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Banking on victory for the Scottish Nationalists

12 April 2007 8:56 am

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

Can Sarko halt France’s decline?

12 April 2007 8:54 am

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.

The island state that wishes it could be towed to less murky waters

12 April 2007 8:52 am

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.

French trains: faster, cheaper, greener, sexier

4 April 2007 2:47 pm

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

A way out of this Kafkaesque world

4 April 2007 2:44 pm

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.

Market-leading eco-warriors

4 April 2007 2:41 pm

Margareta Pagano visits Kingspan, a family-run firm at the forefront of zero-carbon building technology

In business since 1537, the City companythat’s acquiring targets in Basra

4 April 2007 2:39 pm

To Armoury House, headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company, for lunch with the recruiting officer

Channel 4 heads closer to the edge

28 March 2007 3:13 pm

Edie Lush says competition from digital channels and the internet imperils the financial viability of Britain’s most provocative television broadcaster

A radical, reforming Budget? No – it was tax-and-spin as usual

28 March 2007 3:12 pm

Gordon Brown’s 11th and final Budget was a masterpiece of spin and obfuscation

Not so dark continent

28 March 2007 3:09 pm

Nigeria ...it’s more than what you think it is.

Auctioneer by appointment to the world’s new rich

21 March 2007 6:33 pm

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

21 March 2007 6:31 pm

A duvet day’s as good as a pay rise

High-street icons are safe in private hands

21 March 2007 6:07 pm

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

21 March 2007 6:05 pm

There’ll be dancing on the Hoe again as Drake’s port begins to punch its weight

Tips from Jamie’s Kitchen

15 March 2007 8:51 am

Tips from Jamie’s Kitchen

Gordon will hang on to his nice little earner

15 March 2007 8:49 am

Gordon will hang on to his nice little earner

The risk of cataclysm has not gone away

15 March 2007 8:47 am

The risk of cataclysm has not gone away

How to avoid the Shanghai surprise

15 March 2007 8:45 am

How to avoid the Shanghai surprise

The real credit crisis: the nation refuses to give any to Gordon Brown

14 March 2007 6:24 pm

The real credit crisis: the nation refuses to give any to Gordon Brown

The OFT’s recipe for fecklessness

8 March 2007 7:41 am

The OFT’s recipe for fecklessness

Pipeline politics is the new Great Game

8 March 2007 7:38 am

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

8 March 2007 7:35 am

The shipwreck of the last buccaneer

War has already been declared in Iran — between Coca-Cola and the theocrats

8 March 2007 7:33 am

War has already been declared in Iran — between Coca-Cola and the theocrats

Barclays’ new head gardener

1 March 2007 7:41 am

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

1 March 2007 7:40 am

America’s Goldilocks economy