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Saturday 05 May 2012
Scottish & Southern Energy has been handed down a massive £1.25mfine for mis-selling home energy contracts on people's doorsteps.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Aquascutum, the 160-year-old British clothing retailer which has dressed Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother, collapsed into administration today, jeopardising 250 jobs.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is financing an internet television channel that will include an interview show hosted by Larry King.
Monday 12 March 2012
While wishing Rebekah Brooks the very best of British with her attempt to avoid standing trial for alleged bribery of police, the omens aren't so good. Before she gets too excited by her lawyer Stephen Parkinson's argument that Sue Akers' Leveson testimony about "a culture of illegal payments" is fatally prejudicial, Rebekah should talk to her her old friend David Blunkett.
Friday 02 March 2012
The ROH's latest 'everyday' tale revolves around a lottery, its star and composer tell Jessica Duchen
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Recognition of English as the lingua franca of business is spreading to management courses across Europe
Thursday 19 January 2012
Noam Gottesman, co-founder of GLG, is taking a back-seat role at Man Group, the FTSE 100 firm that bought his Mayfair-based hedge fund business for $1.6bn (£1.04bn) just over a year ago.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is leaving the struggling internet company, as it tries to revive its revenue growth and win over disgruntled shareholders under a new leader.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Life on Marsden
Sunday 04 December 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron will tomorrow unveil a radical new life science strategy designed to bring industrialists, scientists and the NHS together to come up with the next generation of drug and medical technology.
Thursday 03 November 2011
A dinner guest of President Obama, Zuckerberg has now given $100 million to US schools
Thursday 06 October 2011
Tiger Woods makes a comeback at a second-tier event today – but at least his income levels have returned to their sporting predominance.
Thursday 18 August 2011
Pearson should offload the Financial Times to fund further expansion in its education business, according to one influential analyst who believes the business could fetch up to £900m. While the FT and Penguin publishing are the blue-chip company's best-known brands, it makes the bulk of its revenues from education.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
In his sketch of yesterday Simon Carr wrote that while he was on The Times, Tom Baldwin (now Labour's director of strategy and communication) was the first journalist to name Dr David Kelly, starting a chain of events which led to Dr Kelly's death. In fact, as the Hutton inquiry report made clear, Dr Kelly was first named by the Financial Times; the Times journalist who later cited Dr Kelly was in fact Michael Evans.
Monday 13 June 2011
Struggling British care provider Southern Cross expects to retain control of most of its homes and their residents need not worry about being abandoned, Chairman Christopher Fisher said today.
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
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- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough