Andy Pomfret has announced plans to step down as chief executive of the £20 billion-plus fund manager Rathbone Brothers next year, handing over to his recently recruited deputy, Philip Howell.
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Monday 01 October 2012
The biggest fish in the sea could be almost 25 per cent smaller by 2050 because of global warming, according to a new study.
Sunday 02 September 2012
My earliest food memory…Samuel: My mum showing me how to cook eggy bread. I remember becoming quite obsessed with the art of making it. My trick was to separate the white from the yolk: I used to whisk the white with a splash of milk [for the batter]; and then, after the bread was cooked, I would put the yolk on top and flip it over very briefly so it was warm but runny.
Friday 31 August 2012
A message in a bottle hauled from the depths by a fishing boat has set a new world record for the length of time spent at sea, beating the previous record by more than five years.
Sunday 26 August 2012
More than 1,000 young artists from around the world are being celebrated in a major festival next month. Here, Holly Williams offers a sneak preview of some of the best home-grown talent.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Travel west along the French rivieria, going past Antibes, St Tropez and Marseilles, and you will find another side to France's Mediterranean coast. Far from the glitz of Monte Carlo, brimming with its tax exiles and Russian billionaires' yachts, here is the less fashionable but "salt of the earth" France. No Brad Pitt, Brigitte Bardot or even Graham Greene here.
Monday 20 August 2012
A gender-bending parasite has been discovered which is believed to be responsible for turning male shrimps and other crustaceans into females.
Friday 17 August 2012
'Bread feeds the soul and the body. I could be happy living on bread and water'
Sunday 12 August 2012
Some sushi bars offer a raw deal portion-wise – but not the crowd-pleasing Feng Sushi
Thursday 02 August 2012
Skin cancer in wild marine fish has been discovered for the first time, new research has revealed.
Friday 27 July 2012
At his new restaurant at Kensington's Baglioni Hotel last week, Moreno Cedroni created a dazzling dish of cuttlefish lasagne with a vivid parsley sauce, finished with diced susci (an Italian take on sashimi) of cuttlefish and a dramatic drizzle of cuttlefish ink. Jean-Denis Le Bras, head chef of Michelin-starred Sketch, serves it as an appetiser briefly sautéed and chilled with diced red and green pepper, cucumber, courgettes, kaffir lime zest, sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds. Alyn Williams, at The Westbury, prepares cuttlefish cut like tagliatelle, marinated with celery seeds and oil, cooked quickly on a grill, then combined celery and radish.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Two Spanish fishing firms received some of the largest fines in British maritime history today after breaking strict EU quotas.
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- 3 The man who made Femen: New film outs Victor Svyatski as the mastermind behind the protest group and its breast-baring stunts
- 4 An obsessive’s documenting of Israeli war crimes in Lebanon can show us how the West lost respect for international law
- 5 Mass murder in the Middle East is funded by our friends the Saudis