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Best restaurants near Oxford Street

Planning an Oxford Street shop to do all of your Christmas shopping? Here's our guide to the best restaurants for brunch, lunch and dinner near …

London

Birkenstock Launches London Flagship With Store Featuring Over 250 Styles of Shoes

Birkenstock, <i>Footwear News’</i> 2017 Brand of the Year, isn’t letting the grass grow under its feet. Today brings the launch of its first company-owned …

Fashion Industry

Heading to London for Christmas shopping? Free fitness classes in shops are the new trend

If you’re heading to London for Christmas shopping, there are a few ways to preemptively offset the effects of the Christmas pudding.

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Time for all of us to shine - why ‘glow’ is the big new beauty trend

The beauty business has gone big on ‘glow’, a multitasking term slapped on everything from body oil to blusher. But is it just a marketing ploy, or is there more to it?<p>In beauty, as in most industries geared around selling you things you probably don’t need, buzzwords are everything. Take the …

Beauty

Covent Garden Christmas lights are GO

The air may have only just settled after Bonfire Night, but London’s skies are sparkling again.<p>With the Oxford Street Christmas lights already …

London

Everything you need to know about Covent Garden’s Christmas lights switch-on

Covent Garden, one of London’s most famous shopping destinations, will have its Christmas lights turned on this week. With it comes more …

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The Ivy Collection spreads to Leeds

The Richard Caring-backed group is to join D&D London and Cau at the £165m Victoria Quarter development.<p>Developer Hammerson, which is behind the …

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Free And Cheap Things To Do In London This Week: 13-19 November 2017

Become a test subject at the Science Museum this week.All week<b>LIVE SCIENCE:</b> Take part in live science experiments (the fun, not the dangerous …

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The best pubs in Covent Garden: From the Harp to the Porterhouse

With a host of great drinking spots on offer around every corner, Covent Garden is just about as good as it gets for London pub fans.<p>Whether you’re a …

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Petersham Brings the Garden Back to Covent Garden

The Boglione clan expands their beloved horticulture emporium, fittingly, to London’s Covent Garden<p>Photographs by<p>It was never one of London’s best-kept secrets—it’s too popular for that—but ever since it opened in 2004, Francesco and Gael Boglione’s Petersham Nurseries in Richmond felt like your …

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Eating out: why the best seat in the house is at the bar

If in doubt, find a stool at the counter. Normal tables, often booked months in advance, are joyless by comparison — there, boredom can creep in and …

London

Christmas 2017: When and where you can see the sparkliest Christmas lights this year in London

The West End is traditionally the place to go to see the Christmas lights in London and this year is no exception with stunning displays planned on …

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Restaurants in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is so rammed with restaurants that decision fatigue can easily threaten the quality of your dinner. But rest easy: we’ve compiled a …

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Sonos set to open first London store in Covent Garden

The leader in smart home sound systems announced its first European concept store; a public retail, exhibition, screening and listening space

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November 8th is National Cappuccino Day!

John-Bryan Hopkins<p>Posted on November 8, 2017<p>Happy National Cappuccino Day<p>#NationalCappuccinoDay<p><b>Here are today’s five things to know about …

Italy

A blustery evening that fails to blow you away - The Wind, The Illustrated 'Farewell', Untouchable, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, review

Arthur Pita’s The Wind is a valiant dance-theatrical stab at a well-chosen story, but one that, in its current form at least, doesn’t come close to blowing you away. This is all the sadder to report in the wake of a fascinating conversation I recently had about it with this smart and inventive …

Danse

How my expensive obsession for ties began

It was the colourful re-design of our Channel 4 studio some years ago that provoked me. I loved the purples, blues and other colours that prevailed. …

UK News

Historic sites brought to life on Google for the first time

A partnership between English Heritage and Google means sites like Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, where King Arthur is said to have been conceived, to …

UK News

Dishoom eyes Manchester opening

The Bombay cafe concept has applied for a licence to open a restaurant in the historic Manchester Hall development, which has yet to be accepted.<p>The …

London

Top tips for getting Apple's iPhone X on launch day

Number one rule, get in early<p>You've got the cash saved up, your old phone is in tatters and you are keen to upgrade. All that's left is marching down …

Apple Store

Man ‘trapped under car’ in Covent Garden as black cab ploughs into pedestrians

People have reportedly been seen running down The Strand near London’s Covent Garden as a black cab mounted the pavement.<p>Witnesses say the car …

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Black cab mounts pavement in London's Covent Garden and ploughs into pedestrians injuring four people - Mirror Online

A black cab has smashed into pedestrians after mounting a pavement in Covent Garden.<p>A Met Police spokesman said the incident is believed to be a car …

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London taxi crash: Black cab 'injures several people' in Covent Garden after mounting pavement

Four people have been injured - one seriously - after a taxi crashed into pedestrians in central London.<p>Three of those were taken to hospital and a …

London

Shoppers flee as black taxicab mounts pavement in London's Covent Garden

Shoppers fled in panic after a taxi cab mounted a pavement near London’s bustling Covent Garden on Wednesday afternoon, hitting a number of people.<p>Photographs showed what appeared to be people lying on the pavement in front of the black cab.<p>Dozens of police, ambulance and fire vehicles attended the …

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London taxi crash at popular tourist destination not terror-related: police

Police in London, U.K. were on scene at popular tourist spot Covent Garden, after a taxi hit several people Wednesday evening.<p>City of Westminster …

World News

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday.<p><b>1.</b><b>Google has shared information on how Russia-linked accounts attempted to use its platforms to influence American politics.</b> More than 1,000 videos linked to state-sponsored actors were identified, with more than 300,000 cumulative …

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Cab slams into crowd at London shopping center

A cab jumped a curb and slammed into a London shopping center Wednesday, sending shoppers running and pinning at least one person, according to …

Shopping

London taxi crash: Black car 'injures several people' in Covent Garden after mounting pavement. Not terrorism.

CNN and various UK media are reporting that a black taxi cab mounted the pavement in London, injuring multiple people. Police are on site, and roads …

London

Pedestrian 'seriously injured' after London taxi crash

<b>Four people have been injured, including one seriously, after a taxi mounted a pavement in London.</b><p>The incident, in Southampton Street, Covent Garden, is not believed to be terror-related, police have said.<p>A man has been transferred to a major trauma centre with a serious leg injury. Two others were …

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