Ayrault asks his ministers to stop using English words in their work
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Sunday 21 April 2013
The billionaire Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft is to sign a pledge to give at least half of his estimated £1.2bn fortune to charity, it emerged today.
Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov beats Richard Branson, Paul McCartney and Roman Abramovich to the top of the Sunday Times Rich List
Sunday 21 April 2013
The Russian tycoon was second in last year's list
Sunday 06 January 2013
Friday 21 December 2012
The world's biggest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, is slashing the value of its European business by about $4.3bn (£2.6bn) after the eurozone's economic woes hit demand.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
The “secret” deal that ended a threat by the French government to nationalise a steel plant in Lorraine has infuriated unions and even some cabinet ministers.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Unlike Chelsea, Evraz's woes can't be solved by Roman Abramovich splashing the cash on new signings. The steel giant, which is controlled by the Russian billionaire, was left near the bottom of the table last night, closing at an all-time low, as doom and gloom continued to swirl around the sector.
Protestors 'occupy' property owned by Olympic Orbit designer Anish Kapoor in anti London 2012 demonstration
Friday 22 June 2012
Protestors have taken over a large property owned by Olympic Orbit tower designer Anish Kapoor in the first demonstration against the London Games.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
It is perhaps not altogether shocking that £15 tickets to go on a rollercoaster that has already crashed don’t appear to have sold that well.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Kenya unveiled its first oil discovery yesterday at an exploratory well by Tullow Oil in the north of the country.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Buyers of homes worth more than £2m are going to be hit with a massive stamp duty rise from today, with a new 7 per cent stamp duty land tax charged. Until yesterday, only a 5 per cent charge was levied on homes sold for overa £1m.
Monday 05 September 2011
A top hedge fund manager is facing one of the most expensive divorce settlement in British legal history after telling his wife he is gay.
Saturday 03 September 2011
It has been called a waste of money, "Meccano on crack", and hailed by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, as the "hubble-bubble" tower for its likeness to a shisha pipe.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
And what does he do?
Monday 08 August 2011
The richest person in the world lost about $6.7bn (£4bn) as the world's stock markets endured a precipitous fall last week.
Saturday 30 July 2011
Talks are continuing between Tony Fernandes, the Malaysian airline tycoon, and Queen's Park Rangers owner Bernie Ecclestone towards a sale of the newly-promoted Premier League club.
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