He talks to Hannah Duguid about how his life has informed his art
London's housing boom is pushing businesses out of the West End, a leading commercial property advisor has warned.
There were emotional scenes as firestations across the capital closed their doors
As excuses for a pub crawl go, it was a cracker. The Somerset brewery, Moor, took seven casks of their porter, Amoor, to London last week and handed them to seven different pubs.
A gunman was today jailed for a minimum 31 years for killing a teacher's son celebrating his birthday in a wine bar.
It's analogue, has no autofocus – and no flash. And that's precisely why the Lomo is a cult camera, says Kate Burt
A young man who spent seven years in jail for murder has been freed on unconditional bail today after the prosecution announced it would not oppose the appeal against his conviction.
The Madness singer has made his life story into a great night out; as for Olly, he’s an embarrassment
Someone has been cleaning up Wikipedia entries for the rich and powerful
'We were partial to the odd glass while working, but we've still got all our fingers'
Learn about the pressing issues in the design industry and new furniture ranges next week, says Annie Deakin
I'm on the sofa in the sitting-room of my town house in Clerkenwell. Through the window I can a see a horrible yellow rose in bloom.
The woman at the next table is looking mournful. “This used to be the best Italian restaurant in London…” she says, plaintively. I’ve only just put my bottom on the seat and picked up the menu. It is overwhelmingly French. Oh dear; is this meal doomed to failure?
When I tell people what I do for a living, the question they most often ask is, do the restaurants know beforehand that you're coming? To which I answer, "No, but I always book in as Fay Maschler, just to keep them on their toes." The business of anonymity among reviewers is something of a red herring. After all, if the kitchen can't cook and the front of house is inept, just knowing there's a professional diner in the house won't make them significantly raise their game.
Its aromatic noodles and rolls are reborn as the perfect metropolitan fast food
Man admits to disposing of kitchen salesman's body across two counties