71-year-old died 'peacefully' in Italy
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Wednesday 24 December 2008
Tory leader David Cameron is facing calls to condemn his party's treasurer, Michael Spencer, after he used shares in Numis, a stockbroking firm he chairs, as security against a loan without informing the firm.
Wednesday 24 December 2008
Saturday 29 November 2008
A paedophile who amassed more than 200,000 computer images and thousands of videos of children being sexually abused was sent to jail indefinitely yesterday.
Wednesday 26 November 2008
Maurice Stonefrost was Britain's leading practitioner of local government finance and the last Director General of the Greater London Council. He was a pioneer in seeking to enhance the role and qualifications of accountants, ensuring that their education and training fitted them to act as financial managers and not just technical bookkeepers.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
A third member of a motorcycle gang was found guilty today of the murder of a Hell's Angel.
Friday 21 November 2008
A seaside town with a reputation as a retirement haven could become the next area in Britain to provide older residents with an outdoor playground, it was revealed today.
Sunday 09 November 2008
Jim Spowart, the founder of Intelligent Finance who is fronting a mystery bid for HBOS, has said he will put up or shut up on any offer this week.
Saturday 18 October 2008
The local authorities facing the largest losses from the collapse of the Icelandic banks were all advised by the same company. Kent, Norfolk, Dorset and Hertfordshire county councils and Nottingham City Council and the borough of Barnet all paid for the services of Butlers, which is owned by the treasurer of the Tory party, Michael Spencer, who has a fortune of £1bn.
Friday 10 October 2008
Thursday 04 September 2008
Tuesday 26 August 2008
Alfred Wainwright dreamed about Betty, long before he ever met her, and long before he became the Blessed Wainwright, sage of Kendal and writer of the best-selling, best-loved guides to the Lake District fells.
Saturday 12 July 2008
A deprived and neglected part of Glasgow, where a man who lives to be 55 can consider himself lucky, has suddenly found the outside world is very interested in what its people think, because it is the scene of a by-election which, some think, could deliver the final, fatal blow to Gordon Brown's premiership.
Tuesday 01 July 2008
Senior members of the Cabinet have warned Alistair Darling that he must make an immediate pledge to freeze fuel duty to respond to public concern about spiralling petrol prices, The Independent has been told.
Saturday 07 June 2008
The frenetic and fashionable world of advertising may seem far removed from the struggles of the elderly veterans of D-Day – but one of Britain's most successful media and marketing gurus has brought them a step closer together.
Sunday 11 May 2008
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more