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Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker as husband and wife in The Butler
Friday 15 November 2013
FILM THE BUTLER Cert 12a | Three stars
Akingbola and Poyser as the two prisoners
Friday 15 November 2013
THEATRE THE ISLAND The Clare at the Young Vic | Four stars DUST swirls under bright lights as you enter The Clare Theatre at The Young Vic.
Friday 15 November 2013
FILM DOM HEMINGWAY Cert 15 | One star
Friday 15 November 2013
MUSIC STEVE REICH Royal Albert Hall | Five stars
Canvass
Thursday 14 November 2013
The annuaL ING Discerning Eye Exhibition opens to the public today at The Mall Galleries in London.
Battery Wizard £19.99
Thursday 14 November 2013
Never mind the price hikes with these nifty gizmos
Bodean’s BBQ
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Everyone enjoys chocolate pecan pie – why should the Americans have all the fun?
Wednesday 13 November 2013
@philip_salter Flourishing species ultimately perish, rising civilisations fall in the end, and conquering nations are eventually defeated; but human beings – at least as long as we walk this planet – will always want to get drunk.
Alfred Prasad of Michelin-starred Tamarind
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Alfred Prasad of Michelin-starred Tamarind, remembers his favourite dish growing up
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Alfred Prasad’s Methi & Potato Curry
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Ranald Macdonald, owner of Boisdale at Canary Wharf, chooses the perfect pairings for his Rock and Native Oysters
Tuesday 12 November 2013
City A.M. has teamed up with Danio, the high protein yogurt of substance from Danone, to launch the City Fit Challenge.
Danio contains 12g of protein and is available in six delicious flavours
Tuesday 12 November 2013
NUTRIENT DENSITY
PORSCHE PANAMERA S E-HYBRID
Tuesday 12 November 2013
The powerful and attractive new Porsche Panamera is a vast improvement on first generation hybrids
LEXUS G450H
Tuesday 12 November 2013
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... BMW ActiveHybrid7 PRICE: £69,295 0-62MPH: 5.7 secs TOP SPEED: 155mph CO2 G/KM: 158g/km MPG COMBINED: 41.5mpg
Prince Harry leads Walking With The Wounded’s recent South Pole expedition.
Monday 11 November 2013
Help the thousands of ex-military personnel who struggle to get back into work by ditching London’s public transport, and making the final journey home before Christmas on foot
6. THE PENINSULA ROOFTOP BAR
Monday 11 November 2013
When Michelle Filmer went to China, she split her time between its two most vibrant cities. From luxury to history, she selects the top ten highlights of her visit
1 Bask in winter sun in the Canaries
Monday 11 November 2013
NOW THE embers of Bonfire Night have fizzled out, the nation can get on with the serious business of preparing for Christmas. But what about afterwards?
RENAISSANCE, LEWISHAM, FROM £371,000
Friday 08 November 2013
London property prices are sky-rocketing, so what better time to invest with the rest?
THE OLD COURT HOUSE, RICHMOND, FROM £3.95M
Friday 08 November 2013
Freehold of house in grounds of Hampton Court Palace offered up for first time in over 300 years
Living In Space’s showroom in Primrose Hill
Friday 08 November 2013
Living In Space’s Sarah Southern talks bespoke interior design FURNISHING your home should be the best part about moving. It’s a chance to impress your personality onto your home; so why is it often so stressful?
THE HERON, CITY OF LONDON, £3.6M - £5.25M
Friday 08 November 2013
Surround yourself with a 360 degree view of the City of London – and walk to work – from one of the luxury penthouses and apartments in The Heron situated in the heart of the financial district
The financial district of Canary Wharf
Friday 08 November 2013
Steeped in history, Canary Wharf was once part of the world’s largest port. Now the capital’s second most vibrant business district – after the ancient City of London – it is still a gleaming hub of international trade and commerce.
NEW ATLAS WHARF, E14 £400,000
Friday 08 November 2013
NEW ATLAS WHARF, E14 £400,000
Sandra Bullock floats hundreds of thousands of miles from the surface of the earth
Friday 08 November 2013
FILM GRAVITY Cert 12A | Five stars
Clive Wood and Joe Armstrong
Friday 08 November 2013
THEATRE THE DUMB WAITER The Print Room Theatre | Five stars
Friday 08 November 2013
ART BILL WOODROW The Royal Academy | Two stars
THE WATCH
Thursday 07 November 2013
Enduring love Perpetual calendars mean a century of timekeeping Page 30 Get in free to salonqp London’s fine watch show opens today Page 28
The world’s first atomic pocket watch, the Hoptroff No 10, with 28 dial functions.
