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 09 May 2010
Saturday 08 May 2010
World-famous department store Harrods has been sold, it was reported today.
Thursday 06 May 2010
Jewellery worth tens of thousands of pounds was stolen when raiders broken into Europe's largest urban shopping mall, west London's Westfield Centre, in the early hours of yesterday.
Saturday 24 April 2010
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Harrods is "not for sale" the company said today after a media report that Mohamed Al Fayed had received an offer for the London store from a Gulf investor.
Sunday 28 February 2010
Harrods has been forced to shelve plans to sell off its pension fund. The Knightsbridge department store owned by Mohamed al-Fayed has been in negotiations with Pension Corporation, a buyout firm run by Edmund Truell, about offloading its liabilities to around 1,000 staff and former staff since last November.
Sunday 29 November 2009
Harrods, the upmarket London retailer owned by Mohamed al-Fayed, is mulling the sale of its £200 million pension fund in a buy-out deal.
Friday 06 November 2009
Tuesday 22 September 2009
An investigation has been launched into allegations of child abuse at a south Belfast nursery.
Monday 24 August 2009
Six robbers took less than a minute to nab gems and jewels worth more than £1m from a store, it emerged today.
Friday 14 August 2009
The recent £40m jewellery robbery in Knightsbridge was Britain's biggest jewelry heist. There's always an element of Hollywood in such crimes, despite the money involved and the violence often used, but such crimes often linger in the memory - along with these, the rogues' gallery of Britain's most notorious robberies.
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Thursday 13 August 2009
Harrods delivered record sales and an uplift in pre-tax profits last year, despite Britain going through one of the worst recessions in living memory.
Sunday 02 August 2009
Sunday 21 June 2009
Wednesday 27 May 2009
The sale of the derelict farmhouse made famous in the cult film Withnail and I has "fallen through", its owners said today.
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