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For a trendier, younger look
Thursday 03 October 2013
The chillier months ahead demand a smart, warm suit. But where should you go for your bespoke creation THE DAYS are getting shorter, the temperatures are dropping and my inbox is heaving with emails about Christmas.
Thursday 03 October 2013
The tablet market is no longer divided into “Apple” and “others”. With the release of Tesco’s budget Hudl and Microsoft’s revamped Surface 2, the market is hotting up in time for the Christmas splurge Microsoft Surface 2 From £359
Berners Tavern
Wednesday 02 October 2013
BERNERS TAVERN The London Edition Hotel, 10 Berners St Tel: 020 7908 7979 FOOD Two Stars VALUE Two Stars ATMOSPHERE Two Stars Cost for two with drinks: £110
Wednesday 02 October 2013
MAN is a social animal; so is woman for that matter. And it is through our interactions with others that we acquire our tastes, values and prejudices. Even the way we perceive the world is influenced by when and where we live.
The Sarojin hotel in Phuket, Thailand
Monday 30 September 2013
This luxury beach resort was devastated by the 2005 tsunami. Now it’s back and better than ever
The Tower, Croydon, which will stand at 43 storeys high
Friday 27 September 2013
Booming demand for residential property causes developers to reach for the sky LONDON has lifted its head firmly into the clouds in recent years as more gargantuan skyscrapers have sprouted up around the city.
The Courthouse, Westminster
Friday 27 September 2013
Central London homes sit on historical site DEVELOPERS hope they have done justice to the site of a grand old courthouse with its new luxury development at the heart of London.
Wandsworth Riverside Quarter
Friday 27 September 2013
Borough bucks international buyer trend OVER the past couple of years a large majority of luxury properties in London have been snapped up by international investors.

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Friday 27 September 2013
DIRECTOR, DOUGLAS & GORDON I have around £350,000 to invest and I am wondering whether I’m better off investing in central London or venturing south of the River.
Ravenscourt Park is very popular with families as it boasts tennis and basketball courts, and a paddling pool for children
Friday 27 September 2013
HOMES in Hammersmith are increasing in value as young professionals and families compete for properties in the area.
Roman House interior with gel fire partition
Friday 27 September 2013
Giacomo Ribolla gives Italian interior design tips to Melissa York LONDON’S ancient history meets 21st century city life in three penthouses built on the outskirts of Roman London.
Supply & Demand
Friday 27 September 2013
DIRECTOR, DOUGLAS & GORDON
Deadly serious: Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman in Prisoners
Friday 27 September 2013
FILM PRISONERS Cert 15 | By Alex Dymoke Four Stars
Friday 27 September 2013
FILM BLUE JASMINE Cert 12A | By Steve Dinneen Three Stars
Friday 27 September 2013
ART ANA MENDIETA: TRACES Hayward Gallery | By Joseph Funnell Three Stars
Friday 27 September 2013
FILM: AUSTENLAND (Cert 12a) Twilight author Stephanie Meyer's first foray into film production is sweet but witless.
Thursday 26 September 2013
REVIEW Apple iPhone 5S Five Stars
Thursday 26 September 2013
Citymapper FREE Forget Googlemaps, Citymapper is the ultimate transport app for London. It's easy to use, utterly comprehensive and a lifesaver when you're out late and unsure of how to get home. Essential for Londoners.
Boulestin
Wednesday 25 September 2013
RESTAURANT 5 St James's Street, SW1A 1EF Tel: 020 7930 2030 FOOD Three Stars VALUE Three Stars ATMOSPHERE One Star Cost for two with drinks: £140
Wednesday 25 September 2013
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Porsche 911 Turbo S
Tuesday 24 September 2013
This tech-heavy, street-legal racer will have petrol-heads panting with anticipation
You may end up missing meetings
Tuesday 24 September 2013
NASA is paying guinea pigs to work from their bed – but how productive can we be outside of the office? Melissa York investigates the pros and cons of homeworking
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Alex Dymoke chooses a selection of stylish and useful gadgets for kitting out your workstation
Michael Grandage’s interpretation of the Bard’s play transports it to a hippie festival
Monday 23 September 2013
THEATRE A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Noël Coward Theatre | By Xenobe Purvis Three Stars
Richard Serra provides rare gallery exhibition
Monday 23 September 2013
ART RICHARD SERRA: DRAWINGS FOR THE COURTAULD The Courtauld | By Joseph Funnell Four Stars
Monday 23 September 2013
LONDON is most definitely on the move, with a plethora of openings across the city. For adventurous spirits, head to Islington, where new cocktail bar Hoxley & Porter launched last week.
