The British Superbike champion is chasing a fourth title but has lost his speed advantage
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Monday 08 April 2013
Spain’s double world champion Jorge Lorenzo drew first blood by taking the MotoGP floodlit season opener from pole in Qatar yesterday as Italy’s Valentino Rossi stormed to second.
Saturday 06 April 2013
Spanish whizzkid has style and class to go for victory – maybe even a title – first time out
Friday 01 March 2013
Former F1 driver, who lost his legs in a crash 11 years ago, won paracycling gold at London 2012 and tells Robin Scott-Elliot his amazing journey is far from over
Monday 05 September 2011
What's in a name? Plenty, according to the frontrunner for the leadership of the Scottish Tories. If Murdo Fraser takes over, he plans to separate his party from David Cameron's Conservatives and re-launch under a new name. It won't make a great deal of difference to the fortunes of Mr Cameron's party in Parliament, as the Tories have only one MP north of the border, Dumfriesshire's David Mundell. Whether assuming a new name can revive Tory fortunes in Scotland is another matter. What voters there clearly do not like are Tory policies, not the party's name. Mr Fraser is certainly thinking outside the box but he needs to concentrate on content as well as branding.
Friday 02 September 2011
The next big battle for the tobacco industry – some might say the final battle – will be waged around the issue of legislation that forces their cancer-causing products into plain cigarette packets that are free of company logos and branding.
Thursday 01 September 2011
Friday 26 August 2011
The UK arm of Signet suffered a slump in profits in its second quarter, as dire consumer spending took the shine off the retail jewellery group's US results. Its H Samuel, Ernest Jones and Leslie Davis chains in the UK posted operating income down by 40 per cent to $2.8m (£1.7m) for the second quarter to 30 July.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
The conservative MP Alan Duncan has gone into battle with Westminster Council over the removal of an "enormous" tree he says is blighting his London home.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
In an article in Saturday's paper, we reported that Manassen Foods, the Australian- branded food business being bought by China's Bright Food, is the owner of the Ryvita brand. In fact, while Manassen distributes the crispbread in Australia, the Ryvita brand is actually owned by the UK-listed group, Associated British Foods.
Monday 22 August 2011
Alexia Leachman of Blossoming Brands explains how having a strong personal brand will make people buy into you as an individual, which is important if you want to get new business, seek investment, or get people to work for you.
Friday 19 August 2011
Thursday 18 August 2011
Abercrombie and Fitch is offering to pay Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his fellow Jersey Shore cast members if they will stop wearing the brand on the show.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Thursday 11 August 2011
Nestle raised its annual outlook yesterday after strong emerging markets demand for its Maggi and Nescafe brands boosted the underlying sales for the first half of the year by 7.5 per cent.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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- 2 Watch a man race the Circle line - and win
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute