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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
Recipe of the week: Butterscotch apple crumble
Butterscotch apple crumble recipe taken from Poppy Cooks: The Food You Need by Poppy O’Toole
On the menu

Recipe of the week: Butterscotch apple crumble

Unlock the next level in the game of crumbles by including butterscotch
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
The women of Greenham Common and their legacy 40 years on
Peace campaigners wave as their caravan is taken away from outside the gates of Greenham Common on 5 September 2000
In Depth

The women of Greenham Common and their legacy 40 years on

How did a peace camp first established in Berkshire in 1981 become the largest women’s protest since the suffragettes?
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
The gas crunch
The UK’s gas supplies are reliant on Russian pipelines
Getting to grips with . . .

The gas crunch

High gas prices are creating chaos in energy markets – and Britain is particularly vulnerable
17 Sep 2021

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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
EasyJet/Wizz: battle for air supremacy 
Wizz Air and easyJet aircraft
In Brief

EasyJet/Wizz: battle for air supremacy 

‘Wizz’s cheeky takeover bid will have come as a blow to the corporate ego’
17 Sep 2021
Joe Biden: ‘a default president at the helm of a middling administration’
Joe Biden
In Brief

Joe Biden: ‘a default president at the helm of a middling administration’

He was supposed to deliver ‘a return to presidential normalcy’, but Biden’s administration is already struggling
17 Sep 2021
Justine Picardie: my five best books
Justine Picardie on stage
Expert’s view

Justine Picardie: my five best books

The writer and journalist chooses her five favourite books about women, fashion and the Second World War
16 Sep 2021
Frozen the Musical: what the critics are saying
Scene from Frozen on stage
In Review

Frozen the Musical: what the critics are saying

Stage production is ‘breathtaking’ but film’s ‘weak story’ and gaping ‘plot holes’ have not been resolved
16 Sep 2021
‘Pushing back’ migrant boats: a sensible way to stamp out people-smuggling or a deeply ‘callous’ policy?
Migrants disembark from a vessel in Calais
In Brief

‘Pushing back’ migrant boats: a sensible way to stamp out people-smuggling or a deeply ‘callous’ policy?

Priti Patel has secured new advice authorising Border Force to ‘push back’ migrant boats into French waters
16 Sep 2021
Brazil election: is Jair Bolsonaro preparing to stage a coup?
Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro speaks to supporters during a demonstration on Brazil's Independence Day on 7 September 2021 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
In Brief

Brazil election: is Jair Bolsonaro preparing to stage a coup?

Opposition candidate now ‘clear favourite’ to win, but Bolsonaro’s behaviour is still cause for alarm
16 Sep 2021
The Future Fund
Rishi Sunak: picking winners?
Expert’s view

The Future Fund

Back to the future, eclectica and an awkward case study
16 Sep 2021
Returning to the office? Here are the best backpacks for commuters
Best backpacks
The wish list

Returning to the office? Here are the best backpacks for commuters

With prices ranging from £25 to £550
14 Sep 2021
Raducanu’s meteoric rise: unknown wildcard to grand slam champion 
Emma Raducanu celebrates her victory at the US Open
Profile

Raducanu’s meteoric rise: unknown wildcard to grand slam champion 

Just three months ago, the British 18-year-old was a ‘schoolgirl waiting for her A-level results’ 
13 Sep 2021
Best properties: crenellations and moated houses
Moated properties collage
The wish list

Best properties: crenellations and moated houses

Featuring ornamental ponds, hot tubs and a tree house
10 Sep 2021
Podcasts of the week: divorce, femmes fatales and 007’s lost car
Joan Bennett: the subject of Vanity Fair’s Love is a Crime
In Review

Podcasts of the week: divorce, femmes fatales and 007’s lost car

Featuring Forever is a Long Time, The Breakup Monologues and Love is a Crime
10 Sep 2021
Britain’s greatest Paralympian: cyclist Sarah Storey
Sarah Storey with her gold medal
Profile

Britain’s greatest Paralympian: cyclist Sarah Storey

Her achievements are ‘off-the-scale extraordinary’
10 Sep 2021
America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan: a retreat into isolationism?
President Biden
In Brief

America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan: a retreat into isolationism?

