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Shares struggle, oil firms on Iraq anxiety — Credit: Reuters/Issei Kato Tokyo businessmen are reflected in an electronic board showing exchange rates between (from top row to third row) the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar, the euro, Australian dollar and (fourth row to bottom row) indices of Dow Jones, the NASDAQ and Hang Seng Index, outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 14, 2014.

We Love You, Stewart Morris — Further to yesterday's update, and with thanks to Louis Barfe of the excellent Cheeseford, here's another brilliant clip of Stewart Morris at his angry best. "Cue the piper! PLAY, YOU BASTARD!" "Is there any way of getting these old age pensioners to PLAY?"

TV highlights 18/02/2014 — Football: Manchester City v Barcelona7.30pm, ITV It's the knockout stage in club football's most prestigious contest, with some fascinating ties plucked from Uefa's goldfish bowl. Arsenal host a seemingly imperious Bayern side tomorrow (on Sky Sports 1 and Sky1), but it's Barcelona's visit to the Etihad stadium that's likely to provide most interest.

TV highlights 19/08/2013 — Stephen King is behind this new mystery drama, in which an unexplained event cuts off the remote town of Chester's Mill from the outside world, from airspace down. It sets up a situation that's part Close Encounters, part Lord of the Flies: how will societal order hold up to this enforced isolation?

Eli Lilly, Cummins Fight Against Indiana Gay-Marriage Ban — Indiana's debate about same-sex marriage was once all about morals. Now it's about business. Two local chambers of commerce and employers led by Cummins Inc. (CMI), the world's largest maker of big diesel engines, and Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY), the biggest U.S.

Courted by politicians, consulted by business, the Mumsnet co-founder has given mothers not just a place to chat - but a powerful voice — Excellent FT interview with Mumsnet's Justine Roberts in which Lucy Kellaway pins down the reasons for its success: 1) A niche (a very big one, but still a niche); 2) Topics that generate strong emotions: far the most important of the Mumsnet acronyms - AIBU - was invented by Roberts herself.

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The Gatsby Curve: How Inequality Became a Household Word - Businessweek — The nature of inequality and social mobility in Italy, France and the UK is much closer to that of the outlying US than to the Nordic nations. And no matter how many times I see this graph I still find that really surprising.
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Dec 17, 2014

@ES_TODAY I don't get you. You look like you're all about Sheen but then you go off on these global tangents like you're the FT.

Dec 11, 2014

@ruskin147 But they concede this may be due to a) use of smart phones and b) substitution of other apps like messaging

Dec 10, 2014

RT @lexnfx: Instagram has officially overtaken Twitter: 300 million monthly users vs Twitter's 284 million.

Dec 08, 2014

RT @AndrewSparrow: RT @mkonnikova: Paddington Bear was based on"Jewish evacuee stations of London during Kindertransport"…

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