Fourth quarter profits declined to $2.1 billion from $7.3 billion a year earlier
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Saturday 08 December 2012
There aren’t many culinary queries that can stump Delia Smith. “How do I marinate a polar bear?” appears to be one of them.
Monday 26 November 2012
Whether Christmas will be spent in your own home or someone else’s make sure you’re well dressed when Santa pops in
Sunday 25 November 2012
Plus Markets, the former stock exchange group that once counted Arsenal Football Club among its clients, is to relaunch as a natural resources company.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Oil and gas explorers on both sides of the Channel were flaring up on City takeover chatter. BG Group has been a takeover target since its shares lost around 20 per cent after warning on production forecasts at the beginning of the month.
Saturday 17 November 2012
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has operated on a modest budget in relative obscurity for nearly three decades. Then it won the lottery.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Friday 09 November 2012
Oriental Residence, Thailand By Mark Stratton
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Nat Rothschild is fighting to preserve Bumi as a London-listed, Indonesia-focused coal miner, through a proposal that attempts to derail the Bakrie family's attempt to buy the group's assets and leave it as cash shell.
Friday 02 November 2012
City rumour-mongers couldn't stop shelling out gossip on Europe's largest oil producer. On Wednesday, whispers emerged that Shell could be taking a look at BG Group after its share price sunk. Then yesterday FTSE 250 Africa-focused oil and gas company Afren was said to be its target.
Friday 26 October 2012
Manny Steward became the best trainer of his generation after an anonymous apprenticeship travelling to fights with young boxers packed in his car, a cooking stove in the trunk and the local US state rulebook in his pocket. He was a master tactician who understood the crazy hearts of the fighters he shaped, guided and often created from scratch. He had an ability in the gym, a hotel room in the lonely hours before a fight, the dressing room and the ring during a fight to communicate clearly a strategy for victory. He could whisper and he could growl.
Saturday 20 October 2012
Independent exclusive report leads to offers of investment for small company from Stockton-on-Tees
Saturday 20 October 2012
Carmody Groarke's Filling Station and Frieze pavilions have confirmed its reputation as one of the country's leading architects, says Tim Walker.
Friday 19 October 2012
Roger Hammond, who has died of cancer at the age of 56, was an environmental educator for whom "environment" meant everything, and "education" meant leading people from darkness. He trained as a teacher in Birmingham, and then rose swiftly to become head of science at a large secondary school. He was meanwhile involved in setting up the Urban Wildlife Group and enrolled for a doctorate in plant sociology, acquiring knowledge that would one day give rise to many native hedges and wildflower meadows.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Saturday 06 October 2012
Tensions mounted in South Africa's resources industry yesterday as Anglo American fired 12,000 platinum miners, Shell declared force majeure on fuel deliveries and unrest in the mining industry spread to take another life.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
Vanessa Feltz criticises 'vile' reaction to Rolf Harris allegations
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Instagram of US airport security chiefs: Lipstick knives and IED training kits among items seized
- 4 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1