Outlook Congratulations to Mary Barra, who has become the first female boss of a big US car maker by taking over General Motors just as it stopped being unofficially known as Government Motors.
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Tuesday 16 August 2011
Sunday 14 August 2011
If it runs in the family, it runs very quickly in the Campbell clan. This weekend Don Wales, grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell and nephew of Donald, will try to break his own British electric land speed record on Pendine Sands in Wales.
Thursday 21 July 2011
The two players suspended by Hull KR after a car chase have been given a fresh start. Ben Cockayne, who was released earlier this month because of a series of disciplinary scrapes, has joined Featherstone Rovers for the rest of the season.
Saturday 16 July 2011
Hull KR have released Ben Cockayne, who has been suspended for the last two weeks following a police chase. It was the latest in a series of incidents involving the full-back. Although he was not driving the car and does not expect to be charged, his agent and the club have agreed that it is time for a clean break.
Thursday 30 June 2011
Hull KR have suspended two first-team regulars indefinitely while they investigate a police chase that ended with a car driven into a wall at the weekend. The police are also investigating.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
It would be understating matters to say that it wasn't exactly in the script for Andy Murray to go a set down in his first-round match against Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver under the Centre Court roof last night. Think of a speech meant for Bobby De Niro being improvised by Bobby Davro and that was how much it wasn't in the script.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Saturday 21 May 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
You won't catch Gary Neville in a Hummer. Ian Herbert meets the ex-footballer saying no to bling and yes to a Prius, an eco-home and – hopefully – an environmental empire
Elisabeth Sladen: Actress who came to fame as Dr Who's assistant and later had her own spin-off series
Thursday 21 April 2011
As Sarah Jane Smith, the titular Time Lord's assistant in Doctor Who, Elisabeth Sladen played one of the sci-fi programme's longest-running characters, who was voted the Doctor's most popular companion by fans, gained cult status – and was catapulted to her own spin-off series, The Sarah Jane Adventures.
Sunday 17 April 2011
Rugby supporters have nothing like the reputation of football's, though some may see Saracens as pushing the boundaries of antagonism by staging a "Gathering" before away matches – for example, yesterday, on what the London club called "private land adjacent to the Exeter Chiefs official car park" before a "march on the ground... to give the team a welcome to remember".
Sunday 03 April 2011
For a man due to leave his job in Olympic year, it is appropriate that England's manager Fabio Capello should be thinking of the legacy he might leave behind.
Sunday 27 March 2011
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Saturday 12 February 2011
The mouthy private equity tycoon?
That's one way to describe him. Mr Moulton is indeed a private equity tycoon, having founded not one, but two big successes – Alchemy Partners and now Better Capital – and he's can be outspoken. The Potteries accent helps him get noticed too.
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