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  1. Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Nicolette Loizou Where is it? Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc's hotel and restaurant is 10km from Oxford, England, on a former Saxon site in a village called Great Milton. It is a peaceful spot where visitors can admire the lavender-peppered hills adjoi ...

  2. Roll of honour

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service (RFA), constituted in 1905, is a civilian manned fleet owned by Britain's Ministry of Defence. Its main task is to supply the Royal Navy's warships with fuel, food, stores and ammunition while at sea. It also provides aviation and amphibious support, and secure sea transport for army units and their equipment. RFA conditions ...

  3. www.yp.scmp.com

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen, Kate Whitehead, Will Clem

    ... in bookshops and her photo in magazines. Listen to what the presenters say about Suzie and then answer the questions below. Suzie Slice fact sheet 1. Suzie comes from A. EnglandB. JapanC. the United States 2. She is becoming famous... A. in Australia and Russia B. in The United States, China and Japan C. in France and Germany D. around the world 3. You can buy her A. magazines / B. books ...

  4. Origins: Burberry

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela How it began Burberry was founded in 1856, when 21-year-old Thomas Burberry, then a draper's apprentice, opened a small outfitter's shop in Basingstoke, England. Burberry's ambition was to improve the wearability and performa ...

  5. The ASBO Show

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The ASBO Show by Tony Saint Serpent's Tail, HK$173 Few novels can have been successfully crafted from legislation, and for the first page or so, Tony Saint's third seems no exception. Taking its title from Tony Blair's attempt to ...

  6. No pain, no gain

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Despite the heat from the media, British Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell still believes in press freedom. Peter Simpson reports Spare a thought today for British Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell and pray that her frayed nerves hold out for the next 1,713 day ...

  7. Green Games in focus

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Three mainland students received rare access to a British minister this week as she visited Beijing to see the city's Olympic preparations. The students, Beijing representatives of the British Council's Young Climate Change Awaren ...

  8. Blair scoops up US$500,000 for trip to Dongguan

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi He came, he saw and he made US$500,000 from a three-hour visit to a southern Chinese industrial city famous for its vanity. Former British prime minister Tony Blair's quick trip to Dongguan, a Pearl River Delta city with a population of 7 mi ...

  9. accessory bags

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... Nicolette Loizou Those tiny hotel sewing kits can be woefully inadequate when a button goes missing or a hem slips while you're on the road. Presentable travel versions are hard to find but Penhaligon's comes to your sartorial rescue with its re ...

  10. Wine drinkers' new taste is... (gasp) English

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It may be global warming or a trend, but UK vintages are no longer a joke, writes Tim Bryan Which famous action star named himself after the best-ever English wine? Vin Diesel. Name two English vintages: Chateau Paraffin and Vin e'Gar. What's th ...




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