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Wednesday 09 May 2012
Outlook Last week, Andrew Moss was giving up his pay rise. This week it's his job. The so-called "Shareholder Spring" has claimed its first scalp. Scalp, perhaps, but Mr Moss is no victim. Aviva's now former chief executive will depart with a severance package of £1.75m despite having presided over a share price fall of around 60 per cent.
Saturday 05 May 2012
A New Yorker who dressed as his dead mother as part of a property scam – using lipstick, manicured nails and even an oxygen tank at a meeting – has been convicted of fraud and faces up to 83 years in jail.
Thursday 03 May 2012
A bank worker today admitted stealing £80,000 while working for Indian firm ICICI.
Saturday 28 April 2012
A former aide to the erstwhile US senator John Edwards has admitted taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from his boss's campaign donors and using it to build a dream house.
Friday 27 April 2012
The chairman of Barclays apologised to shareholders today as he moved to head off a showdown over the pay of chief executive Bob Diamond.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Former Orange Prize winner Ann Patchett could pick up the prestigious literary prize for a second time after she was nominated again 10 years after she first won.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
A former president of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers was found guilty today of stealing thousands of pounds from a miners' care home charity.
Friday 23 March 2012
A commissioned officer learnt by chance that someone working in the Ministry of Defence had discharged him from the Army when he was 3,500 miles from home, on the front line, in Afghanistan.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Ray Kelvin, founder of the fashion chain Ted Baker, is marrying his long-term girlfriend Clare this weekend and is almost more excited about that than the company's 12 per cent rise in profits last year. "I'm really excited," he exclaimed. "I've lost a lot of weight because she said I had to. And the business is going brilliant."
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Tuesday 20 March 2012
Friday 16 March 2012
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre admits the club have to be responsible in their financial approach to solving stadium issues.
Friday 09 March 2012
The mastermind in Britain's biggest Ponzi fraud lived like a playboy until his scheme collapsed, leaving a trail of broken lives. Cahal Milmo spoke to one of his victims
Monday 05 March 2012
Northern Ireland's Mark Allen sealed his first ranking title with a commanding 10-1 victory over Stephen Lee at the World Open final in China yesterday.
Monday 20 February 2012
Ding Junhui took a 5-3 lead over Mark Selby in the afternoon session of the Welsh Open final in Newport yesterday.
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