The Business Matrix: Friday 12 April 2013

Jobless levels hit a record high

Outlook worsens for Greek jobs

Greek unemployment hit a record 27.2 per cent in January, up from 25.7 per cent in December and 21.5 per cent a year ago, with unemployment in the 15-24 age group at 59.3 per cent.

Mark Leftly: Andy Hornby should pick up the phone as a first step towards real repentance

Outlook "In the Abrahamic Bible that unites Christians, Jews and Muslims there are 2,350 verses on wealth and power and just 100 on sex," says Paul Moore. "So we know what God thinks."

Sunderland's new manager Paolo di Canio during his first match English Premiere League match in charge against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Paolo Di Canio attempting to unite team at Sunderland reveals Simon Mignolet

Italian replaced Martin O'Neill

So where were you when you heard Lady Thatcher had died? Lady who?

“Her shadow is very long,” someone said on the Huw Edwards special which took over the afternoon schedules – and if you’d been watching the rolling news coverage since the announcement of Baroness Thatcher’s death, you would have felt every inch of it.

The Business Matrix: Tuesday 9 April 2013

Time for austerity is over, warns Lew

A woman withdraws money from the ATM of a Laiki bank branch

Customers at Cyprus' biggest bank stung by 60% raid on savings

It is the latest attempt to meet the terms of the IMF/ECB bailout

A RAF plane lands today at the Akrotiri airbase on Cyprus

Ministry of Defence flies €1million in cash to Cyprus to help British troops and their families based on the crisis-hit island

RAF flight left earlier this afternoon, with the money onboard designated for emergency loans in the event that cash machines and debit cards stop working

Enough of this state ownership 'nonsense': Bank chief Sir Mervyn King calls for RBS split

Sir Mervyn King today called for the Royal Bank of Scotland to be split up and sold off within a year to end the “nonsense” of state ownership.

The News Matrix: Friday 1 March 2013

Missing Americans turn up at base

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Match Report: Romelu Lukaku puts West Bromwich Albion back on track against Norwich City

West Bromwich Albion 2 Norwich City 1: Canaries feel aggrieved as on-loan Chelsea striker ends their 10-match unbeaten run

Championship preview: Solbakken's Wolves are back in business

Betting advice from Michael Holden of Best of the Bets

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Fears mount over JJB Sports

Fears over the future of JJB Sports intensified today after the retailer said it had failed to secure the funds needed to overhaul its stores.

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