Murdoch woos pinko for Thunderer shock.
Rupert Murdoch, Bernie Ecclestone, the Hindujas, Berlusconi, and now Lakshmi Mittal: can these reall
The problem with new Labour is not so much its deep involvement with business as its ignorance of it. Distance lends enchantment.
The connection between Enron, the MMR vaccine and the steel firm owned by Lakshmi Mittal, a Labour Party donor, may not be immediately obvious - except that all three, to use the political correspondents' favourite word, "embarrassed" Tony Blair while he was trying to focus on his mission to Afr
How much rope to give employees? Enough to hang themselves? Probably. Enough to string up the entire organisation? Hmmm. That's taking the light management touch a little too far.
Why, Americans are finally beginning to ask themselves, are they not universally loved? An answer is usually instantly available: it is because American "values" and "freedoms" make the rest of the world jealous.
Last month, Enron. This month, Lakshmi Mittal, the Indian-born businessman. There may be no brown envelopes, but "cash for access" allegations are beginning to haunt this government in the same way that they did the last Tory administration.
They grew up in the postwar cities, offering a clean, air-conditioned respite and a cheeseburger. Bu