Glencore said he failed to attend critical Singapore meetings in the morning, at lunchtime and in the afternoon
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
François Hollande, the man who wooed the French with the promise to be a "normal" president, has decided to depart from rules and conventions in the name of normality.
Monday 12 March 2012
The High Court today ruled that a paralysed man can begin legal proceedings for a doctor to end his "intolerable life".
Friday 09 March 2012
Yesterday the Queen set off on the first leg of her Jubilee tour. By her Maj's usual standards the 100-mile, one-hour trip from London to Leicester was nothing. She is, after all, the most travelled monarch in history having traipsed through 129 countries on 256 overseas tours – with never a day off sick. And thanks to Sir Peter Tapsell MP we now know the secret to her constitution: she never eats shellfish, watermelon or salad while abroad.
Friday 02 March 2012
Steven Soderbergh's virus thriller is blessed with the sort of starry cast – Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Matt Damon – that use to pop up in the finest Seventies disaster movies, but it forgoes the unhinged histrionics that made The Poseidon Adventure, for instance, such a hoot.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Globetrotting friends? Sophie Lam has the perfect presents
Saturday 29 October 2011
"Deceitful and manipulative" Vincent Tabak was convicted of murdering Joanna Yeates yesterday, as the truth behind his sordid sex life was exposed.
Saturday 29 October 2011
Contagion, Steven Soderbergh, 106 mins (12A) Blood in the Mobile, Frank Piasecki Poulsen, 85 mins (12A)
Sunday 23 October 2011
Few thrills or spills, and not much else to detain you, in Steven Soderbergh's star-studded but curiously restrained thriller about a global virus outbreak
Monday 15 August 2011
An IT expert managed to outsmart a burglar who stole his laptop during the riots, tracking him down through cyberspace.
Monday 18 July 2011
The Air Passenger Duty (APD) airport departure tax is resulting in long-haul flight passengers subsidising short-haul travel by £222 million a year, Virgin Atlantic Airways said today.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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