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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Tuesday 16 December 2008
Ascot stage their richest afternoon's racing of the jump season on Saturday and the meeting could well provide another lucrative haul of prize money for Lambourn trainer Nicky Henderson, who had a treble at the Berkshire course last month.
<a href="http://s-rice.livejournal.com/2241.html" target="_blank">Simon Rice: The Super Fantastic Fifa Club World Cup Bonanza is upon us</a>
Friday 12 December 2008
Saturday 18 October 2008
City bankers have not lost a penny of their multimillion-pound bonus packages so far, despite the credit crunch which has caused the worst financial crisis in 80 years, new figures show.
Saturday 20 September 2008
Saturday 08 March 2008
Thursday 24 January 2008
Midem used to be a bit of a jolly for the music business, especially for staff at the major labels. Networking, wheeling and dealing at Cannes, on the French Riviera, in January? What’s not to like?
Sunday 30 December 2007
In winning the Challow Hurdle at Newbury, Souffleur has some impressive hoofprints to follow. Two seasons ago none other than Denman took the novices' Group One prize, last year it was Wichita Lineman, and before them the likes of Cornish Rebel, Bindaree, Large Action and Bonanza Boy.
Walking on sunshine: It's no surprise that when rug designer Helen Yardley and her husband moved into their light-filled north London home, they decided not to scrimp on the flooring
Sunday 18 November 2007
Our five-bedroom house in Camden, north London, was built in 1851 and we moved in around 10 years ago; our daughter was conceived two weeks after we settled in. I like the living-room because it's very high, light and peaceful, especially after being stuck on the Tube. It has some of my favourite art in it, including something by Hughie O'Donoghue, bought from Purdy Hicks on Hoxton Street - although I normally hate it when people are obsessed with buying named pieces when it's not from the heart.
Saturday 13 October 2007
It was nice to see a programme in prime time last night setting up the weekend's two titanic confrontations in Paris, writes Chris Maume from a parallel universe in which ITV takes the Rugby World Cup seriously.
Sunday 10 December 2006
Thursday 18 May 2006
- 1 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 2 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 3 Scientists sequence oldest human DNA from fossilised leg bone found in Spain
- 4 Cannabis can cause man boobs, US surgeon claims
- 5 Joanna Lumley’s garden bridge over the Thames gets £30m seal of approval from Government