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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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