Arts & Life

Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and minor scandals
The contenders for the 2012 Booker Prize, which was won by Hilary Mantel 
Behind the scenes

Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and minor scandals

Best properties: contemporary homes
Warwickshire contemporary
The wish list

Best properties: contemporary homes

Cocktail recipes for Halloween parties
Violets Kill cocktail by Cut Spiced Rum
On the menu

Cocktail recipes for Halloween parties

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Four of the best autumnal breaks in Britain
The Pierhouse Hotel © The Pierhouse Hotel
In Focus

Four of the best autumnal breaks in Britain

As the nights draw in, it’s time to enjoy countryside walks and evenings in by the fire
27 Oct 2021
Publiq: social suppers at a new neighbourhood spot
Exterior shot of Publiq restaurant
In Review

Publiq: social suppers at a new neighbourhood spot

A modern restaurant putting its forward-thinking principles into practice 
27 Oct 2021
Seat Arona: decent value and ‘well-designed for its job’
Seat Arona 2021
Expert’s view

Seat Arona: decent value and ‘well-designed for its job’

This mildly refreshed SUV may not excite, but it’s reasonably good to drive
27 Oct 2021
Best children’s water bottles
Children's water bottles
The wish list

Best children’s water bottles

Featuring five leak-proof, dishwasher-safe drinking devices
27 Oct 2021
Tried and tasted: DIY restaurant meal kits
Burger and Lobster
On the menu

Tried and tasted: DIY restaurant meal kits

Enjoy some of your favourite menu items at home
26 Oct 2021
Investments Unwrapped: Which wines hold their value?
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Investments Unwrapped: Which wines hold their value?

Olly Mann talks to wine market founder Justin Gibbs about wines to treasure
26 Oct 2021
Time to start bidding: a busy month for watch lovers
Patek Philippe wristwatch reference 2499 © Phillips
In Focus

Time to start bidding: a busy month for watch lovers

A number of rare and valuable timepieces are up for grabs in November
26 Oct 2021

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Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa: embrace Crete’s cool corner
The pool and main building at Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa
The big trip

Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa: embrace Crete’s cool corner

Go off the beaten track with a stay at this minimalist and slick hotel
26 Oct 2021
Tried and tasted: 17 of the best gins
Height of Arrows gin by the Holyrood Distillery
On the menu

Tried and tasted: 17 of the best gins

The proliferation of gins - and tonics - has created a delightfully daunting choice
26 Oct 2021
London ULEZ expansion: who is affected, plus charges, penalties and how to pay
ULEZ
In Depth

London ULEZ expansion: who is affected, plus charges, penalties and how to pay

Ultra Low Emission Zone now covers an area of London 18 times larger than before – here’s everything you need to know
25 Oct 2021
Could Alec Baldwin be prosecuted over shooting?
Alec Baldwin pictured prior to the accident
Today’s big question

Could Alec Baldwin be prosecuted over shooting?

Assistant director who gave loaded prop gun to actor was reportedly subject of 2019 safety complaint
25 Oct 2021
Five promising methods to extend human life
Joggers on beach
Expert’s view

Five promising methods to extend human life

Latest research findings on biology of ageing have revealed secrets to living longer, healthier lives
25 Oct 2021
Recipe: pasta and chickpeas with fennel and lemon
Pasta and chickpeas with fennel and lemon
On the menu

Recipe: pasta and chickpeas with fennel and lemon

The tang of lemon combines so well with earthy chickpeas
25 Oct 2021
Paris in bloom: Van Cleef & Arpels Florae exhibition
Van Cleef & Arpels Florae exhibition Paris
In Focus

Paris in bloom: Van Cleef & Arpels Florae exhibition

Parisian heritage brand honours an evergreen inspiration
25 Oct 2021
Best wines: a stunning red with heart and soul
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Expert’s view

Best wines: a stunning red with heart and soul

Wine expert Matthew Jukes gives his verdict on which bottles to enjoy this year
25 Oct 2021
Poussin and the Dance: a small but revelatory exhibition, packed with ‘fabulous moments’
Nicolas Poussin, ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’, about 1634
In Review

Poussin and the Dance: a small but revelatory exhibition, packed with ‘fabulous moments’

Poussin’s reputation as an ‘austere landscapist’ is only half the story, proves this National Gallery show
22 Oct 2021
The house price boom in five charts
For Sale signs
In Depth

