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George Kerevan says the leaders of Scotland’s booming financial sector see the prospect of independence under an SNP government as an opportunity rather than a threat
When I first moved to Britain in 1995, after a misspent youth in France, there were few Gallic accents to be heard outside the tourist hotspots.
Singapore’s property market is roaring. I know that because our lease will soon expire and our landlady wants 70 per cent more rent than she did in 2004.
Neil Collins meets Guillaume Pepy, France’s top railwayman, and asks what lessons Britain can learn from the record-breaking success of the TGV network
The regulator of premium-rate telephone services, ICSTIC, is investigating television companies which dangle prizes before viewers’ eyes and then make it extremely difficult to claim them.
Margareta Pagano visits Kingspan, a family-run firm at the forefront of zero-carbon building technology
To Armoury House, headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company, for lunch with the recruiting officer
Edie Lush says competition from digital channels and the internet imperils the financial viability of Britain’s most provocative television broadcaster
Gordon Brown’s 11th and final Budget was a masterpiece of spin and obfuscation
Nigeria ...it’s more than what you think it is.
Jussi Pylkkanen, president of Christie’s Europe, says buyers from Russia, China and the Middle East are driving art prices to record highs
A duvet day’s as good as a pay rise
High-street icons are safe in private hands
There’ll be dancing on the Hoe again as Drake’s port begins to punch its weight
Tips from Jamie’s Kitchen
Gordon will hang on to his nice little earner
The risk of cataclysm has not gone away
How to avoid the Shanghai surprise
The real credit crisis: the nation refuses to give any to Gordon Brown
The OFT’s recipe for fecklessness
Europe’s fear of the energy superpower to its east began in earnest when Russia cut gas supplies to Ukraine
The shipwreck of the last buccaneer
War has already been declared in Iran — between Coca-Cola and the theocrats
Judi Bevan meets Marcus Agius, the new chairman of the high-street bank that faces a storm of customer protest and a constant buzz of takeover and merger rumours
America’s Goldilocks economy