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Hotel de Russie at Sunday brunch – a star-studded event

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This story is about four things: The Hotel de Russie's garden, the power of the unexpected, the benefits of solo...

Federer’s form: An impossible role model?

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More than 14 years after he first became No. 1, Switzerland’s Roger Federer has just returned to the top of...

Time to get your head in the game?

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Imposters almost immediately establishes two parallel narratives plagued by two parallel problems (three, if you include that all the characters just...

Lady Mary’s new adventures: Post Downton, there are guns everywhere

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In Downton Abbey, Lady Mary Crawley, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Grantham, was a sharp study in...

The bold-faced world of Vanity Fair’s Tina Brown

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On the day that Conde Nast announced the new editor of their treasure, Vanity Fair, a former editor, Tina Brown,...

What to binge on this week: The Sinner, Line of Duty

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Two very different but compelling dramas head the binge list, and there is one series which should perhaps be avoided....

Nearly Christmas: Time for the book lists!

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With new releases from literary giants such as Arundhati Roy and Paula Hawkins, as well as much-hyped debuts from a...

Conran: Life is still too short to stuff a mushroom

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In 1975, British author Shirley Conran became famous for her book, Superwoman. In it, she took on the notion which...