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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Thursday 17 March 2011
Mel Gibson has been booked and released on a battery charge as part of the criminal case involving his former girlfriend.
Saturday 12 March 2011
Mel Gibson used some lightning legal moves to abruptly end a domestic violence case involving a fight last year with his then-girlfriend.
Thursday 10 March 2011
Having been in business for nearly 40 years, Graham Bultitude has seen no fewer than four recessions. Each has been different, of course. But there are nevertheless general conclusions to be drawn. “For a lot of small companies, recessions can be a good and a bad thing,” explains Bultitude, who started Bristol Batteries, selling mainly car batteries in 1972, just in time to be hit by the oil shock and resulting recession of the early 1970s.
Thursday 10 March 2011
Mel Gibson will not go to jail over his January 2010 altercation with Oksana Grigorieva.
Friday 25 February 2011
To say that Elmore "Dutch" Leonard is a legend in the crime-fiction genre might understate the case. When the American master arrived at London's Savoy Hotel a couple of years ago to collect a lifetime achievement award, an assemblage of his writing peers hovered around the man, resisting the urge to touch his sleeve or kiss his distinctly non-Papal ring. Such genuflection is probably appropriate – and certainly understandable.
Thursday 17 February 2011
A technology company in Japan is organising the world's first marathon for robots.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
British yachtsman Chris Stanmore-Major today sailed across the finish line of the second sprint of the VELUX 5 OCEANS ending an epic 39-day voyage from Cape Town, South Africa, to Wellington in New Zealand. With the sun still rising, the 33-year-old solo sailor from Cowes, Isle of Wight, crossed the finish line at 7.25am and sailed into Wellington Harbour on his Eco 60 Spartan
Thursday 23 December 2010
Outlook Not all customers are the same, of course. There are customers and there are valued customers. Most corporate executives sit in the latter category. In fact, they're not just valued customers, they are super duper don't lose this guy or you'll lose your job customers. It's because they earn such spectacular amounts of money.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Car breakdowns will rise by almost a third during the winter, according to the AA, as the cold, wet and ice affect vehicles. If you don't have breakdown cover, now is the time to buy it.
Monday 08 November 2010
Monday 01 November 2010
A fifth man was being questioned today over the murder of a farmer believed to have been killed in a botched robbery, police said.
Friday 29 October 2010
Detectives investigating the murder of a farmer believed to have died in a botched robbery made a fourth arrest today.
Monday 25 October 2010
A man arrested over the murder of a farmer believed to have died in a botched robbery has been released on bail, police said today.
Sunday 17 October 2010
A man was being questioned by police today on suspicion of murdering a farmer believed to have died in a botched robbery.
Monday 16 August 2010
Ah, Edinburgh. It's five years since I last did a one-man show there, but this is my eighth one.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more