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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Tuesday 29 March 2011
Saturday 26 March 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
Yesterday the process of redistribution away from you was supercharged by the Tories
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Another one of "God's bankers"?
Friday 18 March 2011
Congratulations to all the winners of the Boldness in Business Awards, which are sponsored by the Financial Times and the steel producer ArcelorMittal. And there is certainly no arguing with the judges' choice as the best newcomer – they picked the American discount voucher company Groupon. It has, after all, been exceptionally bold, spending millions to buy a slot during the Superbowl in the US, in which it aired an advertisement widely criticised for making light of the way Tibetans are facing Chinese repression. Bold indeed.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
With defence cuts in the UK back in focus BAE Systems was stuck at the foot of the blue-chip index last night as it dropped 14.7p to 326.8p.
Friday 11 February 2011
Julius Drewe was just 33 when he decided to cash in and spend the rest of his life playing the country squire. The year was 1889 and Drewe's astonishing success from relatively humble origins marked him out as the prototype for generations of self-made retail tycoons to follow, from Jack Cohen to Philip Green.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Dylan Jones: 'The 21 club was raided many times during Prohibition, but no federal agent could ever find the cellar'
Saturday 29 January 2011
To celebrate his new CNN talk show, last week I threw a dinner for Piers Morgan at "21" in New York. With its old-school clubby charms, quintessentially American while very much apeing British style, it seemed the most appropriate place to hold it. Tommy Hilfiger, David Lauren, Robert Earl, Sir Philip Green, Murdoch biographer Michael Wolff, Gawker's Nick Denton, the New York Post's Col Allen and a host of others sat down to crab cakes and rack of lamb as they toasted the latest Brit to wash up in Manhattan.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
A case of 'the king is dead, long live the king'?
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Sir Stuart Rose ends a colourful six-year tenure with high street giant Marks & Spencer today as he steps down as chairman.
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail