Francis Golding was one of the country's leading architectural, planning and conservation consultants, and had a big influence on the look of contemporary London. He died from injuries sustained in one of the cycling accidents that occurred in Central London on 5 November. Golding's major clients included Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Terry Farrell, Rick Mather, Rafael Viñoli, Jean Nouvel and Michael Hopkins. With Foster he worked on the "Gherkin"; with Nouvel on One New Change, also in the City of London; and with Rogers he consulted on the controversial Chelsea Barracks. He was cross about the Prince of Wales's intervention, though in the case of the Prince's Poundbury development in Dorset, he said, "I've seen the past and it works."
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Monday 14 June 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Leonard Gordon Wolfson, who has died at the age of 82, took control of a family business which earned huge amounts of money and also distributed huge amounts through a philanthropic foundation.
Monday 24 May 2010
Monday 10 May 2010
Sunday 09 May 2010
Friday 09 April 2010
Long before Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand earned BBC censure for "Sachsgate", Chris Morris was causing mayhem on the airways by inserting obscenities into the news (at BBC Radio Bristol) and jokingly insinuating the death of the (very much living) Michael Heseltine, which earned him a BBC suspension.
Saturday 03 April 2010
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Winston Churchill, the former Conservative MP and grandson of the Second World War Prime Minister, who died yesterday after a two-year battle against cancer, was the Conservative MP for Stretford and then Davyhulme in Greater Manchester for 27 years.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
George Osborne will today accuse Gordon Brown of becoming the first prime minister to preside over a slide in the size of the British economy.
Friday 01 January 2010
Minutes of an explosive Cabinet meeting which precipitated one of the most serious political crises of Margaret Thatcher's premiership are to be released early, the Information Commissioner's office has ruled.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Minutes from the most explosive Cabinet meeting of Margaret Thatcher's premiership may be released early after a ruling from the information commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act, it was revealed today.
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