Japan’s trade deficit has hit an all-time high as imports were swollen by higher energy prices and a weak yen.
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Thursday 09 February 2012
FreeView from the editors at i
Saturday 21 January 2012
Millions will be charged twice as much for going into the red.
Monday 16 January 2012
Neil Kuschel's guide to international expansion for small businesses
Friday 13 January 2012
Blending modernism with vernacular influences, textures and vibrant colours from his native Mexico, Ricardo Legorreta helped put Mexican architecture on the world map. His works brightened up his nation's often smog-grey capital, Mexico City, as well as towns and cities in the south-western US states that were part of Mexico until the mid-19th Century – California, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.
Monday 19 December 2011
The German foreign minister today pledged to "build bridges" in the wake of David Cameron's summit veto - insisting Britain was an "indispensable partner" in the EU.
My Mother's Lover, By Urs Widmer, trans. Donal McLaughlin<br />The Shadow-Boxing Woman, By Inka Parei, trans. Katy Derbyshire<br />Summer Resort, By Esther Kinsky, trans. Martin Chalmers
Friday 09 December 2011
When looking for an excellent translation of a work of fiction from Switzerland or Germany, a volume of philosophy from France, or narratives from the languages of the African continent, do your thoughts turn to Kolkata? Perhaps they should. Long regarded as a city of literature and learning, the metropolis by the Hooghly has another string to its erudite bow, still too well-kept a secret in Britain: Seagull Books.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
It's official: we're becoming a nation of Nimbys who won't pay for ethical goods or social welfare. Nigel Morris on how we reverted to the (very) mean
Thursday 01 December 2011
A radical approach to delivering antiretroviral drugs to people with HIV to halt the transmission of the virus is being implemented in three countries in Africa, opening the way to treatment for least one million extra patients at no additional cost.
Sunday 30 October 2011
Travelex will go into 2012 free of the high-interest debt that has badly hit the private-equity-owned bureau-de-change group since the credit crunch began.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Outlook So George Osborne does have some friends at the International Monetary Fund. On Monday, the IMF embarrassed the Chancellor by cutting its economic growth forecast for the UK this year.
Saturday 25 September 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Apathetic Britons could lose out on a staggering £2.2bn in interest on money held in their current accounts in the next 12 months by not switching accounts to get a higher interest rate.
Monday 06 September 2010
The world economy is recovering moderately but still faces challenges such as the need for medium-term fiscal consolidation, the IMF's deputy managing director, John Lipsky, said yesterday.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010
Chosen by Terry Kirby
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more