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S4 Capital’s share slump means Sir Martin Sorrell has a crisis on his hands

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It was “unacceptable and embarrassing”, said Sir Martin Sorrell in May, when the advertising firm S4 Capital finally announced its full-year numbers for 2021, that publication had been delayed twice. He could hardly s...

Pivots, petulance and performance: how Boris Johnson will be remembered in Europe’s capitals

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Boris Johnson’s supporters last week championed his legacy as a bullish enforcer of the British people’s will against European technocrats. The reality of his diplomatic record over six years in office, first at the f...

Industrial water use threatens Louisiana capital’s drinking water

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Flowers seem to live longer in vases filled with Baton Rouge water, according to Dominique Rogers, 36, a florist in Louisiana’s capital city with 14 years of experience. The city pulls its water deep underground from ...

UK threat over NI Brexit deal ‘breeding mistrust in EU capitals’

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The UK government’s plan to walk away from parts of the Northern Ireland Brexit deal is destroying the repaired relationship with the EU, political leaders and diplomats have said. Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s deputy prime...

Greensill Capital’s collapse: how it all went wrong for the Australian farmer with four private planes

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The day former UK prime minister David Cameron popped in must have been an odd one in the little office inhabited by the 15 or so employees of The Bond & Credit Co, a small insurance business run out of the 14th ...