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Monday 14 October 2013
There is pressure for the City to clean up its act, but today’s first-quarter update from soap-to-detergent maker McBride might not be what people had in mind. Analysts expect the squeaky-clean update to be largely lacklustre because its results usually improve in the second half.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Outlook: Critics of the planned listing reckon valuation could be £1.2bn light
Monday 07 October 2013
Vince Cable believes target of 25 per cent female representation by 2015 can be met
Sunday 06 October 2013
For the new season, don’t just change what clothes you wear – opt for a hardier fragrance as the weather begins to chill
Monday 30 September 2013
Sunday 29 September 2013
From shaving soap to shower gel and moisturiser, we find the finest products for chaps who want to stay dapper
Sunday 29 September 2013
Justine Picardie’s account of Coco Chanel’s eventful 87 years on this earth is written in a flowing, luxuriant style suitable to its subject. Here’s a selection of phrases from the first few pages: “perfumed and warm”, “a cocoon of luxury”, “jewel-coloured lipsticks”, “silk-lined tweed jackets”, “pearls and camellias”.
Thursday 26 September 2013
Cardinal Ravasi described Christ as composing messages that were 'full of meaning' in 'fewer than 45 characters'
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Documentary-maker Nick Broomfield is one of those directors who's as happy in front of the camera as he is behind it. And that's putting it mildly. Fetishes, the film Broomfield made about sex workers, was set in a swanky "fetish parlour" on Manhattan's 5th Avenue and ended with him climbing a door frame, sound boom in hand, to escape the attentions of a bevy of randy dominatrix.
Thursday 19 September 2013
Forget the unique aroma of fresh coffee, wild lavender or cut grass, according to US scientists there are just 10 basic smells.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
One Direction star Harry Styles says he has no plans to follow his pal Cara Delevingne down the catwalk.
Wine: 2010 Feiler-Artinger Blaufränkisch, Burgenland; 2012 Palataia Pinot Noir, Pfalz; 2004 Château d'Angludet
Saturday 14 September 2013
Friday 13 September 2013
Robert R Taylor, who has died of cancer at the age of 77, was the man who took soap out of dishes, put it in pump bottles and forever changed the way people wash up.
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Traders don’t usually pay attention to London Fashion Week but one of its stars was à la mode yesterday in the City. The British brand Burberry was feted by HSBC’s luxury experts who added it to their Super Ten Portfolio and said “its digital vision sets the group apart.”
Sunday 08 September 2013
Fragrances can capture a mood and ease you into a new season. These new scents will help smooth your way into autumn
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 Humans of New York image of crying gay teen receives best response yet from Ellen DeGeneres
- 4 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 5 Swedish minister gives strongest case yet on why EU should stop turning away asylum seekers