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Mohammed Emwazi: 'Jihadi John was my best worker', IT boss of Isis militant says

The British graduate unmasked in reports as the Isis executioner known as Jihadi John was a model employee, "calm and decent" and "very good with ...

Rebekah Brooks: Former Sun and News of the World editor reportedly poised for News Corp return as Storyful boss

Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the now-defunct tabloid News of the World and the Sun and a much trusted lieutenant of Rupert Murdoch, may ...

Warren Buffett: I know who's taking over as Berkshire Hathaway CEO - but I'm not telling

Warren Buffett, the 84-year-old Sage of Omaha, has identified his successor, but is not telling anyone who it is yet. In his 50th annual letter to ...

Business Secretary Vince Cable warns interest rate rises could hit Londoners

Homeowners in London could be “very badly exposed” if the Bank of England raises interest rates in the coming years, the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, ...

Civil Aviation Authority rejects advice to reform board

Britain’s aviation regulator has rejected a proposal to overhaul its board structure in order to improve corporate governance, as recommended by the Big Four accountancy ...

Week Ahead: After the bloodbath at Standard Chartered investors are prepared to be disappointed

Just how bad will the damage be for Standard Chartered? After the boardroom bloodbath this week, investors are prepared for disappointment when the emerging markets ...

Sports attractions fuel capital's hotel boom

London is in the midst of a hotel boom as a growing economy and events such as this year’s rugby World Cup push occupancy rates ...

David Prosser: Small businesses hold the key to raising Britain's productivity

Improving productivity is the next big challenge for the UK’s economic policymakers. It represents an opportunity to confront one of the most awkward questions facing ...

End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how Corporation is funded

The BBC will back a radical overhaul of the licence fee, paving the way for the end of the current system of funding the state ...

End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded

The BBC will back a radical overhaul of the licence fee, paving the way for the end of the current system of funding the state ...

The BBC deserves to be placed on a secure financial footing

The arrival of the digital age is shaking up the world of television. Average TV viewing times are dropping as people abandon the “box in ...

Conservatives would limit cost of 200,000 starter homes

A Conservative government will make 200,000 homes available for first-time buyers under the age of 40 by 2020, David Cameron will promise today. His announcement ...

Private hospitals ‘lack facilities to deal with emergencies’, study finds

NHS patients are putting their lives at risk by opting for operations in private hospitals which lack the facilities to deal with emergencies if things ...

Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut

Nearly 100,000 of the poorest children in the UK went hungry last year because their parents’ benefits were stopped or cut, according to a report ...

Sixty five young adults and teenagers have died in prison in last four years, report finds

Sixty five young adults and teenagers have died in prison in four years, a new report reveals. The study by the charity INQUEST into the deaths ...

Jihadi John: Former teacher says Mohammed Emwazi had anger management therapy in secondary school

A former teacher of Mohammed Emwazi has said he received anger management therapy in secondary school after he was unmasked as the Isis militant Jihadi ...

The head of the Fed says it should be apolitical. Good luck with that

For Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve, 2015 is going to be a very different and possibly very difficult year. With Republicans taking charge ...

Music industry requires perfect pitch if it is to survive these key changes

Whenever Lucian Grainge comes to town, he has a straight choice between attending a music industry event and heading to the Emirates stadium to catch ...

Airbus commits to a British future

The head of Europe’s largest plane maker, Airbus, has said the company will not pull out of Britain if the result of May’s general election ...

Market Report: InterContinental Hotels Group is on the march

InterContinental Hotels Group is on the march, with the tipsters betting the hotel chain could pay investors for staying. Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded IHG ...

Battered Quindell set to cut back to the core

The embattled insurance outsourcer Quindell could sell off multiple parts of the business in an effort to repair its battered reputation in the City. Its new ...

Pugachev's fight suffers setbacks

Sergei Pugachev, the Russian billionaire who lives in London with the socialite Alexandra Tolstoy, has suffered a series of setbacks in his attempts to stave ...

Lloyds pays first dividend since crisis and Horta-Osorio gets £11m

Lloyds is to pay its first dividend since the financial crisis but faces a growing controversy over the huge rewards handed to its executives as ...

MySale promises steadier journey after float chaos

MySale, the “flash sale”  e-tailer backed by Sir Philip Green, promised investors yesterday that it is on track to at least break even this year ...

Profits in steep ascent at owner of BA

Surging demand for transatlantic flights and a turnaround at Spain’s Iberia helped International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, more than double profits to ...

Babcock to demand more state money for nuclear clean-up

A Babcock International-led consortium is set to demand hundreds of millions in extra taxpayer money to decontaminate 12 historic nuclear sites, despite only getting starting ...

Boris Nemtsov shot dead: President Obama condemns brutal killing of Putin opponent

President Barack Obama has condemned the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Obama said in a statement that Nemtsov was brutally murdered and called ...

