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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Lord Malloch-Brown, a former Labour minister, was left humiliated last night after he and the PR company he works for agreed to make an out-of-court settlement to the controversial Israeli mining billionaire Beny Steinmetz over sensational allegations of a smear campaign.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Five of the $2trillion (£1.3trn) hedge fund industry's biggest names each took home more than $1bn last year, according to Forbes magazine's latest Rich List for the industry.
Monday 28 January 2013
Report says United are first sports team to break that barrier
Tuesday 05 June 2012
World markets were badly hit yesterday as the fallout from poor US economic data, warnings over the future of the Euro and fears of a global recession spooked investors.
Monday 04 June 2012
Just when the European Union might have welcomed a fortnight's breathing space, between the Yes vote in Ireland and the Greek election on 17 June, up pops George Soros, billionaire philanthropist and all-purpose financial guru, to throw his venerable spanner in the works. At a conference in Italy, Mr Soros warned that there was but a three-month window to save the euro.
Monday 05 September 2011
The imminent return to the stock market of APR Energy, the temporary power company bought earlier this year by entrepreneur Hugh Osmond, will be announced today.
Monday 05 September 2011
Jamie Ritblat is set to secure the control of Plantation Place, the City office building that his father built, in a £500m deal.
Thursday 11 August 2011
The former girlfriend of billionaire financier George Soros has accused him of reneging on a promise to buy her an apartment in New York City and has filed a $50m (£31m) lawsuit.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
George Soros, the legendary investor best known for breaking the Bank of England, signalled the end of an era yesterday, announcing that he would no longer invest money for other people and concentrate instead on managing his multi-billion dollar personal fortune.
Monday 27 June 2011
George Soros, the man who made more than $1bn by betting against sterling on Black Wednesday in 1992, predicted yesterday that weaker nations would have to leave the euro.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
The gay and bisexual community of America pre-dates Columbus – and continues to shape the nation. Why isn't it acknowledged? Johann Hari argues that it's time for the activists to come in from the margins
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
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
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