When Barack Obama helped Delphi Automotive to stay afloat in 2009 by conducting a cunning tax trick, he must have known it would come back to bite him in the ass at some point – and sure enough, it looks like it just has.
Ed Balls managed to swerve a driving ban yesterday, his lawyers racing away from Leeds magistrates with just a £1,000 fine and five points for the shadow chancellor. The charge? He failed to stop after hitting a parked car.
Word has it students have to go that extra mile in order to make themselves stand out from the crowd to employers these days. And one Loughborough university student is taking that to the extreme – cycling 3,868 extra miles.
As an insurance professional, she’s well used to working with risk but Royal London’s marketing doyenne Clare Salmon is going a few furlongs further today, by playing jockey in the Magnolia Cup charity race at Goodwood – which will see Salmon race
The mighty Harlequins may be based out in Twickenham but its stars schlepped across to the Shard for an 8am launch to their season yesterday, with sponsors DHL Express and Adidas joining along for the ride.
Anticipation of vast protests over tax arrangements outside Vodafone’s AGM in Paddington yesterday proved wrong, as no placards were brandished outside the Hilton, allowing shareholders and chairman Gerard Kleisterlee to enter un-heckled.
When we spotted this poster from the Prudential relating to the Ride London event this weekend, we couldn’t help but wonder whether the financial services firm was having a dig at Westminster, with red tape winding its way around the City in the p
Michael “What part of ‘no refund’ don’t you understand” O’Leary took himself away from the job of airline spokesperson last year, after he announced the company would be replacing its notoriously unhelpful customer service strategy with something
Anyone living near Battersea who thought they heard the familiar rumble of thunder yesterday morning might have been surprised to hear it wasn’t another storm – but, rather, a troop of 90 Sumo wrestlers running a 5k race.
They've only been playing together for two tournaments but City A.M. sponsored Rugby Sevens team City Dogs have made it two out of two, winning Saturday’s FRM Sevens Tournament at Ilford Wanderers, beating Oxfam 21 - 19.
It looks like the “will he, won’t he” tennis match between Boris Johnson and the Chernukhins (the Russian couple who paid £160,000 at a fundraiser to play BoJo and David Cameron) will go ahead, after Boris said he was going to get in training fo
Mark Carney isn’t the only one in the City getting excited about the Commonwealth Games, PwC’s Mike Essex will be watching today’s triathlon with heightened interest – the senior PwC manager will be competing for his country himself come the end
They say there’s a book in everyone, but thinking about how to squeeze one out is a bridge too far for most of us. With four books under his belt, millionaire investor Jim Mellon has his book-writing strategy down pat.
The City of London and Westminster’s property giants put their old rivalries aside last night, as they came together in the House of Lords to launch Building Central London’s Future – A Manifesto For Growth. Well, almost...
Tesco suppliers, celebrity chefs, an Eastenders actor and a British touring car racer all gathered in Old Billingsgate on Friday night for the decidedly unsexy-sounding Tesco Packaged Food Summer Ball.
The cabinet reshuffle was still very much the topic of conversation at Hanover’s summer drinks on Westminster’s College Green last night, as the communications agency’s clients from the corporate world and the political quaffed champers in the sun
When UFXMarkets booked its sporting ambassador Mike Tindall to come and appear at its rebranding event in Canary Wharf, it had no idea about his plans to announce his retirement from rugby on the same day.
JFK once said “when power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations”. Could these words have been swirling around Let’s Gowex founder Jenaro Garcia Martin’s mind when he turned to Kipling to apologise to staff on Tuesday?