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Saturday 13 April 2013
Mortgage originations climbed strongly compared to last year
You are not Rumpole of the Bailey: As more people represent themselves in court, the Bar Council has issued some pressing advice
Monday 01 April 2013
People who are forced to represent themselves in court as legal aid budgets are cut should not attempt to imitate the fast-talking lawyers they see on television, according to a new "idiot's guide".
Thursday 21 March 2013
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Company bosses would not receive 30 per cent of their salary for five years under a future Labour Government in an attempt to encourage more long-term decision-making in British business.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Dulux owner AkzoNobel saw its balance sheet painted red in 2012, as fewer people redecorated their homes across Europe.
Thursday 14 February 2013
Rio Tinto's new chief executive, Sam Walsh, promised an "unrelenting" focus on shareholder value as he unveiled the FTSE 100 miner's first-ever full-year loss, of $3bn (£1.9bn).
NHS's darkest day: Five more hospitals under investigation for neglect as report blames 'failings at every level' for 1,200 deaths at Stafford Hospital
Thursday 07 February 2013
Inspections to be carried out at hospitals with high death rates after report reveals catastrophic failures at Mid Staffordshire NHS trust
Friday 01 February 2013
Investors who hung up on BT shares earlier this week came running back to the telecoms giant yesterday after its fourth-quarter results were way better than expected. The forecasts earlier in the week were so low that even BT's house broker, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, decided to move to neutral from buy.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Protestors who took to the streets to save a south London hospital has scored a partial victory. The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today that Lewisham Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department has been saved from total closure.
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Wilton Fry and his telecoms team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have hung up on their love affair with BT. Mr Fry has been a fan of the telecoms giant for more than three and a half years but that's all over now. He switched his rating of the stock to neutral from buy and gave the shares a price target of 265p.
Monday 28 January 2013
Dozens of jobs are under threat at one of the UK's most popular tourist attractions in Cornwall after it announced it had to make cuts worth £2 million.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Goldman Sachs, the US investment bank which this week retreated from a proposal to delay UK bonus payments to gives its bankers the benefit of lower tax rates, today said it was spending a smaller slice of its revenues on paying employees – but high earnings and cutbacks in the headcount meant the average Goldman banker would book nearly $400,000 (£250,000) for 2012.
Friday 04 January 2013
Marshalls, the company that provided paving for the London Olympics, saw revenues fall 7 per cent in 2012 as bad weather put paid to many people's plans to build patios or drives.
Thursday 20 December 2012
Theo Fennell, purveyor of bling to celebs such as Elton John and Kate Beckinsale, has cut its interim losses by more than half.
Friday 16 November 2012
The US Postal Service on Thursday reported a record annual loss of $15.9 billion in the past fiscal year, prompting renewed calls for Congress to pass legislation to help.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Driving while dehydrated can be just as dangerous as drink driving, study suggests
- 5 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales