Cultural Capital
15 January 2012
Given Hollywood's relative historic disregard for the Bosnian war, Angelina Jolie's directorial debut was always going...
Star Spangled Staggers
03 January 2012
Mitt RomneyMitt Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, is the son of Republican Party politician George W....
Business
28 December 2011
Unemployment is expected to rise to 2.85m in 2012 and peak at 2.9m in 2013, a leading business group has predicted.A...
Star Spangled Staggers
23 December 2011
1.Payroll tax bill passes (Politico)Congress today easily approved a two-month extension of the payroll tax break and...
Business
23 December 2011
Visa has predicted that today will be the busiest shopping day to date, with consumers set to spend more than £1.5bn on...
Economics
23 December 2011
Activity in Britain's services sector dropped in October at the fastest pace since April, according to new data from...
Business
23 December 2011
The government has revealed plans to ban the imposition of "excessive" fees on certain credit or debit card...
Business
22 December 2011
British Airways owner IAG has agreed to buy BMI from Lufthansa for £172.5m, with completion of the takeover predicted...
Economics
22 December 2011
The Office for National Statistics has announced that the UK economy grew slightly faster than expected in the third...
Energy/Clean tech
22 December 2011
The European Court of Justice today backed EU plans to levy an emissions tax called the Emissions Trading System (ETS)...
Business
22 December 2011
Business secretary Vince Cable yesterday pledged that the coalition will make the economy less dependent on the finance...
Consumer/Retail
22 December 2011
Thorntons this morning issued a profits warning, blaming high promotional activity and weak consumer spending."...
Business
21 December 2011
Most of us are suspicious of any claim to the fusion of business with activism.Historically, companies' interest in the...
The Staggers
20 December 2011
The drowning of hundreds of Australia-bound asylum seekers in Indonesian waters this week has highlighted, once again,...
Media
19 December 2011
Over 12m people tuned in to McFly star Harry Judd's appearance on the final of Strictly Come Dancing last night, but...

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