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Made in Britain – actually made in China with smuggled Central Asian materials, finishing touches in the UK: cashmere’s long road to our high streets and supermarkets

UK retailers are selling cheap clothes made in China from cashmere smuggled out of Central Asia, a leading academic has claimed. Dr Carol Kerven, Research Fellow at Imperial College London, said that supermarket cashmere sweaters that peel or ‘bobble’ shortly … Continue reading

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Modi visit: 1,000 UK graduates head to India for IT internships

Beneath the headlines, handshakes and photo-ops there’s the overlooked detail of what these high-profile visits are about: deals. Everyone knows that India leads the world in IT, but not so long ago – 1997, in my case – perhaps the … Continue reading

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