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Articles from January 20, 2006

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The Producers; Country Boys Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby Met at College, Set Up a Furniture Business, Won a Host of Awards and Have Built Up a Client List That Includes Stella McCartney and Damien Hirst. It's a Sign of Intelligent Design, Says Helen Kirwan-Taylor
Byline: HELEN KIRWAN-TAYLOR Can we say who it is?' is a question you hear frequently in the company of designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. The 36-year-old, self-confessed 'country boys' ( Barber is from Shrewsbury, Osgerby from Oxford), with...
The Provocative Poets
SATURDAY CHOICE The Romantics 8pm, BBC2 HOLD ON - I thought there was a rule that all history documentaries had to include useless acting in their dramatic reconstructions. Peter Ackroyd's new series about the Romantic poets plainly breaks this convention,...
There Is a Way to Break the Cycle of Violence
Byline: DAVID COHEN I AM talking to Camila Batmanghelidjh about the senseless murder of City lawyer Tom ap Rhys Pryce when a smartly dressed woman, her lip trembling, interrupts us. "Camila, I saw you on TV, I can't tell you how much -" she says...
The Top Ten. Geishas; URBAN FOX We'd Love to Read These Girls' Memoirs to Discover the Lengths to Which They'll Go to Please Their Samurai. from Back Waxing to Ballroom Dancing, Nothing Is Too Much Trouble for Master
Kate Beckinsale knows how to keep her man hooked. On her honeymoon she wore a 'Mrs Wiseman' bikini and, when she's away from home, the latex-wearing actress strips for her film-director husband Len via webcam. 'He tells me what to wear each evening....
TOBY YOUNG IS THE Restaurant Spy; 'DAQUISE Was Where Christine Keeler Regularly Met with Yevgeny Ivanov, the Russian Naval Attache'
Byline: TOBY YOUNG There is something irresistibly romantic about Daquise, the Polish restaurant in South Kensington that has just reopened after being gutted by fire last September. Its elderly patrons may not be much to look at, with their borscht-stained...
Togo Hero Adebayor Is a Man People Can Look Up to; He's Controversial and Full of Passion, Which Is Why the Towering Striker and New Arsenal Recruit Is Sure to Light Up the African Nations Cup
Byline: IAN CHADBAND IN A country where a third of the population live below the poverty line, where hundreds have been killed or disappeared this past year and thousands more forced to flee amid violent political turmoil, the incredible flight...
Up Close, a Thing of Real Beauty and We Worry for Its Survival
Byline: ROBERT MENDICK THE whale shouldn't have been anywhere near the London Eye, it should have been 30 miles away out to sea. But the bottlenose was swimming up the Thames today. The mission to track it down began in farce but threatened to...
Walcott: My Joy at Joining Gunners; Wenger to Play [Pounds Sterling]12m Teenager This Season
Byline: LEO SPALL THEO WALCOTT today realised his boyhood dream as he signed for Arsenal in a deal worth up to [pounds sterling]12million. The coveted striker's transfer from Southampton makes him one of the world's most expensive 16-year-olds...
Warnings the Markets Will Ignore at Their Peril
Byline: MICKEY CLARK ANY stock market bull - or bear - will tell you it is never a good idea to try to move against the herd. To do so is to court disaster and will often see a large fortune soon reduced to a smaller one. "Go with the flow" and...
We Have No Time for Watches Say Young; News in Brief
YOUNG people are shunning wristwatches, according to a US fashion merchandising consultant. Despite once being a style accessory and status symbol, watches are no longer cool, says the Doneger Group. Last year sales of wristwatches that cost between...
Why Nicola Horlick Is Backing the Bart's Fight; Losing Daughter to Cancer Led to Fundraising Role
Byline: NICK CURTIS;REBECCA SMITH BUSINESSWOMAN Nicola Horlick today joined the campaign to safeguard the future of Bart's hospital. She said the threat to the future of the Smithfield hospital is "wrong". And she told how losing both her daughter...
WILLIAM SITWELL IS THE FoodSpy
Byline: WILLIAM SITWELL Restaurant bites Reports of an uproar reach Food Spy from the genteel confines of Roy Ackerman's Homage, the classic brasserie in Aldwych. 'The walls have been covered with pictures of naked women by a photographer called...