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Tuesday 13 November 2012
Sir Rex Hunt has a place in British history for having faced with aplomb a disaster not of his own making. As Governor of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic he was obliged on 2 April 1982 to surrender to the Argentinian General Oswald Garcia, the event that was to send a Royal Navy task force half-way across the world to fight a war and win the colony back.
Saturday 03 November 2012
Presenter Danny Baker took to the airwaves today for the first time since his on-air rant against BBC bosses.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
The number of jobs created in the City of London increased by 10% in the past month, according to a new study.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Goldman Sachs smashed Wall Street forecasts with its third-quarter figures yesterday.
Thursday 16 August 2012
It is just as well that Mark Thompson's biting days are behind him. American newspapers take a dimmer view of newsroom "high jinks" than the BBC did when its future director-general bit into a junior reporter's arm when he was running the Nine O'Clock News in the late Eighties. One can only imagine the disciplinary uproar that "man bites man" might cause at the stately New York Times, the beacon of liberal newsgathering in the US, which Mr Thompson is going to run.
Sunday 12 August 2012
Friday 27 July 2012
All academies will be allowed to hire unqualified teachers in the future, the Government announced today.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
A consortium of Asian businessmen will submit a bid to buy Bradford Bulls tomorrow, according to the club's administrator Brendan Guilfoyle.
Friday 06 July 2012
The insolvency firm Begbies Traynor crashed to a £5.7m loss last year after suffering a hit from selling its tax, offshore and red flag credit information businesses.
Friday 29 June 2012
Shares in Pursuit Dynamics fell 7 per cent yesterday as the crisis-struck technology company, whose chief executive quit in December, admitted its finance director would follow him out the door.
Friday 08 June 2012
That the Police Federation regards the nomination of Tom Winsor to be the next Chief Inspector of Constabulary as a "declaration of war", or at very least a provocation, will have come as no surprise to the Home Secretary. But that does not mean that Theresa May made her choice in order to pick a fight – more accurately, another fight – with the police. It might be that Mr Winsor is the best person for the job.
Friday 08 June 2012
The former Olympus boss fired after blowing the whistle on an accounting scandal will receive a £10 million payout, it was confirmed today.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Monday 14 May 2012
The next boss of the “statist, corporatist, defeatist” BBC must be a Tory, according to Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
Thursday 10 May 2012
Blackburn's co-owner has insisted the club is not for sale despite their relegation from the Premier League.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
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