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Business News Archive - April 04, 2007

DAN HODGES, son of actress and Labour politician Glenda Jackson, has become Head of News at Transport for London. "I'm looking forward to starting work and getting a desk," he tells me. "I am praying that my mum signed off some reasonable pay deals before she resigned as Minister for Transport.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.