William Lewis named interim CEO as News Corp plans to review Dow Jones’ institutional strategy
World stock markets fell sharply today after the US Federal Reserve said it could start scaling back its huge economic stimulus programme later this year and a survey showed a slowdown in manufacturing in China.
The unemployment rate rsoe from 7.5 to 7.6 per cent
Fears over the health of the US economy and worries over a possible bird flu pandemic sent investors crashing down to earth today as global stock markets plunged.
Staff at the News of the World, who may have thought they had hit rock bottom when their company told them their newspaper was "toxic" and closed it, have been shocked again by the offer of work... in Siberia.
Colin Myler, the former editor of the News of the World who conducted the company's internal investigation into the extent of phone hacking at the newspaper, never saw crucial emails suggesting the practice was more widespread, it was claimed last night.
Nigel Mitchell had a very particular kind of dream-home in his mind. For more than a decade, this Bath entrepreneur plotted to demolish his existing house on a site overlooking Bath, and build an ultra-Modernist home on the same site. But delays, legal disputes, and surging steel prices pushed the projected construction cost to more than £1m, and he was forced to think again.
Small yard regroups after loss of best horse with a cast of cast-offs and a clean slate