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Munya Chawawa: ‘I’d mock anyone except the Queen’

The British-Zimbabwean comedian found social media superstardom on Instagram with his politically-sharp satirical skits. A million followers later, he’s breaking through into the mainstream. Serena Kutchinsky meets him

The Escapist

How to become resilient

Caught in a blizzard of dispiriting and disorientating news, it’s time we built up our resilience, says Juliana Piskorz

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Venice Film Festival 2022

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Notting Hill Carnival 2022

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Eureka Day at the Old Vic review: Helen Hunt is superby understated

The Oscar-winning actress has chosen a collegiate unstarry vehicle where the star is the incisive script


Strictly Come Dancing review: wackier than a night at the circus

The formula hasn’t changed, but who cares: the show is as sparky as ever


Who could headline Glastonbury in 2023?

The rumour mill is up and running. We assess the most credible suggestions


Who is Britain’s first black Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng?

Liz Truss’ new Harvard-educated right-hand man has a reputation for confidence (and swearing). Katie Strick charts the rise of the man promising to “break the cycle of stagnation” with £50 billion of tax cuts

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I left Hackney for Hollywood — I miss the thrill of London every day

He moved to Los Angeles a decade ago, but Simon Stephenson always knew his latest thriller novel had to be set in London. He explains why the British capital will always have the edge on other cities

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Food + Drink

Seven underrated white wines, as picked by Aidy Smith

Hailing from as far afield as Japan and South Africa, these bottles deserve far more attention

Events and Things To Do

The best things to do in London this weekend

Food halls, funk music and £3 pints — here’s how to do your weekend right


The best fish and chips in London

Soaring energy bills and the rising cost of ingredients is threatening the future of the country’s fish and chip shops. Here are the best places in London to support an endangered species

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Plug It In

Cost-of-living crisis: ‘Electric cars are still cheaper to run’

Despite the soaring electricity prices, research shows you’ll still save money running an EV ‒ plus top tips from the experts on how to save even more

Plug It In

‘Dear Chancellor, please scrap outdated VAT laws for EV drivers’

Ahead of tomorrow’s mini-budget, Quentin Willson, founder of FairCharge, urges the government to protect electric car drivers

Plug It In

‘I’ve never been a car person ‒ but EVs have changed my view’

What’s it really like driving an electric car? We quiz real London drivers on what they love (and don’t love) about their EVs

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Property News

London house prices climb despite increasing cost of borrowing

The capital’s property asking prices continue to climb despite soaring household bills and the rising cost of borrowing

Celebrity homes

Nick and Susie Cave’s colourful Brighton townhouse on sale for £3.25m

Nick Cave and Susie Bick are selling their Brighton home of 20 years.

Buying & Mortgages

What does the stamp duty cut mean for house prices?

Rather than reducing overall buying costs there are concerns the stamp duty cut will push up house prices

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Away Game: Kenya’s Borana reserve is your wildest dream

Recall The Lion King’s Pride Rock, teeming with wildlife? Kenya’s Borana reserve is just like it, finds Joanna Taylor

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What to Do and See in London This Week 16th-22nd September

Take your pick of naughty novels, Bowie biopics and sculptures you can park your derrière in this weekend

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SS Daley’s latest collection is a charming ode to lesbian love

The designer’s fairytale show was inspired by love letters between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Trefusis…


Best gaming deals for Amazon Prime Day 2022

From consoles to accessories, we’ve got the best bargains covered


How to see Jupiter tonight

It will be another 107 years before Jupiter comes this close to Earth


RAC reports rising charging costs: how to charge smarter

Electric-car owners can save money by using public-charging points more carefully

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