Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe

Eddie Redmayne gets a royal welcome at the Hennessy Gold Cup

There was a star-studded turnout for the 60th anniversary of the famous horse race

Sir David Attenborough (All pics by Getty)

Sir David Attenborough is dreaming of a green Christmas

Sir David was on hand at the Aqua Shard to unveil a 3D-printed Christmas ‘tree’

Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart  (All pics by Getty)

Gallery: A right royal occasion for stars of the stage

Prince William, Sir Elton John and Glenn Close were all in attendance at the 62nd London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Emma Watson at the awards (All pics by Getty)

Emma Watson and Keira Knightley rule at Women of the Year awards

Laura Trott and Olivia Colman also picked up prizes at the awards hosted by Harper’s Bazaar at Claridge’s

Ayesha Shand, Princess Eugenie of York, Ruth Powys and Nicholas Coleridge (Getty)

Animal magic at the V&A

Conservation Couture: The Animal Ball Collection is an exhibition in aid of a good cause

The race for the White House is almost run (Getty)

Five places to watch the US election in London

Bars and restaurants across the capital are staying up all night as America chooses Clinton or Trump

Danny Boyle, Cressida Bonas and Ewan McGregor at the screening (All pics - Dave Benett)

Ewan McGregor shows off his American debut

Danny Boyle, Cressida Bonas and Alexandra Shulman were in the audience for a special screening of American Pastoral

Kate Moss, Imran Amed and Alexa Chung at the Business of Fashion #BoF500 Gala Dinner at The London Edition (All pics: Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Nicole Farhi at the launch with Bill Nighy
Tony Singh and Peter Fiori
Bella (right) and Esther Freud at last night's launch
Model Olivia Inge (Photo: Getty)
The Royal Salute Coronation Cup
Kempton Races

So foul and fair a day for luvvies at Mark’s Club

It was a day of Shakespearean drama and theatrical scope as Theresa May became Prime Minister and embarked on a…

Thomas Marks and Grayson Perry

Apollo summer party, in pictures

‘I imagine you’re all expecting someone to resign,’ said editor Thomas Marks, addressing his guests at the Apollo summer party.…

Jolyon Fenwick (R) and Gerry Farrell attend the  launch of 'The Zero Hour Panoramas' by Jolyon Fenwick.

Finding beauty in a battlesite

Talk turned – briefly – from Brexit to another battle last night at the unveiling of Jolyon Fenwick’s ‘Zero Hour’…

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Charlotte Colbert turns to the dark side

Photographer Charlotte Colbert is known for being one half of London’s quirkiest, chirpiest couple. Along with her husband, artist Philip…


A wet evening for William Dalrymple and his gang at Garsington

Ah, the English at play. Miss Steerpike decamped to Wormsley last night to take in some opera – Eugene Onegin is the…


Battle of the sexes comes to a halt at Baileys book prize

Is the battle of the sexes over? Stephen Frears – director of woman-heavy films The Queen, Philomena and Tamara Drewe…


Royal Academy Summer Exhibition party, in pictures

On Tuesday night, members of royalty and artists alike joined forces to celebrate the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition at its annual…


Peston vs Cameron – round three?

Although the EU referendum has brought tensions in the Conservative party to a head, it’s another rivalry that caught Miss…

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Spies and historians unite over the latest Charles Cumming thriller

The worlds of television, literature and Her Majesty’s Secret Service collided last night at Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street…