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    The best gins to drink this Christmas

    Word of the week: self-partnered

    Spectator Life's satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words
    13 Dec 2019

    Festive yule log recipe

    I watch a lot of Great British Bake Off. I’d like to say it comes with the baking territory, but...

    A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

    How to rustle up a delicious, meat-free meal on Christmas Day

    9 crime books to read this Christmas

    Find a gift for a crime-loving friend or indulge in a book by the fire with our top crime picks for the festive season
    12 Dec 2019

    Dear James: should I sell up and move out of London?

    James Max solves your work and money dilemmas
    12 Dec 2019

    The best London bars for Christmas drinks

    Festive revellers are spoilt for choice for cocktails in the capital
    11 Dec 2019

    The best gins to drink this Christmas

    Go off the beaten track to discover distilleries that will satisfy even the most discerning gin-lover
    13 Dec 2019

    Festive yule log recipe

    I watch a lot of Great British Bake Off. I’d like to say it comes with the baking territory, but...

    A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

    How to rustle up a delicious, meat-free meal on Christmas Day

    The best London bars for Christmas drinks

    Festive revellers are spoilt for choice for cocktails in the capital
    11 Dec 2019

    Word of the week: self-partnered

    Spectator Life's satirist Andy Shaw brings you a dictionary of era-defining words
    13 Dec 2019

    A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

    How to rustle up a delicious, meat-free meal on Christmas Day

    Six new year getaways for the start of 2020

    From Lisbon to Tokyo, kick off 2020 with an adventure
    5 Dec 2019

    A foodie's guide to Amsterdam

    Discover Amsterdam's food scene, from Dutch classics to fusion dishes
    28 Nov 2019

    Spend the weekend in...Bath

    It may have been built for leisure but Bath's rich layers of roman and Georgian history make it England's finest city
    26 Nov 2019

    Indonesia's islands: from Bali to Bawah

    Snorkel and surf your way around Indonesia's most unspoilt islands
    21 Nov 2019

    Children born through IVF 'twice as likely to get cancer'

    Children born as a result of IVF have a higher risk for certain types of cancer, according to new research...
    11 Dec 2019

    Common medical conditions explained: Iron deficiency anaemia

    Iron deficiency anaemia is caused by a shortage of red blood cells but how is it treated?

    E-cigarettes do not boost pneumonia risk, study finds

    Exposure to e-cigarette vapour has no impact on the ability of Streptococcus pneumoniae to infect mouse models, according to new...

    How is Leukaemia treated?

    Clive James lived with bone marrow cancer for nearly 10 years and, in the later stages, was treated with a drug called ibrutinib