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The folly of paying bankers in shares, Eagle Eye

The folly of paying bankers in shares

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.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 3:16 pm

A Shadow Chancellor from Outside the Shadow Cabinet?, Eagle Eye

A Shadow Chancellor from Outside the Shadow Cabinet?

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 [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 2:40 pm

Q & A on the NBA transfer deadline day, Sport

Q & A on the NBA transfer deadline day

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.

By | Sport | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 1:09 pm

Championship preview: Swans seek to glide past Leeds as fans predict promotion outcome, Sport

Championship preview: Swans seek to glide past Leeds as fans predict promotion outcome

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 [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 12:58 pm

World of weather: climate change could increase the risk of human illness, Notebook

World of weather: climate change could increase the risk of human illness

Scientists at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) have unveiled new research on how climate change could increase the risk of human illness originating from ocean, coastal and Great Lakes ecosystems.

By | Notebook | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 11:10 am

Caught & Social: Small’s fashion bash turns Wyld night of dance moves, Notebook

Caught & Social: Small’s fashion bash turns Wyld night of dance moves

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 11:02 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Final countdown, Notebook

Today from i: Final countdown

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 10:48 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 10:38 am

Ear To The Ground: Smiler, Notebook

Ear To The Ground: Smiler

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’.

By | Notebook | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 10:19 am

Online House Hunter: Those essential links, Property

Online House Hunter: Those essential links

Our Online House Hunter shares those essential bookmarks that will help you find your new home…

By | Property | Friday, 25 February 2011 at 7:00 am

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