Other people's business


Bank of Japan announces massive asset-purchase programme
By Alex Hern - 22 January 8:00

£90bn of government assets purchased each month starting in January 2014.

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How does Apple keep its prices so regular?
By Alex Hern - 21 January 14:32

It's not just the iron will of Tim Cook…

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How British industry is missing out on the green economy
By Joey Gardiner - 21 January 11:46

Where's that rose garden Cameron promised?

CPS to crack down on tax evasion
By Alex Hern - 21 January 11:06

A populist move, which may be less popular than expected.

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Vickers' "electric fence" - are bankers' DIY skills up to it?
By James Ratcliff - 21 January 10:56

Cows, cricket, and dangerous fences.

The helplessness of the redundant
By Caitlin Leyshon - 19 January 12:48

Before letting rip at HMV staff, remember that while you have lost your £10 gift card, the person you are screaming at has lost their livelihood.

UK retail sales fell - who were the biggest casualties?
By New Statesman - 18 January 11:24

Blockbuster, HMV, Jessops and more.

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Daily Express redirects searches to owner's lottery
By Alex Hern - 17 January 12:07

Heavy cross-promotion.

Why I won't use Facebook to leave comments on news sites
By Dominic Ponsford - 17 January 10:09

Facebook is private, surely?

Is the writing on the wall for Facebook?
By Catriona Harvey-Jenner - 16 January 15:45

Has the Facebook fad seen its day?

Facebook launches "Graph Search": future of the web or stalker tools?
By Alex Hern - 16 January 11:43

And what does it mean for the bottom line.

A man holds HMV bags outside a branch of the music retailer in central London.
Why do we mourn the high street? It was never a nice place to be
By Steven Baxter - 16 January 9:56

Let's be honest - online or out-of-town shopping is just less hassle, isn't it?

Tesco clears shelves of horsemeat burgers
By New Statesman - 16 January 9:09

Investigations start.

HMV dying has nothing to do with Amazon's tax avoidance
By Alex Hern - 15 January 11:51

How do you fight a behemoth which needn't profit?

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Whistleblowers: should they get more protection?
By Paul Smethurst - 14 January 18:45

The process could be simplified.

Five questions answered on new flat rate pension proposal
By Heidi Vella - 14 January 10:45

Who will benefit, and who will miss out?

The NHS: even more cherished than the monarchy and the army
By Sunder Katwala - 14 January 10:43

New polling by British Future shows that while attitudes to the NHS have fluctuated, commitment to its founding principles has remained remarkably consistent.

December ABC figures: it doesn't look good
By Dominic Ponsford - 11 January 16:31

Sales all down except for Guardian, Telegraph, Financial Times.

Five questions answered on Honda’s jobs losses announcement
By Heidi Vella - 11 January 11:40

Axing 800 members of staff.

Liononomics: hard cash trumps t-shirts with fluffy lions on them
By New Statesman - 10 January 19:11

Why WWF campaigners should have been working for the Zambian tourist board.