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García Martín sends email quoting English poet to staff
If companies want multilingual workers, they should pay a premium for them
An engaging account of how intellectuals in Asia and the Middle East responded to European imperialism
From Mr Fedele Confalonieri, Chairman, Mediaset
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Andrew Motion’s sequel to ‘Treasure Island’ captures something of the old magic
George Osborne should have cut the top rate of income tax all the way back to 40%
Yangon hopes to save architectural history
Years of Burmese isolation have left Rangoon with streets of perfectly preserved colonial buildings, but just as the tourists begin to return, the city’s rich architectural heritage is coming under threat
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John Sutherland’s idiosyncratic and erudite compendium of fiction writers’ biographies
As the west counts the costs of foreign adventurism, nostalgia for the British empire gives way to a renewed sense of shame
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