Founder could net £50m from the sale announced on her 55th birthday
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Sunday 07 July 2013
Or, is it just plain rude to chat on a phone while at a shop till? Matthew Bell consults the public
British Olympic coach Jason Lee hoping to guide women side through World League semi-finals and qualify for next year's World Cup
Saturday 22 June 2013
Having led the men's side at London 2012, Lee is now focused on seeing the women's team progress to the 2014 World Cup in Holland
Wednesday 19 June 2013
David Wall, who has died of cancer at the age of 67, was a ballet dancer who became the youngest Principal in the history of the Royal Ballet, at the age of only 21. He had joined the company in 1963 and rose to Principal three years later. As Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Mayerling, first produced in 1978, he played what is widely regarded as the most challenging role in classical ballet and the one for which he will be best remembered.
Saturday 13 October 2012
What's it like having a Seventies/Eighties pop star dad whose songs include, “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll”? Jemima Dury, 43, has unearthed piles of lyrics, photographs, demo tapes, band memorabilia, scrawled notes and T-shirts, belonging to her dad, Ian Dury, which she has pieced together for a book. 'Hallo Sausages' – The Lyrics of Ian Dury, which is published in hardback next month, comes with a free CD of unreleased material.
Friday 28 September 2012
A food blogger has been awarded a Michelin star barely a year after opening his first restaurant.
Friday 28 September 2012
It's a perfect case of poacher turned gamekeeper. A food blogger who offered dining recommendations on his website has been awarded a coveted Michelin star barely a year after opening his first restaurant.
Saturday 16 June 2012
The actual tennis of Wimbledon is played in Southfields, two Tube stops away from the famous suburb, but that doesn't stop the world and his tennis partner from descending on the Village like the Assyrians on Jerusalem. What they find to eat when they arrive can be uninspiring. For every good, reliable restaurant (such as San Lorenzo Fuoriporto at the bottom of the hill), there are too many yawn-making gastropubs, chains and iffy spice houses.
Thursday 07 June 2012
A new energy partnership between the United Kingdom and Norway will help create more than 1,600 jobs and could secure affordable power supplies for decades.
Monday 14 May 2012
A workman who cut the base of a lamp post that later fell, fatally injuring a baby, wishes he had died instead, an inquest heard today.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Metro Bank has won the pitch to become the US embassy in London's official bank, processing its transactions in the UK. Metro Bank has been expanding in the capital since its launch in 2010.
Friday 09 March 2012
This week I've been eating...pho
Thursday 02 February 2012
Sunday 04 December 2011
At Union Jacks, Jamie Oliver is reimagining the pizza. But did he really need to?
Sunday 15 May 2011
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed