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Tuesday 09 October 2012
Dunhill Links champion Branden Grace has pulled out of this week's Portugal Masters after remembering what happened to him the last time he tried for three wins in a row.
Thursday 04 October 2012
Nigel McCue is set to resign as chief executive of Lamprell after the oil-rig maker issued its fourth profits warning since the spring.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Now... Departing on 25 Aug from Southampton, Thomas Cook is selling a 14-night sail on the Caribbean Princess, which stops in Iceland, Greenland and New York, for £1,299pp, with two nights at the Millennium Hilton in NYC and Icelandair flights to Heathrow via Reykjavik. cruisethomascook.com
Thursday 09 August 2012
A midweek evening meeting is not usually the place to find a Derby winner, but tonight at Leopardstown the globetrotting Treasure Beach steps out on home turf for the first time since taking Ireland's premier Classic last year.
Saturday 04 August 2012
The more medals Great Britain have hauled in during the last few days, the more Stuart Pearce has enjoyed it; and not just because the coach of the men's football team is a noted patriot. He believes that all the attention elsewhere, together with a certain scepticism about the Olympic football tournament in British circles, has helped his squad remain "under the radar".
British property developer Safi Qurashi suffers setback as Dubai court refuses to quash cheque bouncing conviction
Monday 30 July 2012
A British property developer suffered a bitter setback today after a court in Dubai refused to quash a final conviction for bouncing a cheque.
Monday 30 July 2012
Spectators attending Olympic football games at Wembley Stadium complained of “ridiculous” queues for food and drink after some tills stopped working.
Monday 30 July 2012
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Monday 23 July 2012
A British property developer broke down in tears today after Dubai’s most senior court quashed the majority of his convictions.
Thursday 05 July 2012
A court in the United Arab Emirates has offered to release on bail an American businessman accused of embezzlement who has been on hunger strike in jail since May, the US embassy said today.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Arriving at London's Hayward Gallery last week for a workshop on forensic tendencies in art and film run by the artists Jane and Louise Wilson, I had little idea what to expect. It was part of Wide Open School, a month-long initiative where 100 international artists are turning teachers to run sessions on anything from method acting (Gillian Wearing) and making music (Martin Creed). I opted for forensics because I'm always glued to programmes such as Homeland and Silent Witness (what Susan Schuppli, Senior Research Fellow of Forensic Architecture at Goldsmiths, who also spoke at the session, describes as the "CSI media effect"), so I figured I'd find this interesting too.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
The loser of the presidential election left Egypt with most of his family yesterday, hours after an investigation was opened into claims that he wasted public funds as a minister in the former regime.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
The loser of Egypt's presidential election has left the country with most of his family hours after an investigation was opened into claims he wasted public funds during his term as a minister in the former regime.
Friday 08 June 2012
A British businessman on hunger strike in a Dubai prison where he is serving a 23-year sentence for allowing cheques to bounce is reported to have suffered a stroke.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Investigators in Qatar carried out their first extensive probes through a fire-ravaged daycare center and other charred areas inside the country's biggest mall today after a blaze that killed 19 people, including 13 children.
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