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Singing stars fail to keep cash registers ringing
Global music sales fell 7.6 per cent in 2003 to $32 billion, the steepest decline since the advent of the compact disc, the trade body representing the world’s largest music companies said today....  | Read.. 
 
Spicy scandal threatens to sour Brand Beckham
When England soccer captain David Beckham joined Spanish superclub Real Madrid in June last year, he was signed as much for ...  | Read.. 
 
Warts beneath the gloss
Magazines are being confiscated in Britain by teachers who say that an obsession with sex and body image is robbing chil ...  | Read.. 
 
Who to ask for a raise
Women who want a pay rise should ask a male boss and men should bargain with women, research suggests. ...  | Read.. 
 
Not even $2 billion can glue Abba
Nothing — not even $2 billion — could tempt Abba back together again. After 30 years, the Swedish supergroup might even have ...  | Read.. 
 
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A matter of policy
Insurance is a kind of a betting game you want to lose. You place a bet that you will die, and the insurance company wagers that that won’t happen. If you win the bet, the com...  | Read.. 
 
Check-out: Flip side of the credit boom
It’s not often that countries in Asia speak with one voice. But they did last fortnight when consumer groups from the region called for a comprehensive law to protect consumer...  | Read.. 
 
Helpline
I have paid nine instalments of UTI’s ULIP scheme. However, the UTI Calcutta office is allotting units and bonus units on only four instalments, saying that it has not rece...  | Read.. 
 
Beckham and his wife Victoria leave a ski chalet in Courchevel in the French Alps on Wednesday. (Reuters)