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    1. July 17, 2016

      Feedback: How to phrase a resignation

      Lucy Kellaway wrote last week about how to phrase a resignation, from a tweet by Top Gear’s Chris Evans to a quaver in...

    2. July 10, 2016

      Say ‘I quit’ with the perfect resignation

      Who said this: “It has been a very long journey. Not at every stage of the way an easy one, although it has been...

    1. July 4, 2016

      Chris Evans steps down from BBC’s Top Gear show

      Chris Evans has announced he is stepping down from the BBC’s Top Gear after the show’s audience fell by more than half...

    2. June 4, 2016

      ‘Top Gear’ goes into reverse with Chris Evans in the driving seat

      Twelve minutes into watching the BBC’s attempt to restart the motoring show Top Gear , you know it is stalling. Then it...

    3. May 30, 2016

      Relaunched ‘Top Gear’ misses its host’s viewing figures target

      The relaunch of the BBC’s Top Gear programme was watched by 4.4m people, falling short of the 5m target that Chris...

    4. May 29, 2016

      ‘Top Gear’ doesn’t reinvent wheel — but sticks in second

      “I wonder when they finished the first prototype if they stood back and looked at it and said, yes, nailed it,” says...

    5. April 28, 2016

      Captain America: Civil War — film review: ‘Infectious’

      In the latest instalment of the Avengers series, Captain America: Civil War, the actual bad guy is pointedly muted. All...

    6. July 30, 2015

      Amazon pays $250m to sign departing Top Gear trio for new show

      Amazon has signed the departing presenters of BBC’s Top Gear show in a blockbuster $250m deal, as internet groups...

    7. July 20, 2015

      The BBC funding debate and the danger of open letters

      As the BBC approaches its charter review, and with cuts threatened, an open letter to the prime minister signed by more...

    8. August 22, 2014

      Captain America: The Winter Soldier – DVD review

      Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, 2014 Disney It’s not easy being a superhero: if the supervillains don’t get you, the...

    9. March 27, 2014

      Captain America: The Winter Soldier – film review

      In superhero stories the fight for justice goes on forever. Or so it can seem to a reviewer watching Captain America:...

    10. August 27, 2013

      Voice that offers a world service

      Peter Baker has shown a knack for capitalising on cultural trends throughout his life. As a child in the 1960s his...

    11. June 6, 2013

      Cinema reviews: Behind the Candelabra, The Stone Roses: Made of Stone and After Earth

      The Financial Times, like many companies, urges its staff to disclose private interests. So here is mine regarding...

    12. February 1, 2013

      Classic cars investing: wheels of fortune

      In his nostalgic ballad “Made in England” Elton John pays tribute to a blue Cortina, but he would have been closer to...

    13. January 25, 2013

      Wales to inject £50m into biotech sector

      The Welsh government has earmarked more than £50m to back a new investment fund designed to boost fledgling life...

    14. November 2, 2012

      Classic car driving with the FT: Nick Mason

      You have to admire the former Pink Floyd drummer, Nick Mason. Not because the group’s longest-serving member helped the...

    15. April 26, 2012

      Great moment is far from Close

      At a certain point in their careers most stars go nuts over a certain part, long-fostering a project as it batters...

    16. March 11, 2012

      Merlin founder backs Welsh biotechs

      Sir Chris Evans, the biotech entrepreneur, is unapologetic. The Welsh government, he says, has to start picking...

    17. beyondbrics

      August 1, 2011

      Oxford Limited heads to India

      Nobody wants to miss the emerging market consumer bandwagon. And that includes the increasingly cash-conscious...

    18. May 31, 2011

      LME concerned about LCH.Clearnet ‘viability’

      The London Metal Exchange has warned that decisions by IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) and NYSE Liffe to build their own...

    19. Westminster Blog

      September 26, 2010

      Only one MP defected from David Miliband camp

      Crucial to the Ed Miliband camp’s narrative was the idea that the YouGov poll in early September – which for the first...

    20. August 7, 2010

      Sale of the week: Classic cars

      Sale: Gooding and Company, Pebble Beach classic car auctions Location: Pebble Beach Equestrian Centre, Pebble Beach,...

    21. August 5, 2010

      Radio listening at highest rate for decade

      Radio listening is at its highest rate for a decade, as half a million more people tuned in during the second quarter...

    22. February 27, 2010

      The big stories

      The question of bankers' pay resurfaced on cue when Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group published results...

    23. February 22, 2010

      EMI shelves Abbey Road sale

      EMI has set aside plans to sell the totemic Abbey Road Studios after a public outcry to save it for the nation,...

    24. February 22, 2010

      EMI shelves Abbey Road sale

      EMI has shelved plans to sell the totemic Abbey Road Studios after a public outcry to save it for the nation, according...

    25. February 21, 2010

      EMI suspends plan to sell Abbey Road

      EMI has shelved plans to sell the totemic Abbey Road Studios after a public outcry to save it for the nation, according...

    26. February 21, 2010

      LME to launch minor metals contracts

      The London Metal Exchange will deepen its reach on Monday by launching derivatives contracts on cobalt and molybdenum,...

    27. February 19, 2010

      LME to offer two new metals contracts

      The London Metal Exchange said on Friday it would launch the world’s first cobalt and molybdenum futures contracts next...

    28. February 16, 2010

      BBC tells Radio 2 to serve older listeners

      The BBC's governing body has told Radio 2 it must retain its focus on older listeners, just months after Terry Wogan...

    29. February 15, 2010

      BBC Radio 2 told not to forget oldies

      The BBC’s governing body has told Radio 2 it must retain its focus on older listeners, just months after Terry Wogan...

    30. February 9, 2010

      Australia toughens rules for immigrant workers

      Australia has rejected 20,000 immigration applications as part of a package of reforms designed to address skills...

    31. February 8, 2010

      Australia rejects 20,000 would-be immigrants

      Australia has rejected 20,000 immigration applications as part of a package of reforms designed to address skills...

    32. May 22, 2009

      Claire Robertson: A pick ‘n’ mix revival

      Claire Robertson, 34, worked her way up at Woolworths over 18 years, starting out as a 15-year-old Saturday girl at...

    33. March 17, 2009

      Australia to slash quota of skilled migrants

      Australia is set to cut back on its quota of skilled migrants by 14 per cent in an effort to safeguard jobs for...

    34. March 17, 2009

      Home Office defends migrant policy after Canberra move

      Australia is to cut back on its quota of skilled migrants by 14 per cent in an effort to safeguard jobs for Australian...

    35. February 13, 2009

      Rudd to revive fiscal stimulus after suffering Senate defeat

      Australia's Senate yesterday blocked legislation authorising a A$42bn fiscal stimulus, ignoring warnings from Kevin...

    36. February 6, 2009

      BBC refuses to disclose radio stars' fees

      Controversy over how much the BBC pays its stars reignited yesterday after a National Audit Office investigation was...

    37. February 5, 2009

      BBC refuses to disclose radio stars’ fees

      Controversy over how much the BBC pays its stars reignited on Thursday after a National Audit Office investigation was...

    38. October 28, 2008

      Rare classic cars at economic crossroads

      In the opening sequence of Quantum of Solace, James Bond races an Aston Martin DBS supercar from Lake Garda and through...

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