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    1. February 19, 2014

      Phone-hacking trial: Tony Blair offered to be ‘adviser’, jury told

      Tony Blair offered to be an “adviser” to Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News International, tycoon Rupert Murdoch, and...

    2. February 4, 2013

      Wide losses on Wall Street include Gannett

      US equities suffered their largest drop of the new year, pulling back sharply from multiyear highs after a broad sell-off on...

    1. November 10, 2012

      BBC director-general Entwistle resigns

      George Entwistle has resigned as director-general of the BBC, saying it was the “honourable thing” to do in light of a...

    2. October 1, 2012

      Speak, or forever hold your notes

      ● Ed Miliband’s speech today is being billed as “highly personal”, but will the Labour leader go one step further by...

    3. March 19, 2012

      Thompson to leave BBC stronger but poorer

      Mark Thompson, who will step down as BBC director-general after this summer’s London Olympics, took over the running of the...

    4. June 3, 2011

      Weak jobs figures weigh on Wall St

      Cyclical groups reacted sharply to a US job market report that missed already modest expectations. Technology, down 1.4 per...

    5. March 11, 2011

      British institutions: the BBC

      A few minutes to 10pm in Studio N6 and the most striking thing is the serenity. Newspapers on deadline often give the...

    6. February 18, 2011

      Who can blame witnesses for wanting to protect themselves from bullies?

      From Mr Robert McIvor. Sir, “It would be best if executives weren’t so trained up,” complains select committee debutante...

    7. December 28, 2010

      Equities edge back in fashion

      The lure of returns may be enough to entice individual investors back to the US stock market next year for the first time...

    8. December 20, 2010

      Wall Street edges higher on flurry of deals

      US stocks nudged up as end-of-year deal activity and a rise in online holiday shopping failed to inspire significant gains....

    9. December 13, 2010

      Tenacious reporter to boost opposition spin

      Ed Miliband is poised to appoint Tom Baldwin, a former Times journalist, to be his head of press as the Labour leader beefs...

    10. October 29, 2010

      Taking a chance

      Michael Smyth, one of the more eclectic partners at Clifford Chance, retires as its head of public policy. Mr Smyth – whose...

    11. October 22, 2010

      Kelly post-mortem documents published

      The official post-mortem on the body of David Kelly showed his wounds were “typical of self-inflicted injury”, according to...

    12. October 20, 2010

      US stocks rally on positive earnings

      A return in demand for air travel boosted earnings at aeroplane manufacturer Boeing as well as airlines, helping US stocks...

    13. The World

      August 17, 2010

      The "murder" of David Kelly - or not, as the case may be

      I am not a conspiracy-minded person. But I like a good scandal as much as the next man, so I was faintly thrilled to see...

    14. June 12, 2010

      Prelude to Power

      Prelude to Power: The Alastair Campbell Diaries Volume I, by Alastair Campbell, Hutchinson RRP£25, 774 pages The very first...

    15. March 2, 2010

      Thom Yorke

      Sixty-five days to go until May 6, the likely date of the UK general election, and things are looking a bit blank as regards...

    16. March 1, 2010

      Thom Yorke, Cambridge Corn Exchange

      Folk singer manqué: Thom Yorke Sixty-five days to go until May 6, the likely date of the UK general election, and things are...

    17. The World

      November 24, 2009

      Be wary in predicting a Chilcot outcome

      By James Blitz, the FT’s defence and diplomatic editor Britain’s official  inquiry into the Iraq war begins today, amid...

    18. October 8, 2009

      Europe must look beyond Blair for a credible president

      From Mr Carne Ross. Sir, So Tony Blair is being considered for the job of European Union president (October 6). I was the...

    19. July 28, 2009

      Auntie under fire: a history

      Since its foundation in 1922, the BBC has rarely left long between arguments with politicians. In 1926, Winston Churchill,...

    20. May 4, 2009

      Voodoo Histories

      Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History By David Aaronovitch Jonathan Cape, £17.99 FT...

    21. April 16, 2009

      Grade sues Times and Dyke for libel

      Michael Grade, the executive chairman of ITV, has issued a writ for libel against Greg Dyke and The Times in a case which,...

    22. February 24, 2009

      Five: 15, Oran Mór, Glasgow

      The student cleaner dreams of the future while dusting an old couple’s home. She sees them as decrepit – but no sooner has...

    23. December 20, 2008

      Directors Deals

      Francis Ives, chairman at Cyril Sweett Group boosted his holding in the property consultancy, hoping to stem unremitting...

    24. October 30, 2008

      Tensions reborn

      Flare-ups between ministers and the BBC over Today programme running-orders or the tone of war coverage has long provided...

    25. September 9, 2008

      Pssst . . . get smart and wipe out whistleblowing

      What begins as an informal, well-intentioned conversation over soft drinks at a London hotel can end a few weeks later in a...

    26. August 25, 2008

      Wall Street stocks sell off on credit fears

      US stocks suffered a sharp sell-off on Monday as concerns about the credit crisis, higher oil prices and the health of the...

    27. May 28, 2008

      UBS warning over real estate puts focus on financials

      US stocks moved slightly higher in afternoon trade yesterday as the market struggled for direction following the holiday...

    28. May 28, 2008

      Oil price fall adds to gains as equities seek clear direction

      US stocks ended higher yesterday after struggling for clear direction through the course of the session following the...

    29. May 27, 2008

      US stocks gain buoyed by oil price drops

      US stocks ended higher yesterday after struggling for clear direction through the course of the session following the...

    30. May 6, 2008

      Equities run out of steam as crude hits $120

      The turnround in sentiment for stocks and credit risk since the credit crunch peaked in mid-March showed signs of...

    31. March 7, 2008

      Gilliganbeginagain

      "It didn't damage my reputation long term," a defiant Andrew Gilligan told The Independent earlier this week. He was...

    32. March 6, 2008

      Labour Bourbons take the biscuit

      It was Charles de Talleyrand-Périgord, the French diplomat, who said of the Bourbons that “they have learnt nothing and...

    33. February 3, 2008

      Lastminute founders tackle interiors

      Brent Hoberman and Martha Lane Fox, founders of travel website lastminute.com, have teamed up on a new internet venture for...

    34. August 28, 2007

      Notebook: Swearing blind in the Commons

      As the political circus starts up again, stand by for more suggestions on how Gordon Brown can meet his pledge to “rebalance...

    35. July 25, 2007

      Another fine mess from the Blairite blue period

      Gordon Brown has already cheerfully abandoned a number of his predecessor's more ill-considered projects, the Manchester...

    36. July 24, 2007

      Another fine mess from the Blairite blue period

      Gordon Brown has already cheerfully abandoned a number of his predecessor’s more ill-considered projects, the Manchester...

    37. July 19, 2007

      Blair took Murdoch calls just before war

      Tony Blair took three telephone calls from Rupert Murdoch in 10 days before the Iraq war, it emerged yesterday after the...

    38. July 18, 2007

      BBC digests ominous news

      The Hutton report into the death of David Kelly cast a shadow over BBC journalism. The BBC’s own scouring of its library for...

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