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The market value of Lavender Gardens has increased by over 500 per cent since 1985.
Friday 25 October 2013
Sarah Ferguson’s old flat in Battersea, where she reputedly entertained Princess Di, goes on sale for £1m CAST yourself back to London in 1985 at the height of Thatcher’s reign, ill-judged perms and Dead or Alive’s music career.
Hi-tech show suite in Mayfair
Friday 25 October 2013
Managing director of London developer St George shows Melissa York around their new, hi-tech show suite in Mayfair
Friday 25 October 2013
DIRECTOR, DOUGLAS & GORDON Figures in the press give me the impression I’ve missed the buying boat. Have I?
Friday 25 October 2013
IF YOU grew up in Britain, chances are you’ll know Mayfair is the most expensive property in Monopoly. In the classic game, buying the dark blue street sets you back an astronomical... £400.
PARK LANE PLACE, W1
Friday 25 October 2013
PARK LANE PLACE, W1 £5.95m Three bed, three bathroom apartment on the 7th floor with a balcony and access to the leisure facilities of the Marriott Hotel. Contact Harrods Estates on 020 7409 9001
SUPPLY & DEMAND
Friday 25 October 2013
DIRECTOR, DOUGLAS & GORDON
Asa Butterfield and Harrison Ford in Ender’s Game
Friday 25 October 2013
FILM ENDER’S GAME Cert 12a | By Simon Thomson Four Stars
stay awake
Thursday 24 October 2013
WHEN you’re working hard and juggling social engagements throughout the week, often it gets to the point when something has to give. All too often, that thing is sleep. When was the last time you got a solid eight and a half hours?
Thursday 24 October 2013
Sleepmaker Rain Free
Thursday 24 October 2013
Apple’s updated devices are slimmer and faster than ever. Here’s what to expect from this year’s Christmas essential
Thursday 24 October 2013
THE MAC PRO IS A BEAST
Chevrolet Trax
Tuesday 22 October 2013
The Chevrolet Trax is uglier, noisier and worse value than its Nissan, Peugeot and Renault equivalents
Attention seekers
Tuesday 22 October 2013
With open-plan offices full of nattering colleagues and an ever-increasing array of bleeping machines vying for your attention, the office is more loaded with distractions than ever before.
Tuesday 22 October 2013
Focus Time £2.99
Brazil
Monday 21 October 2013
There is only one place to holiday next summer. Jemima Sissons checks out Brazil’s top tourist spots on the road to the World Cup
Sao Paulo will host the opening ceremony
Monday 21 October 2013
Now we know the England team are going to be there in 2014, Emily Dicicco presents her top travel tips
Ahoy there! Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips
Friday 18 October 2013
FILM CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Cert 12a | By Ben Butcher Four Stars FIRST time collaborators Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass combine to forge a nerve-shredding film that will surely be among the main contenders in awards season.
Friday 18 October 2013
FILM PRINCE AVALANCHE Cert 15 | By Simon Thomson Two Stars PRINCE Avalanche is the meandering tale of two men painting road-markings in a Texas forest. It’s exactly like watching paint dry.
Friday 18 October 2013
From the top floor of Centre Point to Japanese-Peruvian fusion mixology AS NOVEMBER approaches, exciting new bars and clubs continue to open in London alongside established venues giving themselves facelifts.
