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It all seemed so easy, but then along came Italy and Cyprus
By Nick Beecroft - 11 April 17:42

Bond yields: watch out for the great rotation.

A couple weeks in, the FPC is ALREADY calling for "drastic reform"
By Fred Crawley - 11 April 16:20

Bank of England’s Andy Haldane calls 'em like he sees ‘em.

Marks & Spencer: great food, bad clothes
By Neil Saunders - 11 April 10:14

Sales are up, but clothing needs a rethink.

Watch the origin of money playing out in real-time in Cyprus
By Alex Hern - 10 April 16:11

Credit-backed money could be passed around the nation after the implementation of capital controls.

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High street retailers teeter on the brink
By economia - 10 April 16:09

With every rent day, the threat of redundancy.

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Abenomics seems to be working
By economia - 10 April 10:31

Lee Jong-Wha, former chief economist at the Asian Development Bank, talks about Japan's economic policy.

Apple under fire for "homophobic" comic censorship, but it's Comixology who's to blame
By Alex Hern - 10 April 10:26

SAGA 12 is not for sale due to gay sex. Earlier issues, with explicit hetero sex, are still available.

Ex-HBOS chief asks to give back knighthood: full statement
By New Statesman - 10 April 7:25

"It is with great personal sadness that I have decided to stand down."

RSPB: James Delingpole "has not looked into the evidence in a balanced way"
By Alex Hern - 09 April 11:45

RSPB also currently preparing research note into defecatory habits of <em>Ursae</em> in woodland areas.

Retail sales up: but then January-March has been an exception
By Neil Saunders - 09 April 10:08

We shouldn't call recovery just yet.

Google's strategy for winning the smartphone wars: don't fight the smartphone wars
By Alex Hern - 08 April 17:27

Why beat Apple if you can make money from them?

"Authorities... misread the real cause of the crisis": former Greek finance minister
By economia - 08 April 15:25

Yannos Papantoniou on the Eurozone crisis.

How famous does Facebook think you are?
By Martha Gill - 08 April 12:27

Facebook starts charging users to contact celebrities like Tom Daley.

Philosophy students can prove they are not a spanner. But this isn't always enou
Apprentices "15% more employable" than everyone else. Why only 15?
By New Statesman - 08 April 10:00

You choose plumbing over philosophy; you expect to get a job.

Bitcoin: according to Google trends, Russia is the most Bit-curious country
By New Statesman - 07 April 12:49

UPDATE: Bitcoin up again, now over $150

Amazon's Jeff Bezos has started buying news media: full memo
By New Statesman - 05 April 17:32

Amazon chief invests in Business Insider.

CEOs finally start to cotton on to social media changes
By Richard Cree - 05 April 15:47

Social media is at last becoming a board-level issue.

Draghi, annotated
By Alex Hern - 05 April 11:34

What the ECB president was <em>really</em> thinking.

Why is the price of gold not soaring?
By Nick Beecroft - 05 April 10:04

Here’s why it should be.

Facebook Home launches to eat Google's lunch
By Alex Hern - 05 April 9:15

The company has rolled out a replacement for the Android home screen.