Juliet Stevenson interview: The actor on Wolf Hall, King Lear, and class in British theatre

You've played a number of monumental female roles – Winnie in Happy Days, Hedda Gabler, Cressida, Isabella in Measure for Measure. Which have you felt ...

20th-century terrorists: The bizarre story of two jihadis in the Australian outback

In November 1914, acting under pressure from his German ally, the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed V, who doubled as Caliph of all Muslims, issued a holy ...

Ray Winstone interview: The actor on his latest film The Gunman, life, death and the NHS

With a gravelly chuckle that is equal parts beer and Benson & Hedges, Ray Winstone is considering his epitaph. "Here lies a transvestite schizophrenic." He's only ...

Seven Chelsea FC fans identified in St Pancras station 'racist chanting' footage

Seven men sought by police investigating racist chanting at a railway station after a Chelsea Champions League football match this month have all been identified, ...

Zero-hours contracts: What the figures mean

Is the number of people hired on zero-hours contracts increasing? It's difficult to use the latest statistics to give an answer to that question. Yes, ...

South Korea abolished 62-year-old law banning adultery – shares in condom manufacturer surge

A 62-year-old law banning adultery in South Korea has been abolished by the highest court in the land, in a ruling which has sent shares ...

Paris drones: Police arrest three al-Jazeera journalists 'for using drone to report on drones mystery'

Paris police have made three arrests in the mystery of unmanned drones buzzing over landmarks in the French capital - yet seem no closer to ...

Clark Terry: Trumpeter and teacher who played with Ellington and Basie and mentored Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis

Clark Terry was a legendary jazz trumpeter who mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones and played with both Count Basie and Duke Ellington and on ...

Groundbreaking NHS and social care budget plans to be trialled in Greater Manchester

A ground-breaking plan to devolve the £6bn NHS and social care budget in Greater Manchester to the region’s councils and health bodies could become the ...

The Henley top still holds its own in the sartorial stakes

Way back when, in 1839, a rowing event called the Henley Royal Regatta was established on the River Thames in Oxfordshire. While a suitably regal ...

Paratrooper Joshua Leakey becomes Britain's first living holder of Victoria Cross

A paratrooper has become Britain’s first living holder of the Victoria Cross. Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey was given the nation’s highest decoration for valour for ...

London Festival of Education 2015: The conference that thinks it's a rock show

Chris Husbands has high ambitions for the festival that London University's Institute of Education is hosting this weekend. "We want this to be seen as part ...

Paratrooper Joshua Leakey becomes Britain's first living holder of the Victoria Cross

A paratrooper has become Britain’s first living holder of the Victoria Cross. Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey was given the nation’s highest decoration for valour for ...

Professor Terence Ranger: Historian and activist whose vigorous campaign against white rule in Southern Rhodesia led to his deportation

At a dinner party in Salisbury, now Harare, in the late 1950s when white rule in Rhodesia was at its height, Terence Ranger told the ...

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Mohammed Emwazi: 'Jihadi John was my best worker', IT boss of Isis militant says

The British graduate unmasked in reports as the Isis executioner known as Jihadi John was a model employee, "calm and decent" and "very good with ...

Rebekah Brooks: Former Sun and News of the World editor reportedly poised for News Corp return as Storyful boss

Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the now-defunct tabloid News of the World and the Sun and a much trusted lieutenant of Rupert Murdoch, may ...

Warren Buffett: I know who's taking over as Berkshire Hathaway CEO - but I'm not telling

Warren Buffett, the 84-year-old Sage of Omaha, has identified his successor, but is not telling anyone who it is yet. In his 50th annual letter to ...

Business Secretary Vince Cable warns interest rate rises could hit Londoners

Homeowners in London could be “very badly exposed” if the Bank of England raises interest rates in the coming years, the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, ...

Civil Aviation Authority rejects advice to reform board

Britain’s aviation regulator has rejected a proposal to overhaul its board structure in order to improve corporate governance, as recommended by the Big Four accountancy ...

Week Ahead: After the bloodbath at Standard Chartered investors are prepared to be disappointed

Just how bad will the damage be for Standard Chartered? After the boardroom bloodbath this week, investors are prepared for disappointment when the emerging markets ...

Sports attractions fuel capital's hotel boom

London is in the midst of a hotel boom as a growing economy and events such as this year’s rugby World Cup push occupancy rates ...

David Prosser: Small businesses hold the key to raising Britain's productivity

Improving productivity is the next big challenge for the UK’s economic policymakers. It represents an opportunity to confront one of the most awkward questions facing ...

End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how Corporation is funded

The BBC will back a radical overhaul of the licence fee, paving the way for the end of the current system of funding the state ...

End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded

The BBC will back a radical overhaul of the licence fee, paving the way for the end of the current system of funding the state ...