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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.

Poverty is more damaging to health than obesity and smoking. These cuts will kill
By Martha Gill - 03 April 18:08

Welfare cuts will render people less able to work.

"Uncomfortable reading": 7 key extracts from the Salz report into Barclays' culture
By Martha Gill - 03 April 13:20

"A few investment bankers seemed to lose a sense of proportion and humility".

Amid the fury, the closure of the social fund is a quiet tragedy
By Carl Packman - 03 April 12:35

This government, the most radical in recent times, is laughing at us, writes Carl Packman

Five questions answered on the RBS investor compensation claim
By Heidi Vella - 03 April 11:50

There is a £3.5bn compensation claim against the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Iain Duncan Smith: "Been there, done that" on £53 a week. He hasn't
By Alex Hern - 03 April 8:27

IDS used the welfare state in his youth, and now he's pulling the ladder up behind him.

Lehman Sisters? Probably
By New Statesman - 02 April 17:50

New research suggests women are just as dangerous as men.

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