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Cardiff City FC set for Singapore float

David Prosser: The economics of 'The X Factor'

Outlook Justin King is one of Simon Cowell's biggest fans. The Sainsbury's boss said yesterday that Saturday night programmes such as The X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing were behind strong sales of its "Taste the Difference" range, with people seeking to recreate the restaurant experience at home rather than miss the drama of Treyc versus Katie or the latest humiliation of Ann Widdecombe.

The Week Ahead: Dairy Crest expected to outperform competitors

The recent profit warning from Robert Wiseman Dairies promises to drive interest in Dairy Crest, the rival food producer, which is set to step up before investors with its half-year trading update this week.

Market Report: Aggreko powers ahead as bid talk resurfaces

The city plugged into Aggreko yesterday to give its shares a powerful jolt.

Market Report: Wellstream goes with the flow of positive rumours

A spot of bid talk and some broker support ensured a firm ending for Wellstream, the oil services group which booked strong gains last night.

Market Report: Earnings hopes underpin demand for Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce stood firm last night, with the bulls taking the view that, besides boasting defensive characteristics that come in handy during times of stress, the engineering giant offered a way to benefit from the expected increase in civil aerospace earnings in the years ahead.

Pope acts against incest priest's group

Immensely wealthy Catholic organisation, set up by controversial Mexican cleric and favoured by John Paul II, likely to be closed down

Small Talk: Bellzone Mining sees the future in Guinean iron ore

In the world of mining, Guinea is hot property at the moment, especially if you happen to mine iron ore, the main constituent in steel production.

The Week Ahead: Will Domino's Q2 results show it powering ahead?

Domino's Pizza will be in focus this morning as the City finds out whether the fast-food chain has managed to sustain the pace of sales growth seen in the first quarter of the year.

Business Diary: World Cup win for Tesco

World Cup win for Tesco

Market Report: Enterprise slumps amid tax and debt worries

Enterprise Inns slumped by 11 per cent amid caution ahead of its half-year results as the London market came to the end of its seventh-worst week on record yesterday.

A dramatic event need not be all bad news for investors

The volcanic ash cloud crippled air travel but made the stock price of airlines a more attractive proposition.

Market Report: Banks drive the FTSE 100 beyond 5,800

The FTSE 100 closed above the 5,800-point mark for the first time since mid-2008 last night, with the banks offsetting losses in the mining sector.

Market Report: Rebound hopes see Yell's number come up

The directories group Yell continued to gain ground last night as traders piled in on recovery hopes.

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Homeless Veterans campaign: Donations hit record-breaking £1m target after £300,000 gift from Lloyds Bank

Homeless Veterans campaign

Donations hit record-breaking £1m target after huge gift from Lloyds Bank
Flight MH370 a year on: Lost without a trace – but the search goes on

Lost without a trace

But, a year on, the search continues for Flight MH370
Germany's spymasters left red-faced after thieves break into brand new secret service HQ and steal taps

Germany's spy HQ springs a leak

Thieves break into new €1.5bn complex... to steal taps
International Women's Day 2015: Celebrating the whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir's seminal feminist polemic, 'The Second Sex', has been published in short-form for International Women's Day
Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Why would I want to employ someone I’d be happy to have as my boss, asks Simon Kelner
Confessions of a planespotter: With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent

Confessions of a planespotter

With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent. Sam Masters explains the appeal
Russia's gulag museum 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities

Russia's gulag museum

Ministry of Culture-run site 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities
The big fresh food con: Alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay

The big fresh food con

Joanna Blythman reveals the alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay
Virginia Ironside was my landlady: What is it like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7?

Virginia Ironside was my landlady

Tim Willis reveals what it's like to live with an agony aunt on call 24/7
Paris Fashion Week 2015: The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp

Paris Fashion Week 2015

The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp
8 best workout DVDs

8 best workout DVDs

If your 'New Year new you' regime hasn’t lasted beyond February, why not try working out from home?
Paul Scholes column: I don't believe Jonny Evans was spitting at Papiss Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible

Paul Scholes column

I don't believe Evans was spitting at Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible
Miguel Layun interview: From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

Miguel Layun is a star in Mexico where he was criticised for leaving to join Watford. But he says he sees the bigger picture
Frank Warren column: Amir Khan ready to meet winner of Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao

Khan ready to meet winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao

The Bolton fighter is unlikely to take on Kell Brook with two superstar opponents on the horizon, says Frank Warren
War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable