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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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