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Christmas Traditions: Where they Began

There are huge numbers of traditions that we observe over the Christmas period – but how much do you really know about their origins? The dawning of some traditions is quite surprising: read on to find out why we eat

The History of the Christmas Tree

For thousands of years, evergreen trees have been used to celebrate winter festivals, representing symbols of hope and life. Legends abound as to when fir trees were first used as Christmas trees, although they were hung upside down from ceilings

IKEA

As one of the most successful global brands, IKEA specialises in stylish, quality furniture at affordable prices. It has become synonymous with easy-to-assemble, flat-pack furniture. IKEA operates in 40 countries and has more than 300 locations worldwide. The man behind

Brexit: Driving Uncertainty into the UK Car Industry

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has led to uncertainty in the motor industry, with experts urging Prime Minister Theresa May to put a deal in place to ensure the UK continues to have access to the market. As

Grange Hill

BBC TV series Grange Hill was one of the longest-running programmes on British television, starting its 30-year run in 1978 and airing for the final time on 15th September 2008. It was written by Phil Redmond, who also created the

Mad Men

Moving your business to new premises can seem a daunting task, especially if you’re on a tight schedule to avoid downtime – a fact illustrated by the award-winning TV series, Mad Men, when the staff of advertising agency Sterling Cooper

Harrods

Diana & Dodi Memorial

Arguably the best-known retail store in the world, Harrods attracts a global clientele to its upmarket Knightsbridge location, where it provides a unique shopping experience. Owned by Qatar Holding, the retailer’s Latin motto, ‘Omnia omnibus ubique’, means ‘All things for

Althorp

Princess Diana

Althorp is a Grade I listed stately home in Northamptonshire – the home of the Spencer family since the early 16th century and the final resting place of Diana, Princess of Wales, following her untimely death in 1997. Located in

The History of GPS

GPS Navigation

Systems such as navigation, aviation, fleet tracking and emergency response rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS) to function effectively. Initially designed for intelligence and military applications in the late 1950s and early ’60s, GPS today is available to everyone.

Storage Hunters UK

Storage Hunters UK

When the US reality show, Storage Hunters, was launched in 2011, it quickly became compulsive viewing, with its cast of larger-than-life bargain hunters following the show’s creator and star, auctioneer Sean Kelly, around abandoned storage units, trying to pick up

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