorset's villages of unsightly road signs, rub out white lines and do away with loathed traffic cameras.
Sunday 04 December 2011
Silicon anode technology is set for use in laptops, phones, even cars – sparking an electric revolution on the roads
Tuesday 23 August 2011
There was a kerfuffle during my show one night at the Fringe last year. Two drunk men were having an argument. In these situations, it's best to turn on the fury cannons, say something rude to shut them up, and carry on. That is certainly what I should have done. Instead, I asked them what was wrong. One pointed to the other and barked, "He told me we were going to see Travis."
Saturday 13 August 2011
How much less fun would a punless Britain be? It's always been fashionable to groan or sneer at plays on words, but that's mostly the envy of the slower classes for their betters with letters. True, Dr Johnson thought they were out of order, but he was a lexicographer.
Thursday 07 July 2011
Prince William and Duchess Catherine have taken time out to enjoy an evening on a secluded island.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Friday 25 March 2011
Ken Clarke was only doing what nature intended – taking a power nap. Research shows that as little as 10 minutes of shut-eye during the day re-energises the brain, boosts memory and reduces sleepiness. It is more effective than an extra hour or two in bed.
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
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- 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