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.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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