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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Friday 08 March 2013
StanChart sailed through the crisis but that doesn’t mean it will always find it easy
Saturday 02 March 2013
We were standing at the big raw-wood counter in the kitchen. My parents had rented a cabin so our family could spend the summer in the mountains by Lake Tahoe, and we were all talking about my girlfriend Dana. Everyone already knew what I hadn't told her. But you can't just tell someone something like that.
Thursday 28 February 2013
United will take on the Singha All Star XI
Friday 22 February 2013
Roberto Mancini, the Manchester City manager, may find himself leading the club on an end-of-season tour with his tenure all but over, as City's relentless drive to boost revenues takes them overseas as soon as their attempt to defend their Premier League title is concluded.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Why do some colonial experiences leave lasting prosperity while others leave stagnation or worse? Today's Chinese New Year celebrations are a good time to reflect on the experience of one of the world's most boisterous economies – a land where increased domestic and international tourism reflects such prosperity.
Friday 08 February 2013
Has he, God forbid, actually decided to invest in something?
Tuesday 05 February 2013
United have already announced fixtures in Sydney and Hong Kong
Monday 04 February 2013
United have already announced a six-day training camp in Sydney
Friday 01 February 2013
The famously boisterous London Metal Exchange (LME) is losing its only female trader. Bethan Wilde, 29, has been poached by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, and is due to start next month.
Friday 01 February 2013
The London Metal Exchange is losing the only female trader on its famously boisterous floor.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Premier League sides confirmed for Barclays Asia Trophy
Saturday 05 January 2013
It's all gone a bit Eyes Wide Shut. I'm sitting, head tipped back, with a porcelain speculum angled into my mouth, from which a pale, foamy liquid is supposed to be flowing. A small, intent group of men in black have gathered round to urge me on. Gripping my silver beaker by its tiny handles, I tip it even higher, like a clumsy toddler with a sucky cup. Just when it seems the whole lot will pour out over my chin, a thin flow of liquid drizzles out and the watching men sigh and smile and move away. Welcome to the whisky sour, served Alvin Leung-style. And to the fun and games of Bo London, the most exciting restaurant you'll probably never go to.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Relief over America's deal to avert a budget crisis sent London's FTSE 100 Index smashing through the 6000 barrier for the first time since July 2011.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Thousands of people marched in Hong Kong on the first day of 2013 to call for the city's Beijing-backed leader to step down over allegations he was untruthful about illegal renovations at his mansion.
Friday 28 December 2012
Birmingham may be forced to sell England goalkeeper
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 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