Court rules that the French businessman who sold tens of thousands of faulty silicone breast implants around the world is guilty of fraud
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Friday 29 November 2013
How should authors transform autobiography into self-standing fiction? For Karl Ove Knausgaard, with A Man in Love (translated by Don Bartlett; Vintage, £8.99), this second volume in the Norwegian writer's acclaimed "My Struggle" series mines the everyday material of young fatherhood. Yet he converts it into a stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape.
Friday 22 November 2013
A public inquiry found 13 people died as a result of his negligence, but repeated attempts at prosecution failed
Monday 18 November 2013
Independent on Sunday: Firms fight for Iraq investment opportunity
Executives from Eversheds, Foster Wheeler and BT will embark this week on the biggest British trade mission to Iraq for a decade. UK Trade & Investment wants to boost trade with the oil-rich nation, as British companies failed to win many lucrative contracts in Iraq even after its heavy involvement in deposing Saddam Hussein. Experts estimate that Iraq needs $1 trillion (£620bn) of investment.
Sunday 06 October 2013
Veteran television and radio star Sir Terry Wogan has told how widespread rumours about Jimmy Savile used to sweep the BBC but nobody did anything about them.
Monday 30 September 2013
The cost of the Scotland Yard investigation into the so-called “plebgate” affair, which led to the resignation of Andrew Mitchell as Chief Whip, has reached £237,000.
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Britain’s aircraft carrier programme faces further spiralling costs and the project remains a “high risk”, MPs have warned.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
The renaming of rugby league grounds has reached a new low in Castleford. As of the 2014 season, the venue currently known as the Wish Communications Stadium will become the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.
Saturday 10 August 2013
Batsman was given out caught behind but when replays showed he was actually lbw, the decision was overturned on appeal, much to England's frustration
Thursday 02 May 2013
Research suggests more than a million over 50s will face shortfall when it comes to paying off their interest only mortgage
This time it's John Terry who refuses to shake hands as Chelsea captain snubs FA chairman David Bernstein at Champions League trophy handover
Saturday 20 April 2013
Chelsea captain in public rebuke of FA chairman during handover of trophy
Thursday 21 February 2013
Steve Clarke has urged West Bromwich Albion supporters not to let their feelings towards striker Peter Odemwingie affect their backing for the team in Saturday's home game with Sunderland.
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- 4 Government delays EU immigration report because it is too positive
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