Finding new Dalston restaurant A Little of What You Fancy is a bit of a challenge.
Stylist Naomi Thompson on why to avoid bunting and Cath Kidston
Acts of kindness replace acts of violence as a shaken, post-riotEngland picks itself up
It was very moving to see the Sikhs of Southall coming out on to the streets to protect their place of worship.
For most people the arrival of summer provides the perfect excuse to try to master the tricky skill of cooking on a barbecue, sunbathe in a garden they usually never use and walk shirtless in places they otherwise would not. But for the police the hot weather signals one thing: a spike in crime.
Now in its third year, the 2010 London Word Festival has been serving up the kind of verbal gastronomics we have come to expect from the east end's most collaborative literary event, with Toby Litt, Iain Sinclair and physicist Brian Cox just some of the treats on this month's menu.
Women on the verge of cliché
Flashback: May, 1977. Bianca Jagger, estranged Rolling Stones wife, Interview cover star and party girl par excellence takes to the floor of Studio 54 like a disco Lady Godiva atop a white steed. But unlike Godiva, Jagger is far from naked; instead she is draped in silk jersey, trussed with gold cord and glowing in the barrage of paparazzi flashbulbs. It's a heady cocktail of glamour, sex and celebrity that remains powerful and seductive – even today.
It's taken most of the world long enough to recognise a band with a heart and great songs
A couple will be sentenced today for supplying drugs to a "hit list" of celebrities including singer Amy Winehouse.
Men will soon be given the right to ask for more leave to look after their children. About time too, says Virginia Ironside
"Cartoon couture" is the best way to describe my style — a toxic-bright blend of patterns, graphic shapes, street and sportswear with a focus on sub-cultures.