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Westminster attack: Police and public praised for standing up to terror

Yesterday's terror attack on Westminster Bridge and in the grounds of the Houses of Parliament was "the attack that security chiefs here in the UK have long been preparing for", says the BBC. However, says The Independent, the sense of...

Friday, 01:15 in Politics

Iguana stops play and alligator invades golf course

Tommy Haas and Jiri Vesely's first-round match at the Miami Masters held an unexpected pause when an iguana wandered on the court yesterday. The foot-long reptile appeared on the electronic courtside scoreboard, sufficiently spooking Vesely so that he co

Thursday, 16:54 in Sport

Martin Margiela: Looking back on the Hermes years

Fashion is often full of drama and bravado, and few designers shy away from taking their catwalk curtain call to soak up the applause for their latest collection. But this couldn't be further from the truth for one of the industry's most influential figu

Thursday, 16:15 in Auto

Viviane Sassen's Kenyan Souvenirs

Danish author Baroness Karen Blixen opens her great 1937 memoir, Out Of Africa, with a succinct yet immersive description of her exotic surroundings. "I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills," she writes. "In the day-time...

Thursday, 16:15 in Auto

Base instincts: The best primers for your skin type

For a building to stand the test of time, the foundations have to be right. And for a face of make-up to last a day, it must have the proper base. This means picking the best primer for your skin; the magic formula that in one sweep can hide a multitude

Thursday, 14:36 in Auto

Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet: First drives and release

It takes a lot to beat a LaFerrari hypercar, but it appears Mercedes-Maybach's limited-edition G650 Landaulet 4x4 could do just that.  First details of the new of the luxury SUV reveals it has a 6.0-litre V12 under the bonnet producing a monstrous 621bhp

Thursday, 11:47 in Business
Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T: Specs and reviews

Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T: Specs and reviews

Ferrari has launched an entry-level version of its GTC4 Lusso shooting-brake and it's already been given the thumbs-up from the critics. The GTC4 Lusso T - the "T" standing for turbo – is aimed at attracting a younger demographic looking for...

Thursday, 09:35 in Auto

Trump aide 'tried to hide' Russian payment

Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has been accused of trying to hide a $750,000 (£600,000) payment he received from a pro-Russia party in 2009. Ukrainian lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko, "a former investigative journalist, published...

Thursday, 02:04 in Auto

Apple's new iPad vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

Apple surprised fans by quietly releasing a host of new hardware upgrades yesterday, avoiding the large press events it has previously favoured Along with the release of a red iPhone 7, the company announced a new 9.7ins iPad to replace the ageing iPad A

Wednesday, 17:45 in Politics

Ten of the best Indian restaurants in London and across the UK

The UK has long been one of the best places to sample Indian cuisine outside the country itself, but its due recognition has been hard won. It was as late as 2001 that Atul Kochhar became the first Indian chef to be awarded a Michelin star while head che

Wednesday, 16:51 in Auto

Italian Excellence at Bottega Veneta

To celebrate its golden anniversary and Tomas Maier's 15-year tenure as creative director, Italian luxury brand Bottega Veneta presented its SS17 Milan Fashion Week show at the Accademia di Belle Arti  di Brera, one of the country's pre-eminent art colle

Wednesday, 14:28 in Auto

Esports: Football and the Olympics buy into computer gaming

Competitive computer gaming, or esports, is on the rise, reports the BBC, with football clubs including French champions Paris Saint-Germain setting up their own dedicated teams and calls for gaming to become an Olympic sport by 2024. Esports generated £

Wednesday, 14:01 in Sport

Gingerline: The secret supper club for adventurous diners

It came into being as an experimental dinner party among friends living on the East London Line, the overground transport link connecting leafy Highbury and Islington to the suburbs of Croydon. Over the next five years, "Gingerline" (named...

Wednesday, 13:23 in Auto

Saatchi Gallery: From Selfie to Self-Expression

From Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian to the famous celeb-packed shot taken by Ellen DeGeneres at the 2014 Oscars, selfies are now a ubiquitous part of popular culture. But at what point does such a social media phenomenon become art? These questions and

Wednesday, 12:14 in Auto

People Power: Fighting For Peace

The Imperial War Museum was founded to record Britain's military effort during the First World War and, as it enters its centenary year, still remains as dedicated to documenting how conflict and society intersect. In its new landmark exhibition, People

Wednesday, 12:14 in Auto

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