Sport A view of Old Trafford

Bulova are replacing Hublot, who erected a distinctive Tower in the Old Trafford car park

No constable, everything's fine

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The Critics: Film Studies

I'd like to offer a short story in this column - not a commentary on a movie, but an account of things that could happen in Los Angeles, or anywhere else that movies apply. It's made up, yet that's not to say that hundreds in LA won't think it belongs to them. Instead of to all of us.

Outlook: GUS/Argos

LORD WOLFSON, chairman of Great Universal Stores, just cannot seem to get this Argos business out of his system. He reckons the former Argos directors made inaccurate statements during the heat of the bid battle, and he wants them to suffer a public humiliation to make up for it.

RAC women seek payout

THE RAC Club, which is selling its breakdown services to an American company for pounds 450m, has been accused of sex discrimination for refusing to pay women members a pounds 35,000 windfall that will go to their male counterparts.

Money: How to make your pension pay

Pensions are a topic of confusion and controversy for many. Andrew Couchman asks a few pertinent questions

Media: Bought and told: the other price war

Good news costs money. Bad news costs a fortune. Paul McCann works out the price of the kiss-and-sell over three of seven cols. By Name

Design: He's gonna sit right down...

...and write himself a novel. But where? Douglas Kennedy was swept off his feet by a Herman Miller Aeron chair

A new take on the executive express

For the suited scooterist, Piaggio's new Hexagon has got everything bar the ashtray, writes Andy Gillard

Tory sell-offs denounced as 'Arthur Daley economics'

THE Conservative government was guilty of "Arthur Daley economics," a minister claimed yesterday as new criticisms emerged of financial practices before the general election.

The new rules of office sex

They tried to ban it, but why fight human nature? Cayte Williams reports on how business has come to terms with love at work

Arts: Working In The Woods

Buildings For The 21st Century: Procurement Executive Hq, Ministry Of Defence, Abbey Wood, Bristol: The sixth IoS Green Building Award has gone to a sylvan office complex. By David Nicholson-Lord reports there is to say here alright

BMW sets limit on its own success

The BMW is becoming such a common sight on British roads that the German company has decided to cap its sales next year. Chris Godsmark, Business Correspondent, finds prospective buyers could face a long wait for their keys.

Obituary: Iain Anders

Iain Anders Robertson (Iain Anders), actor and legal executive: born London 8 February 1933; married; died Chichester, West Sussex 5 September 1997.

My life with the snagger

A number of readers have been in contact concerned about my living arrangements. Their interest is touching and welcome. True, all my correspondents have stopped short of handing over their house to me but in this world of self-interest it is still refreshing to discover that there are still many who care for the welfare of their fellow man. As regular readers are well aware I have been scouring the London property market for several months in the forlorn hope of finding somewhere to buy. So far I have failed miserably and therefore describe myself as being of no fixed abode. Some readers assume I am fraternising with vagrants and petty criminals which has prompted them to inquire as to my well-being.

Army accidents mar hospice fun-day

Four soldiers and a civilian were injured yesterday in two separate accidents at army displays at a hospice fun day at Ayr racecourse.
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