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Wednesday 20 November 2013
There’s something delightfully decadent about smoking a cigar on a boat, even if it’s moored at the Victoria Embankment.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Now open to the public at The Mall Galleries in London from 10am until 5pm every day until Sunday 24 November. Admission is free and all works are for sale.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
As we enter week two, our challengers are trying to fit regular gym visits and salad-making into their busy lives
Danio contains 12g of protein and is available in six delicious flavours
Tuesday 19 November 2013
WORKING OUT FOR THE HARD-WORKING
INFINITI Q50S HYBRID
Tuesday 19 November 2013
This tech-heavy premium motor has an impressive array of gadgetry but fails to knock your socks off
LEXUS IS 300H SE
Tuesday 19 November 2013
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... BMW ACTIVE HYBRID 3 PRICE: £40,560 0-62MPH: 5.3 secs TOP SPEED: 155mph CO2 G/KM: 139g/km MPG COMBINED: 47.9mpg The VERDICT:
Actor-director Joseph Gordon Levitt and Scarlett Johansson as Don Jon and Barbara Sugarman
Monday 18 November 2013
FILM THE COUNSELLOR Cert 18 | By Simon Thomson Two Stars
Monday 18 November 2013
LONDON bears many nightlife gifts in the run up to Christmas. Pleasure seekers can revel in Mason House, a 5000 sqft high-end nightclub on Argyll Street that has been designed to resemble a Masonic Temple.
The Santiago Tower at dusk
Monday 18 November 2013
From mountains to desert, Ashwin Bhardwaj is enchanted by the diverse delights of Chile
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

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