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Friday 31 January 2014
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DOUGLAS & GORDON
Thursday 30 January 2014
When Apple launched its iconic iPod it revolutionised the music industry. But with sales down 52 per cent on last year, its days may now be numbered. We look back at the glory days of the world’s favourite portable music player
The marble bar at Wright Brothers
Wednesday 29 January 2014
RESTAURANT 8-9 Lamb Street, Spitalfields, E1 6EA Tel: 0207 377 8706 FOOD Four Stars VALUE Three Stars ATMOSPHERE Four Stars Cost for two with nice wine: £180
Wednesday 29 January 2014
@Philip_Salter Most of us manage to get through a night on the tiles without having a fight over who owns the drinks. But what is true of individuals isn’t necessarily true of nations.
Beehive huts in the Ezulwini Valley
Monday 27 January 2014
An eye-opening voyage around the continent’s best-kept secret, by Sean Sheehan
1. Naka Yai Island, Phuket, Thailand
Monday 27 January 2014
From pristine African beaches to chic European winter bolt-holes, 10 luxury island retreats that are guaranteed to get you far from the madding crowd
Friday 24 January 2014
Bars and clubs continue to open as London recovers from the post-Christmas blues.
Oscar Isaac as Llewyn Davis, with his best friend Ulysses
Friday 24 January 2014
FILM INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Cert 15 | By Alex Dymoke Four Stars
LG Smart TV,
Thursday 23 January 2014
We take a look at the gadgets giving a whole new meaning to “home computer”
Restaurant review
Wednesday 22 January 2014
@steve_dinneen 1 Redchurch Street, E2 7DJ Tel: 020 7920 6499 FOOD Four Stars VALUE Four Stars ATMOSPHERE Three Stars Cost for two with a fair bit of booze: £150
Wednesday 22 January 2014
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PEUGEOT RCZ R
Tuesday 21 January 2014
The French carmaker has come up with the goods with this car that marries performance and style
RENAULT MÉGANE RENAULT SPORT
Tuesday 21 January 2014
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... AUDI TTS COUPÉ PRICE: £36,045 0-62MPH: 5.5 secs TOP SPEED: 155mph CO2 G/KM: 184g/km MPG COMBINED: 35.8mpg
A view of Castello di Casole’s 4200 acre estate
Monday 20 January 2014
From fine olive oil and rolling vineyards to hunting for truffles in the forests surrounding San Gimignano, the heart of Italy is the perfect place for a foodie winter getaway
The stunning view of the French countryside from the Hotel Crillon Le Brave
Monday 20 January 2014
Frederika Whitehead goes in search of pungent fungus that drives foodies crazy
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill star in The Wolf of Wall Street
Friday 17 January 2014
FILMTHE WOLF OF WALL STREETCert 18 | By Steve DinneenFour Stars
WARDO STREET, MUNSTER VILLAGE, FULHAM, £1.725M
Friday 17 January 2014
IT SEEMS these days everyone wants their slice of village life, even if they live and work in the heart of the city.
Entrance to Regent’s Park
Friday 17 January 2014
HOUSE prices in Marylebone have risen by 28.5 per cent in the last five years and the trend looks set to continue, according to statistics from property website Zoopla.
A one-bedroom apartment in the Great West Quarter development in Brentford
Friday 17 January 2014
West London has a new sky-scraper. Designer Paul Dawson discusses his inspirations LAST month, interior designer Paul Dawson looked out over south west London from a building he had been building in his mind’s eye for nine years.
DEVONSHIRE PLACE MEWS
Friday 17 January 2014
DEVONSHIRE PLACE MEWS, W1 £5.5m
Alex struggling to get to grips with the gym equipment during the early days of the programme
Thursday 16 January 2014
City A.M. journalist Alex Dymoke tries out a ten week body transformation regime
Thursday 16 January 2014
Here’s our pick of the fitness trackers As January fitness regimes start to grind you down, regain momentum by investing in one of these ingenious gadgets that monitors your heart rate, speed and number of calories burnt.
Thursday 16 January 2014
Fitocracy FREE (with in app purchases)
Bar and dining area
Wednesday 15 January 2014
RESTAURANT WHERE 67-79 St John Street, EC1M 4AN Tel: 020 7014 8070 FOOD Three Stars VALUE Three Stars ATMOSPHERE Four Stars Cost for two with wine: £100
Wednesday 15 January 2014
There are two competing theories of the human condition. The first suggests we are rational beings acting on free will, while the second assumes the environment determines our actions.
