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Julia Restoin Roitfeld on single motherhood, growing her empire ...

The Uber quietly whirs through a Tupperware-grey industrial estate somewhere off the Westway en route to meeting Julia Restoin Roitfeld. Roitfeld — if you ...and more »...

Rio 2016 Olympics: I want home crowd to spur me on to a medal says Asha Philip

Asha Philip will take on global stars such as Shelly Ann-Fraser-Pryce, Tianna Bartoletta and Dina Asher-Smith in the women's 100m at the Müller Anniversary Games.

James Moore: Andrew Bailey as FCA chief is a masterstroke from George Osborne

With the conduct regulator of the world's biggest financial centre (by some measures) in the midst of a profound crisis, Chancellor George Osborne has pulled...

James Moore: City investors don't care enough about the Ladbrokes-Coral deal ...

The really hard work for Ladbrokes and Coral is only now beginning as they attempt to make a silk purse from what at least one...

James Moore: TalkTalk's cyber attack is nothing compared with what's to come

TalkTalk stopped talking on Wednesday. The websites went down, the email (briefly) stopped functioning. Now we know why. The company was hit by what's being...

Oh la la! Introducing Petite Meller, pop's latest Lolita

The day after we meet, she will join Vanessa Paradis, Lily-Rose Depp and Cara Delevingne front row at the Chanel show. Her slickly produced pop...

James Moore: Life's starting to look good in banking again

“Woe is me,” has been the cry of the banking industry for several years now. It has had to pay huge fines, some of the...

James Moore: The humble speech that the next VW boss will never make

Taking on the toughest job in motoring, Matthias Müller stood at a podium at the car maker's headquarters and, adjusting his company tie, issued a...

James Moore: Alliance Trust's Katherine Garrett-Cox will be looking over her ...

The temporary ceasefire with hedge fund Elliott Advisors in April came at the price of Alliance accepting two of Elliott's three-strong slate of new directors.

James Moore: Government's handling of Hinkley Point raises questions

The Chancellor's out in China, so his spin doctors conjured up a bit of bombast to make the trip look worthwhile. Announcing a £2 billion...

James Moore: RSA puts on a brave face but investors are sore as Zurich walks away

After a bruising couple of years, its investors were finally poised for a pay off when Zurich knocked on the door dangling a £5.6 billion...

James Moore: Wall Street lobbyists can celebrate as judge passes the buck in ...

How much responsibility do you have if you stage a football tournament and invite a team that you know plays wearing hob-nailed boots with the...

James Moore: A pay rise can pay off for Sainsbury's

. JAmes Moore; Thursday 27 August 2015 13:42 BST. Sainsbury&#039;s store Reward: Sainsbury's has announced a 4% pay rise for shop floor staff Peter Macdiarmid,...

James Moore: Paddy Power's merger with Betfair has Irish eyes smiling and puts ...

James Moore: Paddy Power's merger with Betfair has Irish eyes smiling and puts rivals on the run. JAmes Moore; Wednesday 26 August 2015 13:30 BST.

James Moore: Poundland merger leaves consumers in sterling health

Could Poundland find an acceptable, fizzy wine to meet its hallowed price point were it to cross the Channel? Excise duty rules that out here,...

James Moore: George Osborne's publicity stunt risks ruining the good news at ...

With the markets in meltdown you could be forgiven for having missed the fact there was at least one small piece of good news emanating...

James Moore: William Hill is still a decent tip despite carrying tax weight

It's a fair bet that the Treasury will be as happy as the market was depressed over William Hill's results. The taxman emerged as the...

James Moore: The Lloyds sell-off is no more than a ruinously expensive side show

To tempt “retail” punters — you and me as opposed to City institutions — into its planned Lloyds privatisation, the Government is going to have...

James Moore: Cuddly Ryanair surges as easyJet takes its eye off the ball ...

James Moore: Cuddly Ryanair surges as easyJet takes its eye off the ball. Nice guy: Ryanair binned some of its more gratuitous policies and hid...

James Moore: Apple leans on iPhone but Amazon's grasp is wider

. Wrapped up: Unlike Apple, there are no doubts about Amazon's growth story (Picture: Ross D. Franklin, AP). JAMES MOORE. Published: 24 July 2015. Updated:...

James Moore: Man from the Pru Tidjane Thiam sends shivers through Credit ...

James Moore: Man from the Pru Tidjane Thiam sends shivers through Credit Suisse. Debut: Tidjane Thiam took over as boss of Credit Suisse earlier this...

James Moore: Sky-high expectations for Apple bring clouds

Evening Standard to Silicon Valley. Core: Apple's iPhone accounts for 63% of its sales (Picture: File Image). JAMES MOORE. Published: 22 July 2015. Updated: 11:06,...

James Moore: Will the Winters storms at StanChart freeze Rees out?

An icy blast of Bill Winters is blowing through Standard Chartered, and no one is feeling chillier than deputy chief executive Mike Rees. He's not...

James Moore: HSBC would be a big loss, but what can regulators do?

Could we see the HSBC branding taken off its Canary Wharf tower? (Picture: Facundo Arrizabalaga, AFP/Getty Images). JAMES MOORE. Published: 02 July 2015. Updated: 13:28,...

James Moore: A winning cycle for new Halfords finance chief Jonny Mason

. No surpise: Halfords new finance boss Jonny Mason confessed that he is a cycling enthusiast (Picture: Leon Neal, AFP/Getty Images). JAMES MOORE. Published: 02...

A real show-stopper of a city: New York

Hotels get booked up for Tony weekend, but the grand Beaux-Arts Peninsula hotel on 5th Avenue and 55th street managed to find me a suite...

James Moore: There's plenty of turmoil ahead to keep spread-betters in profit

. Boom time: The EU referendum, Greece and the Middle East should help spread betters (Picture: Carl Court, Getty Images). JAMES MOORE. Published: 28 May...

James Moore: Tesco shareholders who want their cashback

. Every little helps: Some shareholders are taking legal action against Tesco over its accounting scandal (Picture: Carl Court, AFP/Getty Images). JAMES MOORE. Published: 28...

James Moore: It's too soon to reach for a solution to the PPI headaches

. Patience needed: The banking industry may want to put an end to the PPI issue but that could have dangerous consequences (Picture: Peter Macdiarmid,...

James Moore: Regulator must use clearer rules to clean up City cesspits

. Examination: The Financial Conduct Authority is looking into City activities as it puts together its Fair & Effective Markets Review (Picture: Dan Kitwood, Getty...

James Moore: The time is ripe for a Lloyds share sale to retail investors

Huzzah! The Government's stake in Lloyds Bank has finally fallen to below 21% thanks to another sell-off. UK Financial Investments, the body set up to...

James Moore: Amazon's on cloud nine while Google looks grounded

. Investors shrugged off Amazon's $57 million first quarter loss (Picture: David McNew, Getty Images). JAMES MOORE · ASSOCIATE BUSINESS EDITOR. Published: 24 April 2015.

James Moore: This package costs too much to keep Co-op Bank's chief on board

More than £4 million could be handed over to keep its chief executive, Niall Booker, in the bank's hot seat this year and he's said...

Anne McElvoy: Ed Miliband's graduate tax would fail our universities

Having compared the deal with fees at least three times as large and loans on worse terms in the US, and fast-rising costs for the...