Who has a 74% chance of becoming the UK’s next PM?

After a week of poor performances, here’s who’s leading the pack

Natalie Bennett

EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Bennett – “It’s a bad day when I can’t get the message across”

Tue, 24 Feb 2015

Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews

Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit

Fintech star WorldRemit just raised $100m. We ask founder Ismail Ahmed about growthVideo

Wed, 18 Feb 2015

And the business isn’t even five years old

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Magician cards

Fraudulent arms companies charged taxpayers for magicians, croquet and speeding fines

By Harry Cockburn

Michael Fallon to call for “vital” changes to arms procurement

House price drop

For the first time, more people own homes outright than have a mortgage

By Sophie Hobson

Home-ownership has plummeted among young people in the past decade


Odeon cinemas set to go on sale priced at a whopping £1bn

By Robyn Vinter

Cinema chain set to go on sale later this year

Burning cash

RBS posts £3.5bn loss. Can its newly appointed chairman help?

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The state-owned bank has just reported its seventh consecutive loss

Steam train Waterloo London

Rush hour trains into London were faster in the age of steam than today

By Harry Cockburn

Steam trains quicker than plodding pace of modern rail traffic

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Here's why FTSE 100 hit a record high last night

By Robyn Vinter

The share index closed at 6,949.63, beating the previous record close of 6,930.2

David Potts CBE, Morrisons new CEO

7 vital things you need to know about Morrisons new CEO David Potts

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

It’s no exaggeration to say that Morrisons began 2015 on an appalling note.

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60 seconds with… Mitsubishi Corporation International

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Wonga is cutting a third of its jobs. Here's why

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Beleaguered payday lender Wonga is planning to cull 325 jobs, more than a third of its workforce, in a bid to save £25m.

Natalie Bennett

EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Bennett – “It’s a bad day when I can’t get the message across”

By Robyn Vinter

Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews

FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley

Bankers wriggle out of plans to make them criminally accountable

By Robyn Vinter

Bankers were going to be made more accountable – but now they’re not (sort of)

Apple logo

Woah! Apple is now TWICE as big as world's second-largest company ExxonMobil

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Apple’s market cap: $774bn. ExxonMobil’s market cap: $377bn

Mishcon de Reya

60 seconds with the leading law firm, Mishcon de Reya  

Brought to you by our partners, inmidtown

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Real wages are rising for the first time since 2007, says EY

By Harry Cockburn

As inflation rates fall, wages surge ahead of prices

Nigel Farage

How racist is UKIP?

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

From calling a Thai party supporter “ting tong from somewhere” to disliking “negroid features”, UKIP representatives have kicked up many racism storms.

Westfield shopping centre Stratford Boxing Day 2014

Al-Shabab video urging terror attacks on London is being assessed by Scotland Yard

By Harry Cockburn

Extremist video calls for attacks on Oxford Street and Westfield shopping centres

HSBC Private Bank Switzerland

Why have HSBC profits fallen by nearly a fifth?

By Robyn Vinter

The bank’s 2014 results are pretty eye-opening

Jack Straw

Politicians for hire? Jack Straw & Sir Malcolm Rifkind embroiled in "cash for access" scandal Video

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The “cash for access” scandal is back again… starring Labour party’s Jack Straw and the Conservatives’ Sir Malcolm Rifkind.

Peter Janes, Shopa

Shopa founder Peter Janes just raised $11m. He tells us how

By Sophie Hobson

The social shopping site you need to know about

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Margaret Thatcher

Do you sleep more or less than these industry and political leaders?

By Sophie Hobson

The Iron Lady only took four hours of her 40 winks a night. What about Gates, Trump and Obama?

Twist at Crawford

Twist at Crawford: A restaurant that defies categorisation

By Sherelle Jacobs

Twist at Crawford is like a David Lynch film. Completely baffling, but excellent


Now you can get drunk in Starbucks! They’re serving beer and wine

By Robyn Vinter

Coming to a bland, impersonal coffee house near you

Roman Abramovich super yacht

Cinema, submarine and missile defence system not enough for Abramovich’s yacht

By Rebecca Hobson

Chelsea FC owner, Roman Abramovich, has sent his super-yacht – the Eclipse – to Germany for a refit.

The Shard, Bermondsey

Why are 100 British landmarks getting re-named? (Hint: to please the Chinese)

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Want to buy a suit? Head to the “Tall, Rich, Handsome Street”.

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Anthony Eskinazi, JustPark founder

JustPark just crowdfunded £1m in FOUR DAYS. We ask its founder how he did it

Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Entrepreneur Anthony Eskinazi on creating the most successful campaign in Crowdcube’s history

Great Britain's Ben Ainslie celebrates on the podium after winning the Gold medal in the Finn class sailing in Weymouth, during day nine of the London 2012 Olympics.

Biggest gainers & losers in London property, by borough

Mon, 16 Feb 2015

It looks like property is making a comeback.

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The 17 most inspiring women in UK tech + their Twitter handles

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

As well as the top 50 from all of Europe