It was the short skirts that did it.
The crisis that would escalate into a flurry of irate phone calls, legal letters and the ultimate loss to Ireland of what might have been a major ecommerce business empire began life as a dispute over the length of the skirts - if indeed skirts they were - and whether they could actually be classed as short.
Mohammed Al-Fayed thought not; in fact, he argued, most of...
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