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Tuesday 15 July 2008
The new head of Britain's equalities watchdog has prompted a heated row over gender equality after arguing that the extension of maternity leave has sabotaged women's job prospects.
Monday 07 July 2008
Ken Livingstone, the former London mayor, has accused his successor, Boris Johnson, of failing properly to vet his deputy, Ray Lewis, because he was "desperate" to hire him quickly.
Friday 13 June 2008
How good is Luiz Felipe Scolari's English? He speaks it so rarely that it is difficult to know but one thing is for sure: it is a lot better than the Brazilian has let on. In March 2006 he shared a stage with Sir Bobby Robson at the Institute of Directors' spring lunch in London. Scolari often supplemented his income from the Portuguese football federation with speaking engagements – as a World Cup-winner he was in demand.
Friday 06 June 2008
In a sign of a more aggressive attitude by the world's central bankers to the threat of rising inflation, the President of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, suggested yesterday that the ECB would be prepared to raise interest rates as early as next month.
Thursday 01 May 2008
Gordon Brown is prepared for losses by the Labour Party across England in the local elections today after admitting he made a mistake over the decision to increase the tax on the low paid.
Thursday 13 March 2008
Measures aimed at boosting the UK's small business sector and encouraging innovation were at the centre of the Budget, the Chancellor claimed.
Wednesday 23 January 2008
Thursday 01 June 2006
He mentioned it again on Tuesday evening. Sven Goran Eriksson says he knows the England team to play Paraguay on 10 June but, with a sigh of resignation, he added, "I don't want to discuss it with anyone but my coaches". Presumably those are the same coaches who were kept so well informed of Eriksson's plans that they responded to news of Theo Walcott's inclusion in the squad with a stunned silence.
Tuesday 16 May 2006
Miles of unblemished coral reefs have been turned to slime-covered rubble because of rising sea temperatures caused by global warming.
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Thursday 29 July 2004
The Management of the ailing pubs group Eldridge Pope was thrown into confusion yesterday after Miles Templeman, its executive chairman, said he is to become director-general of the Institute of Directors (IoD).
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