Jeffrey Skilling, the ex-Enron chief executive who was sent to prison in 2006 after being convicted for his role in the energy giant’s collapse, could be freed by the end of the decade after a US judge cut his sentence from 24 to 14 years.
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Sunday 23 October 2011
Swiss officials have gone into Libya to help the National Transitional Council (NTC) freeze the Gaddafi regime's assets in their tax haven.
Saturday 22 October 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Pressure is mounting on Government ministers to introduce tougher laws to protect whistleblowers as health professionals and MPs speak out against a "code of silence" in the NHS.
Saturday 28 May 2011
Reading’s path to Monday’s Championship play-off final began in a non-descript portable building at their rural Hampshire training ground.
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Sunday 15 May 2011
Sunday 10 April 2011
Friday 08 April 2011
the fraud convictions of Jeffrey Skilling, chief executive of the collapsed energy giant Enron, were based on overwhelming evidence and "harmless" errors by the trial judge do not warrant giving him a new trial, an appeals court has decided.
Friday 01 April 2011
On 23 October 2006, the former chief executive of American energy giant Enron was jailed for massive fraud.
Sunday 05 December 2010
The TV and radio soundbites are too short to give the proper context to Professor David Blanchflower's inflammatory outpourings against Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England. But considering the extreme nature of Blanchflower's criticism, calling for King's head after his comments about David Cameron and George Osborne were disclosed on WikiLeaks, it's important that we should put his comments into the right framework.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Friday 27 August 2010
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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