Catherine Pepinster

Catherine Pepinster is the editor of The Tablet, the Catholic weekly

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Big title, big pay, no desk Office goes to the bottom

Even bosses are losing their personal space and their executive furniture as designers reinvent the workplace

Millennium bid to lure world's high rollers to 'Las Vegas-on-Thames'

The forthcoming Millennium exhibition is sparking a huge hotel boom in London. More than 50 hotels are being built across the capital as operators predict that tourists will flock in to celebrate the year 2000. Many are being planned along the Thames. Kay Dymock, a hotel expert with the property adviser Jones Lang Wootton, estimates that about 6,000 rooms with a river view will be built.

Hello floating voter, Harriet calling

Are you a middle-class, educated, working mother worried about the state of the NHS and schools and wondering whether to vote Labour for the first time? Perhaps a call from Harriet Harman could persuade you.

Nineties woman has a new worry - typecasting

Catherine Pepinster on the think-tank report which tries to identify winners and losers

Property: A million won't buy you much

A des res in one of the smarter parts of London does not come cheap. Catherine Pepinster on a rich man's game

They are all still prefabulous

The prefab - the factory mass-produced home conceived as a quick fix for the post-war housing crisis - is making a come-back.

Language police get tough with the English-speaking patient

The old fear falling sick as Quebec's separatists insist French is spoken in the doctor's surgery, reports Catherine Pepinster

Property: Follow the tunnel to 'desirable'

The impossible is happening. London south of the Thames is trendy, sought-after and on the up - and it's all down to new Tube lines

Prince's sculptor casts from corpses

THE sculpture tutor of the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture has been smuggling pieces of human corpses into his studio and using them to make plaster casts, which will go on display in a London art show this week.

London gets a facelift at last

The new 'capital of cool' is in the throes of a building boom, writes Catherine Pepinster. And, for a change, it should make life better for all
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