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#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies...

28 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Pearson plunges on profit warning and Penguin sale

Shares in UK publisher Pearson plunged up to 28 percent on Wednesday after it issued a profit warning and said it would sell holdings in Penguin Random House, a joint venture with German media company Bertelsmann...

19 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

New talent to the fore in Man Booker Prize shortlist

Judges for top British literary award the Man Booker Prize spurned big-name novelists in favour of experimental new talent as they announced their shortlist in London...

14 Sep 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Pearson sells Financial Times to Japan's Nikkei

LONDON, UK: British publisher Pearson on Thursday said it had agreed to sell its salmon-pink flagship business newspaper the Financial Times to Japanese digital media group Nikkei.

24 Jul 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

The Gunn Report honours the very best of advertising 2014 with book and showreel

LONDON, UK: The Gunn Report, the global index for creative excellence in advertising, has published its 2014 Book and Showreel, a round-up and showcase of the world's best advertising performance...

18 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Publisher prohibits pork talk

LONDON, UK: A UK publisher has been mocked over a ban (described as 'absolute utter nonsense') on pigs and sausages being mentioned in its children's books...

19 Jan 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Controversial book makes new claim about 'married' Jesus

LONDON, UK: A book launched in London on Wednesday claims to have fresh evidence that Jesus married and had children with Mary Magdalene, but it drew derision from some quarters...

14 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Neville Brody selects new blood graduate to design 2013 D&AD Annual

LONDON, UK: The 51st edition celebrates global diversity of D&AD with data visualisations of 196 nations. Users are invited to create personalised visualisations through the digital microsite.

5 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

It's time to get your D&AD annual

LONDON, UK: Here comes the 2013 edition of the much sought-after annual from D&AD featuring the year's best creative work.

3 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

British police probe phone-hacking at Sunday Mirror publisher

LONDON, UK: The publisher of Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper said on Thursday that it is being investigated for alleged phone-hacking by former staff.

13 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

JK Rowling is Robert Galbraith

LONDON UK: Harry Potter author JK Rowling on Wednesday (31 July) accepted a "substantial" donation to charity from the law firm which leaked the fact she had written a crime novel under a pseudonym.

2 Aug 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Penguin, Random House unite

LONDON, UK: British publisher Pearson and Germany's Bertelsmann have completed a deal to create a publishing firm, Penguin Random House, the parent groups announced on Monday (1 July).

2 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

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