“There are two types of people in this world,” Bill Murray’s Bob tells his therapist Leo (Richard Dreyfuss) in the 1991 movie What About Bob? “Those who like Neil Diamond, and those who don’t.” Many of us here at The A.V. Club fall into...Show More Summary
The above map shows just how connected Brooklyn used to be via a system of streetcars. The Brooklyn Historic Railway Association's Bob Diamond explained to us this morning, "The streetcar routes (solid lines) were shut down in stages from 1930 through 1956. Show More Summary
Photo of Bob Pullum's Diamond Heights townhouse via Patricia Chang We recently launched House Calls, a new series of home tours devoted to the way Bay Area folk live behind closed doors. Some of our first tours brought us to...
And the locals don't like it.
Oil holds around $55 as Iran nuclear talks drag on (Reuters) Bob Diamond’s African Banking Venture Runs Into Problems (WSJ) Iran Nuclear Talks Resume With Lavrov Saying Deal at Hand (BBG) Wal-Mart Ratchets Up Pressure on Suppliers to...Show More Summary
Excavation of World’s Oldest Subway Tunnel Remains Blocked An appellate court ruled last week that the city was within its rights to block Bob Diamond from accessing the circa-1844 Long Island Rail Road tunnel he discovered in 1980, striking another blow to the rail buff’s efforts to continue his decades-long excavation of the historic tunnel, named [...]
Amid discussions about whether Bobbi Kristina should be moved to a rehab center after remaining on life support since Jan. 31, her relatives also are arguing about the fortune that the 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown inherited from her mother. Show More Summary
Beyoncé celebrated with Hollywood's biggest stars Sunday night at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. The "XO" singer wore an elegant Stella McCartney dress with a dazzling diamond necklace, and styled her hair in a short, blunt bob for the event at Los Angeles' Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Show More Summary
At the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, CBS News caught up with Bob Diamond, CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital, who explained why he's doubling down on investment in Africa and why his company has the competitive edge.
Speaking from Davos, the former Barclays CEO is raising money to capitalize on the continent's vast growth potential
It’s the tally of the dolls! Comic Mike Diamond and pal Matinga take a trip down memory lane and remember all their favorite playthings from childhood, such as “Gay Bob,” which sported a fabulously colorful wardrobe and whose packaging made him appear to burst from his closet. The duo also recall the more recent Jeff Stryker figurine […]
Simbarashe Pfende will lead a new management team picked by Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara to take over the reins at Botswana-based banking group, African Banking Corporation (ABC). ||| Tawanda Karombo Harare SIMBARASHE Pfende will lead aShow More Summary
Yes, just in time to capitalize on Star Wars hype, Mark Hamill's OTHER-other most famous nerd role after the Joker is getting his long-unreleased Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 8" action figure,...
The investment company backed by a former Barclays chief executive, Robert E. Diamond Jr., is likely to fall short of the $400 million it was seeking in a second round of fund-raising, but that isn't expected to alter its strategy to invest in the African financial sector, according to a person briefed on the matter.
You may have heard they’re an insult to the game. You may have heard they don’t even play on a real diamond or wear real uniforms. Hell, you may have heard they like bobbing for apples in the toilet and live in constant fear of a neighborhood dog. Show More Summary
Brian Hibbs offers his takeaways from the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas and gives his thoughts on Bob Wayne leaving DC Comics.
Andrew Ross Sorkin’s 2013 article on Bob Diamond, the disgraced former C.E.O. of Barclays.
Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages Alt Text: Barclays bank headquarters in Canary Wharf Barclays boss Antony Jenkins unpicks the legacy of Bob Diamond with 'bold simplification' of bank One-Minute Read Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:54am BARCLAYS...Show More Summary
Bob Mould, Richard Thompson and Shara Worden’s My Brightest Diamond are among the headliners for this summer's Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s annual free concert series.
London - Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo as chief executive officer of his African financial-services company, Atlas Mara Co-Nvest. ||| London - Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo...Show More Summary