Not content with four-storey statues of Alexander the Great and Mother Teresa, city planners in Skopje are now inviting bids for a version of Rome’s Spanish Steps, part of a beautification campaign that has divided residents.
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Saturday 16 April 2011
Friday 04 March 2011
The force is with Lego, the Danish toymaker which saw profits soar by a galactic 63 per cent last year thanks to a boost from Darth Vader and friends.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Sunday 21 November 2010
Saturday 20 November 2010
A business story last Saturday reported on good financial results at the Triumph motorcycle company: "This was driven by 'strong' sales of motorbike parts, clothing and accessories such as automatic breaking systems, said a spokeswoman."
Saturday 30 October 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Determined that Commonwealth Games' athletes and delegates should get the most out of their trip to India, organisers are arranging trips to the Taj Mahal, putting on special trains that will whisk the visitors to the World Heritage site in the morning and bring them back in the evening. Except perhaps, for the delegation from Pakistan.
Saturday 11 September 2010
Saturday 14 August 2010
Holding balloons and flowers, employees have pledged to rededicate themselves to the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai when it reopens this weekend after the militant attacks in 2008 in which guests and staff members died.
Sunday 18 July 2010
The first day of the 139th Open was a record-breaking one. There had never been so many commentators in one place uttering the words "That's the way to do it". It was as if they had stuck a microphone in a cage full of parrots. Why this reaction to all the pretty birdies? OK, so the players were making it look so easy. But it seemed that all the pundits on Golf: The Open (BBC2, Thursday) were drawn to John Daly's clothes, as close to the plumage of a tropical bird as you'll see in Scotland. Call it parrot fashion.
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