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Friday 20 April 2012
With weather like this week’s, one might be tempted to quit the UK entirely. But when the sun shines, and even when it doesn’t, there’s no lovelier part of the country than Cornwall – and the market knows it.
Friday 20 April 2012
Rob Ryan Bunting, £24.95, grahamandgreene.co.uk Very cute and colourful way to lend vibrancy and style to your garden. Perfect for parties, too.
Friday 20 April 2012
PRINCE OF WALES DRIVE Price: £3.15m
Friday 20 April 2012
FILM SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN Cert 12A | By Zoe Strimpel ****
Friday 20 April 2012
FILM ECSTASY Cert 18 | By Steve Dinneen **
Friday 20 April 2012
THEATRE MISTERMAN Lyttelton at the National | By Steve Dinneen ***** The Lyttelton theatre is a big space for one man to fill – but for the duration of Misterman, there is only one person you will want to look at.
Friday 20 April 2012
JUST across the Thames from Parliament, a grand new English steakhouse named Gillray’s has opened in London’s County Hall, bringing with it an imposing circular cocktail bar with views across to Big Ben.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Microsoft has announced more details about its hotly-anticipated Windows 8 operating system, which promises to streamline its products across your all your devices.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Given all the publicity Apple receives, it can be easy to forget that Microsoft still controls 85 per cent of the operating system market (Apple has 10 per cent across both desktop and mobile).
Thursday 19 April 2012
1985 | Windows 1.0 This is where is all started: when Microsoft made the leap from MS-DOS’s lines of basic coding to the boxes (or “windows”) that are still a staple of computing today. Cynics say Gates lifted the idea from rival Xerox.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Conventional opinion among hardcore 911 fans is that the 911 Cabriolet is a lesser car than the 911 coupe.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Volvo stays at the head of the safety queue
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Own Active Block Ball, £9.50 drugstore.com
Tuesday 17 April 2012
FIT IN THE CITY
Tuesday 17 April 2012
THEATRE BIG AND SMALL The Barbican *** LATE seventies German avant-garde theatre is not generally something I’d cross town to see, let alone spend money on.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
RESTAURANT QUO VADIS 26-29 Dean Street, W1D 3LL FOOD **** SERVICE **** ATMOSPHERE **** Cost per person without wine: £20-40
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Q Tell us a little about the history and ethos of the business.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
CHAMBERLAIN’S 23-25 Leadenhall market, EC3V 1LR FOOD ***** SERVICE ***** ATMOSPHERE **** Cost per person without wine: £38
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Chamberlain and Thelwell’s business is all about fresh seafood of the highest quality and we focus entirely on that element of the market.
Monday 16 April 2012
<a href="/house-prices">London's house prices</a> hit a record high in April while rents are set to keep soaring through 2012, two reports show today.
Monday 16 April 2012
AFFORDABILITY has improved considerably for key public sector workers since house prices peaked in 2007, Halifax research shows today.
Monday 16 April 2012
How’ s the snorkelling?” I ask Christina as she emerges from the turquoise waters of Playa Cabo del Horno in San Cristobal. “Quite good,” she replies with a shrug. “I saw a sea turtle and a sea lion”.
Monday 16 April 2012
FOR most of the 1.5m Brits who travel to Florida each year, it’s the allure of the Mouse that does it. But there’s much more to the state than Disney.
Monday 16 April 2012
What price would you put on bettering your general wellbeing? If you can stretch it to £500, and don’t grimace at the idea of yoga and meditation in India (it’s not just for hippies, honest), then get thee to Goa.
Monday 16 April 2012
Cafe Royal hotel reopens
Friday 13 April 2012
A state-of-the art villa to make your glitziest friends weep with jealousy – but at least they’ll be able to stop off on their yacht tour round the Med and see you.
Friday 13 April 2012
I’m fairly sure it doesn’t get much better than 100 Pond Bay for a paradise island getaway. This newly built, 8,000 sq ft BVI idyll is a five minute drive from the Virgin Gorda yacht harbour, commercial centre and main ferry dock of Spanish Town.
Friday 13 April 2012
BEDFORD ROAD Price: £3.1m
Friday 13 April 2012
FILM THE CABIN IN THE WOODS Cert 15 ****
Friday 13 April 2012
ART DAMIEN HIRST Tate Modern ****
Friday 13 April 2012
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Thursday 12 April 2012
Emporio Armani 9682 Aviator Men’s Sunglasses, £125, sunglassesshop.com
Thursday 12 April 2012
Victoria Beckham’s image is defined by her bug-eyes – you almost forget they’re the effect of enormous pieces of plastic and not simply part of her anatomy.
Thursday 12 April 2012
What is Instagram?
Thursday 12 April 2012
Gamers hate the debate about whether games are on a level with film and literature. People tend to use annoying phrases like “transcend the genre,” implying that games are somehow intrinsically worse.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Pinterest All eyes have now shifted to picture-sharing site Pinterest, with some commentators saying the firm’s meteoric rise prompted Facebook’s Instagram bid. The female-oriented site is slick and very addictive.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Shiseido Men Deep Cleansing Scrub, £21.50, houseoffraser.co.uk
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Dr Duve, as in duvet, is a bit of celebrity in his native Germany. All the rich men’s wives flock to him to keep them looking beautiful and preferably young for hubby.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Unless you’re of the age group that wore Frankie Says T-Shirts and espadrilles back in the 80s whilst tooling about in a Suzuki 4x4 with a Rhino logo on the tyre cover, then you’re more likely to associate the Suzuki brand name with motorcycles th
Tuesday 10 April 2012
NIKE FLYKNIT £TBA from nike.com
Tuesday 10 April 2012
We’re just off the return flight from Venice. Walking through the terminal, I’m speaking to Noel on the telephone. “Were you good for Maria?” “Yes daddy. Of course I was. But Gwennie…”
Tuesday 10 April 2012
FITNESS & DIET EXPERT The Man Utd player has something of a martial arts past, hence the gymnastic flips when he’s celebrating on the pitch.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
LA BODEGA NEGRA 9 Old Compton Street, W1 5JF, 020 7758 4100 FOOD ***** SERVICE ***** ATMOSPHERE ***** Cost per person without wine: £50
Tuesday 10 April 2012
CEVICHE 17 Frith St, W1D 4RG, 020 7292 2040 FOOD **** SERVICE **** ATMOSPHERE ***** Cost per person without booze: £25
Thursday 05 April 2012
GAMES KINECT STAR WARS Cert: 12A **
Thursday 05 April 2012
The HTC One X will go on sale in the UK today after impressing at Mobile World Congress.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Rococo Hens Eggs Stuffed With Praline, £24.99, Selfridges
Wednesday 04 April 2012
House prices rose 2.2 percent in March, confounding forecasts for a 0.3 per cent dip, data from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Wednesday.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
LE BALCON 8 PALL MALL, SW1Y 5NG FOOD **** SERVICE **** ATMOSPHERE *** Cost per person without wine: £XX
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Wine website launches

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