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  • 21 The snow show comes to Europe
    The heavy snow across Europe may have provided the kids with outdoor fun and a few unscheduled days off school but the severity of the polar cold snap is especially severe in Poland, Romania and the Ukraine,...

  • 22 What the Dickens is going on?
    The name of Dickens evokes a very specific historical period, and the great writer's cultural influence extends far beyond the literary with his stories being inseparable from the topic of social reform....

  • 23 The world's best toy shops
    Hamleys, London Established in 1760, the seven-storey toy shop on Regents Street is a treat for any family shopping day in the capital. Rocking horses, dolls and other traditional toys, educational toys,...

  • 24 Travel highlights for 2012
    London Olympics With three and a half million tickets sold and a build up that has been headline news for the last year or more, it would be hard to miss the fact that in 2012 Britain – and more...

  • 25 Ms Dynamite, Basement Jaxx and Professor Green help bring Jamaican vibes to London
    Ms Dynamite, Basement Jaxx and Professor Green help bring Jamaican vibes to London

  • 26 The gastronomy of Spain's Navarre region comes to London
    Navarre – or Navarra as the Spanish call it – is a region way up in the north east of Spain, on the border with the French region of Aquitaine. Best known outside the country for its capital...

  • 27 Greenwich in London named as one of the world's top destinations
    Greenwich in London named as one of the world's top destinations

  • 28 Leonardo in London
    Under the title 'Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan', the exhibition draws together paintings from collections around the world in an unprecedented display of the rare surviving works of...

  • 29 "More stars than there are in heaven"
    They're all here: Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, James Dean... Elizabeth Taylor, Greta Garbo,  Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe... the gods and goddesses of the silver screen brought to London in an exceptional...

  • 30 Gwyneth Paltrow: 'London girls dress so well'
    Last month a global survey named London fashion capital of the world for 2011.  And Hollywood actress Gywneth Paltrow - who has lived in the city for nine years - is in agreement.   "I've...

  • 31 Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess at the London premiere of 'One Day'
    Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess at the London premiere of 'One Day'

  • 32 Hollywood's most famous family embrace London life
    Keeping the children entertained in the summer months is a dilemma all parents face. And with six little ones to keep occupied, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been busy organising excursions for...

  • 33 One year to go for the London Olympics 2012
    One year to go for the London Olympics 2012

  • 34 Angelina keeps her brood busy with London Aquarium trip
    Whilst her partner works on his current film project, Angelina Jolie has been in charge of keeping their sizeable brood occupied in London. Last week, she treated Zahara, six, Shiloh, five, and...

  • 35 Ascot: a day at the races
    You  may have missed Royal Ascot itself, but there's no reason why you shouldn't visit the world's most famous race course for one of the other meetings and try your luck. And this year there's...

  • 36 Treat yourself to a celebrity holiday
    Whether it's simply taking time out from their latest filming or tour commitments, a visit to enjoy the nightlife and culture of some of the world's most cosmopolitan destinations or for more personal...

  • 37 Ten places in the lives of the royal couple
    Notting Hill, London
 Do you remember the photos of the late Princess Diana with William the schoolboy on his first day at school? He was dressed in the long dark socks and short trousers of a typical...

  • 38 Royal Wedding: Britain gets ready to party like it's 1981
    When Prince Charles and Diana Spencer married in a lavish ceremony, everyone from children to grandparents celebrated. Thirty years on, the country's equally enthused about the wedding of their son. Nothing can...

  • 39 Hollywood settings in the English countryside
    While you're waiting for the return to your screens of the aristocratic Crawleys in the period drama Downton Abbey this autumn, you can visit the setting for many of the upstairs scenes at Highclere Castle,...

  • 40 The (very stylish) art of travel
    Starting in London with a private viewing at the National Gallery, Venice, Paris and Bath are the destinations for these unique journeys in classic trains, each in the company of an expert guide. With...



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