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Russian troops withdraw from key city as shelling kills at least 20

Ukrainian forces estimated up to 5,000 Russian troops had been surrounded in the immediate area

UK
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Protestors descend on London amid cost of living crisis

Protests will also take place in Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh on Saturday

LIVE

Rail network crippled as unions join forces for 24-hour walkout

Another strike by ASLEF will be held on Wednesday, while RMT members will walk out again on October 8, and again on October 10 in Scotland

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Insider

Booze, business and Blair: inside the Labour Party conference 2022

With the return of big business and corporate sponsors, many think that Labour is starting to seem electable, says Ethan Croft

Fashion

Autumn denim guide — our pick of the hottest new-season jeans

Searches for jeans have spiked by 70 per cent as the cold snap has hit. Amy Francombe has your guide to the essential denim for the new season

Where to live

The Elizabeth line draws north and east Londoners to this leafy suburb

Good schools, short journey times and rapid regeneration projects are drawing eyes east

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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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Film

Boredom drew me to acting, says Glenda Jackson

The 86-year-old has won the Oscar for best actress twice.
TV

From The Rings of Power to The Peripheral: What’s coming to Prime?

There’s plenty to look forward to in Amazon’s October releases

Music

Dua Lipa leads lineup of British talent appearing on US festive tour

The tour will take place from late November through December and hit 11 US cities including New York and Los Angeles.
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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 promising to “break the cycle of stagnation” with £50 billion of tax cuts

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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

London’s best veggie-friendly restaurants

There’s more to meat-free than another mushroom risotto. Clare Finney maps out the top spots for those living life on the veg

Events and Things To Do

The most beautiful Christmas lights in London this year

The capital is preparing for the holiday spirit with seasonal street lights

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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

Plug It In

Ade Thomas: ‘Emobility needs to be affordable, simple, intuitive’

On the eve of World EV Day, its founder explains how companies should be inspiring more consumers to jump on the electric bandwagon

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

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Buying & Mortgages

Six first-time buyer lifelines as Help to Buy end approaches

From government schemes to innovative new lenders, here are the initiatives giving first-time buyers a leg up on the ladder as Help to Buy winds down

Property News

London homes under £425k — now stamp duty free for first-time buyers

Ten London homes priced below the new stamp duty threshold for first-time buyers

Interiors

Here’s what you need to know about energy ‘meter reading day’

The cost of energy is increasing on Saturday 1 October. Here’s when to submit your meter reading to make sure you aren’t charged more for energy you used in cheaper times

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ES Magazine

Harrods pops its cork with new Moët & Chandon Champagne Bar

Opening today - Gemma Chan, Douglas Booth, Laura Carmichael, Jourdan Dunn and Raven Smith celebrate the new bar…

ES Magazine

Royal Opera House swaps glitz for grunge, Kurt Cobain style...

As the Royal Opera House readies itself for a grunge adaptation, Richard Godwin asks, why are we so attached to old misconceptions about snobbery in the oeuvre?

ES Magazine

Transhumanism: The Final Frontier?

Once strictly science fiction, the reality of a human-machine hybrid could be less than 10 years away. An unnerved Samuel Fishwick reports from an augmented future

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UK

Prince of Wales praises Molly Russell’s ‘incredible brave’ parents

William spoke out after a coroner ruled social media content contributed to the death of the 14-year-old

UK

Reduce the energy costs of cooking

There are ways to keep cooking costs down without resorting to salads

Tech

Citroën’s new car is a cardboard cut-out!

Citroën’s concept car is all-round eco- and electricity-friendly

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Skincare

Best Acne Treatments and Spot Creams

... and everything you need to know about zit-zapping once and for all

Home Accessories

Best handheld steamer for clothes

Forget ironing – these days, it’s all about the clothes steamer

Home & Garden

Best air fryers 2022

Take a healthier approaching to your cooking processes