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Wednesday 22 January 2014
William Lewis named interim CEO as News Corp plans to review Dow Jones’ institutional strategy
Monday 20 January 2014
A patent filed by the e-commerce giant last December reveals the plan for 'anticipatory shipping' - using big data to predict what customers will buy
Wednesday 01 January 2014
De Blasio becomes the city's 109th mayor
Wednesday 20 November 2013
It is another example of Beijing’s increasing pressure on foreign news organisations to drop embarrassing stories about the country's leaders
'I lack a spoilt child to run the business': Hi-fi tycoon Julian Richer to leave company to his staff
Tuesday 19 November 2013
54-year-old has a reputation for treating his staff well
Boffin lifts the lid on journalese: A new book puts spotlight on newspaper tricks and a raft of red-faced clichés
Sunday 01 September 2013
The world of journalism was rocked to its foundations last night as a top newsman claimed to have discovered the secret of "journalese".
Wednesday 10 July 2013
The New York Stock Exchange yesterday beat off the London Stock Exchange in the bidding to run the disgraced Libor benchmark, triggering howls of protest in the UK at yet another "capitulation" to the might of Wall Street.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Glencore Xstrata's chief executive, Ivan Glasenberg, has announced three new appointments to the board of the wheat trading-to-coal mining empire, including the veteran Wall Street banker John Mack.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Narendra Modi isn't actually standing for election as Indian Prime Minister yet, although you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise. Since the main opposition party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced he will be leading its election campaign, the world media has been busy sizing up his leadership potential.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Bloomberg has had to grovel after the financial news agency let its reporters access clients' information. Gideon Spanier examines the repercussions
Wednesday 06 March 2013
The former president Nicolas Sarkozy says that France is plunging into a deep financial and social crisis which will eventually demand a national saviour – himself.
Tuesday 29 January 2013
The private equity firms Apollo Global Management and C Dean Metropoulos are believed to be near a deal to buy snack cake brands including Twinkies and Donettes from the bankrupt Hostess Brands. A deal, part of Hostess's bankruptcy reorganisation, is not yet final.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Outlook Remember when the Office for Budget Responsibility was set up? There was a big song and dance about how it would provide clean and independent fiscal forecasts that would help to prevent governments from fiddling the figures, an accusation repeatedly levelled at Gordon Brown's administration – and most of its predecessors at some point.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire Mayor of New York, is considering whether to make a bid for the Financial Times, amid renewed speculation that the paper's owner, Pearson, will be ready to sell soon.
Monday 12 November 2012
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama comments on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train