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  1. June 27, 2014

    Lucy Kellaway joins the hunting and shooting set

    This is the chronicle of a death foretold. The foretelling began a year or so ago with a meeting between two friends: the...

  2. May 4, 2012

    British style is classic move for Trinity

    When Trinity acquired Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes this week, the Hong Kong-based retail group obtained more than just...

  1. March 1, 2012

    Time to do our duty by Nelson

    From Mr Lester May. Sir, The Bank of England has issued 14 different banknotes since 1980 and one of each of the four...

  2. December 13, 2011

    Domino’s targets German growth

    At the headquarters of Domino’s Pizza outside Milton Keynes, next to its new hangar-like dough plant, Lance Batchelor...

  3. September 20, 2010

    When to turn a blind eye to the facts

    The good news from the Gulf of Mexico is that the worst predictions of environmental disaster after the Deepwater Horizon...

  4. August 7, 2010

    Reclusive exclusive

    Connoisseurs: Stanley J Seeger, left, and his companion Christopher Cone at Greenway Manor in Devon Tea, taken with the...

  5. December 23, 2009

    Zuppa desserts

    By and large English desserts have not made great inroads into Europe. Barring a small cult following for Christmas and...

  6. September 25, 2009

    The rich raise the cry of ‘No surrender’

    T he more you have to lose, the harder it is to admit you’ve lost. History books are full of great leaders who – considering...

  7. September 8, 2009

    Great easterners

    Norfolk's initiative gives me an excuse to offer you my 10 greatest people from eastern England, viewed from an FT...

  8. May 6, 2009

    Voters' dark views cloud Labour horizon

    Up on its plinth, the huge statue of Admiral Lord Collingwood, the man who took command of the British fleet at Trafalgar...

  9. May 3, 2009

    Bill McNabb: The accidental mutual with a one-off structure

    There is a reason why Vanguard is the only fund group that operates as a mutual organisation, owned by investors in its...

  10. February 24, 2009

    Imperial legacy

    You have to feel for Antigua. The former slave colony became fully independent from Britain in 1981 but still it ended up...

  11. December 20, 2008

    Best of British: 10 winter walks

    1. SOUTH-EAST Chidham Peninsula, just west of Bosham at the north end of Chichester Harbour, on the border of West Sussex...

  12. December 20, 2008

    Top 10 winter walks

    1. SOUTH-EAST Chidham Peninsula, just west of Bosham at the north end of Chichester Harbour, on the border of West Sussex...

  13. November 28, 2008

    Nelson opted for long years offshore

    From Prof Ira Sohn. Sir, Even with all the modern amenities available today to crews on military vessels, I was surprised to...

  14. September 20, 2008

    Naval gazing

    Admirals: The Naval Commanders who Made Britain Great by Andrew Lambert Faber £20, 512 pages FT Bookshop price: £16 Just as...

  15. March 8, 2008

    A place fit for heroes

    In the first half on the 19th century, there raged in the newspapers of the day a great public debate. A military hero, long...

  16. March 8, 2008

    A place fit for heroes

    In the first half of the 19th century, there raged in the newspapers of the day a great public debate. A military hero, long...

  17. December 19, 2007

    Nation inherits cultural treasures

    The armchair from which Lord Nelson planned his dashing campaigns on board HMS Victory, and the only surviving shirt to have...

  18. December 19, 2007

    Nation inherits cultural treasures

    The armchair from which Lord Nelson planned his dashing campaigns on board HMS Victory, and the only surviving shirt to...

  19. September 8, 2007

    What luxury means now

    I've still got that clay chicken on my desk - I haven't smashed it yet." One sunny afternoon last month, Alannah Weston,...

  20. June 7, 2007

    Blair follows Nelson's lead

    Tony Blair will doubtless be pleased to know that by travelling to Heiligendamm he is walking in the steps of Lord Nelson....

  21. April 10, 2007

    Iran debacle shows failure to understand the British services

    Flogging stories of victimhood has no place in the armed forces. By initially allowing the 15 sailors and marines held...

  22. February 5, 2007

    Bewilderment at how virus beat plant's biosecurity

    The long poultry sheds at the Bernard Matthews Facility in Upper Holton, Suffolk - at the epicentre of the avian influenza...

  23. November 17, 2006

    Wax and Wayne

    What is it with waxworks? I have spent a good deal of my life driving up and down the Marylebone Road in central London, and...

  24. October 25, 2006

    It's leaving home .

    The Council of Mortgage Lenders will lose an historic address when it leaves 3 Savile Row next month. It was on the roof of...

  25. June 3, 2006

    THE INVESTOR: VISINDAR RIPE FOR VICTORY

    This is the best renewal of the Derby for many a long summer with the likes of Sir Percy, second in the 2,000 Guineas, and...

  26. June 2, 2006

    Fabre favoured to end French hoodoo

    The last time a French horse, Empery, won the Epsom Derby back in 1976, Concorde was in its first year of service, Gerald...

  27. June 2, 2006

    Visindar ripe for victory

    This is the best renewal of the Derby for many a long summer with the likes of Sir Percy, second in the 2,000 Guineas, and...

  28. June 1, 2006

    Fallon opts for Horatio in Derby

    Kieren Fallon will ride Horatio Nelson in the Derby at Epsom on Saturday. Speculation about Fallon riding the colt, which...

  29. June 1, 2006

    Fallon opts for Horatio in Derby

    Kieren Fallon will ride Horatio Nelson in the Derby at Epsom on Saturday. Speculation about Fallon riding the colt, which...

  30. May 29, 2006

    FROM THE DAYS OF WILLIAM PITT THE ELDER TO JOHN LENNON

    Founded: in 1692 when a young Scot, John Campbell of Lundie, set up business as a goldsmith- banker at the sign of the...

  31. May 5, 2006

    Channon’s classic hopes soar with Flashy Wings

    Circling on the Berkshire skyline like a marauding band of Red Indians in a John Wayne western, trainer Mick Channon’s...

  32. January 27, 2006

    Between the covers

    Among the surviving bundles of documents relating to the long life of Sir Christopher Wren, architect of London’s rebuilding...

  33. October 22, 2005

    England expects . . .

    Yesterday was Trafalgar day, the 200th anniversary of the victory that ended Napoleon's threat to invade Britain and...

  34. October 21, 2005

    A song for Nelson on Trafalgar Day

    Where better to celebrate the bicentenary of Trafalgar than at Trafalgar Park, the Wiltshire estate that was given to Lord...

  35. October 21, 2005

    Buttoned up

    The Birmingham button manufacturer Firmin & Sons is rightly proud on Trafalgar Day of its role in kitting out Lord Nelson....

  36. October 20, 2005

    Mudlark: Trafalgar Day song for Nelson

    Where better to celebrate the bicentenary of Trafalgar than at Trafalgar Park, the Wiltshire estate that was given to Lord...

  37. October 17, 2005

    CRITIC'S CHOICE

    Radio 4 8.00pm Nelson: The Latest BBC Radio is taking the Trafalgar bicentenary seriously; surprisingly, since it reflects...

  38. October 14, 2005

    LVMH sells its stake in Bonhams 1793

    LVMH, the French luxury goods group chaired byBernard Arnault, has sold its 49.9 per cent stake in Bonhams 1793, the...

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