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Thursday 22 May 2014
Tetris The colourful stacking game has been revamped for smartphones and tablets for its 30th birthday with multiple gaming modes. It can now be played lightning fast on a touchscreen device, and scores can be compared on Facebook.
Wednesday 21 May 2014
@steve_dinneen RESTAURANT TING 31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9QU Tel: 0207 7234 8000 FOOD Four Stars VALUE Three Stars ATMOSPHERE Five Stars Cost for three with wine: £270
Wednesday 21 May 2014
SOUTHERN GEMS
Wednesday 21 May 2014
Skylounge This summer, the rooftop bar in Tower Hill has partnered up wtih tequila brand Jose Cuervo to serve cocktails, sangria, and Mexican food, while you enjoy the skyline to the soundtrack of a mariachi band.
Tuesday 20 May 2014
The new Jeep Cherokee arrives with plenty of fancy tech, but does it do enough to justify the price tag? The new Jeep Cherokee is stuck between a rock and a hard place – and that’s nothing to do with its off-road ability.
Tuesday 20 May 2014
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... AUDI Q5 2.0 TDI QUATTRO SE PRICE: £34,155 0-62MPH: 0.9 secs TOP SPEED: 124mph CO2 G/KM: 159g/km MPG COMBINED: 47.1mpg THE VERDICT:
Monday 19 May 2014
French chef Michel Guérard has opened his very own school. Laura Ivill investigates.
Monday 19 May 2014
WHERE TO STAY Located in a quiet part of the French Quarter, Soniat House is a 30-room boutique hotel full of 18th century antiques and leafy courtyards with rocking chairs. Rooms from $295 a night for two people. Visit soniathouse.com.
Friday 16 May 2014
FILM GODZILLA Cert 12a | By Alex Dymoke Three Stars
Friday 16 May 2014
From Cronenberg to Godard, familiar names leave room for only five Palme newcomers
Friday 16 May 2014
Mud Morganfield is back in town for the launch of Blues Kitchen Shoreditch – Alex Dymoke caught up with him
Thursday 15 May 2014
The world’s best tournament will showcase some of the best new technology. Here’s our World Cup tech top six:
Thursday 15 May 2014
World Cup Mastermind Know your Sturridge from your Sterling? Course you do. But what about your Pranjic from your Perisic? This world cup trivia app is the perfect way to warm up for heated World Cup discussions.
Wednesday 14 May 2014
@steve_dinneen RESTAURANT TOTO’S Walton Street, SW3 2JH Tel: 0207 589 2062 FOOD Four Stars VALUE Three Stars ATMOSPHERE Three Stars Cost for two with wine: £170
Wednesday 14 May 2014
Dish of the day Christopher’s Blackened Salmon
Wednesday 14 May 2014
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Wednesday 14 May 2014
INGREDIENTS (SERVES TWO) Blackened spice ■ 2 tbsps paprika ■ 1 tbsp dried oregano ■ 1 tbsp dried thyme ■ 1 tbsp cayenne ■ 1 tbsp black pepper ■ 1 tbsp garlic powder
Tuesday 13 May 2014
We get under the hood of the new Nissan GT-R to assess whether it’s a force to be reckoned with
Tuesday 13 May 2014
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... PORSCHE 911 TURBO PRICE: £118,349 0-62MPH: 3.4 secs TOP SPEED: 195mph CO2 G/KM: 227g/km MPG COMBINED: 29.1mpg THE VERDICT:
Tuesday 13 May 2014
With the British Library’s Comics Unmasked now underway, Steve Dinneen speaks to the renowned artist about the exhibition
Tuesday 13 May 2014
So you’ve visited the British Library’s exhibition and now you want to know more. Here are three seminal comics from British authors to get you started.
Tuesday 13 May 2014
Steve is undertaking a 10 week “total body transformation” programme with No.1 Fitness, which involves four sessions at the gym a week, a strictly controlled diet and absolutely no alcohol under any circumstances whatsoever (not even a little bit, just to take the edge off...). Here’s how it’s going:
Monday 12 May 2014
ARTS COMICS UNMASKED British Library | By Steve Dinneen Four Stars
Monday 12 May 2014
Steve Dinneen takes to the world’s second longest river to find its longest snake
Monday 12 May 2014
SANJAY DWIVEDI is head chef at Coya, the highly-rated Peruvian restaurant in Piccadilly. He explains to Melissa York the allure of Peru’s most famous dish, ceviche, which is made by marinading raw fish in citrus juices:
Monday 12 May 2014
WHERE TO STAY Boutique hotels are relatively new to Lima, but Hotel B is leading the way, with its opulent rooms and risque art. Log on to hotelb.pe; + 51 1 206-0800
Friday 09 May 2014
Two-bedroom flat worth £4.65m reveals hidden tragedy of Earl
Friday 09 May 2014
Melissa York meets the Tech City whizzes behind Plentific.com
Friday 09 May 2014
Barclays Pingit App
Friday 09 May 2014
“Spa” development hopes to revive former industrial heartland
Friday 09 May 2014
There was a time when popstars could be seen opening office blocks in London, while developers threw lavish Cristal ‘n’ caviar evenings to celebrate the sale of £50m mansions.
Thursday 08 May 2014
When daylight saving time kicks in and the sun emerges from behind the clouds, the British mind often wanders to warmer climes, and, more specifically, the things that people drink there.
Wednesday 07 May 2014
Visiting the US convinced Village East’s Toby Stuart of the value of turkey
Wednesday 07 May 2014
Steve is undertaking a 10 week "total body transformation" programme with No.1 Fitness, which involves four sessions at the gym a week, a strictly controlled diet and absolutely no alcohol under any circumstances whatsoever (not even a little bit, just to take the edge off...). Here's how it's going:
Tuesday 06 May 2014
Intrepid adventurer Chris Osburn reminisces about his adventures on Tahiti’s high seas
Tuesday 06 May 2014
WHERE TO STAY For sublime views over the crystalline waters of the Adriatic, go to boutique luxury hotel Villa Dubrovnik. It specialises in Mediterranean fine dining and it has a private beach. Rooms from £234 at villa-dubrovnik.hr
Tuesday 06 May 2014
Richard Aucock discovers the sophisticated side of the Cooper S on a test drive around Mallorca
Tuesday 06 May 2014
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... AUDI A1 1.4 TFSI 140 S LINE PRICE: £18,760 0-62MPH: 7.9 secs TOP SPEED: 132mph CO2 G/KM: 109g/km MPG COMBINED: 60.1mpg
Friday 02 May 2014
FILM POMPEII 3D Cert 12a Two Stars
Friday 02 May 2014
COMEDY FAME: NOT THE MUSICAL Menier Chocolate Factory Four Stars
Friday 02 May 2014
FILM TARZAN 3D Cert PG Two Stars
Friday 02 May 2014
ART HERNAN BAS: MEMPHIS LIVING Victoria Miro Five Stars
Thursday 01 May 2014
Alex Dymoke on the minicab app that helped Londoners through the strikes
Wednesday 30 April 2014
@steve_dinneen RESTAURANT HOLBORN DINING ROOM 252 High Holborn, WC1V 7EN Tel: 0203 747 8633 FOOD Four Stars VALUE Four Stars ATMOSPHERE Five Stars Cost for three with cocktails: £187
Wednesday 30 April 2014
@philip_salter PEOPLE in all societies find meaning in rituals, and all rituals exist for a reason – even if that reason isn’t instantly obvious.
Wednesday 30 April 2014
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Wednesday 30 April 2014
Dish of the day Mazi’s Spinach

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