August 8, 2019

Hands’ Terra Firma abandons German packaging deal

Guy Hands, the private equity baron, has abandoned plans for a takeover of a European packaging business, raising questions about the ability of one of Britain's most prominent financiers to secure fresh acquisitions.
August 8, 2019

Debenhams confirms Vansteenkiste as new chief

Stefaan Vansteenkiste will become the new chief executive at Debenhams, following news that chairman Terry Duddy is to step down in September.
August 8, 2019

Hargreaves Lansdown boss: Woodford should do the ‘right thing’ over fees

Hargreaves Lansdown's chief executive has again called on Neil Woodford to stop charging fees for investors trapped in his suspended fund.
August 8, 2019

UN scientists call for change to human diet to limit climate change

Cutting fossil fuel emissions alone won't be enough to stop global warming, according to a new report released by UN scientists.
August 8, 2019

Family’s warmth radiates through the hardest of times

Paddy Breathnach’s Rosie treads territory already mapped by Ken Loach and the Dardennes, but is no less creditable for that.
August 8, 2019

Political and economic uncertainty weighs on recruitment – report

Sluggish recruitment rates are being blamed on political and economic uncertainty, according to a new study.
August 8, 2019

Game of Thrones creators leave HBO for Netflix in exclusive deal

Netflix has won a three-way bidding war against Amazon and Disney for a multi-year deal with Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.
August 8, 2019

Astronomical play spins on its own axis

Eamon Flack's in-the-round production of Bertolt Brecht's play fails to locate the epicentre of its titular genius.
August 8, 2019

MIFF review: A haunting rumination on grief and oppression

Song Without a Name tells the shocking story of the theft of Peruvian newborns in the 1980s.
August 8, 2019

Huppert drama like Woody Allen without the punchlines

Isabelle Huppert's stony performance is at odds with the film.
August 8, 2019

Women take centre stage at Ensemble

More than half the writers and directors in the 2020 Ensemble Theatre season will be women.
August 8, 2019

Hugo’s vision given fresh, pumping currency

Life in this dirty town hasn’t changed much since Hugo’s time, it seems, even if the colour, culture and religion of its citizens have.