How an obscure Australian judge and hard-charging lawyer exposed the world’s best known ratings agency for misleading and deceiving investors.
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Some 11 million people in the US are illegal immigrants, many propping up the economy by working for low cash, no benefits. Will President Obama free the dishwashers?
The whimsical imagination that Victoria Roberts has long breathed into her drawings, cartoons and stage characters comes alive in her first novel — a newly broke family of eccentrics settles, along with the contents of their penthouse apartment, in the middle of Central Park, New York.
In Pakistan’s blood-soaked megacity, charity ambulances go to neighbourhoods where even the police fear to tread.
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A former Australian schoolboy has launched an iPhone app after attracting US$1 million ($1.2 million) from tech-savvy and celebrity investors.
Major nations failed to reach agreement on Thursday to set up huge marine protected areas off Antarctica under a plan to step up conservation of creatures such as whales and penguins
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Larry Yung Chi-kin is a loyal scion of the Chinese Communist upper crust. His late father, Rong Yiren, was the legendary Red Capitalist, one of the few industrialists to stay behind
The London 2012 Olympics comes to an end with a glitzy closing ceremony. Follow the event with this live blog.