The very worst example of wedding greed comes in the form of the wedding gift list, which is a smart name for begging
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Monday 20 May 2013
He's become the hottest ticket in town: a real-life equivalent of the golden tickets in Roald Dahl's children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Monday 14 January 2013
North Sea employment is set to boom this year. Up to 50,000 new jobs are expected in Britain's oil and gas industry, according to analysis by a leading industry headhunter.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Both countries' stock markets show huge potential but there are many issues to weigh up before investing your money
Monday 17 December 2012
Private equity firms have bounced back to life this year, with the value of buyouts rising by almost a quarter in 2012. The total of deals completed in the UK has risen 23 per cent to £15.7bn, according to Ernst & Young, compared with £12.7bn in 2011.
Grace Dent on TV: Dear anyone whose property I destroyed with an axe this week... Katherine Jenkins is to blame
Saturday 08 December 2012
Steppin’ Out with Katherine Jenkins, ITV1
Friday 28 September 2012
Boris Johnson today accused David Cameron of pretending not to know what Magna Carta means so he did not appear too clever.
Friday 18 May 2012
He insists on seasonal ingredients, is keen to sample the most exotic of local cuisines, and waxes lyrical about his breakfast. Charlotte McDonald-Gibson wonders if 007 was the prototype foodie
Tuesday 01 May 2012
The energy watchdog has paid more than £1 million in bonuses to staff in the past two years.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Cairn Energy has confirmed that it will not be paying a controversial £2.5m bonus to its former chief executive, Sir Bill Gammell, nor make a £1m gift to charities he supports, after a huge shareholder revolt.
Thursday 01 March 2012
A hard-up vicar, a care home and a choir are among the recipients of €190,000 benefactor
Tuesday 07 February 2012
The UK's greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2010, the first increase since 2003, figures confirmed today.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
The International Cricket Council decided to try to save Test matches yesterday by throwing money at them. Whether this will actually persuade more spectators to watch, provide the players with an incentive to perform better, or spur the weaker nations to mighty deeds may be open to considerable doubt.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
The International Cricket Council decided to try to save Test matches today by throwing money at them. Whether this will actually persuade more spectators to watch, provide the players with an incentive to perform better, or spur the weaker nations to mighty deeds may be open to considerable doubt.
Sunday 01 January 2012
The last day of an old year is as good a time as any to look to the future. Racing is unusual among sports that callow young beginners regularly compete on the same programmes as seasoned veterans, rather than being tucked away at junior meets or youth squad matches. And their presence in the public eye from the start makes the tracing of real talent all the more absorbing, though it's spotting not necessarily easier.
Thursday 01 December 2011
The deputy chairman of Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of the Cillit Bang household cleaner, is cashing in more than £23m of shares, marking the latest eye-watering payout at the Anglo-Dutch company.
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Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
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