News Emergency services were called to 25 Bank Street at around 8am this morning

Gabriel joined JPMorgan in 2004 and worked in technology. He was not a trader or a banker.

Protesters plan welfare reform demo

Activists are to stage a "daring and disruptive" act of civil disobedience in opposition to the Government's controversial welfare reforms.

More woe for UK's nightlife sector

The owner of the Sports Cafe on London's Haymarket and 19 other bars and clubs around the country have been wrapped up in a pre-pack administration, in the latest sign of the downturn which is ravaging Britain's nightlife sector.

An impressive work placement earned Sam Mosley (left) and Sarah Mullen employment straight out of uni

Jobseekers jump ahead with work experience

A degree may show you know your theory, but experience in the workplace goes a long way to getting an employer to offer you a job

An MBA represents an investment in your intellectual capital that is hard for employers to resist

Sweet temptation for employers

Projections for 2012 suggest firms aim to hire management graduates, making such degrees more valuable than ever

Brothers sell software firm to Playtech in £15m deal

A designer of gambling software was feeling lucky yesterday after selling his business £11m.

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, sets out his plans on executive pay

Cable vows to boost shareholders' power to curb pay

Vince Cable pledged to replace "rewards for failure" with "rewards for success" as he outlined plans to boost the power of shareholders to curb excessive executive pay.

BlackBerry maker RIM looks ripe for takeover

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) looked like a prime takeover target last night after its co-chief executives abruptly quit because of poor sales.

Italian Navy scuba divers inspect inside the Costa Concordia

Costa cruise hit rocks in 2005 – and firm tried to cover it up

Photographer claims company encouraged captains to take their ships close to shore

Takeover talk swirls as bosses quit ailing BlackBerry

Asian giants Samsung and LG cited as potential bidders after Research In Motion shares tumble
The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, sets out his plans on executive pay

Cable tells shareholders: I'll give you the power to curb fat cats' pay

Vince Cable pledged to replace "rewards for failure" with "rewards for success" as he outlined plans to boost the power of shareholders to curb excessive executive pay.

RSM Tenon dives after Morton walks out

Shares in the accountancy group RSM Tenon fell 29 per cent yesterday after its chairman, Bob Morton, and chief executive, Andy Raynor (pictured), resigned, and the firm issued a profits warning.

Empty Government office plan for entrepreneurs

Empty Government offices will be offered to budding entrepreneurs hoping to launch their own businesses, David Cameron said today.

Britain's global ambitions hit by migration cap

Britain's efforts to further globalise its economy will slip backwards over the next three years because of new immigration rules that will hit the hiring of foreign nationals.

Brake on hiring foreigners set to slow UK's globalisation efforts

Britain's efforts to further globalise its economy will slip backwards over the next three years because of new immigration rules that will hit the hiring of foreign nationals.

Investing in small British businesses may not be such a risk this year

It's not just the big boys who can deliver a return

The share price fall of smaller UK companies could make them worth a punt this year, particularly if you find the right fund manager. Emma Dunkley reports

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Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

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Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn