The pair were picked up Norwegian freighter en route for Rotterdam after previous attempts to help them failed
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Taking care of business: Interview with George Yip, the new dean of the Rotterdam School of Management
Thursday 17 April 2008
Chinese by birth, George Yip combines the elegant vowels of an English public school and Cambridge education with the easy fluency of someone who has spent decades teaching and working in the States. An expert in global strategy and marketing, he holds dual British and American citizenship, lectures and consults around the world, and often stacks up more air miles in a month than most people do in a lifetime. So what made the new dean of Rotterdam School of Management choose to put down anchor in a city better known for its barges than its MBAs?
Saturday 29 March 2008
Sunday 23 March 2008
Monday 10 March 2008
Leon Greenman was the only Englishman to be incarcerated in Auschwitz. For more than half a century after his release, he dedicated his life to Holocaust education and was passionate in his pursuit of telling the truth about the Nazi death camps.
Friday 25 January 2008
Geoff Thompson will step down as Football Association chairman next week. Thompson had been due to leave the post in the summer but announced at an FA board meeting in London yesterday that he will make way for Lord Triesman at the end of the month.
Tuesday 13 February 2007
The jury in the July 21 terror trial yesterday saw footage of executions and the making of a suicide vest which was allegedly found in two of the defendants' flats.
Sunday 06 August 2006
Vantis, an accountancy and tax firm listed on the Alternative Investment Market, has become embroiled in a government crackdown on alleged abuses of gift aid schemes for tax relief.
Sunday 04 June 2006
Thursday 25 May 2006
The deep divisions within the Anglican Church over homosexuality have been re-ignited after the Archbishop of Kenya suddenly withdrew all assistance from a visiting English bishop who is committed to gay rights.
Wednesday 24 August 2005
Sunday 27 February 2005
Saturday 12 February 2005
Tuesday 26 October 2004
Monday 09 August 2004
Friday 16 April 2004
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
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