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      Fragrance News
      Published on 19th March 2014 06:18 AM

      Givaudan perfumers Antoine Maisondieu, Calice Asancheyev-Becker, Shyamala Maisondieu and Yann Vasnier have all had a hand in creating the latest ...
      Features
      by Published on 20th November 2013 04:10 PM


      Unless you've spent the last few months held hostage in E-Space by a horde of Marshmen, you'll be well aware that a British television institution is about to celebrate an important milestone. Doctor Who, the time-travelling sci-fi series which embarked on its first voyage on the 23rd of November 1963 has reached the half-century mark. Fifty years ago, schoolteachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright forced their way into the Doctor's TARDIS, unaware that their actions would result in a trip not just to Palaeolithic earth but also into the minds and hearts of millions of viewers across the world. And since then, the battered old Police Box has travelled across the Universe, featuring characters which have become permanent fixtures of British culture.

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      Fragrance News
      Published on 17th May 2013 05:28 PM

      The UK FiFi Awards were held last night in London. The event was held at The Brewery and was hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky. The winners were ...