Life & Style

July 2019 Articles

Burberry shares at 10-month high and challenging records
Burberry shares at 10-month high and challenging records
After a stunning six-week rally, our head of markets explains why investors are still piling in today.  If the market [...]
July 17, 2019
The new A35 isn’t Mercedes-AMG’s hottest hatchback, but it certainly isn’t tepid
The new A35 isn’t Mercedes-AMG’s hottest hatchback, but it certainly isn’t tepid
The hot hatch has reached boiling point. Very soon, Mercedes will reveal a new AMG A45, with the most powerful [...]
July 16, 2019
Focus on Twickenham: leafy suburb offers better value than its riverside neighbours Richmond and Putney
Focus on Twickenham: leafy suburb offers better value than its riverside neighbours Richmond and Putney
If you were a wealthy member of 18th century London society set looking for a fashionable spot on which to [...]
July 15, 2019
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend
High Street Quarter, Hounslow From £344,000 for a one-bed Jet-setting Londoners will want to check out Barratt London’s new High [...]
July 12, 2019
Clerkenwell controversy: The award-winning development that could be torn down
Clerkenwell controversy: The award-winning development that could be torn down
London’s walking tours are a great way to read the streets. Layers of history are all around us – every [...]
July 12, 2019
Property of the Week: Enter the Dragons’ Den in Hackney
Property of the Week: Enter the Dragons’ Den in Hackney
For £3.25m, you could live in the warehouse conversion where budding business tycoons once pitched for cash. Does the sheer [...]
July 12, 2019
Turnaround time for struggling food giant
Turnaround time for struggling food giant
By Rodney Hobson from interactive investor. The proof of the pudding lies with a new chief who looks set to sell off poor [...]
July 12, 2019
In the case of sugar, the nanny state really does know best
In the case of sugar, the nanny state really does know best
Boris Johnson created a furore last week by announcing that he was considering getting rid of the so-called sugar tax.  [...]
July 11, 2019
Peter Gynt at the Olivier is a toe-curling, overlong adaptation of Ibsen’s classic
Peter Gynt at the Olivier is a toe-curling, overlong adaptation of Ibsen’s classic
Before the curtain rose for this reimagining of Ibsen’s allegorical play Peer Gynt, audience members were surreptitiously snapping pictures of [...]
July 11, 2019
A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is an unbridled summer joy
A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is an unbridled summer joy
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is one of three London companies presenting the Bard’s most mischievous and magical comedy this [...]
July 11, 2019
Why Ocado shares have been chased sharply higher
Why Ocado shares have been chased sharply higher
A costly warehouse fire hasn’t dented enthusiasm for the shares. Our head of markets explains.   Ocado (LSE:OCDO) transformation from online [...]
July 9, 2019
Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith is a farce in all the wrong ways
Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith is a farce in all the wrong ways
Noises Off is either the worst professional production I’ve seen in some years, or something so groundbreakingly metatextual that I [...]
July 5, 2019
Midsommar review: follow up to Hereditary is an unqualified triumph
Midsommar review: follow up to Hereditary is an unqualified triumph
The instant Midsommar finished, I knew I would need to see it again. It has that rare, painterly quality of [...]
July 5, 2019
Tramp club seeks to woo Mayfair's bankers
Tramp club seeks to woo Mayfair's bankers
Private members club Tramp has put out the call from Piccadilly to the Mall for well-heeled neighbours to celebrate its [...]
July 5, 2019