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Palazzo Ricci: own a fraction of authentic Italy
Palazzo Ricci
The wish list

Palazzo Ricci: own a fraction of authentic Italy

Help: poignant and angry drama set in a care home
Stephen Graham and Jodie Comer in Help 
In Review

Help: poignant and angry drama set in a care home

Staycation inspiration: autumn escapes and winter getaways
Snowdonia Inntravel
The big trip

Staycation inspiration: autumn escapes and winter getaways

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Why did the R. Kelly abuse verdict take so long?
R Kelly
Today’s big question

Why did the R. Kelly abuse verdict take so long?

Singer found guilty of sexually abusing multiple fans during 30-year career
28 Sep 2021
Jamaica: the birthplace of Bond
Ian Fleming’s Jamaican estate GoldenEye
Behind the scenes

Jamaica: the birthplace of Bond

This tropical paradise is ‘escapist, luxurious, and seductive’, a little like 007 himself
28 Sep 2021
​​Porsche Macan GTS: what the critics say
​​Porsche Macan GTS 2021
Expert’s view

​​Porsche Macan GTS: what the critics say

This petrol-powered SUV is ‘curvaceous and dressy without being indiscreet’
28 Sep 2021
The best SAD lamps for surviving the winter blues
Best SAD lamps for the winter blues
The wish list

The best SAD lamps for surviving the winter blues

With prices ranging from £45 to £179
28 Sep 2021
How safe are smart motorways?
Smart motorways
In Depth

How safe are smart motorways?

Investigation suggests technical failings are putting lives at risk
27 Sep 2021
Recipe of the week: Saffron panna cotta pots and poached pears
Saffron panna cotta pots and poached pears recipe
On the menu

Recipe of the week: Saffron panna cotta pots and poached pears

A marriage of Bettina Campolucci Bordi’s favourite spice with her favourite dessert
27 Sep 2021
Best wines tried and tasted: a thrilling Portuguese red
Wine
Expert’s view

Best wines tried and tasted: a thrilling Portuguese red

Wine expert Matthew Jukes gives his verdict on which bottles to enjoy this year
27 Sep 2021

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Best properties: colourful houses
22 Old School Lane, Clifton, Somerset
The wish list

Best properties: colourful houses

Featuring striking townhouses and rustic cottages
24 Sep 2021
Lucian Freud: Real Lives at Tate Liverpool
Lucian Freud’s ‘Girl with a Kitten’ 1947  (The Lucian Freud Archive/Bridgeman Images)
In Review

Lucian Freud: Real Lives at Tate Liverpool

This exhibition depicts ‘a nicer, less cruel side to Freud than the one that is usually served up’
24 Sep 2021
Book of the week: Henry ‘Chips’ Channon - The Diaries 1938-43 
Henry ‘Chips’ Channon The Diaries 1938-43
In Review

Book of the week: Henry ‘Chips’ Channon - The Diaries 1938-43 

Channon’s diaries are a ‘great work of literature’ by a less than great human being
24 Sep 2021
Podcasts: food, the Theranos trial, and 9/11 
Elizabeth Holmes: on trial for fraud
In Review

Podcasts: food, the Theranos trial, and 9/11 

Featuring Kitchens, The Dropout, and 9/12
24 Sep 2021
Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Why we’re talking about . . .

Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?

Leaked documents revealed the social network’s ‘corporate hypocrisy’ 
24 Sep 2021
Universal Music: don’t stop me now…
Lucian Grainge is CEO of Universal Music Group
In Brief

Universal Music: don’t stop me now…

Investors are betting heavily that the ‘boom’ in music streaming ‘still has a long way to go’
24 Sep 2021
Back to the Future musical: a crowd-pleasing ‘triumph’
Olly Dobson as Marty McFly and Roger Bart as Doc Brown in Back to the Future the musical
In Review

Back to the Future musical: a crowd-pleasing ‘triumph’

Marty, the Doc and the DeLorean hit 88mph at the Adelphi Theatre
23 Sep 2021
Help: poignant and angry drama set in a care home
Stephen Graham and Jodie Comer in Help 
In Review

