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Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook revenue momentum in retreat

At the end of this year Facebook will be floated on the stock market and with a speculated price of $100 billion however is this figure based on a more optimistic revenue model?

Yuri Fedotov by Lars Plougmann

Crime threatens global development

Yuri Fedotov, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), pointed to crime as a major problem in the drive for global development at the 21st session of the Commission…

Petrol Pump

The truth behind the fuel panic?

When ministers were coming out with their advice to fill a jerry can etc during the last fuel strike scare many people I know had their own pet theories.

Mortgage interest only time bomb

Many people have over the years succumbed to the attractions of an interest only mortgage. This, they reason, will either allow them to keep their payments down, let them invest the money saved into an…

Home Sweet Home

Young unemployed? Go and live with mum

The latest wheeze from our coalition government is to try and force young unemployed people to stay at home with their parents instead of renting rooms at the taxpayers’ expense.