Stock markets welcome US's last-minute 'fiscal cliff' solution

Brief Wed 2 Jan, AT 11:30

House of Representatives vote through bill that raises taxes for only the richest Americans

'Fiscal cliff' talks faltering as deadline approaches

Brief Mon 31 Dec, AT 08:07

Pentagon ready to send lay-off notices to 800,000 workers if politicians cannot reach a compromise

Hugh Hefner; Playboy

Insider trading at Playboy

Brief Wed 12 Dec, AT 08:24

Hugh Hefner's son-in-law forced to pay huge fine to US regulators

Sandy clean-up gives GDP a boost

One-Minute Read Mon 5 Nov, AT 16:07

Superstorm Sandy's impact will reduce US GDP in the fourth quarter, but reconstruction efforts will see it boosted in early 2013

US regulators summon seven banks over Libor scandal

One-Minute Read Thu 16 Aug, AT 10:49

Subpoenas for Barclays, HSBC and RBS prepare ground for investors to sue banks involved

New job, same enemy: Mark Thompson to lead NY Times

First Reaction Wed 15 Aug, AT 09:46

Outgoing BBC boss is to become CEO of the New York Times, rival to Murdoch's Wall Street Journal

MPs could question Google bosses over tax avoidance

One-Minute Read Mon 13 Aug, AT 07:33

Google might be called before Treasury select committee as part of investigation into tax avoidance, says MP

Adam Yauch’s will bans ads from using Beastie Boys music

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Aug, AT 14:50

Dead rapper MCA forbids the use of his 'image, name or music' in commercials

News Corp posts $1.6bn loss as restructuring costs bite

One-Minute Read Thu 9 Aug, AT 11:35

The Murdoch empire is about to be divided in two - and new losses hint at fate of newspapers

Mervyn King slams US regulator over Standard Chartered claims

One-Minute Read Wed 8 Aug, AT 15:12

Bank governor criticises US regulator for raising money laundering claims while inquiry is ongoing

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