The very worst example of wedding greed comes in the form of the wedding gift list, which is a smart name for begging
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Sunday 02 August 2009
Executives at Barclays' investment arm could be in line for pay and bonuses worth an average £250,000 for six months' work, it was reported today.
Tuesday 14 July 2009
Staff at investment banking giant Goldman Sachs earned a mammoth 6.65 billion US dollars (£4.1 billion) in pay and bonuses during a bumper second quarter for the group, it emerged today.
Monday 13 July 2009
Tuesday 30 June 2009
Friday 26 June 2009
Top bosses at Network Rail (NR) are to receive huge bonuses despite the company being warned over delays on the London to Scotland West Coast line.
Thursday 04 June 2009
Saturday 16 May 2009
Tuesday 24 February 2009
As the elated cast and financial backers of Slumdog Millionaire woke up to savour their triumph yesterday, they could begin the sobering task of calculating just who will pocket the hundreds of millions of dollars the movie is racking up at box offices around the world.
Thursday 05 February 2009
The Premier League hopes to conclude the sale of its live British TV rights for 2010-13 by tomorrow evening and be in a position to announce that it has surpassed the £1.7bn it earned last time, which would be an astonishing achievement in the midst of a global recession. The League announced late on Tuesday that four of the six packages available from 2010 onwards have been sold to BSkyB, for a sum believed to be similar to the £1.3bn paid by the same broadcaster for the same rights last time.
Saturday 20 December 2008
Tuesday 16 December 2008
Ascot stage their richest afternoon's racing of the jump season on Saturday and the meeting could well provide another lucrative haul of prize money for Lambourn trainer Nicky Henderson, who had a treble at the Berkshire course last month.
<a href="http://s-rice.livejournal.com/2241.html" target="_blank">Simon Rice: The Super Fantastic Fifa Club World Cup Bonanza is upon us</a>
Friday 12 December 2008
Saturday 18 October 2008
City bankers have not lost a penny of their multimillion-pound bonus packages so far, despite the credit crunch which has caused the worst financial crisis in 80 years, new figures show.
Saturday 20 September 2008
Saturday 08 March 2008
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