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Friday 09 January 2009
Andy Murray recorded another victory against Roger Federer to set up a final clash with Andy Roddick at the Qatar Open in Doha.
Thursday 08 January 2009
Andy Murray set up another meeting with Roger Federer by beating Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-4 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Qatar Open in Doha this evening.
Sunday 04 January 2009
Thursday 01 January 2009
Outlook Gordon Brown believes April's meeting of the G20 in London will be a pivotal moment for co-ordinated action to help revive the world economy. Let's hope he's right, for the last G20, which took place in Washington last November, has already failed to live up to the hype that surrounded it as a new Bretton Woods for the 21st century.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Thursday 07 August 2008
Thursday 31 July 2008
The received wisdom about international trade talks is that they are very important – and the practical reaction of most of us that they are very boring. So the general reaction to the collapse of the Doha trade round is a mixture of earnest condemnation of the short-sightedness of politicians, coupled with a certain relief that we won't have to keep pretending to understand what is going on.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Left at the altar again? Clara Furse's seeming inability to pull off a deal is actually more apparent than real – in fact, the London Stock Exchange last year sealed a perfectly good merger with Borsa Italiana.
Wednesday 25 June 2008
The London Stock Exchange has lost out in its drive to expand in the Middle East, after rival NYSE Euronext beat it to a $250m (£127m) strategic partnership deal with Qatar's stock market.
Monday 02 June 2008
Friday 30 May 2008
Southampton have named Jan Poortvliet as their new head coach after manager Nigel Pearson was told his contract will not be renewed despite steering the club to safety last season.
Friday 02 May 2008
A former senior executive of Al-Jazeera English is seeking compensation that could be more than £1m, after her dismissal by the broadcaster.
Saturday 12 April 2008
The world knows the biggest single step it could take to alleviate the food crisis – and has in fact been talking about it at the highest levels for the past eight years. The World Trade Organisation's Doha Round of trade talks that began in 2001 was aimed at liberalising the planet's dysfunctional agricultural markets, with cheaper food for all being a principal benefit.
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