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World

Russian National Guard ‘under strain’ as it tries to quell protests

Protests have erupted after President Putin announced a ‘partial mobilisation’ to recruit up to a million men in the armed forces this week

UK

Starmer vows to defend workers as Kwarteng stands by tax cut plan

Sir Keir was questioned over his long-term plan for the country while the Chancellor was grilled over the huge drop in the pound following his tax cut plan

London

Chris Kaba: Family back calls for UN investigation

The unarmed 24-year-old was killed earlier this month following a pursuit in Streatham

Insider

Kwasi Kwarteng: Amber Rudd’s old-Etonian ex delivering today’s budget

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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Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

10 must-visit highlights of this year’s London Cocktail Week

From DJ nights to tequila supper clubs, here’s how to make the most of the annual celebration

Travel

Driving back in time - and into luxury - in the New Forest

Historic hotel matches classic cars with gourmet food

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

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ES Stories

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

Notting Hill Carnival 2022

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TV

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

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Insider

Kwasi Kwarteng: Amber Rudd’s old-Etonian ex delivering today’s budget

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

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

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

Everything you need to know about this year’s London Cocktail Week

The drinks festival returns for another year of discounted cocktails

Restaurants

London’s best restaurants for a second date

The first date is an ice-breaker, but it’s the follow-up that counts. Clare Finney on the spots that get it right

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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

Stamp duty cut ‘could spectacularly backfire’ first-time buyers warned

Today’s stamp duty changes will be welcomed by London first-time buyers, however buying incentives risk increasing demand and may see a surge in prices

Buying & Mortgages

Interest rate rise: London first-timer mortgages to hit £2,488 a month

The Bank of England’s base rate increase of 0.5 per cent is the seventh consecutive rise unveiled by the Monetary Policy Commitee (MPC)

Celebrity homes

Boy George’s Grade II-listed Gothic mansion on sale for £17million

The Karma Chameleon singer has lived at the iconic Hampstead property for almost 40 years.

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ES Magazine

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

ES Magazine

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

ES Magazine

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…

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Tech

How much does it cost to charge an electric car at a public point?

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

Tech

Track and cheer family and friends with London Marathon app

Update lets supporters keep track of virtual marathon runners, and send encouraging messages that runners will see at the finish line

Tech

Roaming charges will be capped in Norway and Iceland from 2023

You will still have to pay to post Insta stories from Marbella, but at least you’ll save (a bit) while gazing at the northern lights

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Bedroom

Best mattress deals for September

Find the best new mattress deals for the month right here

Women's

Selling Sunset’s Chrishell Stause’s Favourite Things

From selling multimillion dollar houses to designing fashion collections, Chrishell Stause is the reality TV star that can do it all

Beer

Best at home draught beer dispensers

We put two machines head to head