The pearl industry once underpinned the economy of the United Arab Emirates, but the trade collapsed in the 1930s. (@dctabudhabi)
David Suchet as Hercule Poirot (right) and Hugh Fraser as Captain Hastings. Photo: Alamy
A pearl meat-tasting session at the Cygnet Bay Farm. Photo: Tourism Australia

The pearls of Cygnet Bay

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Plum Sykes. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

‘Chick lit’ is a bit dated now

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The latest cutbacks, which will run from 2017-2019 as part of efficiency plans launched in May, will generate annual cost savings of 300 million pounds. Photo: HT

Pearson axes 3,000 more jobs

1 min read . 04 Aug 2017
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