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Truss seeks to calm fears over UK energy blackouts

National Grid has warned three-hour power cuts could be imposed this winter if gas supplies fall short

UK

Prince Harry and Elton John suing Mail over claims including bugging

Associated Newspapers said it ‘utterly and unambiguously refuted these preposterous smears’

Crime

Three people stabbed as they tried to stop mugging near Bishopsgate

Witnesses say bystanders intervened in attempted phone robbery and were attacked

London

‘Exhausted & underpaid’: Why London nurses are voting to strike

As the Royal College of Nurses ballots 300,000 of its members for industrial action for the first time in its history, Daniel Keane speaks to the nurses saying ‘enough is enough’

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Insider

The new age of anti-fashion

Mismatched, ill-fitting, ‘ugly’ clothes are in. Alexandra Jones looks at their appeal for a generation who are sick of being sold perfection

ES Magazine

God save the... King? Is Charles ready to be the monarch we all need?

Charles knew better than anyone that the Queen would be a tough act to follow. Martin Robinson asks if he is ready to be the King we all need

ES Magazine

Is kitchen culture really as hellish as we’re led to believe?

Shouting matches, 90-hour weeks, blood, sweat and a lot of tears: as The Bear thunders on to our TVs, Joanna Taylor finds out if kitchen culture is as hellish as we’re led to believe

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ES Stories

Cara unveils new collection in Paris

Amsterdam premiere in London

The Emmy Awards

Kate Moss holds dinner for Cosmoss

Premiere of Don’t Worry Darling

Venice Film Festival 2022

A Visible Man book launch party

The Soho House Awards

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Tilda Swinton embodies her mother and herself in ‘personal’ passion project

The 61-year-old actress walked the red carpet at the UK premiere of her film at the BFI London Film Festival.
Film

I try to pick projects that will feel impactful for others, says Letitia Wright

The actress arrived at the UK premiere of her upcoming film Aisha at the BFI London Film Festival.
Music

Sarah Brightman: the measure of any artist is how they inspire the future

The world-famous soprano said she hoped to inspire others ‘as I have been from those before me’ at the ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday.
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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 still promising to “push” for growth after U-turning on his mini-budget announcement

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The Escapist

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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Restaurants

Endo Kazutoshi and Tomos Parry collaborating for one night in October

Michelin-starred chefs Endo Kazutoshi and Tomos Parry are cooking together at Brat this month

Food + Drink

Jimi Famurewa: My slow-burning love affair with African food

Ahead of his debut book Settlers, Jimi Famurewa explains why it took him until adulthood to fall for Nigerian cooking that wasn’t his mum’s

Events and Things To Do

What to get up to in London this weekend

From supper clubs to Cezanne, here’s what needs to be on your to-do list

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Let Girls Learn

Zimbabwe’s girl footballers kick back against teen pregnancy

In a country where being a teenage girl can be dangerous, the football club Street Set is helping girls to stay safe

Let Girls Learn

With millions of girls out of school, how can we Let Girls Learn?

Our new global reporting project will search for the answers

Plug It In

World EV Day: what can we learn from around the globe?

It’s the day we celebrate global EV usage ‒ so when better to take a look at the electrifying projects that have been successful… and those that haven’t

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Property News

New Homes Awards 2022: the winning homes designs revealed

The Evening Standard 2022 New Homes Awards set the standard for excellence in homebuilding. Here are this year’s winning schemes.

Buying & Mortgages

Mortgage hell hits: Londoners face up to the rate rises

Finances crippled, weddings postponed, equity wiped out and having the dream of owning a first home snatched away - here’s what the interest rate rises mean for Londoners.

Property News

‘Kwarteng’s tax cuts aren’t good for London if Londoners lose out’

If Londoners - the people who constitute London - end up worse off and priced out, we can’t describe these policies as ‘good’ for the city

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Blanket coverage: cosy up with our selection

Time to wrap up warm because it’s cold outside (and — breaking news! Gas bills are on the rise)

ES Magazine

Away Game: Spellbound in Ponza

Our writer finds herself enchanted by this diminutive Italian island, the Romans’ best-kept secret

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Bubble Rap: Susie Bubble on shunning the real world for home comforts

It’s heavy going out there in the real world… so Susie Lau, already weighed down by her bump, is beating a retreat to her plumped-up home comforts

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Science

Modern pesticide accelerates corrosion of ancient Roman bowl – study

The study highlights that soil polluted with chlorobenzenes may pose a continuing threat to the preservation of archaeological material.
Gaming

Nintendo reportedly cracking down on ‘uncensored boobs’

Nintendo has reportedly revised its policies for smutty Switch releases

Tech

Google unveils Pixel 7 smartphone range and new smartwatch

The tech giant said the new phones would be powered by ‘personal intelligence’ to help users complete tasks.
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Kids

Best pregnancy books to discover all you need to know as a mum-to-be

There are lots of books out there that focus on pregnancy, so we’ve had a look to see which ones are worth buying

Beauty

Let’s Make-Up: the new beauty launches to have on your radar

Our series where we fill you in on the buzziest beauty launches to know this month