The reigning Wimbledon champion suffered defeat on Thursday to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga but recovered to beat the Swiss in Abu Dhabi
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Tuesday 21 December 2010
Wednesday 15 December 2010
A number of factors conspired to land BP at the top of the blue chip index last night, with a sale of assets by the company and positive analyst comments topped off by talk of it being a potential takeover target.
James Neal: Lawyer who put Jimmy Hoffa in jail and prosecuted the perpetrators of the Watergate cover-up
Thursday 04 November 2010
James Neal, a stocky, cigar-chomping ex-Marine, won victories on both sides of the courtroom and was involved in some of America's biggest legal battles. He successfully prosecuted the Teamsters' boss Jimmy Hoffa, as well as key Nixon administration officials for conspiracy during the Watergate scandal. He also acted for the defence for the film-maker John Landis and in the Ford Pinto and Exxon Valdez cases.
Friday 29 October 2010
Profits at Royal Dutch Shell soared by 18 per cent to $3.5bn (£2.2bn) in the third quarter thanks to rising production and sharp rises in the oil price.
Tuesday 21 September 2010
The global cost of dementia this year will be £388 billion - more than 1% of GDP, according to a report out today.
Tuesday 14 September 2010
Friday 06 August 2010
After 107 days, the rogue well may officially be sealed, and a government report says three-quarters of the oil that escaped has already gone.
Sunday 11 July 2010
Monday 05 July 2010
BP's clean-up costs for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster have now passed the 3 billion dollar mark, the company said today.
Monday 05 July 2010
A ship described by its owners as the world's largest oil skimmer was tested in the Gulf of Mexico at the weekend – and represents the latest hope for relief workers trying to clean up the mess from BP's Deepwater Horizon oil well, which has now been spewing crude into the ocean for 76 days.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Tropical storm Alex was expected to strengthen into a hurricane yesterday, delaying BP's efforts to increase siphoning capacity at the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico where some companies have evacuated workers.
Monday 14 June 2010
The White House is ratcheting up pressure on BP over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, as the company meets today to discuss the future of the dividend payments while it assesses the scale and costs of the unfolding environmental disaster.
Saturday 12 June 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
A “great British company” is under attack by a vengeful American President. To arms, patriots, cry British rightwingers.
Friday 11 June 2010
The Gulf of Mexico oil blow-out may have been leaking twice as much as previously thought, scientists fear.
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 2 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream