An anthology of stories which have won the Asham Award, as well as additional tales by established Virago authors, this is a book of journeys, meetings and partings, flights and homecomings.
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Wednesday 15 October 2008
Sunday 12 October 2008
Malcolm Walker, founder of the frozen food chain Iceland, is thought to have ended his interest in buying Woolworths, and is instead deciding whether to buy up chunks of his group owned by Baugur.
Tuesday 16 September 2008
Fashionable London descended upon Downing Street last night for a reception hosted by Sarah Brown to celebrate 25 years of British fashion – or, more specifically, the British Fashion Council, the organisation that oversees London Fashion Week.
Sunday 14 September 2008
Monday 08 September 2008
Friday 08 August 2008
The British Retail Consortium has urged landlords to offer monthly rents to all retailers, as the campaign to switch from quarterly rental payments in advance to monthly transactions gathers pace.
Sunday 13 July 2008
Saturday 12 July 2008
Friday 11 July 2008
A combination of bearish broker comment and investors' fears for the economy bore on Kingfisher, which fell by 5.26 per cent, or 5.5p, to 99p yesterday. The retail group, which owns the DIY chain B&Q, slumped after Goldman Sachs added the stock to its "conviction sell" list.
Wednesday 09 July 2008
Thursday 26 June 2008
The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA) was established in September 2005, and so far it has accepted some 600 students, of which a large majority have gained employment in the fashion industry in various positions, including buyer’s assistants, PR and visual merchandising and store management.
Sunday 15 June 2008
Wednesday 04 June 2008
United Utilities is calling on the water regulator to let prices rise to reflect both higher energy costs and the effects of the credit squeeze.
Friday 11 April 2008
Thursday 10 April 2008
I hope that Bishop Gene Robinson, the American best known for being the first openly gay and non-celibate priest to be ordained, is in a forgiving mood when he flies to Britain at the end of the month.
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
- 1 Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
- 2 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 3 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 4 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45
- 5 Businessman charged £75 for three small bottles of water in London hotel