On Friday, as Beyoncé was casually posting pictures of vegan cupcakes to her Instagram account, the internet was in a state of frenzy over the news that she had also uploaded something else to the web – her long-awaited fifth album.
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Saturday 23 October 2010
Hands up if you're getting a refund from Npower? OK, not that many – just 1.8 million people.
Monday 16 August 2010
The Government's hiring of Alan Milburn as its "social mobility tsar" provides the most seismic event of its kind for a very long time ... possibly as long ago as the appointment of puritan £5m birthday-party man Philip Green as our anti-profligate spending tsar.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Coca-Cola regained its fizz yesterday as it said second-quarter revenues were up by 5 per cent worldwide and sales in its home market had risen by a crucial 2 per cent.
Thursday 15 July 2010
The BBC played it safe by appointing a corporation veteran of 34 years’ experience to the coveted role of controller of Radio 4. Gwyneth Williams, who joins from the BBC World Service, becomes the most senior woman in British radio and is the only female controller in charge of a BBC national network.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
More than 170 top civil servants receive bigger salaries than the Prime Minister, figures released today by the Cabinet Office disclosed.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Thursday 25 March 2010
Good to see Lord Mandelson, right, hasn't forgotten his old constituents since leaving the Commons. The former Hartlepool MP's Department of Business offered the French oil giant Total preferential tax treatment to open up two new gas fields in the North Sea. That has lead to a new contract for the steel company Corus, where 350 jobs will now be saved at its factory in Hartlepool, which will build a pipeline for Total.
Monday 15 March 2010
Monday 08 February 2010
Thursday 17 December 2009
A man who abused and killed a kitten before putting it in a freezer was jailed today.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Gatorade, part of the PepsiCo empire, may have withdrawn its sponsorship of Tiger Woods, the golfing superstar now embroiled in controversy, but there seems little appetite amongst many of the UK marketing fraternity to follow suit.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Thursday 29 October 2009
Monday 19 October 2009
It’s not often that you hear one of the world’s biggest brands saying sorry, but Pepsico was forced to apologise last week for an illjudged social media campaign that has kicked up one of the biggest advertising storms of the year and highlighted the perils of social media engagement.
Friday 16 October 2009
PepsiCo is facing criticism for an iPhone application that promises to help men "score" with two dozen stereotypes of women by giving users pickup lines and a scoreboard to keep track of their conquests.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales