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Friday 04 March 2011
To say Stephen Wiltshire has an eye for detail is something of an understatement. While most of us would struggle to draw a single building accurately from memory, he can put an entire cityscape on paper after viewing it for just a few minutes.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Saturday 12 February 2011
The mouthy private equity tycoon?
That's one way to describe him. Mr Moulton is indeed a private equity tycoon, having founded not one, but two big successes – Alchemy Partners and now Better Capital – and he's can be outspoken. The Potteries accent helps him get noticed too.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Wednesday 26 January 2011
Good news for those with cash on Wall Street: this year's Superbowl match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers is set to herald soaring share prices. According to market researcher Capital IQ, when the Steelers are in the big game the S&P 500 index surges by an average of 25.2 per cent for the calendar year, and by an average of 24.2 per cent when the Packers are in. Numbers like that should help mollify all those Wall Streeters crying over the demise of their beloved New York Jets.
Monday 17 January 2011
Will the saga of Nouriel Roubini's property dealings ever end? Last week, we reported that the gloomy economist had put his swanky New York pad up for rent after failing to sell it, even after cutting the price by a whacking $100,000.
Sunday 16 January 2011
The last time I met Professor Larry Kotlikoff was over dinner at the London School of Economics nearly a year ago, after he gave his first riveting lecture in Britain explaining why he's so convinced the financial system needs drastic reform.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Be afraid. Intel is to invest $9bn in a new factory that will produce chips smaller than ever before.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Today: Marvel at the artistic creations at the London Ice Sculpting Festival in Canary Wharf, or take part in a masterclass. If you feel inspired, there's also an opportunity to take part in a sculpting competition ( londonicesculptingfestival.co.uk). Meanwhile, the Museum of the Moving Image reopens in Queens, New York, after a two-year $67m expansion project that has added a cinema, doubled the exhibition space and introduced engaging interactive exhibits ( movingimage.us).
Thursday 13 January 2011
Thursday 06 January 2011
Tuesday 21 December 2010
JP Morgan has bought 25 Bank Street, the glass tower that once housed the London base of Lehman Brothers, the US investment bank that collapsed during the credit crisis in 2008.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Britain has a new tallest building after the Shard, currently under construction near London Bridge, yesterday outgrew the previous holder, Canary Wharf Tower in Docklands, which stands at 235m (771ft).
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Sir Keith Mills, the deputy chairman of London 2012 and Tottenham director, admits West Ham are in pole position to take over the Olympic Stadium - but only if their bid "stacks up economically".
Monday 22 November 2010
The aerial approaches to two British airports feature among the 10 most stunning in the world.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
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- 2 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'
- 5 Facebook rainbow profile pictures likely being tracked by social network