News University of Cambridge graduates will now be able to graduate in either skirts or suits, irrespective of gender

Job prospects for graduates and apprentices are looking brighter for next year as more companies expect to hire staff, according to a new report.

Bradford have two games left in their regular season

Three suitors left after Bradford City cool on Bulls rescue before deadline

There are now three bidders to buy the beleaguered Bradford Bulls after the deadline for bids closed yesterday.

Four names in hat to run Bradford Bulls

The Rugby Football League has received four unconditional bids for the administration-hit Super League side Bradford Bulls.

Price says: 'I wish I had my own teeth. I fell off my brother's skateboard when I was younger and have had veneers since.'

My Secret Life: Katie Price, 34, entrepreneur

My parents were… very determined and active. Work ethic is built into the family. None of us are lazy. Mum taught me manners, to give a firm handshake and to treat people as you would expect to be treated yourself, which is hard to do.

Rangers fans take part in a demonstration at Ibrox on Saturday

Walter Smith consortium withdraw bid to buy Rangers

A consortium led by former Rangers manager Walter Smith have withdrawn their bid to buy the club from Charles Green.

Palm trees line the beach on one of the Pitcairn Islands. The islands, settled by mutineers from the Bounty, are seeking help from Warren Buffett

Islanders send out SOS to Sage of Omaha Warren Buffett

Billionaire Buffett asked to revive the poorly performing, and remote, Pitcairn economy

The executive decision: why it makes sense to work alongside a part-time MBA

After two years of running a business, Heather Baker decided to study for an executive MBA at London Business School. She blogs about what it's like to work and study at the same time.

Stephen Foley: Zuckerberg bought it to insure himself against becoming obsolete

It was Mark Zuckerberg's very own idea to buy Instagram. Facebook's decision to lavish $1bn on a 13-person start-up was apparently a "chief executive to chief executive deal", hashed out in just a few days after Mr Zuckerberg called his Instagram counterpart Kevin Systrom.

Fortune favours the bold

With youth unemployment at over one million, entrepreneurship holds the key for the UK to recover out of the recession, says Rajeeb Dey

Raising finance in a tough market

Ask entrepreneurs to name the greatest obstacle they face in their business and I would expect most to say raising finance. Even at the best of times, securing sufficient funds to get an idea off the ground is a challenge and in today’s climate entrepreneurs are finding this increasingly difficult.

September's world championships in Daegu saw Dai Greene (right) and Mo Farah (right) win gold

GB lay plans to duck curse of the Olympic hosts

UK Sport urges teams to think Rio not just London in order to keep the gold rolling in 2016

The Europeans are coming: why our film-makers don't need Hollywood any more

The big draws at this week's Venice Film Festival are notable for one thing: they have not required US money

Confidence declines for small UK manufacturers

Britain's smaller manufacturers are reworking their business plans in the face of an increasingly gloomy economic outlook, according to a closely watched survey published this morning.

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Lord Sugar's new apprentice proves nice guys don't always lose

US mustn't give up on space or China will move in, says marathon cosmonaut

Sergei Krikalev believes in a starry future

Make your idea and start selling it: the best way to develop products

In a market where over 90 per cent of new products fail at launch, getting out there is the only way to truly understand your market, says Alex Neves
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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

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Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
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But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

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Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
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The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

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