Pioneer TVs return to Europe
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Tuesday 20 August 2013
England were knocked out in the group stages in this summer's tournament and the FA have relieved Powell of her duties claiming they want 'a fresh outlook'
Tuesday 13 December 2011
The image so often associated with Africa – a child with stick-thin limbs and swollen belly – dates back to the first televised famine, the Biafran war. The man who understood the power of that image was an Oxford-educated Nigerian soldier, Emeka Ojukwu.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Norwegians are paying tribute to 77 people killed in last month's bombing and shooting massacre by a right-wing extremist.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Harvey Nash is set to post a rise of at least 40 per cent in half yearly pre-tax profits after benefiting from strong growth in Germany and the Nordic countries, the recruitment group said yesterday.
Friday 08 July 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Dixons Retail, the owner of the Currys and PC World chains, yesterday boasted soaring sales of Apple's latest iPad device and said its UK business had outperformed the market, despite the pan-European group suffering a slump in revenues in its second half.
Friday 15 April 2011
Our view: Hold
Friday 28 January 2011
TUI Travel, the owner of holidays brands including Thomson and First Choice, said the heavy snowfall in Britain and civil unrest in Tunisia had hit its recent bookings but said reservations for this summer were "encouraging". The tour operator, which is controlled by its German parent, TUI AG, also said its underlying operating losses had risen by £20m in the first quarter from a £107m loss a year ago.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Uniformed flunkies are busy polishing the windows as taxis draw up to five-star turn-of-the-century Swiss hotels. Preparations are under way for the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos – first held here 40 years ago, arriving again in a week's time – and it's a curious collision of worlds. At breakfast, an elderly American is discussing a theory on the developing world with a colleague while families in ski outfits eat at the next table.
Friday 24 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
Swedish police said today that two explosions in central Stockholm were an act of terrorism by what appeared to be a suicide bomber, who killed himself and injured two people on a busy shopping street.
Saturday 20 November 2010
Wednesday 27 October 2010
The discount fashion chain Primark reclaimed the crown of the UK's biggest clothing retailer over the summer, putting Marks & Spencer and Asda in the shade.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Sweden's immigration authority has rejected a request for residency by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a potential setback in his efforts to gain protection from Swedish press freedom laws.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
High-street trends will be back in focus when the electrical goods giant DSG International issues an update on Thursday. Anticipating a boost from the football World Cup, UBS is looking forward to a "solid set of figures", with DSG's like-for-like sales for the first quarter expected to be up 2.5 per cent.
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