Shipping magnate says he 'isn't happy', but backs down after daughter penned poignant open letter asking him to accept her for who she is
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Sunday 06 October 2013
Journalist who reported from the Far East for the BBC across three decades
Thursday 03 October 2013
The illegal ivory haul has estimated street value of $1.5m
Wednesday 02 October 2013
New guidebook published by National Tourism Administration does not approve of citizens picking their noses in public when abroad
Monday 23 September 2013
Storm changes course, avoiding Hong Kong but wreaking havoc in China’s Guangdong province
Sunday 22 September 2013
The BBC could be set to axe a raft of senior managers, its chairman Lord Patten has suggested.
Sunday 22 September 2013
It was always going to be a difficult moment, watching my boy play his very first game of contact rugby. Stacey and I drove down to the school in a state of silent tension.
Saturday 21 September 2013
A powerful typhoon has swept through the Luzon Strait separating the Philippines and Taiwan today, as heavy winds and rain continued to batter island communities and the storm headed straight for Hong Kong.
David Silva and Gael Clichy ruled out of Manchester City clash with Stoke after Manuel Pellegrini confirms Vincent Kompany is nearing a return
Friday 13 September 2013
City's defensive crisis continues although Clichy's 'minor knock' shouldn't keep him out for long but Silva faces a race to be fit for Manchester derby
Friday 06 September 2013
The Argentine was only brought in last week by former boss Manuel Pellegrini back he joins captain Vincent Kompany on the sidelines
Tuesday 27 August 2013
The former boss of NYSE Liffe was today named as the new man in charge of the London Metal Exchange.
Friday 23 August 2013
Tuesday 20 August 2013
A historic slice of Britain’s engineering history was sold off to foreign buyers for the third time in seven years yesterday as Sweden’s Atlas Copco bought the vacuum technology business Edwards Group in a $1.6bn (£1bn) deal.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated after a powerful typhoon thundered into southern China shutting down the financial centre of Hong Kong and sinking a cargo ship.
Monday 12 August 2013
It was the huge bravery of medical staff that contained the pandemic 10 years ago – many of whom risked or even lost their lives. Simon Usborne hears their stories
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
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