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Author of latest 007 novel lambasts recent Bond films

Daniel Craig In Skyfall

The recent crop of Bond movies has come in for a lambasting from Anthony Horowitz, the latest author to join the 007 novel-writing franchise. Horowitz described the current onscreen incarnation of James Bond as “weak” and said that Skyfall was his least favourite of the entire film series.

Wes Craven obituary


Wes Craven, who has died aged 76 of brain cancer, was a horror pioneer three times over. In the 1970s, he wrote and directed several films that delivered a new level of intensity and explicitness to the genre.



Deutsche Bank - Foyer Bridge

Kirch probe clears Deutsche Bank managers

Frankfurt prosecutors dropped an investigation of Deutsche Bank’s leadership saying they found no evidence the executives acted illegally when they settled a lawsuit by heirs of Leo Kirch for $1bn.

Lanes Merge Road Sign

Houlihan Lokey IPOs

A swell of mergers and other transactions this year has bolstered the fortunes, and stock prices, of several independent and boutique investment banks.