Paying bonuses in shares does not automatically align the interests of bankers with shareholders. And the new safeguards are probably too weak to make any substantive difference to bankers’ behaviour.
Ed Miliband wanted his brother David to be shadow chancellor, rather than Ed Balls, when Alan Johnson stood down. So The Sun reported yesterday and it has not been denied. I can imagine why David was not keen: having to take orders from his brother, with whose politics he disagrees, while fending off the continuing [...]
Michael Kim, host of ESPN America’s SportsCenter, talks to ESPN’s resident NBA expert Mark Stein about the league’s recent big name trades and his support for Manchester City.
The Swans are swimming upstream. After gliding past the play-off place current, by drowning Middlesbrough, Doncaster and Coventry in defeat, Swansea look happy in second place. Their visitors in tomorrow’s lunch-time meeting keep afflicting opposing coaches with worry, for Simon Grayson’s Leeds are unbeaten in seven games, the latest three of which have been awash [...]
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South London’s Smiler is an up-and-coming UK rapper who is planning on “bringing back that ‘95 rap sound into the post-millennium.” Having grown up listening to the likes of Nas and fellow rap stars of that era, Smiler was so impressed by the way they rhymed that he couldn’t help but pick up a pen and pad and eventually started writing some bars of his own. 2006 was the year when he launched himself into the UK music scene with his first video for the track, ‘Neighbourhood’.
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