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Do you really want to be investing in companies whose major customer has promised to cut orders "ruthlessly and without sentiment"?

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National salvation is at hand – Britain will at last learn how to prepare the perfect eggs Benedict

Pakistanis irate over PM's 'exporting terror' remark

David Cameron sparked a diplomatic row yesterday by warning that Pakistan should not be allowed to "promote the export of terror" to the rest of the world. Speaking during a two-day visit to India, the Prime Minister increased the pressure on Pakistan following this week's leak of classified documents about the war in Afghanistan, which suggested that Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency could be supporting the Taliban insurgency.

David Cameron turns on charm for 'jobs mission' in India

David Cameron mounted a charm offensive on India today, allowing it access to British nuclear expertise for the first time and sharply criticising Pakistan's record on terrorism.

Why did Brangelina really go after the News of the Screws?

What persuaded did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to sue the News of the World for making-up stories about the demise of their marriage? In recent years they could, after all, have taken hundreds of gossip magazines, show-business websites, and tabloid newspapers to the cleaners for doing exactly the same thing.

A third of women are in breadwinner role

Almost a third of women in the workplace are earning more than their partners putting them increasingly in the role of breadwinner, a study revealed today.

The business on...The Trade, Investment and Small Business Minister

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If only we knew. Two months after becoming Prime Minister, David Cameron still hasn't filled the job.

Market Report: British Land tries to build on its financial advantages

British Land was in the spotlight last night as analysts argued that the property group was well placed to stand firm in an environment where bank financing remains a fraught topic.

Margareta Pagano: UK bosses sip champagne with hope in their hearts – but concern in their minds

Industrialists turn out in force for The Spectator's annual bash, but beneath the fun there lurks a more sombre mood

The 50 Best travel essentials

From stylish beachwear to ingenious gadgets and children’s games, Kate Watson-Smyth knows just what to pack for holidays and business trips

Simon Usborne: Cyclotherapy - Back on the road

Regular readers of The Independent will be familiar with Cyclotherapy, our long-running bike column (now written by me in our Magazine most Saturdays).

'Erotic Review' goes for cybersex

With sales of the paper edition looking flaccid, the sex magazine is going exclusively online

Noel Clarke: "I read the Vagina Monologues when my friends were still laughing at the word vagina."

Upon graduation and realising my degree hadn't really brought me any closer to a career path, like many graduates I perused endless job sites and signed up to countless (useless) recruitment agencies. In the process of one of these job-hunting sessions I came across an unfamiliar magazine which I sadly can't remember the name of - but on the front page was the bad guy from Kidulthood and the writer of the upcoming sequel, Noel Clarke.

Frostrup regrets misogynists slur over Today

Broadcaster Mariella Frostrup said today she regrets calling the team behind Radio 4's Today programme "misogynists" - and said it was based on "no factual evidence".

Famous kiss-and-tells

Lord Triesman has been forced to stand down as chairman of the FA and head of the 2018 World Cup bid following damaging comments in a Sunday newspaper.

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