Bloomberg has had to grovel after the financial news agency let its reporters access clients' information. Gideon Spanier examines the repercussions
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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
Friday 26 October 2012
China has denounced a report in The New York Times detailing the vast riches accumulated by Premier Wen Jiabao’s family, and today it blocked the newspaper’s English and Chinese language websites.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The problem with spreading privilege is that once spread, it ceases to be privilege
Friday 03 February 2012
Other motorists can hurt me when I'm in a car. And when I'm on a bike, they can kill me
Wednesday 06 April 2011
The four dance pieces shortlisted for The Place Prize 2011, the UK’s biggest award in choreography, will be performed every night from today until 16 April at the eponymous Euston-based dance theatre .
Sunday 21 November 2010
Reed pleads for cash help for those seeking work
Reed in Partnership says that almost all long-term Job Seeker's Allowance claimants are too poor to return to work without help.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Tesco joins international phone call market
Supermarket giant Tesco moved into the international calls market today with the launch of low-cost Tesco International Calling Cards.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
More than 200 pilots working for Chinese airlines faked their CVs, with more than half of them working for the parent company of an airline involved in the country's worst crash in years, a report said yesterday.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
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Wednesday 08 April 2009
Much cynicism greeted the Wall Street Journal's decision last month to begin a sports section. But the cynics were wrong.
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- 2 Tottenham to smash pay scale with £150,000-a-week contract in attempt to tie Gareth Bale to club
- 3 Strewth mate. Aussies wave goodbye to Britain as it becomes too pricey to stay
- 5 Join Ryanair! See the world! But we'll only pay you for nine months a year
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