But the whistleblower says he cannot go home when there’s ‘no chance to have a fair trial’
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Wednesday 06 March 2013
Cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy last November has led to booming revenues in the US for the plant-hire company Ashtead.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
BP has poured cold water on the prospects of settling a crucial court case due to begin in New Orleans on Monday that would determine its level of responsibility for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Friday 08 February 2013
The success of homegrown acts One Direction, Adele and Mumford & Sons helped push UK artists to their biggest-ever share of the US albums market last year.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
The world's biggest-selling car maker Toyota has kicked its profit forecast up a gear on the back of strong sales in the United States and the weak yen.
Sunday 27 January 2013
Their 2009 debut album saw them compared to Fleet Foxes, who they claimed not to have even heard when they were making it.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Almost halfway through the traditional month of detox seems a good time to examine the grey area of legal highs. That such things exist in the first place can be traced back to the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1920, which represented Britain's first formal drug legislation. Cocaine was banned, with cannabis added to the list in 1928. LSD was prohibited in 1966, and the substance that came to be known as Ecstasy was added a few years later.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Sunday 16 December 2012
Thursday 29 November 2012
It is possible that a 44-year-old Russian, whose body was found outside his house in Weybridge two weeks ago, died of natural causes. Such things happen. But this does not alter the fact that Alexander Perepilichnyy's death is mighty convenient. Who benefits? Other Russians whose nefarious activities stood to be exposed by his cooperation with Swiss banking investigators. Nor would they be just any other Russians, but state officials, police, tax officers and others implicated in the case of Sergei Magnitsky.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Mother’s relief as TVShack founder is told he won’t face trial for ‘internet piracy’
Thursday 15 November 2012
The chief executive of the London-based legal group Norton Rose has predicted the emergence of "15 or 20 truly global law firms" after announcing a merger with the US group Fulbright & Jaworski. Peter Martyr said that the combination will create the world's third biggest law firm.
Monday 05 November 2012
Apple paid less than 2 per cent tax on its overseas profits after slashing the amount foreign taxmen receive.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
First time bad weather has shut NY market for two consecutive days since 1888
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Two "matchmakers" whose work has found practical applications in pairing pupils with schools and organs with transplant patients, yesterday won the Nobel Prize for economics.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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- 2 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'