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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
Thursday 12 December 2013
Forza 5
Xbox One
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Your guide to what to buy the ladies in your life this Christmas ◆ Technology ◆ Accessories ◆ Drinks ◆ Toys ◆ Food Great gadgets... Our pick of the tech must-haves this festive season
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Clothes and accessories for the fashion forward Bouquet ring from Pandora £275.00 pandora.net Alexander McQueen red leopard skull print pashmina £425.00 liberty.com
TWG Immortal Moment black tea
Wednesday 11 December 2013
And all things nice for an indulgent Christmas treat TWG Immortal Moment black tea £56.00 harrods.com Melt chocolate wreath £30.00 meltchocolates.com
Peugeot 2008 Feline 1.6 E-HDI 92
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Peugeot’s alternative to a regular hatchback is a car that can pull you out of an icy spot this winter
Mini Countryman One D
Tuesday 10 December 2013
CHECK OUT THESE ALTERNATIVES... MINI COUNTRYMAN ONE D PRICE: £17,620 0-62MPH: 12.9 secs TOP SPEED: 106mph CO2 G/KM: 115g/km MPG COMBINED: 64.2mpg
Five limbering
Tuesday 10 December 2013
City A.M. and London’s newest cutting edge fitness club LAX St Botolph’s have selected five City workers to join them on a five star fitness journey to hit their health goals over the next four months
Expect chest-height snow and freezing temperatures in Lapland
Monday 09 December 2013
Katie Hope and her four-year-old son James embark on an 18-hour journey to find the real Father Christmas TRACKING down Father Christmas in Lapland is akin to hunting an extremely rare and precious species.
Dane Dehaan as Lucien Carr and Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg
Monday 09 December 2013
FILM KILL YOUR DARLINGS Cert 12A | By Alex Dymoke Four Stars
Josh Brolin holds your attention as Joe Doucett
Monday 09 December 2013
FILM OLDBOY Cert 18 | By Simon Thomson Three Stars
Monday 09 December 2013
FILM FROZEN Cert PG | By Melissa York Two Stars
Bruce Dern as the dottled Woody Grant
Monday 09 December 2013
FILM NEBRASKA Cert 15 | By Steve Dinneen Three Stars
SHAFTESBURY GATE, BATTERSEA, £1.2M
Friday 06 December 2013
Townhouses are standing tall next to the increasing numbers of towers that are dominating the skyline
The sun sets over Adelaide House
Friday 06 December 2013
The 18th century former RAF mansion goes on sale as four luxury apartments A MANSION that served as the RAF’s headquarters during the Battle of Britain has been converted into luxury family homes that pay homage to its illustrious past.
Thursday 05 December 2013
As a new face-recognition security app hits an iPhone near you, we assess your top security options
Thursday 05 December 2013
Get suited up for the Christmas party season in one of these dinner jackets
Bowers & Wilkins P3 headphones
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Your guide to what to buy the men in your life this Christmas check out our “gifts for her” guide next week ◆ Technology ◆ Accessories ◆ Drinks ◆ Toys ◆ Food
Mason Shaker cocktail kit
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Perfect boozy gifts for the man who wants to unwind in style Bombay Sapphire £29.99 including personalised engraving available at Selfridges on the 10 and 11 December. bombaysapphire.com
Hawes & Curtis leather belt
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Forget socks with Santa on them – these will last long after the tree comes down Hawes & Curtis leather belt £44.50 hawesandcurtis.co.uk Theo Fennell Evil Eye cufflinks £7,700 theofennell.com
Vespa 946: Ricordo Italiano
Wednesday 04 December 2013
For the man who is still a child at heart London Underground Monopoly £29.99 ltmuseumshop.co.uk Vespa 946: Ricordo Italiano £7,740 vespa.com
Neil Somauroo
Tuesday 03 December 2013
It’s not over until the fat lady sings, but after our City Fit Challenge – in partnership with Danio, Danone’s high protein yogurt of substance – there’s not much fat to be seen.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
AS THE holiday season approaches, the chances are very high that a vast number of calories will be passing your lips in the days and weeks to come.
Tuesday 03 December 2013
THE 5:2 diet is the perfect approach to survive the Christmas festivities and not end up spending next January trying to lose that extra weight you gained in December.
DANIO is a super thick
Tuesday 03 December 2013
DANIO is a super thick, super tasty strained yogurt, which is high in protein and low in fat. Each pot is packed with at least 12g of protein making it the perfect post-workout snack.
1. Arts Hotel, Spain
Monday 02 December 2013
Hotels in which you don’t need to leave your bedroom for a spectacular vista
Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) showing an unimpressed Emma Thompson (P.L. Travers) around Disneyland
Friday 29 November 2013
FILM SAVING MR BANKS Cert PG | By Simon Thomson Four Stars
A particularly probing session from In the Next Room at St James Theatre until 4 Jan
Friday 29 November 2013
THEATRE IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY) St James Theatre | By Simon Thomson Four Stars
Friday 29 November 2013
THE PARTY train is chugging full steam ahead as Christmas approaches. Perhaps Nick House and Kelly Brook have been inspired by the season for their new City venture, Steam and Rye, which takes cues from the Roaring Twenties and the Wild West.
How to stay sane in the workplace
Thursday 28 November 2013
Jonathan Trott’s dramatic surprise departure from the Ashes tour reminds us that stress is a serious problem
Thursday 28 November 2013
I’m six weeks through an intensive get-fit programme, which involves not only hitting the gym four times a week, but completely overhauling the way I eat.
Xbox 360
Thursday 28 November 2013
Everything you need to know about the long-awaited sequel to the Xbox 360
LEGEND OF ZELDA
Thursday 28 November 2013
REVIEW LEGEND OF ZELDA: A LINK BETWEEN WORLDS | by Steve Dinneen Four Stars
The main dining room
Wednesday 27 November 2013
FOOD Four Stars VALUE Three Stars ATMOSPHERE Four Stars Cost for two with matched wine and some sherry £148 Address: 21 St Swithins Lane, EC4N 8AD Tel: 020 7626 2606
Gaucho’s Canary Wharf restaurant
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Fernando Larroude, master griller at steakhouse Gaucho, on how to treat a piece of meat
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Fernando Larroude’s Steak & Chimichurri STEAK Cut of tapa the ancho (topside rib eye) Rock salt
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Phil Crozier, director of wine at Gaucho, picks his favourite bottles from the menu Vina Patricia Malbec 2010
Tuesday 26 November 2013
As the City Fit Challenge nears its nail-biting conclusion, we check up on our intrepid participants
Tuesday 26 November 2013
THE POWER OF PROTEIN FOODS
SKODA RAPID SPACEBACK 1.6 TDI 90PS
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Skoda has built a strong reputation on its solid, dependable cars. Now it’s aiming for something more stylish

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