This is a flat-footed remake of a mildly amusing 1966 caper movie starring Michael Caine as a cockney conman posing as an aristocrat who hires chorus girl Shirley MacLaine to help him cheat the infinitely rich Herbert Lom in Hong Kong and in a fictitious Arab state.
White walled, silent, with its quiet only broken by the crack of heels on floor, the US Vogue office feels like a building with PMT.
Until last week, Dr Mike Lynch was being hailed as "Britain's Bill Gates" after selling Autonomy, the software company he started in his garage, for £7bn to US titan Hewlett-Packard. The mathematics whizz had almost single-handedly restored Cambridge's reputation as Britain's answer to Silicon Valley and was feted as one of the rare examples of a scientist turned successful businessman, having pocketed £500m from the 2011 deal.
Rochdale Securities, the brokerage struggling to survive after an unapproved $1bn trade in Apple Inc. went sour, lost its two co-heads of trading to a rival firm.
Manchester United, one of the world's richest football clubs, has paid more to its tax advisers than it has in corporation tax returns over the past six years, the Observer can reveal. The club has kept payments on its £2.1bn in revenues for the period to a minimum, with no corporation tax at all being paid in two of the years it has been owned outright by brothers Joel and Avram Glazer.
HSBC owns more than $515m of Amadeus IT Holding shares after failing to find buyers for a stake in the travel reservations company.
I really have no idea.
Confidence went missing in action for Mark Hughes's team the moment Swansea City visited Loftus Road on the season's opening day and handed them a 5-0 stuffing.
George Osborne is planning to freeze the planned fuel duty rise in his autumn statement, after coming under pressure from his backbenchers and receiving support from key Liberal Democrat colleagues.