With a seasonal changeover and a tie-up with Repossi, the Mayfair store is thriving, finds Rebecca Gonsalves
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Saturday 06 July 2013
A better-than-expected US jobs report pushed the dollar up, which in turn melted metal prices yesterday and miners ended up buried at the bottom of the blue-chip index.
Friday 05 July 2013
The reality behind El Dorado, South America's mythical city of gold, will be revealed at a new exhibition of ancient art.
Monday 24 June 2013
Diamonds are forever for mining giant Rio Tinto, which today scrapped plans to sell or float its $2 billion (£1.3 billion) precious stones division.
Monday 24 June 2013
Department stores like the 32 shops that Beales runs are a dying breed. These small-town stores were once the heart of the high street. But, as other old-fashioned retailers have found, cheaper competitors, the internet and modern life have not been kind. Beales has shops from Harrogate to Horsham but its sales growth has been weak, and it reported a loss this year. When it reports its half-year results today, it is likely it will have suffered another tough period, with the inconsistent weather a major problem for many retailers.
Sunday 09 June 2013
The creative pizazz of our homegrown talent is the subject of worldwide acclaim. Among the good, the bad and the ugly of Graduate Fashion Week 2013, Rebecca Gonsalves pinpoints the design stars of the future
Coronation 60th anniversary: Archbishop leads tributes to monarch as Queen marks occasion with real game of thrones
Tuesday 04 June 2013
St Edward’s Crown, the official coronation crown of kings and queens for more than 350 years, leaves the Tower of London for first time in six decades amid secrecy and tight security
Friday 31 May 2013
Let untamed nature back into our neat landscapes. We have nothing to lose but, well, a few sheep
Friday 24 May 2013
With an apt rendition of "Goldfinger," singing legend Shirley Bassey roused celebrity revelers to dig deep into their pockets at the 20th amfAR gala in the Cap D'Antibes, helping to raise an estimated $25 million for Aids research.
Revealed: Stunning new images show gold-plated, ultra-luxurious Riyadh metro station that Saudi king has ordered to be built
Monday 20 May 2013
King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station has been designed by half-British architect Zaha Hadid
Friday 17 May 2013
Who needs to fly off to Milan? Clerkenwell Design Week is a fabulous showcase for British design talent, says Trish Lorenz
James Ashton: Shaken and stirred, Sir John Bond is ousted after digging himself into a hole at miner
Thursday 16 May 2013
Mr Bond, we've been expecting you. The ambush that greeted Sir John Bond in a small Swiss theatre was every bit as dramatic as the assaults his namesake superspy has faced over the years.
Saturday 11 May 2013
News that the world’s top platinum producer has bowed to union pressure and slashed the number of job cuts it planned has left investors worried about the future of the industry.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
A previously unknown postcard-size painting of Elizabeth I which turned up in a house clearance sale has been attributed to famous miniaturist Isaac Oliver and acquired by the National Portrait Gallery.
Friday 03 May 2013
All eyes were on ENRC yesterday as the City speculated on the motive behind Russian billionaire Suleyman Kerimov’s stakebuilding in the troubled Kazakh miner. ENRC, which is the subject of a Serious Fraud Office investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, has seen its shares fall more than 17 per cent since the claims emerged.
Friday 26 April 2013
Peter Hambro's gold miner Petropavlovsk was glistening close to the top of the mid-tier index yesterday when the previously plummeting gold price rallied, reaching its highest in more than a week. The IMF said central banks are buying gold again and its price responded after tumbling the sharpest for 30 years last week.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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