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Posted on: 9 January 2015
A Birmingham policeperson ran a gang of drug-dealers for years without being detected.
Posted on: 8 January 2015
There was absolutely nothing funny about yesterday's Euroland consumer price index data: Deflation slumped to -0.2% in the year to December. So investors saw no fundamental reason to attack the euro.
Posted on: 7 January 2015
A few hours ahead of Twelfth Night, as traditionalists were taking down their Christmas lights, the local authority in Walsall was putting them up.
Posted on: 6 January 2015
Cornish pasty makers fear for their livelihoods if the proposed EU/US free trade agreement goes ahead.
Posted on: 5 January 2015
Was it deliberately run aground?
Posted on: 23 December 2014
According to an article in the US science journal Nature, a compound called resveratrol makes you live longer.
Posted on: 22 December 2014
Gold, a cable TV channel, asked viewers to submit their best efforts at a Christmas cracker joke.
Posted on: 19 December 2014
Judges at the European Court of Justice have ruled that employers must not discriminate against people who eat too much.
Posted on: 18 December 2014
Western investors watched in astonishment earlier this week as the ruble tanked. The response in Russia was more pragmatic: people bought stuff. Some bought furniture or TVs.
Posted on: 16 December 2014
Central bank intervention is an inexact science.
Posted on: 15 December 2014
Researchers at Chicago's Rush University have discovered that the longer people spend preparing meals the less healthy they are.
Posted on: 12 December 2014
The conventional wisdom is that higher interest rates mean a stronger currency - and vice versa - but the link is not inviolable.
Posted on: 11 December 2014
The headline "Fears grow over Sterling's future" is typical of many in this morning's newspapers.
Posted on: 9 December 2014
Since Friday, investors have been selling the rand, the antipodeans and, to a lesser extent, the Canadian dollar.
Posted on: 8 December 2014
US nonfarm payrolls went up by 321k in November, a significantly bigger increase than the 231k forecast by analysts.