Tate’s Klee exhibition
Friday 18 October 2013
ART PAUL KLEE: MAKING VISIBLE Tate Modern | By Joseph Funnell Two Stars
Artist Tim Head standing under prints by Richard Hamilton
Friday 18 October 2013
ART TIM HEAD: À LA CARTE Pied à Terre Restaurant Four Stars
Friday 18 October 2013
ART JOE BLACK Opera Gallery | Daniel O’Mahony Three Stars
Wall art by Cleon Peterson in Brutal
Friday 18 October 2013
ARTBRUTALLazarides at 180 The Strand | By Joseph FunnellThree Stars
The SoundTouch range (top) is controlled through a nifty new app (above)
Thursday 17 October 2013
@steve_dinneen The Boston-based manufacturer has reimagined its wireless speaker systems with these app-controlled devices
Thursday 17 October 2013
REVIEW DYSON DC59 ANIMAL £349.99; dyson.co.uk Five Stars
Thursday 17 October 2013
Developing an online presence can give your career a boost. Just beware the pitfalls, says Steve Irish
Restaurant review Urban Meadow
Wednesday 16 October 2013
RESTAURANT Urban Meadow, 150 Bayswater, W2 4RT Tel: 020 7792 7066 FOOD Three Stars VALUE Five Stars ATMOSPHERE Four Stars Cost for two with drinks: £50
Wednesday 16 October 2013
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Fettuccine con Polpette boxed up with olive oil, chili oil, and parmesan
Wednesday 16 October 2013
Italian chef Gino D’Acampo on his best-selling pasta and meatballs
Wednesday 16 October 2013
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Daniel Radcliffe as Beat master Allen Ginsberg
Tuesday 15 October 2013
THE STARS may not turn out in their droves and it may not be the stand out event in the film festival calendar, but in its own understated way, the London Film Festival has been pleasing London film buffs for decades.
Tuesday 15 October 2013
You’re hard working and highly skilled. What else do you need? Confidence, says Steve Irish
Mercedes
Tuesday 15 October 2013
The blisteringly fast A45 AMG is just the car to attract the younger audience the German carmaker craves
Hop on a powerboat to explore the Solent at Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth
Monday 14 October 2013
Away from the hustle and bustle of Cowes Week, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight are the perfect destinations for a family break – or something a little wilder
Christchurch, Dorset - a closer and less expensive Cornwall?
Monday 14 October 2013
Head to a hotel on the south coast for wholesome activites, fresh salty air and inexpensive fine dining
Monday 14 October 2013
A three-year-old and a one-year-old and one of the UK’s top country-house hotels nestled on the edge of the New Forest. What could possibly go wrong?
THE FIFTH ESTATE
Monday 14 October 2013
FILM THE FIFTH ESTATE Daniel O’Mahony, Cert 15 Three Stars
Rosalie Craig’s aerial acrobatics as the Light Princess in Tori Amos’ and Samuel Adamson’s eponymous play at The National Theatre
Monday 14 October 2013
THEATRE THE LIGHT PRINCESS Xenobe Purvis, The National Theatre Three Stars
Broadbent and Duncan are tragically believable in Le Weekend
Monday 14 October 2013
FILM LE WEEKEND Daniel O’Mahony, Cert 15 Four Stars
Danny Trejo returns as Isador “Machete” Cortez in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills.
Monday 14 October 2013
FILM MACHETE KILLS Simon Thomson, Cert 15 Three Stars MACHETE KILLS hits you like a shot of tequila. It’s a frantic, stupid, cartoonish mess and that’s what makes it so fun.
Monday 14 October 2013
THEATRE ROMEO & JULIET Simon Thomson, Cert 15 Two Stars
TOWER BRIDGE
Friday 11 October 2013
Luxury developments are stocking up on facilities normally found in five-star hotels
EDGWARE GREEN
Friday 11 October 2013
Regeneration project Edgware Green nestled in among four parks, golf, cricket clubs, and tree-lined boulevards
Macaulay Walk was built on the site of what was once the Ross Company’s optical works
Friday 11 October 2013
It’s a tale of two towns with Clapham, but this new property in the Old Town allows residents to sample the best of both worlds
Shopping in the sunshine on Pimlico Road
Friday 11 October 2013
HANDSOME Pimlico sits to the south of its grander sister Belgravia in the heart of the City of Westminster.
Friday 11 October 2013
1. Tate Britain holds the largest collection of British art in the world from 1500 to the present day.
RANELAGH GROVE
Friday 11 October 2013
RANELAGH GROVE, SW1W £3.95M
THE LANCASTERS
Friday 11 October 2013
Design firm Intarya’s managing director Daniel Kostiuc is restoring grand old buildings “back to their former glory”
Philippe Agnello, head chef at Momo, at his restaurant in Hedden Street, PIccadilly Circus
Thursday 10 October 2013
Philippe Agnello, head chef at Momo, explains how to make an authentic pigeon pastille
Thursday 10 October 2013
London Cocktail Week is taking place in Seven Dials between 7th-13th October. For more information visit Sevendials.co.uk/events Champagne style: Bellini

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