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Feel sorry for Anil Ambani, the debt-strapped head of the Reliance ADA group (ADAG). He has just seen his elder brother Mukesh sign up with BP for a natural gas exploration and marketing deal that will bring at least $7.2bn, and maybe as much as $20bn, into Mukesh Ambani’s already financially-strong Reliance Industries’ (RIL).
Touted as a protégé of nu-folk Brit award winners Mumford and Sons, 19 year-old unsigned singer/songwriter Rachel Sermanni has not only caught the eye of Communion records (co-founded by Mumford’s Ben Lovett) , she was also the youngest act chosen to perform in January’s BBC Celtic Connections festival. If you’re lucky enough to have seen [...]
Big Brother has nothing on this website that tells you all about your future neighbours – or even your current ones. The Online House Hunter reveals all.
Blackpool v Spurs, Premier League, tonight 8pm
Lay under 1.5 goals at 5 to one with Betfair
After a few days when it’s been tricky to find a stand-out bet, there is an obvious one tonight and that’s to expect goals at Bloomfield Road. All but one of Blackpool’s 13 home games has seen at least two [...]
A: Trick question.
B-eat, the UK’s leading Eating Disorder charity has revealed recent research has shown that 72% of those asked to name an Eating Disorder said Anorexia, over half thought that they would be able to spot someone with an Eating Disorder and that was down to the popular, though false belief that such a [...]
Number 516 in the illuminating series. Asked by the Daily Telegraph.
(It’s to do with the Walter Sickert theory. Or the Earl of Oxford. Or the Grassy Knoll. Or something.)
Thanks to Glyn.
By way of a further footnote to my column yesterday suggesting that Britain should pull out of the European Court of Human Rights while remaining signatory to the Convention, a correspondent takes issue with my rather compressed reference to the Chahal judgment of 1996. I wrote:
At other times [Tony Blair] and his home secretaries talked of [...]
So now we know Barclays’ interpretation of its commitment: When Merlin said the 2010 bonus pot was to be calculated “including deferrals” what it meant was deferrals from subsequent years, not previous years.
For a phrase that no one seems to understand, the ‘Big Society’ really does seem to cover a lot of ground. Concerned about less police, cuts to legal aid, fewer hospitals, closed post offices? It turns out you really don’t need to be.
Despotism is one obvious cause; the economy is the other part of the answer. Yet Libya will grow by 6.2 per cent this year, enjoy inflation at 3.5 per cent and have a 20 per cent (of GDP trade surplus), all superior to the UK. The other economies are growing rapidly too; Bahrain by 4.5 [...]
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