Had it stuck around, this London pop-up might have been just the place to change our perception of Finnish food
One of the world’s most respected tattoo artists shares his inspiration and an insight into his work in the new book ‘Tattooed By The Family Business’.
A gunman who terrified staff as he carried out the UK's biggest jewellery robbery was jailed for 23 years today.
The eponymous Luc is Luc van Oostende who (as his name subtly hints) comes from Belgium. Luc and his daughter Julie – a graduate of "the world's leading hotel management school" no less – have acquired a large Victorian building that was home to Eat and Two Veg, and installed a dead-chic brasserie in it.
With world-class shopping, diverse restaurants and great riverside attractions, the British capital has plenty to offer.
Plans to redevelop the ground are exciting but there are fears the debt could compromise the MCC's position
A new Artangel project takes visitors into a spooky world in miniature, while a second installation is shortlisted for the Turner Prize
'At age six I set up a flower stall'
There was a distinct absence of dancing in the streets when Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook were reinstated as England's opening batsmen. Good players, sound individual Test records but as a first-wicket partnership they had been notably inauspicious. On the list of English double acts they were mixing with Cannon and Ball not Morecambe and Wise.
Technological innovations in bats have hugely altered the balance between batsmen and bowlers, which makes the authorities' action this week long overdue, writes Angus Fraser
Though the phrase is blithely tossed about, I cannot fathom out how high-fliers manage to "divide their time" between, say, "an ocean cottage in Malibu and a townhouse in Knightsbridge". Any attempt to shift between our humble dwellings in south London and North Yorkshire involves a logistical exercise on much the same scale as Operation Overlord. For some reason, we find it impossible to make the 250-mile journey unaccompanied by a scarcely conceivable amount of clothing, books, computers and emergency provisions of bacon and cheese. Since Yorkshire is not short of these comestibles, it is far from unknown for them to make the round trip, in much the same way as Norwegian aquavit is matured by being used as ballast on merchant vessels bound for Australia.
Guy Ritchie has complained that British people are being priced out of the property market by "big money" foreigners who arebuying all the desirable properties in central London.