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      Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters, Sadler’s Wells, London – review

      London has only a few more chances to see Sylvie Guillem before she retires from the dance stage next year. Next May’s...

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      Chimera, Gate Theatre, London – review

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    4. November 25, 2014

      KSL to buy De Vere’s Village hotels chain for £485m

      The sale of the final chunk of De Vere Group will be completed on Wednesday when an American private equity group seals the...

    5. November 25, 2014

      Pietro Perugino, Maître de Raphael, Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris – review

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    7. November 25, 2014

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    8. November 25, 2014

      Who controls the City? UK’s top fund managers lined up

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    9. November 25, 2014

      Sales of £10m-plus London homes ‘up by a third’

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    10. November 25, 2014

      MPs slam Facebook in Lee Rigby case

      British lawmakers have rebuked Facebook and other US tech companies including Apple, Google and Twitter for withholding...

    11. November 25, 2014

      BT shares higher as O2 deal talk intensifies

      Shares in BT were among the best gainers on a neutral FTSE 100 on Tuesday, as investors warmed to speculation surrounding...

    12. November 24, 2014

      Wanda and Providence weigh bids for Infront Media

      At least two Chinese groups are weighing bids for Infront Media, the Swiss sports marketing group run by the nephew of...

    13. November 24, 2014

      Banks, Brixton Academy, London – review

      R&B, usually so extrovert and expressive, has taken a gothic turn. The pace has slowed down, the mood has got darker....

    14. November 24, 2014

      UK terror measures target schools, prisons and universities

      Universities are to be banned from allowing extremist speakers on to their campuses, and schools and prisons will be legally...

    15. November 24, 2014

      Mota-Engil Africa lists in Amsterdam

      Mota-Engil, Portugal’s largest construction company, has listed its African subsidiary on the Euronext stock exchange as a...

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      The Mayor plays wheelchair tennis

      Steve Parsons/PA Mayor of London Boris Johnson joins some of world’s best wheelchair tennis players outside City Hall in...

    17. November 24, 2014

      UK measures to tackle illegal immigration increase anxiety

      High-profile UK initiatives to control illegal immigration are heightening tensions on both sides of the debate, according...

    18. November 24, 2014

      Music kit maker Focusrite on stairway to Aim float

      A maker of sound equipment founded by a former Led Zeppelin audio engineer plans to float on Aim with a valuation of £80m,...

    19. November 24, 2014

      Terror threat ‘greater than ever’, says Theresa May

      Universities, schools and prisons are among institutions that will be legally obliged to deter radicals from becoming...

    20. November 24, 2014

      Lord Mark Malloch-Brown to chair election technology group SGO

      Lord Mark Malloch-Brown is set to become chairman of the world’s leading provider of election technology this week. The peer...

    21. November 24, 2014

      Global metal trading becomes more difficult to regulate

      Global metals markets are becoming more difficult to regulate as manipulation takes more subtle forms and new trading...

    22. November 24, 2014

      Fortnum & Mason prospers with first new stores in 300 years

      Fortnum & Mason, the luxury food and gift retailer, has reported its highest profits in its 307-year history with its first...

    23. November 23, 2014

      Women in Business: Anne Kiem

      Anne Kiem is chief executive of the Association of Business Schools. She aims to improve the growth of business and the...

    24. November 23, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Nov 24 Consider an MBA The admissions team at MIT Sloan School of Management in the US is running an MBA online...

    25. November 23, 2014

      The Gospel According to the Other Mary, Coliseum, London – review

      It is only a few weeks since John Adams’s opera The Death of Klinghoffer was in the news for provoking outrage in New York....

    26. November 23, 2014

      Howie the Rookie, The Pit, Barbican, London – review

      The 1990s in theatre meant more than “in-yer-face” plays. At the same time as British drama was growing graphic and...

    27. November 23, 2014

      Frazey Ford, Cadogan Hall, London – review

      The last time Frazey Ford played solo in London, this newspaper noted her simultaneous obeisance to Bob Dylan and Otis...

    28. November 23, 2014

      Brazilian police probe British property developer EcoHouse

      A British property developer that raised money from international investors to participate in a landmark Brazilian...

    29. November 23, 2014

      Feedback: A third runway for Heathrow

      Michael Skapinker argued last week that local opposition to a third Heathrow runway was less noisy than often claimed....

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      How to choose a CEO in the energy industry

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    31. November 23, 2014

      Property: A bolt-hole for big chunks of nervous money

      For international capital the London office market serves a very specific function. It is a bolt-hole for big chunks of...

    32. November 21, 2014

      Strategy concerns send TalkTalk lower

      Strategy concerns meant TalkTalk missed out on a London market rebound on Friday. Berenberg gave TalkTalk a “sell” rating,...

    33. November 21, 2014

      Finance groups told to improve complaints handling

      The City watchdog has asked financial services groups to improve their complaints procedures after identifying shortcomings...

    34. November 21, 2014

      US citizenship returns to tax Boris

      London mayor Boris Johnson has found that his American passport has put him in conflict with the Internal Revenue Service,...

    35. November 21, 2014

      A crowded market, but promising

      As 2014 draws to a close, here’s three ideas to think about. One is high-risk, another medium, and the last is more of a...

    36. November 21, 2014

      Pole position in Mayfair

      The well-known auctioneer, curator and man-about-town Simon de Pury and his wife Michaela have teamed up as “de Pury de...

    37. November 21, 2014

      More theatre reviews and previews

      Dick Whittington and His Cat, Lyric Hammersmith, London A pantomime from a theatre that has cracked the art of divine...

    38. November 21, 2014

      Wholly family: Tena Stivicic’s ‘3 Winters’ at the National Theatre, London

      There is a picture of Tena Stivicic’s great-grandma on the rehearsal room wall at the National Theatre. But not for...

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