AUDI A3 CABRIOLET 1.8TFSI S TRONIC PRICE: £30,270
Tuesday 14 January 2014
This new, unassuming motor is a Jack of all trades, and there is nothing terribly wrong with that
BMW 12Oi M SPORT AUTO CONVERTIBLE
Tuesday 14 January 2014
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... BMW 12Oi M SPORT AUTO CONVERTIBLE PRICE: £30,985 0-62MPH: 9.0 secs TOP SPEED: 135mph CO2 G/KM: 163g/km MPG COMBINED: 9.0mpg THE VERDICT:
The slopes of Val d’Isere
Monday 13 January 2014
It’s the ski destination to the great and good. Slopes veteran Cally Squires gives the lowdown on how to get the most out of this stunning downhill paradise
Lupita Nyong’O (left) and Chiwetel Ejiofor are both BAFTA nominated for their performances in 12 Years a Slave
Friday 10 January 2014
FILM 12 YEARS A SLAVE Cert 15 | By Simon Thomson Five Stars STEVE McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave is a brilliant film, but its brutality makes for difficult viewing. That might be the point.
Samsung bendable TV
Thursday 09 January 2014
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory for geeks. It sees several  gigantic aircraft hangers packed full of the biggest releases from some of the world’s top tech firms.
Ballaro
Wednesday 08 January 2014
RESTAURANT WHERE 154 Haverstock Hill, NW3 2AY Tel: 0207 586 1107 FOOD One Star VALUE One Star ATMOSPHERE Two Stars Cost for two with wine: £130
Wednesday 08 January 2014
JUST as November has become Movember – the ritual month in which every male is expected to don a moustache in order to prove they are inferior to Burt Reynolds – January is fast becoming “Dry January” or Dryathlon: 31 days of repenting the sin of
Ferrari F12
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Can any car be good value when it costs £300,000? When it’s as smart as the Ferrari F12, the answer is yes
MERCEDES-BENZ
Tuesday 07 January 2014
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... ROLLS-ROYCE WRAITH PRICE: £225,000 0-62MPH: 4.6 secs TOP SPEED: 155mph CO2 G/KM: 327g/km MPG COMBINED: 20.2mpg
The Clyde Auditorium, affectionately referred to as The Armadillo
Monday 06 January 2014
Helen Ochyra gets acquainted with the food, and cattle, of the city set to host the Commonwealth Games in 2014
Arts and lifestyle
Monday 06 January 2014
From Glastonbury to Shakespeare to Matisse, you won’t be short of things to do in 2014
Matt Smith plays the anti-hero in Bret Easton Ellis’ seminal novel
Friday 20 December 2013
THEATREAMERICAN PSYCHOAlmeida Theatre | By Steve DinneenFive Stars
Onchan Fair Isle crew neck jumper
Thursday 19 December 2013
Here’s our pick of the classiest Christmas jumpers this winter
New PS4
Thursday 19 December 2013
It’s the most powerful console in the world – but is it the one you should buy this Christmas? @steve_dinneen PLAYSTATION 4Sony | £349.99Four Stars
Thursday 19 December 2013
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Benugo Mince Pie
Wednesday 18 December 2013
This week, we salute the humble mince pie. They’re as much a part of a British Christmas as Buck’s Fizz, crackers and pigs in blankets. Here, the City A.M. team gives their verdict on the best luxury pies in the run up to the big day
Wednesday 18 December 2013
@AlexDymoke WHEN I tell people I’m doing a 12-week Get Fit challenge, everyone always asks the same thing, “What about when it finishes? Are you going to carry it on?”
The Dacia Duster has the appearance of a far more expensive vehicle
Tuesday 17 December 2013
The good-looking Duster comes with an even more attractive price tag for money-savvy SUV fans
KIA SPORTAGE 1.6 GDi
Tuesday 17 December 2013
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... KIA SPORTAGE 1.6 GDI PRICE: £17,495 0-62MPH: 10.7 secs TOP SPEED: 111mph CO2 G/KM: 149g/km MPG COMBINED: 44.1mpg THE VERDICT:
Prince Harry poses at the Pole
Monday 16 December 2013
Last chance to take part in the Walking Home For Christmas appeal to help raise money for wounded troops
Christmas cheers
Monday 16 December 2013
Our very own wine buff Neil Bennett quizzes the City glitterati about their Christmas wine plans
Jude Law is sure to draw the crowds as Henry V at the Noël Coward theatre
Friday 13 December 2013
THEATRE HENRY V Noël Coward theatre | By Xenobe Purvis Four Stars
The Taittinger estate in Champagne
Friday 13 December 2013
The last eponymous head of a champagne house talks about his passion for fizz
Rewarding
Friday 13 December 2013
FILM THE HOBBIT Cert PG | By Melissa York Three Stars
The Xbox One
Thursday 12 December 2013
Microsoft’s new console is under fire from Sony’s PS4 – we put it through its paces XBOX ONE Microsoft | £429.99 Four Stars

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