Business & Society...

We're all in it together...

Some of my favourite pieces have been when I have been writing about society issues. The fabulous twins I met who had survived beyond the odds and far beyond their life expectancy. The forensic psychiatrist who is arguably the UK's leading authority on stalking. Joining a plane that had been converted into a flying eye hospital when it touched down in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Life is a rich tapestry, as REM (sort of) observed. It's the myriad human stories, our little lives, that provide the timbre and the colour...    

Global Property

Whitehall has traditionally been the location of the heart of government in London, with very little residential inventory

Bricks & Mortar

Children play at being king of the castle — but those who are serious about making it a reality should look to France where good supply means reasonable prices...

Vertu

A Vertu phone is the height of luxury, being handcrafted from only the finest and most expensive parts...

Miles Leonard

Can the music industry be saved? Miles Leonard, chairman of Parlophone Records UK and Warner Bros Records UK, makes the case for a digital future...

Decaying Cities

How decaying cities, fear of crime and astronomical prices are leading the world’s elite to invest in remote sanctuaries.

Stalking

Eugene Costello talks to leading psychiatrist Dr Frank Farnham, who works with some of Britain’s most deluded criminals.

Orbis

Flying around the world, these volunteers bring hope to people in danger of losing their eyesight

Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman made her name as a maths expert, but found it harder to balance the career/family equation. The Loose Woman and self-confessed workaholic tells Eugene Costello how she figured it out.

Cystic

The doctors said they’d be dead by the age of five, but mutual support has turned Christine and Michelle into long-living record-breakers...