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Wednesday 04 April 2012
IN these cash-strapped times, it’s lamentable that the choice of which car to buy can come to a simple toss-up between fuel economy versus fun. It’s a question that many car buyers struggle with.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Citroen’s award-winning DS5
Wednesday 04 April 2012
EASTER AT HAMPTON COURT PALACE 6-9 APRIL, ALL DAY
Tuesday 03 April 2012
Neil Gaiman’s genre-defining graphic opus The Sandman tells the tale of the eponymous lord of dreams. After breaking free from decades of imprisonment he metes out on his captor the worst punishment he can think of – eternal waking.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
It’s 5.58pm on 3 April. Precisely ten years ago Emma and I stood on this very spot, in similar spring early evening sunshine. And I asked her to marry me.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
FIT IN THE CITY
Monday 02 April 2012
GOING on holiday alone is one thing. Going on holiday alone to the world’s foremost couples’ destination is rather another.
Monday 02 April 2012
Twenty minutes’ walk from Salcombe, the year-old South Sands hotel sits on its own beach: a perfectly secluded spot and just what posh old Salcombe needs.
Friday 30 March 2012
Less than a mile up the road in Mayfair, property sells for at least £2,000 per square foot.
Friday 30 March 2012
Institutional investors, such as pension funds and investment funds, have been debating whether to dip their toe in the residential property market for years.
Friday 30 March 2012
DIRECTOR, DOUGLAS AND GORDON Q In light of the Budget I’m wondering whether I should put my house in Battersea on the market as it’s been valued at just over £2m.
Friday 30 March 2012
Savills selling historic Provencal mas
Friday 30 March 2012
FILM WRATH OF THE TITANS Cert: 12A **
Friday 30 March 2012
FILM STREETDANCE 2 Cert: PG **
Friday 30 March 2012
■ Theatrewise, the Barbican is on fire. Currently running is a hugely acclaimed production of Mikhael Bulgakov’s classic Soviet satire, The Master and Margarita, staged by Simon McBurney’s award-winning company Complicite.
Thursday 29 March 2012
House prices suffered their sharpest monthly fall in more than two years in March, as first-time homebuyers braced for the removal of stamp duty exemption, mortgage lender Nationwide said.
Thursday 29 March 2012
GAMES SILENT HILL: DOWNPOUR Cert: 15 ****
Thursday 29 March 2012
Alone in the Dark (1992)
Wednesday 28 March 2012
THE Nissan Micra is not a car that usually sets hearts racing. But with the latest DIG-S model, Nissan is hoping to persuade commuters that you don’t need to buy a a diesel-powered car to achieve great mileage.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
The Greenhouse 27a Hay’s Mews, W1 W1J 5NY, tel: 020 7499 3331 www.greenhouserestaurant.co.uk FOOD **** SERVICE ***** ATMOSPHERE ****
Tuesday 27 March 2012
HEAD SOMMELIER AND MANAGER OF LUTYENS RESTAURANT ANDREW CONNOR
Tuesday 27 March 2012
● One of the most iconic teas in the world, The Ritz’s afternoon cake fest in the Palm Court has just been relaunched with a twist: the smoked salmon sandwich is enhanced with lemon-infused butter between freshly baked rye bread; cheddar is served
Monday 26 March 2012
HOUSES located near top performing primary schools cost an average of 42 per cent more than homes in other areas, according to research published this morning.
Monday 26 March 2012
HAVING recently visited nearby Malaysia, I thought I had a fair idea of what to expect from the Philippines. A bustling Asian melting pot where a hotchpotch of cultures, religions and cuisines collide in the middle of the Indian ocean, right?
Friday 23 March 2012
THE COTTAGE Price: £700,000
Friday 23 March 2012
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF KAY & CO, CENTRAL LONDON ESTATE AGENCY
Friday 23 March 2012
GROSVENOR RENTS SHOW BUOYANT MARKET
Friday 23 March 2012
DANISH STYLE SOFA £449 FROM MADE This olive green Scandinavian-inspired sofa will add an air of effortless cool to your living room. made.com 60S STYLE PHONE £99 FROM JOHN LEWIS
Friday 23 March 2012
Theatre THE MASTER AND MARGARITA The Barbican *****
Friday 23 March 2012
The new Cinnamon Club Soho opens this week on the old Bar Red site on Kingly street.
Friday 23 March 2012
Film THE HUNGER GAMES 12A ****
Friday 23 March 2012
Film WILD BILL Cert: 15 ****
Friday 23 March 2012
Film THIS IS NOT A FILM Cert: U ****
Thursday 22 March 2012
1080P HD VIDEO
Thursday 22 March 2012
Social media generally means you can get away with seeing less of people, which is great, because most people are unbearably awful.
Thursday 22 March 2012
BAREFOOT WORLD ATLAS (£5.49)
Wednesday 21 March 2012
TOP CENTRAL <a href="/house-prices">London property prices</a> rose 1.1 per cent in March, estate agent Knight Frank revealed today.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
When you’re looking at buying a car as large and luxurious as the Mercedes-Benz E220 CDI, the last thing you’re expecting it to offer is exceptional fuel-efficiency.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
CITROEN REDUCES COST OF EVS
Tuesday 20 March 2012
HOUSEBUILDER Berkeley says it has hit over £1bn in forward sales, up from £813m last May, driven by strong demand for residential property in London and the south east.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
ZEN TIMEPIECE £95 now-zen.com
Tuesday 20 March 2012
FITNESS & DIET EXPERT The current climate is enough to make anyone ditch the gym for the pub but your body won’t thank you for it – there are better and healthier ways to avoid feeling the squeeze.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
157-159 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3LF Tel: 020 7240 2078 FOOD *** SERVICE *** ATMOSPHERE ** Cost per person without wine: £50
Tuesday 20 March 2012
786 Fulham Road, SW6 5SL Tel: 020 7731 0755 FOOD **** SERVICE **** ATMOSPHERE *** Cost per person without wine: £32.50
Tuesday 20 March 2012
HEAD SOMMELIER AND MANAGER OF LUTYENS RESTAURANT It is budget time and so, rather than allow my anger at yet another rise in alcohol duty get the better of me, let us take a quick look at how wine duty works.
Monday 19 March 2012
CONTROVERSIAL investor Brian Myerson, who was banned from City takeover work for three years in 2010, is waging war against the board of a London-listed property fund.
Monday 19 March 2012
LONDON MAYOR Boris Johnson has revealed that Chelsfield, the property firm run by Sir Stuart Lipton, has been picked for the fiercely contested £1.2bn regeneration of Silvertown Quays in London’s East End.
Monday 19 March 2012
THE private equity firm that lost control of Foxtons amid the housing slump is on the verge of buying it back from its banks.
Monday 19 March 2012
HOUSE prices are seeing their best start to the year since 2004, according to a study out today from Rightmove, while another study showed rental prices are at record highs.

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