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Fashion Special: WALK THIS WAY

Susannah Frankel unveils the 10 key looks for the new season Research by Gemma Hayward Photographs by Chris Moore

FASHION SPECIAL: Rain supreme

Once, its classic kit was worn by the likes of Sir Edmund Hillary and Margaret Thatcher. Now Aquascutum, the king of British rainwear, is chasing an altogether cooler clientele. Cat Callender hails the return of the mac

Missing man: Body is found

Obituary: Kathleen Nott

IN EXTREME old age (she lived to be 94), Kathleen Nott, by then severely handicapped by deafness and Parkinson's disease, more than once complained to me that she had been underrated. In this she was right. As novelist, poet, critic and editor, she was a woman of formidable gifts, to which, in her prime, she brought a no less formidable determination and energy. If she failed to achieve the widespread popularity that such gifts deserved, it was undoubtedly because her poetry and novels were so often so cerebral and her critical writings so often so intolerant of the views of others.

A tear-jerker at the movies

Melanie Clulow considers the tension between art and profit that confronts UK cinema houses

Those not so retiring types: Are they founts of wisdom or just stubborn old timers? Richard Thomson asks whether some of Britain's company leaders may be holding on to the reins of power far longer than they should be

ON 29 JULY, Lord Weinstock will be popping the champagne corks and celebrating his 70th birthday. Shortly thereafter he will be up for re-election as GEC's chief executive, since the Companies Act requires all directors over 70 to stand for re-election each year. Many of the company's shareholders, irritated by what they see as a stubborn old man refusing to make way for new talent, will vote against him.

Ugland reverses into marine group

ANDREAS UGLAND, the Norwegian shipping tycoon, underpinned his victory in the tussle for Bristol Channel Ship Repairers yesterday by reversing his interests into the marine and engineering group.

Ugland wins fight for shipping group

NORWAY'S Ugland Group won its battle for control of Bristol Channel Shipping yesterday after four executives resigned, writes Russell Hotten.

Limit on helicopter flights

THE RAF has restricted helicopters of the type that crashed into a lake in Wales last week killing three teenage air cadets to essential military flights, writes Helen Nowicka.

Taking stock of the ups and downs: A mini-conglomerate repeated a success of the Seventies; a jeans maker fell down badly. Derek Pain ranks winners and losers in the 1992 share race

BROWN & Jackson, this year's best performing share, has the distinction of being a past master at topping the yearly winners' table - back in the late 1970s.
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Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

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