Michael Bird

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The Wolfson economic prize and the £250,000 that comes with it were awarded to urban planner David Rudlin last night, for his [...]

4 September
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BRITISH services are reporting the fastest growth this year so far, even as the country’s manufacturers report a slowdown, [...]

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THE FTSE 100 opened at a 14 year high yesterday morning, driven upwards by strong UK services data and rumours of a ceasefire [...]

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The Eurozone's services firms flagged a further slowdown in the troubled currency bloc’s growth yesterday, with surveys indicating [...]

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Our panel of experts voted to hold interest rates again this week, with dismal data from the Eurozone adding to weak UK wage [...]

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The chairman and chief executive of one of Germany’s largest banks was in hot water in his home country yesterday, after [...]

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THE RECESSION which hit the UK in the aftermath of the financial crisis was less severe than initially thought, and the country [...]

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The pound slumped yesterday in the wake of a fresh poll which suggested that Scotland’s looming independence referendum could [...]

3 September
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The Help-to-Buy scheme is making up an increasing proportion of the mortgage market, with the number of government-guaranteed [...]

3 September
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THE NUMBER of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the UK and arranged abroad by UK-owned firms fell to at least a 27-year low [...]

3 September
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Shop prices fell again during the year to August with the lowest food inflation on record, according to an industry body this [...]

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THE CONSTRUCTION sector is still expanding as house builders get started on a growing number of projects, according to a survey [...]

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Former US Congressman Eric Cantor is set to join New York investment bank Moelis, becoming vice-chairman and managing director, [...]

3 September

THE LAUNCH of Apple’s new iPhone will be so significant that it will add a percentage point of growth to Chinese export growth, [...]

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Consultancy giant KPMG yesterday announced 52 new partners, pushing the total number over 600 and improving the firm’s gender [...]

2 September
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