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MPs gave Mike Ashley only a light toasting


Mike Ashley is not Father Christmas, nor an accountant, nor an employment specialist. On these points the founder and majority shareholder of Sports Direct was adamant during the advertised “grilling” by MPs that turned out to be a light toasting.

T-Man makes Citigroup billions

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The memo landed on a Sunday in November. It was 2007, and securities backed by subprime mortgages were roiling markets and imperiling banks. Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O’Neal had just resigned under pressure, and Citigroup CEO Chuck Prince was rumored to be on his way out.



England's Chris Smalling scores their first goal

Chris Smalling swoops to give limp England victory over 10-man Portugal

As sendoffs go, it is probably fair to say Roy Hodgson hoped for better in England’s final match before Euro 2016 than seeing his team look so leaden, the crowd so bored they resorted to making their own entertainment and a tetchy press conference when the questions centred around whether his team were heading into another tournament without any clarity about their best way of playing.