Sarah Sands
British writer
Sarah Sands
Sarah Sands is a British journalist and author who is currently the editor of the London Evening Standard.
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The Diary: Sarah Sands
Ft.com Financial Times Blogs - about 5 years
The deputy editor of the London Evening Standard watches Kim Jong-il’s state funeral from Namibia, a country that North Korea befriended in 1990
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Sarah Sands: Rise with the lark, taste the breath of morning – time's then on ... - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
If you boiled down all the self- help books in the world and added the wisdom of Solomon, you could not improve on these three words: get up early. So the findings of Dr Joerg Huber, presented to the British Psychological Society, should not surprise
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The fashion journalists who had to cover 9/11 - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Sarah Sands, a veteran who happened to be reporting for the Telegraph, summed up New York's unimaginable change in tenor, from sumptuous fashion central to "war zone". Monday night was New York high glamour. Marc Jacobs held an after-show party on the
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Sarah Sands: Let's leave Europe and snuggle up with the rugby players - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Naturally, we all agree with the IMF's fabulous Christine Lagarde that public affairs are improved by reining in the testosterone. But what are we to do with the global surplus of it? Bury it, like radiation? The photographs of Boris playing wheelchair
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Allison Pearson: 'I don't know how I did it all those years' - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Next came a lunch in a smart London restaurant with Sarah Sands, then deputy editor of this newspaper and one of the most glamorous working mothers I know. I told Sarah I was considering writing a book about a working mother, a comedy of madness and
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The Diary: Sarah Sands - Financial Times
Google News - over 5 years
Life's rites of passage have an apricot glow. Our sons will keep their memories of cycling from Land's End to John o'Groats after summer exams. Our 16-year-old daughter could have done the same but chose instead a weekend shopping in New
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Sarah Sands: Attention to detail is the basis for terror - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
For masters of the universe, as for tyrants, ridicule is a far worse punishment than hostility. Fred Goodwin has brought down a bank and imperilled his country's economy. But his epitaph will be an email headed: "Rogue biscuits"
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Sarah Sands: How the household broom restored our pride - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
When Norway wanted to show social healing of its deep wound, its citizens held up roses. Young Iranians tried and poignantly failed to bring freedom by showing hands painted green. America reaches instinctively for the Stars and Stripes in times of
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Sarah Sands: Lost and found in translation - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Each mistranslation is a setback in human relations. For instance, the telegenic young explorers Mark and Olly went to live with an Amazonian tribe for a reality television series. The tribe was alleged to have said: "We use arrows to kill outsiders
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Sarah Sands: Where would we be without our decorative women? - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
The official guidance at the start of the royal tour of Canada was that Kate would be seen and not heard. I wonder if Prince William was advised to be heard and not seen, for he has been edited out of most of the newspaper photographs
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Sarah Sands: Habitat showed us the way – and then we moved on - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
The rise and fall of famous shops is social history. Why did we fall out of love with Habitat? Was it them or was it us? Has the timid young provincial couple "going designer" become a thing of the past? Or does a retail concept, however good,
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Sarah Sands: Fathers, we thank you for your many thankless tasks - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
The Father's Day cards available in my local newsagent had an air of mild embarrassment. Mother's Day comes sanctified by society. Father's Day was dragged into official existence by President Nixon. Faced with illustrations of a pint of beer,
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Sarah Sands: Sometimes, a kiss is just a kiss - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
In her desire to shock and to embrace the limelight, Germaine Greer could give Lady Gaga a run for her money. Her performance on the BBC1's Question Time was a flamboyant slaying of a dragon that the rest of us call parental love
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Sarah Sands: Watch Simon Cowell do his amazing ratings trick - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
He had a trying week, but it was melodramatic of Simon Cowell to call in Scotland Yard over his internet accuser. Keith Schilling must be puzzled by the ability of an celebrity to act independently of him. Was speed-dial not working?
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Obama and the Commonwealth - BusinessDay
Google News - over 5 years
During the visit he is quoted (by Sarah Sands in The Evening Standard) as saying “I think what the Queen symbolises, not just to Great Britain but to the entire Commonwealth, is the best of England”. Sands notes, after referring to biographers' views
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Sarah Sands: A prodigal son returns. Welcome back! - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
The vagaries of celebrity that have blown Cheryl Cole back across the Atlantic will strike terror in many British performers, but James Corden need worry no longer. He turned his back on television just before it consumed him, with a wise decision to
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Sarah Sands: It's the boardroom, not the bedroom, that matters - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
The distinction between who is and isn't fair game for the press is complicated. So it is a relief that we can all agree on Sir Fred Goodwin. Actors and footballers are one thing: a hubristic banker who left the taxpayer with the bill for his rampage
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Sarah Sands: The selling is down to a fine art – but how fine is the art? - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
The Tiger Mother Amy Chua relentlessly harnessed her daughters to the piano and the violin and willed them into top-rank concert halls, but she may have been a little soft with them. There is no record of her squeezing them into bodices and trying to
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No final chapter for those bereaved by acts of terror - Belfast Telegraph
Google News - almost 6 years
The laying of a wreath by President Obama at Ground Zero, New York, last week, after American marines had despatched the diabolical visionary behind the September 11 bombings, was described by commentators as "seeking closure"
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sarah Sands
    FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 47
    In February 2009 it was announced that she would be taking up the role of deputy editor on The Evening Standard.
    More Details Hide Details Sands has written two novels: her first was Playing the Game and her second, Hothouse, was published during the summer of 2005.
  • 2006
    Age 44
    In August 2006, Sands wrote an article about the Emo musical genre, which stated that Green Day and My Chemical Romance encourage self-harm among teenagers, despite Green Day having tenuous links to the emo genre and My Chemical Romance advising their fans not to commit self-harm.
    More Details Hide Details My Chemical Romance, on hearing about this article while on tour in the UK, led a chant of "fuck the Daily Mail" (as Sands's article ran in this newspaper) during one of their live shows. Kerrang! magazine in particular took offence at the article.
    In April 2006, Sands was appointed consultant editor on the Daily Mail; in February 2008 she was appointed editor-in-chief of the UK edition of Reader's Digest.
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    In an abrupt move, after just eight months and 20 days in post, Sands was sacked as editor of the newspaper on 7 March 2006 and replaced by Patience Wheatcroft.
    More Details Hide Details Subsequently, many of her changes under her editorship were reversed (including changes to the title font).
  • 2005
    Age 43
    Her masterplan for the November 2005 relaunch of the paper was that it should be "like an iPod - full of your favourite things".
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    Sands was appointed the first female editor of The Sunday Telegraph in June 2005, succeeding Dominic Lawson.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1996
    Age 34
    Sands joined The Daily Telegraph in 1996 as deputy editor, under Charles Moore, later assuming responsibility for the Saturday edition.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1961
    Born
    Born in 1961.
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