The stunning mountains of Caribbean island St Lucia
Monday 23 September 2013
There’s a lot of local charm beyond the idyllic beaches, azure waters and postcard sunsets, says Oliver Pickup
Friday 20 September 2013
AMID the resigned sighs of many Formula One fans throughout the world, Sebastian Vettel is currently cruising his Red Bull towards a drearily comfortable fourth straight world title.
Naomi Watts’ talent cannot save Diana from a terrible script
Friday 20 September 2013
FILM DIANA Cert 12a | By Daniel O’Mahony One star
Splinter Cell Blacklist
Thursday 19 September 2013
The latest installment in the long-running franchise reminds Steve Dinneen of his lost youth GAME Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC Four stars
Thursday 19 September 2013
LAST week, the world was abuzz with the unveiling of Apple’s iPhone 5S and 5C.
Thursday 19 September 2013
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Bevis Marks Synagogue
Wednesday 18 September 2013
RESTAURANT Bevis Marks Synagogue, EC3A 5DQ Tel: 020 7621 1701 FOOD Four stars VALUE Three stars ATMOSPHERE Four stars Cost for two with matched wine: £115
Wednesday 18 September 2013
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Wednesday 18 September 2013
Venezuelan chocolate and English strawberry gelato Part of the low-fat, low-sugar, high protein, and high fibre G-Fit range of desserts - a healthier alternative to ice cream
Chef Jacob Kenedy, co-owner of Bocca di Lupo
Wednesday 18 September 2013
By Jacob Kenedy , chef and co-owner of Bocca di Lupo and Gelupo THIS recipe for doughnuts comes from my Hungarian grandmother, Agnes. It is quite simply the best doughnut recipe ever, and is absolutely charged with emotion for me.
Volvo has tried to counteract it’s drab reputation by giving the V60 a sporty, aerodynamic look
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Volvo’s new V60 Plug-In Hybrid is proof that sensible and cool are not mutually exclusive
Tuesday 17 September 2013
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Tuesday 17 September 2013
Land the job (and salary) you deserve by flaunting your skills, innovating, and socialising with your boss
Poolside beds at Nikki Beach
Monday 16 September 2013
Two million visit Ibiza every year. Many come for the clubs, but there’s more to it than beats
Ibiza
Monday 16 September 2013
OF THE destination nightclubs in Ibiza, only Pacha stays open all year round. Some beach bars stick it out until the weather turns, but in general the island is a quiet place out of season.
Channing Tatum doing his John McClane impression
Friday 13 September 2013
FILM WHITE HOUSE DOWN Cert 12a | By Simon Thomson Two stars
Friday 13 September 2013
From NYC to London
Tom Brooke and Kate O'Flynn in The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas
Friday 13 September 2013
THEATRE THE RITUAL SLAUGHTER OF GORGE MASTROMAS Royal Court | By Xenobe Purvis Four Stars
Furnished
Friday 13 September 2013
Furnishings don’t get more personal than they do at Nina’s. Melissa York talks to the woman behind the concept NEVER face the stress of squeezing too-large furniture through doorways or matching the right shade of mahogany again.
Modern concept: Parkgate House’s floor-to-ceiling windows retain some of the charm and character of its Victorian heritage
Friday 13 September 2013
The Victorian one-level apartments in Parkgate House offer homeowners the ultimate in river living
Fulham
Friday 13 September 2013
FULHAM is one of the most desirable locations in london – it has the bustle of the city combined with a small-town sense of community.
Fernhurst Road, SW6 £1.79m
Friday 13 September 2013
Fernhurst Road, SW6 £1.79m
Friday 13 September 2013
1 It has Fulham Palace, which is the historic home of the Bishops of London. Today the palace has stunning grounds and a museum that houses an art gallery. You can also have lunch in the converted drawing room.
Suburban dream: Four-bed detached house in Sutherland Grove and Ibex House
Friday 13 September 2013
Leafy homes near the District Line in Southfields, south west London, break million-pound mark this year, by Melissa York

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