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Boater accidentally drains Kennet and Avon Canal

A canal boater accidentally completely drained a section of the Kennet and Avon Canal, in Wiltshire, by leaving all the lock gates open. A spokesman for the Canal and River Trust told the BBC the action was not malicious but the boater had been...

The Week, today, 14:31

Seven best outdoor cinemas in London and the UK

Celebrate the summer heat with a unique cinema experience: watch new and classic films on rooftops, castle gardens and even on water. Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House One of the capital’s ultimate outdoor film destinations, Film4 Summer Screen...

The Week, today, 14:31

Bentley's Stefan Sielaff: Driving force

For me, this car is all about beauty, which, of course, is something very subjective. But it also comes down to our instincts – as a designer, and as a driver, you feel immediately whether something is right or wrong. What I tried to achieve with the...

The Week, yesterday, 18:59

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 gets a Lego recreation

The Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond in Goldfinger has been given an overhaul by Lego.  The buildable classic sports car, which hit the shops yesterday, is around an eighth of the size of the original and is made up of 1,290 pieces, Evo...

The Week, yesterday, 17:19

Best new books to read on holiday this summer 2018

Looking for a gripping page-turner for the airport or a feather-light treat to read by the pool? Here are some of the best novels and non-fiction released this year. Feel Free by Zadie Smith A new Zadie Smith book is always accompanied by a fair...

The Week, yesterday, 17:19

Sonos Beam: a giant-slaying sound bar

Sound bars are all the rage in home entertainment, offering powerful sound for a heightened TV or gaming experience. And one of the most interesting brands on the market is Sonos, a smart-speaker brand focused on blending high-quality audio with...

The Week, yesterday, 17:19
11 must-see exhibitions in 2018

11 must-see exhibitions in 2018

Tate Modern, London The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy 8 March 2018 – 9 September 2018 They say a lot can happen in a year, and for Pablo Picasso his most prolific 12 months – both professionally and personally speaking – took place...

The Week, yesterday, 14:55

Man jailed for bestiality says horse ‘winked at him’

An Australian man who broke into a stable to sexually abuse a horse claimed that the animal gave him the go-ahead by nuzzling his crotch and winking. Daniel Webb-Jackson, 31, pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty relating the incident, which took place...

The Week, yesterday, 02:48

Theresa May survives knife-edge customs union vote

Theresa May survived a knife-edge Commons vote on the customs union last night, but only after Tory rebels were warned that their amendment would trigger a confidence vote which could bring down the government. MPs voted 307 to 301 to overturn an...

The Week, yesterday, 02:48

Big in Japan: Les Mondes de Chaumet

Les Mondes de Chaumet (The Worlds of Chaumet), an ambitious exhibition detailing the history of this most Parisian of heritage jewellers is currently taking over the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum in Tokyo, Japan. The museum makes for an intriguing...

The Week, Wednesday, 17:34

Driver crashes one-day-old £210,000 McLaren 720S supercar

An overexcited driver has destroyed a McLaren 720S supercar after just one day of ownership. Police in the city of Fairfax, Virginia, tweeted an image of the wrecked exotic car shortly after it hit a tree on Saturday. The crash was the result “of...

The Week, Wednesday, 17:34

Smiths of Smithfield No.3 restaurant review: a renovated classic

Located down the road from the famed Fabric nightclub and Smithfield market in Farringdon, Smiths of Smithfield is a restaurant and bar that has recently undergone a massive redevelopment. It lives in a Grade II-listed building and covers four...

The Week, Wednesday, 17:34

VIDEO: ‘Mini-tsunami’ hits tourist beaches in Majorca and Menorca

A 5ft-high wave has wreaked devastation at popular holiday hotspots in Majorca and Menorca, flooding coastal roads, bars and terraces. The “mini-tsunami” crashed into Ciutadella on the west coast of Menorca on Monday morning, leaving local beaches...

The Week, Tuesday, 23:09
Kennel Club’s Dog Photographer of Year: the winning pictures

Kennel Club’s Dog Photographer of Year: the winning pictures

The winners of the Kennel Club’s Dog Photographer of the Year competition have been announced - and a Great Dane called Noa is this year’s biggest champion.  The canine governing body received around 10,000 entries from more than 70 different...

The Week, Tuesday, 17:04

Fat Tony’s at Bar Termini Centrale review: an offer you can’t refuse

It’s hard to believe that there’s a little corner of pasta perfection just round the back of Selfridges in central London. Just a bowl of spaghetti’s throw away from any number of badly lit, pay-through-the-nose tourist traps. But Fat Tony’s at Bar...

The Week, Tuesday, 17:04

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