Muriel Siebert, the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died at the age of 80.
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Saturday 11 August 2012
Thursday 09 August 2012
Whether or not Standard Chartered is guilty of sanctions-busting, the US regulator that brought the charges has questions to answer about its conduct in the affair.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Standard Chartered, one of Britain's most distinguished global banks, has been accused by US regulators of laundering $250bn from Iran and behaving like a "rogue institution", in the latest catastrophic blow to the international reputation of the City of London.
Carancho, Pablo Trapero, 94 mins (12A)
Wanderlust, David Wain, 98 mins (15)
This Means War, McG, 94 mins (12A)
Sunday 04 March 2012
If you don't want to get tangled up with The Vulture, better fasten your seatbelt ...
Friday 02 March 2012
Will you be frying tonight? Britney, Kim Kardashian and her coven and K$sha (her keyboard clumsiness, not mine) will be. I'm not talking about the oil-based cooking technique. Instead, I refer to the "vocal fry", a non-fattening and newly identified way of speaking that is, apparently, big with young women in the US.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Dmitri Nabokov, the son of the Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov, tried to escape the shadow of his father's legacy, pursuing interests as diverse as opera singing and racing-car driving. But it was to the translation, preservation and championing of his father's work that he returned time and again.
Monday 27 February 2012
Bob Geldof leans, stony-faced, against a wall as his daughter Peaches’ fiancé Thomas Cohen performs.
Monday 27 February 2012
The son of the murdered US Senator Bobby Kennedy is facing criminal charges after a confrontation with two nurses as he tried to take his newborn baby for fresh air, his lawyer said yesterday.
Sunday 26 February 2012
The sad woman in the attic
Saturday 25 February 2012
Detroit Pistons shooting guard Ben Gordon has confirmed his intention to play for Great Britain at the Olympics.
Friday 24 February 2012
Seeing spots from the mind of Yayoi Kusama is not always a pleasant experience. An artist from Japan, now in her 80s, Kusama made her name in New York in the 1950s and 60s, in an artworld dominated by abstract expressionism, predominantly made by men.
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