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Wednesday 13 July 2011
Once the champagne corks have finally stopped popping, the winner of Britain's biggest ever lottery prize will no doubt be pondering how to spend their £161 million fortune.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Three years ago, Simon Baile was hailed as the saviour of Oddbins when he took control of the off-licence chain. Sadly, it didn't work out in the end – the company went into administration in the spring after the taxman vetoed a rescue plan – and it seems some people at Oddbins hold their managing director responsible. This farewell message was sprayed on the door of the Oddbins branch in Islington, London, yesterday: "Goodbye everyone, it's been a pleasure – Simon Baile, I hope you rot in hell".
Tuesday 14 June 2011
The rise of wine-lovers flocking through Majestic Wine's doors sent profits soaring last year as it took advantage of problems at its rivals, and yesterday outlined a 10-year expansion plan.
Sunday 12 June 2011
My earliest food memory... Eating ice-cream. I grew up in the Wirral in the mid-1960s and because my father was a refrigeration engineer, we had a freezer at home. We were the only family I knew who had one, and we'd always have a tub of ice-cream, which was the most unusual thing on the planet at the time.
Sunday 12 June 2011
There are two bottles of champagne awaiting me at the club and people keep shaking my hand or slapping my back. I've never known anything like it in more than 30 years of playing poor golf on a distressingly regular basis.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Sunday 24 April 2011
Consumers face a bleak 2011 but property owner British Land – 50 per cent owner of Sheffield shopping centre Meadowhall – believes shoppers will still want to treat themselves.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Javier Hernandez, the young man with the matador's finish, fell the wrong side of another penalty controversy last night, but had he been rewarded with more than a yellow card for diving we would have this morning another reason to acknowledge one of most insistent winning instincts in English football.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
LVMH, the world's biggest luxury goods group, posted sparkling first-quarter sales figures for all of its businesses. The maker of Moët et Chandon champagne and Louis Vuitton handbags saw its sales grow by 17 per cent to €5.25bn (£4.6bn) over the three months, and reported "strong momentum" in the US, Europe and Asia. Revenues for watches and jewellery surged by 28 per cent.
Monday 18 April 2011
It's time to get cracking, and whether it's a Marc de Champagne core or a moreish milk-chocolate shell you’re after, we’ve got the treat to tickle your taste buds.
Wines of the week: Desroches Champagne NV; Fairhall Cliffs Single Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010; Cellier des Dauphins Cru Côtes Du Rhône Vinsobres 2009
Sunday 03 April 2011
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Friday 25 February 2011
Whether you want to sip champagne in style, enjoy a splash of burgundy or find a gift for the oenophile in your life, here’s an intoxicating selection...
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Wines of the week: Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Rosé NV; Vina Pomal Centenario Crianza, 2007; Bluff Hill Sparkling Rosé
Sunday 13 February 2011
Sunday 13 February 2011
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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