The house price boom in five charts

Demand continues to outstrip ‘stock-starved’ housing market
22 Oct 2021
Best properties: contemporary homes
Warwickshire contemporary
The wish list

Best properties: contemporary homes

Featuring walk-in wardrobes, landscaped south-facing gardens and a vaulted library
22 Oct 2021
Book of the week: George III by Andrew Roberts
Portraits of George III and Queen Charlotte
In Review

Book of the week: George III by Andrew Roberts

In this mammoth and meticulous biography, Roberts presents a compelling case for the defence of King George III
22 Oct 2021
The National Trust: a cultural battleground
Winston Churchill’s former residence Chartwell, near Westerham in Kent
In Focus

The National Trust: a cultural battleground

Critics believe it has become too ‘woke’ and a rebel alliance has been formed
22 Oct 2021
Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and minor scandals
The contenders for the 2012 Booker Prize, which was won by Hilary Mantel 
Behind the scenes

Inside the Booker Prize: arguments, agonies and minor scandals

Charlotte Higgins dives into the teeming, fractious history of the UK’s most prestigious fiction award
22 Oct 2021
Sleep in style: UK’s best new hotels and accommodation
Stargazer lodges at Blaithwaite Country House Estate
The big trip

Sleep in style: UK’s best new hotels and accommodation

Unique openings include stargazer lodges, shepherd’s huts and penthouse apartments
22 Oct 2021
World Pasta Day: delicious and simple pasta recipes
Various pastas
On the menu

World Pasta Day: delicious and simple pasta recipes

Enjoy an at-home Italian experience on 25 October
22 Oct 2021
Cocktail recipes for Halloween parties
Violets Kill cocktail by Cut Spiced Rum
On the menu

Cocktail recipes for Halloween parties

Create some frightful, but delightful, drinks on 31 October
22 Oct 2021
The Tragedy of Macbeth: Saoirse Ronan’s ‘spellbinding’ British stage debut
Saoirse Ronan in Macbeth
In Review

The Tragedy of Macbeth: Saoirse Ronan’s ‘spellbinding’ British stage debut

‘Psychological terror’ too slow to materialise, though when it does arrive it is ‘brute, unrestrained and blood-curdling’
21 Oct 2021
The best films of 2021
Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges in The Last Duel
In Review

The best films of 2021

What the critics say about this year’s new movie releases
21 Oct 2021
7Pines Resort Ibiza: hedonistic days are gone, R&R is where it’s at
7Pines Resort Ibiza
The big trip

7Pines Resort Ibiza: hedonistic days are gone, R&R is where it’s at

Enjoy wellness and great food on the west coast of this Balearic beauty
21 Oct 2021
Succession: the glorious return of the bad, mad Roys
Succession: a ‘toxic joy’
In Review

Succession: the glorious return of the bad, mad Roys

Jesse Armstrong’s hit TV drama is as ‘bitingly brilliant’ as ever
21 Oct 2021
London house prices hit record high of £525,893 in August
City of London aerial view
In Focus

London house prices hit record high of £525,893 in August

Capital’s property market ‘turns a corner’ as UK average increases by £25,000 in a year
20 Oct 2021
Hard Rock Hotel Madrid: fine-tuning the art of hospitality
Hard Rock Hotel Madrid entrance
The big trip

Hard Rock Hotel Madrid: fine-tuning the art of hospitality

This is a perfect staging point to explore Spanish capital’s Golden Triangle of Art
20 Oct 2021
BMW iX: a powerful, brutalist, ‘yacht-sized SUV’
BMW iX
Expert’s view

BMW iX: a powerful, brutalist, ‘yacht-sized SUV’

What the critics say about BMW’s new high-end all-electric car
20 Oct 2021
Delicious pumpkin recipes for Halloween
Kricket’s Delica pumpkin with Mahkani sauce
On the menu

Delicious pumpkin recipes for Halloween

Featuring dishes by chefs from Kricket, Bettina’s Kitchen, and Wild by Tart
20 Oct 2021
Coco vision: up close to Chanel opticals
Chanel opticals
In Brief

Coco vision: up close to Chanel opticals

Parisian luxury house adds opticals to digital offering
20 Oct 2021
15 most expensive towns in England outside of London
Virginia Water is home to the Wentworth Golf Club
In Depth

15 most expensive towns in England outside of London

Virginia Water in Surrey remains top of Zoopla’s property rich list
20 Oct 2021
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