Sunday, November 19, 2017

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Deutsche Bank: European banks need to compete

John Cryan, the British-born chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has a refreshing habit of speaking plainly. Five months...

My granddaughter will be 35 in 2050. I grieve that she will know silent...

It was 8 November, 2011 and I had just had one of the best days of my parliamentary career. We had made history when the Senate adopted legislation to implement an emissions trading...

Hammond to back help for 'scale-up' champions

The Chancellor will give his backing next week for a multibillion-pound support package aimed at transforming the prospects of some of Britain's fastest-growing companies. ...

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings. One of the unidentified men being sold in the grainy cell phone...

Hammond’s budget big five: cuts, pay, housing, roads and students

Philip Hammond will face his toughest test as chancellor on Wednesday when he stands up to deliver his third and most important budget statement. By comparison, the 2016 autumn statement and this year’s...

AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64

The AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died, aged 64, after living with dementia for about 10 years, the band announced. A statement on the band’s website said: “Today it is with deep...

Older people face paying £34,000 a year to go into a care home

The cost of being in a UK care home rose at its fastest rate last year and is now an average of £33,904 a year – up almost 10% on the 2016 figure. Ahead...

How Saad Hariri's resignation could backfire on Saudi

On Sunday night, when Hariri went on Lebanese television for the first time to explain his sudden resignation a week earlier, he looked exhausted. "I wanted to make a positive shock for the...

Asos overtakes M&S – is this the UK high street's Tesla moment?

Marks & Spencer has been usurped by online rival Asos in what has been described as the high street’s “Tesla moment” as old retailing stalwarts get overtaken by new online rivals. The 17-year-old fashion...

Richard Ratcliffe: ‘I have no space for rage. But our government has not been...

Famous people often swear that they never read their own reviews. Some are lying, but as the policy is manifestly wise, on the whole, I believe them. I cannot, however, recall anyone claiming...

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Giant Solomon Islands rat believed to eat coconuts discovered

A mysterious and elusive species of giant rat that lives in the dense rainforest canopy of the Solomon Islands, and is reputed to...