The Savoy was a favourite rendezvous for brokers, bankers, bounders and Hollywood's best. And, for a time, it was a home away from home for the artist Claude Monet, stars Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra, and Sir Winston Churchill.
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Wednesday 31 July 2013
Consultant Daad Sharab said Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud owed her about £6.5m
Thursday 13 June 2013
Three-quarters of WPP shareholders believe he is worth every penny. It's how the ad giant can replace him that's worrying many
Thursday 02 May 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Monday 18 February 2013
Former Spice Girl Mel C has been named Tesco's Celebrity Mum of the Year.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has revealed he is planning to persuade the rest of the band to headline Glastonbury this year.
Monday 04 February 2013
The protracted £1.1bn legal battle over three of London's most exclusive hotels resumes tomorrow as Belfast developer Paddy McKillen prepares to cross swords again in court with the billionaire Barclay brothers.
Monday 21 January 2013
Liverpool captain has notched over 100 caps
Monday 14 January 2013
London's hotel sector is set to suffer an Olympic-sized hangover this year amid a glut of new hotel rooms and slumping demand, a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers warns.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
There couldn’t have been a happier ending to 2012 for designer Stella McCartney, who was named both Designer and Designer Brand of the Year at the British Fashion Awards last night.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Billionaire pair close in on full control of five-star chain after key court ruling
Saturday 22 October 2011
Sunday 28 August 2011
Hotels in London were boosted by strong figures in July but are cautious about August.
Thursday 25 August 2011
After almost a week of being held captive by Gaddafi loyalists, a group of international correspondents was freed from the Rixos Hotel yesterday evening.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
A drawing by Rembrandt, valued at $250,000 (£152,000) has been stolen from a hotel in California.
Sunday 14 August 2011
A giant US property investor has acquired a hotel at the heart of the King's Cross regeneration, next to the busy mainline London station. Pramerica has bought the 157-year-old Great Northern Hotel, due to reopen in 2013 after redevelopment. Pramerica has bought the 999 year lease for £12m.
Apple has been hit by complaints about the 1.1GB download
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Matt Smith is set to join cast of the Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now