‘In his selfish unilateralism’, Biden is no better than Trump, said The Daily Telegraph
10 Sep 2021
Bedknobs and Broomsticks on stage: ‘a B-list Disney film, but an A-list adaptation’
Bedknobs and broomsticks on stage
In Review

Bedknobs and Broomsticks on stage: ‘a B-list Disney film, but an A-list adaptation’

There are some odd tonal shifts, but this musical has ‘undeniable charm and wit‘
10 Sep 2021
Cash bonuses, yoga and ‘canine clauses’: how the City is luring back its workers
The London Metal Exchange
Business Briefing

Cash bonuses, yoga and ‘canine clauses’: how the City is luring back its workers

Employers are dangling carrots, but the September return looks hesitant
10 Sep 2021
Abba returns: how the Swedish supergroup and their ‘Abba-tars’ are taking a chance on a reunion
Abba on stage
In Brief

Abba returns: how the Swedish supergroup and their ‘Abba-tars’ are taking a chance on a reunion

From next May, digital avatars of the foursome will be performing concerts in east London
10 Sep 2021
Galaxy Watch4: the new Samsung smartwatch that’s challenging Apple
Galaxy Watch4
In Review

Galaxy Watch4: the new Samsung smartwatch that’s challenging Apple

The watch has some ‘new health capabilities’, such as snoring detection, but it’s a bit of a work in progress
10 Sep 2021
China’s war on celebrity: the Cultural Revolution 2.0?
Zhao Wei
In Brief

China’s war on celebrity: the Cultural Revolution 2.0?

Last week, the Chinese Communist Party published a diatribe against ‘popular celebrities’ who bring ‘chaos to the internet’
10 Sep 2021
‘Not an easily likeable object’: what the critics are saying about the Humboldt Forum
The Humboldt Forum
In Review

‘Not an easily likeable object’: what the critics are saying about the Humboldt Forum

The ‘massive’ €800m museum complex is designed to house Berlin’s vast holdings of non-European art
9 Sep 2021
The latest casualty of Britain’s staff shortages
Hotel staff member changing bed sheets
Business Briefing

The latest casualty of Britain’s staff shortages

Some hotel managers report that staff are washing linen at home because frazzled laundry providers cannot guarantee delivery
9 Sep 2021
Is sentencing a Nazi sympathiser to read Shakespeare an appropriate punishment?
Shakespeare books
In Brief

Is sentencing a Nazi sympathiser to read Shakespeare an appropriate punishment?

Judge seemed to think introducing student ‘to high culture’ would ‘magically make him a better person’ said The Daily Telegraph
9 Sep 2021
Texas’s abortion law: the Republicans get their way, at last
Protesters hold up signs at a protest outside the Texas state capitol on 29 May 2021
In Brief

Texas’s abortion law: the Republicans get their way, at last

SB8 authorises private citizens to sue anyone who performs, ‘aids or abets’ an abortion after six weeks of pregnancy
9 Sep 2021
Bentley Bentayga Hybrid: what the critics are saying about the ‘palatial‘ £155,500 car
Bentley Bentayga Hybrid
The wish list

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid: what the critics are saying about the ‘palatial‘ £155,500 car

There are more powerful plug-in hybrids out there which cost ‘considerably less cash’, said The Daily Telegraph
7 Sep 2021
The best cycling tops for lightweight, long-distance comfort
Cycling tops
The wish list

The best cycling tops for lightweight, long-distance comfort

With prices ranging from £40 to £290
7 Sep 2021
Properties of the week: houses in national parks
National Park properties
The wish list

Properties of the week: houses in national parks

Featuring courtyard gardens, Agas and magnificent panoramic views over rolling countryside
3 Sep 2021
Britain’s supply chain crisis explained
Pigs
Getting to grips with . . .

Britain’s supply chain crisis explained

Stocks in shops and warehouses have slumped to their lowest levels since 1983
3 Sep 2021
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