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Saturday 31 July 2010
The creative types at Channel Five wondered what the impact would be of Richard Desmond's purchase of the company.
Friday 30 July 2010
George Osborne delivered a public reprimand yesterday to Liam Fox, the Defence Secretary, over his demands for special help in paying the £20bn bill to renew Trident. The Chancellor told his Cabinet colleague that the cost would have to be fully met from the Ministry of Defence's core budget.
Saturday 12 June 2010
Sally Dewar, the managing director of risk at the UK Financial Services Authority, will leave the regulator in May 2011, becoming the second senior official this year to announce plans to depart.
Friday 14 May 2010
We like the idea of BT's Remote Worker Awards – "to recognise employers for their flexible working solutions and employees for showing that remote and home-based working can improve business productivity" – particularly now Claire Young, the former Apprentice contestant, has been signed up as a judge. From what we remember of her time on the show, having Claire working remotely, rather than sitting right next to you, would be ideal.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Boris Johnson showed New York's Mayor how he keeps London's streets safe today - but found himself caught up in a security tangle.
Thursday 01 April 2010
West Ham co-owner David Gold claims England's top-flight clubs are "spiralling towards oblivion" and has called for spending limits for Premier League sides.
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Thousands of people ripped off in a widespread scam by New York taxi drivers who illegally doubled the rate of their rides could get some money back, but that is less likely to happen for those who paid with cash and didn't keep their receipts, the city said yesterday.
Friday 12 March 2010
After years of fighting in court, lawyers representing New York City, construction companies and more than 10,000 ground zero rescue and recovery workers agreed to a settlement that could pay up to $657.5m to responders made ill by dust from the destroyed World Trade Centre.
Monday 01 February 2010
The Russian economy endured its worst performance for 15 years in 2009, figures published by the Federal Statistics Service (FSS) showed today.
Saturday 16 January 2010
Pearson, the education and media group that owns the Financial Times, yesterday confirmed it is reviewing the future of Interactive Data Corporation (IDC), its majority-owned financial data subsidiary, suggesting it could be sold.
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Saturday 19 September 2009
For years the Big Mac has led a double life. It's been feeding hungry people around the world, and its price has been a new gold standard of a sort, by which the real value of currencies has been judged. We have The Economist magazine to thank for this ingenuity.
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