Ivy Needham was in her late sixties and coming to terms with the loss of both her sight and hearing when she was thrust into the forefront of the campaign to get back the pension funds stolen by Robert Maxwell from his staff and from pensioners who had worked for his companies.
City already own MLS franchise New York City and the Australian side become the latest part of a plan to generate a worldwide brand
William Lewis named interim CEO as News Corp plans to review Dow Jones’ institutional strategy
Jose Mourinho must still give his approval, but that is looking increasingly likely
The number of men using drugs in a sexual context quadrupled in two years and could be linked to a disturbing rise in HIV infection rates
As much as £1bn knocked off the taxpayers' stakes in RBS and Lloyds
High street banks judged to have too great a share of the market will be forced to start selling off branches within 12 months if Labour wins next year’s general election.
Nestor soared from 0.2 cents to 4 cents in wake of Google's Nest Labs acquisition
One of the City’s leading public relations bosses has blamed what he said was the worst year for financial PR in a decade for a slide in profits, describing conditions as “trying to walk up a down escalator”.
All-cash deal is the second largest in Google's history after the $12.5 billion acquisition of mobile phone maker Motorola in 2012
Hopes for a return of the big corporate takeover – and associated bonuses for bankers – were sparked yesterday by a clutch of deals in the US and UK led by the $16bn (£9.76bn) purchase of the makers of Jim Beam whiskey by a Japanese drinks giant.
Are ministers prepared to provide the means required to deliver integrated care?
One of China's richest men has insisted he is serious about buying the New York Times so that he can work on "rebuilding its credibility and influence".
Show that has been widely condemned as anti-semitic is considered a threat to public order
The players that could be on their way to Eastlands this month
Regulators have begun an enforcement investigation in relation to the scandal-hit Co-operative Bank.