Encouraging growth figures from the world’s biggest economy cheered global stock markets yesterday as the Federal Reserve’s chair Janet Yellen said the US was strong enough to fend off the recent turmoil.
The chief executive of HSS, the UK’s largest tool-hire company, quit yesterday after a torrid six months marked by a string of profit warnings and 70 per cent collapse in the share price.
Stand by, Rotherham. Watch out, Walsall. By venturing as far afield as the north-west city of Urumqi on his trip to China this week, George Osborne hopes that Chinese dignitaries jetting into London next month will follow his lead and venture off the track normally beaten on state visits.
The bitter feud between Hewlett-Packard and former executives of Autonomy took another twist yesterday after two ex-directors of the British tech company claimed HP knew recorded revenue growth would be warped after the takeover.
When Rodney Leach was a young classics tutor at Oxford, he started the Oxford-Hungarian relief fund, helping refugees oppressed by the Russian invasion of 1956.
A rare confluence of a lunar eclipse and a supermoon set to happen this weekend has prompted such widespread fear of an impending apocalypse that the Mormon Church was compelled to issue a statement cautioning its members to not believe the end of the world is near.
The director of TV drama Wolf Hall, Peter Kosminsky, has revealed he had “a row” with the Culture Secretary on Thursday over the future of the BBC.
The Obama administration has discovered a further chain of emails that Hillary Clinton failed to disclose when giving over a supposed full record of work related correspondence during her time as Secretary of State.