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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Wednesday 07 June 2006
The New York Stock Exchange is facing a legal claim that it helped traders defraud investors of more than $1bn (£540m).
Wednesday 07 June 2006
A pay dispute which has caused unprecedented disruption to university students' degree courses was called off last night as lecturers' unions finally struck a deal with employers.
Friday 19 May 2006
Nationwide Building Society is predicting a glut of mergers in the sector as the weaker players seek safety in the arms of a larger parent.
Tuesday 18 April 2006
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Saturday 22 January 2005
Shares in InTechnology, the IT infrastructure provider, bombed to a 12-month low yesterday, after the group warned that a squeeze on margins in the run-up to Christmas was likely to mean its full-year profits would come in below expectations.
Wednesday 19 January 2005
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, the scandal-hit fast food chain, bowed to pressure yesterday and parted company with its embattled chief executive, Scott Livengood. He will be replaced by Stephen Cooper, a turnaround specialist who has restructured Enron and Laidlaw, the parent company for Greyhound buses.
Friday 31 December 2004
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
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