The oil-Rich Qataris failed to note those three basic requirement for success in the UK property market: location, location and – you guessed it – location
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Sunday 03 May 2009
Mohamed al-Fayed, the Egyptian entrepreneur, is to take his Harrods brand even further upmarket when the store joins The Luxury Network later this month. For £50,000 a year, premium brands, including yachtmaker Sunseeker and alcohol group Moët Hennessy, become part of an elite group which swaps marketing ideas and business links.
Wednesday 22 April 2009
An exhibition of 20 original works on canvas, pallet and steel by the renowned urban/grafitti artist, Banksy, including the largest canvas yet to become available, measuring fourteen feet in length, will go on show tomorrow until 16 May at the Andipa Gallery in Knightsbridge, London.
Monday 20 April 2009
Fulham chairman Mohamed Al Fayed has moved to quash rumours that he is looking to sell the club and lambasted the FA and Premier League for the financial hardship facing many clubs.
Thursday 16 April 2009
John Duffield, the veteran investor, has staged a comeback by launching a third investment group, Hyde Park Asset Management, following the recent near-collapse of his previous venture.
Friday 13 March 2009
Over 24 books, Alice Hoffman has established herself as a highly successful purveyor of adult fairy tales. Here she moves away from home turf – backwoods Connecticut – with a three-part novel set in a Knightsbridge hotel.
Wednesday 18 February 2009
Mohamed Al Fayed has criticised the Metropolitan Police after learning that he will not face charges in relation to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Mohamed Al Fayed today launched an attack on how police handled a sexual assault allegation against him after learning he will not face charges.
Friday 23 January 2009
The chief executive of Harrods has left the iconic London department store after less than a year in the role.
Friday 16 January 2009
A businessman was jailed for two years today after admitting stealing pages from rare and priceless books at two historic libraries.
Wednesday 07 January 2009
Sunday 21 December 2008
A top HSBC banker has been found hanged in the room of a five-star hotel, police said tonight.
Friday 26 September 2008
Has the credit crunch reached even Harrods? It's not often the superior Knightsbridge store provides a cut-price option but, in these straitened times, they're offering money-saving Monets and reduced Renoirs.
Saturday 16 August 2008
For the discerning Russian oligarch, possession of an armoured Bentley and a guard of special forces veterans is de rigueur for personal safety. But what to wear if one wants to mingle with the public or slalom downhill at Verbier?
Thursday 17 April 2008
Sunday 16 March 2008
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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