The former Kazakh bank chairman was once one of the world's richest men, is now the subject of the biggest UK fraud case in history
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Monday 01 July 2013
President Nazarbayev said he had been watching Cameron and praised him for 'the way he protects the interests of the British people all over the world'
Sunday 30 June 2013
Pressure groups have called on the PM to raise human rights issues with the regime
Friday 28 June 2013
Mr Cameron will be the first serving British Prime Minister to visit the former Soviet republic
Wednesday 26 June 2013
It should be both easy and timely for Cameron to publicly raise concern about human rights abuses and the imprisoned opposition leader at the highest levels
Tuesday 25 June 2013
The government of Kazakhstan last night looked set to take the scandal-struck mining giant ENRC off the London Stock Exchange in the hope of stemming the tide of negative publicity it has brought the mineral-rich nation.
Monday 24 June 2013
The scandal-riven oligarchs behind mining group ENRC today looked poised for success in their attempts to buy the company for a knockdown price of £3 billion after they secured the reluctant backing of its biggest shareholder, and rival, Kazakhmys.
You’ve failed your exams – and you get an F in cheating: French mum dresses as daughter to take end of year English test
Thursday 20 June 2013
It was the perfect crime. The French newspaper Le Parisien reported that a 52-year-old Frenchwoman had been apprehended for impersonating her own daughter in an English exam.
Monday 17 June 2013
PM to visit dictatorship that is expected to play key role in Afghanistan military withdrawal
Thursday 06 June 2013
A fraud inquiry, a dearth of information at the agm and a bid still swirling. Where next for the blue-chip miner that's 'more Soviet than City'?
Soyuz trip to International Space Station sets record of 5 hours 40 minutes - quicker than flight from London to New York
Wednesday 29 May 2013
American astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and Italy's Luca Parmitano will spend six months in space
'When you see the planet from space it puts the common challenges faced by all humans into perspective'
Tuesday 28 May 2013
American astronaut Ron Garan returned from his time on the International Space Station in a Russian capsule - and new faith in the power of global collaboration
Friday 10 May 2013
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Foreign firms and tycoons increasingly decide to settle court cases in the UK
Monday 06 May 2013
Laura Robson has not enjoyed the best of times since her stunning victory over Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open in January but the 19-year-old Briton showed great resilience to win her opening match in Madrid. Despite losing the first set to Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova, Robson recovered to beat the world No 48 6-7, 6-2, 6-2.
Friday 26 April 2013
Peter Hambro's gold miner Petropavlovsk was glistening close to the top of the mid-tier index yesterday when the previously plummeting gold price rallied, reaching its highest in more than a week. The IMF said central banks are buying gold again and its price responded after tumbling the sharpest for 30 years last week.
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
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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