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Sunday 26 December 2010
First night frights were kept to a minimum in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race.
Wednesday 15 December 2010
The Government was given some grim pre-Christmas news on jobs today when unemployment increased by 35,000 and the number of young people out of work reached near-record levels.
Wednesday 17 November 2010
More than 3,000 of the most experienced police officers could be forced to retire early under a legal loophole, figures showed today.
Monday 11 October 2010
Who better, I thought, to shake us out of credit-crunch fatigue and the cuts commotion than the scything Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle? It's a last act of "kindness" before his early retirement from live performance, announced two years ago and which finally begins at the end of this tour.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Aegon revealed plans to axe two businesses and warned of further job cuts under a sweeping overhaul of its UK arm yesterday.
Saturday 31 July 2010
The Corvette of Xavier Maassen and Jos Menten was the surprise winner of yesterday's FIA GT1 World Championship qualifying race at Spa, in a contest that succeeded in turning all previous form on its head.
Thursday 15 July 2010
The head of the Army, General Sir David Richards, has been appointed the next Chief of the Defence Staff.
Sunday 20 June 2010
Those still coming to terms with the non-knighthood for Mail supremo Paul Dacre have been trying to console themselves.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Why Danny? After David Laws we needed another Liberal as Chief Secretary and for reasons which no one has established we got Danny Alexander. Maybe his function is dinner. Maybe he's the fellow you take on the long escape march because you need something to eat halfway across the wilderness.
Thursday 27 May 2010
The French, who have the youngest retirement age in Europe, will soon have to work longer to qualify for a full state pension. As unions called a nationwide strike to defend pension rights today, the government said that France could no longer afford the retirement age of 60 – for both men and women – which has existed since 1982.
Monday 05 April 2010
Sunday 28 February 2010
Saturday 23 January 2010
Simon Meredith, 28, lives in a rented flat in south London with his girlfriend. He works full-time as a computer programmer but also earns a significant amount of his income from his work as a musician.
Wednesday 30 December 2009
Saturday 19 December 2009
US Outlook: Surely this week's fund-raising debacle is the final straw for shareholders, when it comes to their tolerance of Vikram Pandit's incompetent leadership at Citigroup?
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