Billionaire venture capitalist admits Kristallnacht was a "terrible word" to use but defends war on the rich remarks
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Monday 22 September 2008
Wednesday 17 September 2008
It was an Oscar-winning film lauded for its sensitive portrayal of two lovelorn cowboys and their illicit passion in America's homophobic Midwest. But despite the success of Brokeback Mountain, starring the late Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, the author on whose story it was based has complained that the tale has become "the source of constant irritation in my private life".
Thursday 04 September 2008
Saturday 09 August 2008
A novel about the child bride of the Prophet Mohamed has been withdrawn by Random House, which said it feared that publication of the book could "incite acts of violence". Critics, however, have accused the publisher of abandoning the principle of free speech and caving into pressure from extreme Islamist elements.
Friday 09 May 2008
Thursday 24 April 2008
Wednesday 23 April 2008
Marcus Brauchli, the most senior editor at The Wall Street Journal, is to quit his post just four months after the $5bn (£2.5bn) takeover of the newspaper by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Tuesday 15 April 2008
The prospect of a telephone call from Rupert Murdoch is enough to turn even the most battle-hardened politician, journalist, or globe-trotting businessman into a useless, quivering wreck.
Monday 07 April 2008
Mark Penn, the pollster and senior strategist for Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, quit her campaign team yesterday after it was disclosed that he met with representatives of the Colombian government to help promote a free trade agreement Mrs Clinton opposes.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Friday 29 February 2008
MF Global, the commodities broker spun off from the UK's Man Group last year, has sacked a rogue trader whose unauthorised dealing in the wheat market cost the group $141.5m.
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Sir David Li, the London-born business grandee who was on the board of Dow Jones, tipped off a friend about the company's secret bid approach from Rupert Murdoch while the pair shared a business-class flight to Shanghai, it was alleged yesterday.
Sunday 23 December 2007
3.85m: size of fines imposed by the media regulator Ofcom on terrestrial TV channels for phone-in competitions where viewers had no chance of winning
Saturday 08 December 2007
Rupert Murdoch lavished praise on his youngest son, James, as he manoeuvred him into position to succeed him as head of his giant media empire.
Wednesday 07 February 2007
Cesc Fabregas has become used to the rough and tumble of the Premiership during his Arsenal career and so believes England will be wasting their time if they attempt to "rough up" the Spanish in tonight's friendly in Manchester.
Actress isn't a fan of Ed Miliband
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Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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