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The lesson of Looney: every board should prepare for scandal

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Bernard Looney, the fallen BP chief, always had a certain swagger about him. I’ve no idea whether he was unsafe…

The joy of French motorways

2 September 2023 9:00 am

The news that Heineken, the Dutch brewer, has sold its business in Russia to a local buyer for a token…

Reasons to be cheerful? Yes, I think I see some

22 July 2023 9:00 am

‘Always be cheerful’ – a motto to which I’ll return in the final item – speaks to my natural demeanour.…