Global stock markets drifted Wednesday as news the Federal Reserve's vice chair will be nominated to head the US central bank gave only a slight lift to investor sentiment darkened by an IMF warning on the global economy.
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Tuesday 12 February 2008
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Sir David Li, the London-born business grandee who was on the board of Dow Jones, tipped off a friend about the company's secret bid approach from Rupert Murdoch while the pair shared a business-class flight to Shanghai, it was alleged yesterday.
Friday 02 June 2006
It could well be the fastest example of "build 'em up, knock 'em down" since Scrapheap Challenge. The Scottish singer-songwriter Sandi Thom had been touted as the darling of the online music scene for her daring basement gigs. The story was that, fed up with touring, she set herself up in her south-London home and broadcast sets on the internet. She built up such a large following that she ended up being signed by the major label RCA, part of the Sony BMG group.
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Wednesday 07 May 2003
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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