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Shakespeare birthplace Stratford

Shall I compare thee?

Knight Frank celebrates Shakespeare Day with much ado about nothing.

Spin class

Spin class: sunny days

Finally, the sun is out and my sky-blue DVF coat has been exchanged for my new Chelsea Burberry trench, but there is a chill wind blowing in our office – we lost a big, lucrative client pitch, which led to a frosty reception from the boss this morning.

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Jin Xu takes the mic

Chinese rep jokes about faulty equipment at Royal Albert Dock ceremony

Agent P

Agent P: watercooler talk

8.30am, Teutonic Room: Sporty Girl quivers with indignation at the disclosure by Them Upstairs that guys at GBH earn 41% more than gals.

James townsend fox motorsports

Smooth gear change for Kontor's Townsend

Fox Motorsport racer puts the pedal to the metal and motors to podium finish.

Spin class

Spin class: a very good Friday

Good Friday turned out to be very good for me. My tactic of announcing my client’s profit warning at 5pm the day before worked a treat.

Sandy walker in action

Hot shot surveyor goes Down Under in search of gold

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Property will always be a hugely competitive industry but it’s rare Metropolis learns of someone picking up a gun in pursuit of glory.

Hooters

Hooters’ hot desks

Down-market US restaurant chain serves up cut-price co-working space.

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Agent P

Agent P

Agent P: watercooler talk

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8.30am, Teutonic Room: Sporty Girl quivers with indignation at the disclosure by Them Upstairs that guys at GBH earn 41% more than gals.

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