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The bottom spotter’s bible

Merryn Somerset Webb takes a look at Lessons from Wall Street’s Four Great Bottoms by Russell Napier

23 Mar 2016

Right on time

Beware being fashionably late or you may start losing your invitations

5 Dec 2015
A restored Perrin Frères pocket watch that began Michel Parmigiani’s career

The art of restoration

Luxury watch restorers have moved into creating their own high-end models

5 Dec 2015

How to buy pre-owned watches

The timepiece market is booming… here’s how to find a bargain that will hold its value

5 Dec 2015

We don’t belong in the EU’s evil empire

How scathing exposé The Rotten Heart of Europe revealed the true purpose of monetary union

Property: town mouse or country house?

What you could buy in London – and elsewhere for the same price

30 Nov 2015

The best of Notting Hill – now in Shepherd’s Bush

It isn’t just Westfield that has transformed W12

30 Nov 2015

Is inflation really a thing of the past?

The editor of Money Week re-reads When Money Dies by Adam Fergusson

26 Sep 2015
Big Ben, 1959

Ding Dong!

In the 21st-century world of hand-held infotainment devices which pack more computing power than the space rockets of yore, the…

30 Nov 2014

Patron Saints

The Spanish Steps; the Trevi fountain; the old Cinecittà studios on the outskirts of Rome; 12 galleries of the Uffizi; Tintoretto frescoes…

30 Nov 2014
Vallée de Joux

Cows and clockwork

In a cosy attic above Junod, Lausanne’s oldest watch shop, there’s a museum which charts the story of Switzerland’s obsessive…

30 Nov 2014

Clockwork culture

The watch world’s enthusiasm for selling products by linking them with dangerous sports is well known — diving, driving, flying,…

30 Nov 2013

Hands on

Ewan McGregor caught the tinkering bug from his grandfathers. One of them, on his father’s side, was a motoring obsessive…

30 Nov 2013

Striking again

In a studio above the Clink prison museum near London Bridge, Richard -Hoptroff shows me his latest invention: the world’s…

30 Nov 2013

Simpler times

The first time I saw an Ochs und Junior watch was on the wrist of my Swiss friend Fabian. It…

30 Nov 2013