Thursday 07 November 2013
From the world’s first atomic pocket watch – the most accurate portable timepiece ever – to a wristwatch that reads the stock market, start-up Hoptroff London is taking timekeeping in new directions.
Saatchi Gallery
Thursday 07 November 2013
The fine watch extravaganza that is SalonQP opens tonight at the Saatchi Gallery. Timothy Barber picks his highlights
GET IN FREE
Thursday 07 November 2013
City A.M. readers can gain free access on Friday 12-6pm and Saturday 12-6pm, by presenting this edition of City A.M. on arrival at the Saatchi Gallery, along with a business card to submit. This offer does not extend to evening sessions.
Thursday 07 November 2013
Robin Swithinbank is seduced by full calendar watches that won’t need adjusting for a century or more
Thursday 07 November 2013
For collectors at the seriously high end, mechanical aesthetics can be as important as engineering brilliance A Lange & Sohne 1815 Up/Down, £18,700
Zenith’s El Primero Lightweight (£13,700, exclusive to Harrods) slips correctly and neatly beneath the cuff
Thursday 07 November 2013
Having a watch is one thing; collecting watches and wearing them well is quite another. So allow the editors of The Prodigal Guide, the watches and lifestyle site, to offer guidance on the best wrist stance for sophisticated gents
Thursday 07 November 2013
Omega Speedmaster Professional Mark II Estimate: £700-900
Thursday 07 November 2013
Designers of women’s watches are understandably drawn to the expressive beauty of the moonphase complication. Laura McCreddie looks at three brands offering this adornment across different price points
Gem-setting masterclass
Thursday 07 November 2013
As discussed on page 24, the UK’s premiere exhibition of fine watches takes place later this week at the Saatchi Gallery on the King’s Road.
Thursday 07 November 2013
For the newbie connoisseur, and now for the heavyweight collector, Germany’s Nomos is a very serious contender
A vintage GMT Master II “Pepsi” from the 1980s
Thursday 07 November 2013
The classic travellers’ watch from Rolex is back in favour THERE’S an argument sometimes trotted out by fashion “aficionados” that blue and black simply don’t go, whatever the outfit, and should never be worn side by side.
The intricate art of assembling the watch movement by hand
Thursday 07 November 2013
Watch newbie Alex Dymoke visited an F1 team HQ to try his hand with tweezers and loupe
Thursday 07 November 2013
@steve_dinneen iPad Air From £399 for 16GB wi-fi only Five stars
Thursday 07 November 2013
Knack | PS4
Thursday 07 November 2013
Keep it brief this winter with this selection of quality underwear
Wednesday 06 November 2013
@steve_dinneen RESTAURANTHilton Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, W1K 1BETel: 020 7208 4113 FOOD: One starVALUE: One starATMOSPHERE: One star
Wednesday 06 November 2013
@philip_salter AS A general rule, simple solutions trump complex ones. The more variables you bring to bear on a problem, the higher chance you’ll make a mess of things.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
THERE isn’t a worker in the City who doesn’t sometimes struggle to balance work, a social life and their health. Late nights in the office make trips to the gym harder.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
THERE’S a good chance you’ve either tried, or know someone that’s trying, the 5:2 diet. It’s relatively simple, doesn’t involve cutting out a bunch of your favourite foods, and is extremely effective as far as weight loss is concerned.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
THE 5:2 diet, which evolved from the concept of intermittent fasting, has has been growing in popularity as an effective method of weight loss and weight management.
BMW I3
Tuesday 05 November 2013
The German manufacturer’s first electric car is both a revelation and a bargain
CITROEN C-ZERO
Tuesday 05 November 2013
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... CITROEN C-ZERO PRICE: £21,216* 0-62MPH: 15.9 secs TOP SPEED: 80mph CO2 G/KM: Zero at tailpipe RANGE: 93 miles * (INC. PLUG-IN GRANT)

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