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Infighting, tax evasion and dodgy deals: The dark reality of Dragons' Den Many entrepreneurs have been left battered after appearing on the hit BBC series. Are the show's days numbered?

Clean living and twinkly-eyed: The new TSB CEO is determined to change the face of banking The MT Interview: Paul Pester, the chief executive of TSB, had a narrow escape - he nearly became head of the Co-op. But will he be so lucky when the relaunched and retail-friendly bank floats?

The Internet of Everything Fridges connected to the web may be yet to catch on, but the smart home is already here, and more huge changes are around the corner, especially in healthcare and urban living.

The weird, Willy Wonka content factory: Behind the scenes at Vice International media outfit Vice has thrived on providing edgy content for its hipster audience, and it makes a healthy profit too. MT heads for Shoreditch to see how it's done.

What hope for mutuals after the Co-op? While the disaster-prone Co-op Group is in an ever more precarious state, it doesn't have to be that way. Many businesses, both here and abroad, are making a go of non-plc models of ownership.

French politicians 'understand neither the economy nor business' - ex French CBI head Laurence Parisot You live & you learn: Laurence Parisot, CEO of IFOP poll institute and recent head of Medef, the French CBI.

'I was told people like me didn't go to Oxford': We reveal 35 Women under 35 2014

'I was told people like me didn't go to Oxford': We reveal 35 Women under 35 2014

By Kate Bassett, Elizabeth Anderson and Emma De Vita Sunday, 06 July 2014

Success did not come easily to some of this year's crop of winners, who needed bucketloads of determination and self-confidence to fight their way to the top.

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