Help: poignant and angry drama set in a care home

Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham star in this powerful pandemic film 
23 Sep 2021
Simon Thurley: my five best books 
Simon Thurley
Expert’s view

Simon Thurley: my five best books 

The architectural historian chooses his five favourite books
23 Sep 2021
TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News
Piers Morgan in 2019
In Depth

TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News

Piers Morgan has been hired as the star of the new channel
23 Sep 2021
Palazzo Ricci: own a fraction of authentic Italy
Palazzo Ricci
The wish list

Palazzo Ricci: own a fraction of authentic Italy

A private residence club putting community and conservation first
22 Sep 2021
Sleep in style: new UK hotels and places to stay
Leven Manchester
The big trip

Sleep in style: new UK hotels and places to stay

Book a luxurious staycation in 2021
22 Sep 2021
Polestar 2: ‘Tesla ought to be paying attention’
Polestar 2
Expert’s view

Polestar 2: ‘Tesla ought to be paying attention’

Volvo hopes this electric car will play an important part in the EV scene
21 Sep 2021
Best portable heaters for al fresco hosting
Portable heaters
The wish list

Best portable heaters for al fresco hosting

With prices ranging from £25 to £550
21 Sep 2021
Emmy Awards 2021 - in pictures
Olivia Colman
In pictures

Emmy Awards 2021 - in pictures

Royal sweep for Netflix as The Crown and The Queen’s Gambit win top gongs
20 Sep 2021
11 British craft beers you must try
Korev Cornish Lager by St Austell Brewery
In Review

11 British craft beers you must try

Raise a glass of the UK’s best brews
20 Sep 2021
Best properties: stylish flats
Flats for sale
The wish list

Best properties: stylish flats

Featuring underground parking, juliette balconies and unique courtyard gardens
17 Sep 2021
Mixing it Up: Painting Today at the Hayward Gallery
Mixing it Up: Painting Today at the Hayward Gallery
In Review

Mixing it Up: Painting Today at the Hayward Gallery

The show is both ‘resolutely inclusive’ and ‘dramatically uneven‘
17 Sep 2021
Book of the week: The Radical Potter by Tristram Hunt
Tristram Hunt
In Review

Book of the week: The Radical Potter by Tristram Hunt

In this exceptional biography, Hunt shows that Josiah Wedgwood was the Steve Jobs of his day
17 Sep 2021
Staycation inspiration: autumn escapes and winter getaways
Snowdonia Inntravel
The big trip

Staycation inspiration: autumn escapes and winter getaways

UK travel options include adventure holidays, wellness stays and stargazing experiences
16 Sep 2021
Films of the year
Herself movie still
In Depth

Films of the year

A look at the new movie releases
16 Sep 2021
Frozen the Musical
Scene from Frozen on stage
In Review

Frozen the Musical

Stage production is ‘breathtaking’ but film’s ‘weak story’ and gaping ‘plot holes’ have not been resolved
16 Sep 2021
Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini come in five aluminium colours
In Focus

Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more

What the tech experts said about the new devices
16 Sep 2021
Hydrogen cars explained
Toyota Mirai
Getting to grips with . . .

Hydrogen cars explained

Rollout of the vehicles being hampered by lack of tech infrastructure
16 Sep 2021
Sachi at Pantechnicon: sensational sushi in a sublime setting
A selection of Sachi sushi
In Review

Sachi at Pantechnicon: sensational sushi in a sublime setting

Fresh ingredients used creatively is the game at this new Belgravia dining spot
15 Sep 2021
Britain’s dream home revealed
Homes by the sea
The wish list

Britain’s dream home revealed

Rightmove study finds the must-haves for property buyers
15 Sep 2021
House prices fall as stamp duty holiday tapered
City of London aerial view
In Focus

House prices fall as stamp duty holiday tapered

For the eighth consecutive month the capital is the region with the lowest annual growth 
15 Sep 2021
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