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Jasper Spires

Changpeng Zhao: Binance founder undaunted by the crypto winter
Bitcoin & crypto

Changpeng Zhao: Binance founder undaunted by the crypto winter

Changpeng Zhao, the founder of controversial cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has been severely battered by carnage in the sector. But the future is b…
3 Jul 2022
The Halkidiki peninsula: finding sanctuary in Greece
Travel and holidays

The Halkidiki peninsula: finding sanctuary in Greece

Sani Resort on the Halkidiki peninsula is a haven of tranquillity, says Jasper Spires
14 Jun 2022
Five of the best relaxing spa getaways
Travel and holidays

Five of the best relaxing spa getaways

Take a sound bath in Berkshire or learn Tai Chi and meditation in Kent at one of these five relaxing spa getaways.
1 Apr 2022
Five wild holidays for adventurers
Travel and holidays

Five wild holidays for adventurers

From high-altitude luxury in Oman to wildlife filming in the Cairngorms. Jasper Spires reports on five of the best holidays for adventurers
25 Mar 2022
Ineos Grenadier: a striking and rugged off-roader
Cars

Ineos Grenadier: a striking and rugged off-roader

The old Land Rover is dead; long live the Ineos Grenadier.
18 Mar 2022
Evo Yachts V8 – a design masterpiece
Toys and gadgets

Evo Yachts V8 – a design masterpiece

The Evo V8, motorboat maker Evo Yachts’ homage to the sailing yacht, is a clever piece of kit
11 Mar 2022
Five stimulating city breaks
Travel and holidays

Five stimulating city breaks

From a hotel-cum-art gallery in Naples to a cocktail sensation in Venice – Jasper Spires reports on five of the best city breaks to take now.
4 Mar 2022
Porsche Panamera: an unflappable family saloon
Cars

Porsche Panamera: an unflappable family saloon

The latest incarnation of the Porsche Panamera couples fun with practicality. Jasper Spires reports
4 Mar 2022
Lexus NX – a refined and smooth SUV
Cars

Lexus NX – a refined and smooth SUV

Luxury car brand Lexus’s NX sports utility vehicle is sophisticated and beautifully built. Jasper Spires reports
25 Feb 2022
Five luxurious Caribbean retreats
Travel and holidays

Five luxurious Caribbean retreats

Enjoy a beach butler in St Kitts and Nevis or group meditations on Buck Island. Jasper Spires reports
18 Feb 2022
McLaren GT: a smooth grand tourer
Cars

McLaren GT: a smooth grand tourer

Sportscar specialist McLaren has made a supercar as friendly as a family hatchback. Jasper Spires reports
18 Feb 2022
Everrati Series IIA: an electric Land Rover for the new age
Cars

Everrati Series IIA: an electric Land Rover for the new age

In the Everrati Series IIA, the Land Rover, Britain’s favourite workhorse, now has an eco-friendly stablemate.
4 Feb 2022
The best Mercedes SL in decades
Cars

The best Mercedes SL in decades

The latest Mercedes SL is a combination of luxury and masterful engineering in one beautifully sculpted package.
28 Jan 2022
Three of the best new spas
Travel and holidays

Three of the best new spas

From a country house hotel in the Cotswolds to a hillside resort in Crete. Jasper Spires reports
21 Jan 2022
Travel: five holiday hotspots for 2022
Travel and holidays

Travel: five holiday hotspots for 2022

From a camp for big-game spotting in Africa to a fashionable new opening in Capri, Jasper Spires picks five of the hottest holiday destinations for 20…
14 Jan 2022
The BMW i4 – a proper Beemer, but electric
Cars

The BMW i4 – a proper Beemer, but electric

The new electric BMW i4 saloon will suit drivers who don’t want to let petrol power go, says Jasper Spires
7 Jan 2022
MoneyWeek Christmas quiz 2021
People

MoneyWeek Christmas quiz 2021

It’s been a year of speculative frenzy, economic uncertainty and political scandal. See which financial stories you remember – and which passed you by…
24 Dec 2021
Pagani Huayra Roadster BC: a simply incredible supercar
Cars

Pagani Huayra Roadster BC: a simply incredible supercar

Italian brand Pagani’s latest roadster is a motoring masterpiece. Jasper Spires reports.
12 Nov 2021
Four of the best destinations for a ski holiday
Travel and holidays

Four of the best destinations for a ski holiday

From a perfect pre-season resort in Austria to a “powder playground” in Japan. Jasper Spires reports
12 Nov 2021
Mercedes C300e: an accomplished plug-in hybrid cruiser
Cars

Mercedes C300e: an accomplished plug-in hybrid cruiser

The German carmaker’s hybrid model is impressive and a bargain to boot. Jasper Spires reports
1 Nov 2021
Genesis GV70: something genuinely new for SUV lovers
Cars

Genesis GV70: something genuinely new for SUV lovers

The GV70 from Genesis is something of an indulgence and a steal at the same time. Jasper Spires reports
22 Oct 2021
Porsche Taycan: a stunning family estate car
Cars

Porsche Taycan: a stunning family estate car

The German sports-car maker is branching out and the result is superlative. Jasper Spires reports.
15 Oct 2021
Bentley Continental GT Speed: a marriage of comfort and power
Cars

Bentley Continental GT Speed: a marriage of comfort and power

Bentley’s latest Continental GT Speed delivers the best handling yet. Jasper Spires reports
24 Sep 2021
Mercedes G400d: a rugged yet luxurious SUV
Cars

Mercedes G400d: a rugged yet luxurious SUV

Spice up your UK holiday with a mesmerising 4X4 experience. Jasper Spires reports
10 Sep 2021
Maserati MC20 – a superlative supercar
Cars

Maserati MC20 – a superlative supercar

Maserati, the legendary Italian sports car marque has surpassed itself with its latest model, the MC20.
5 Mar 2021
Three walking routes in England for the aspiring pilgrim
Travel and holidays

Three walking routes in England for the aspiring pilgrim

From a walk through neolithic “horizon architecture” to a trek to the Isle of Avalon. Jasper Spires reports.
29 Jan 2021
Quiz of the week 16-22 January
Economy

Quiz of the week 16-22 January

A Japanese car-maker announced plans to continue its UK operation, safeguarding 6,000 British jobs. But which one? And what else happened this week? T…
22 Jan 2021
Bugatti Baby II: a plaything for young Master Toad
Toys and gadgets

Bugatti Baby II: a plaything for young Master Toad

The Bugatti Baby II is a cut above your usual toy car, says Jasper Spires.
4 Sep 2020
Five holidays for wine lovers
Travel and holidays

Five holidays for wine lovers

From a Bordeaux-rivalling estate in Surrey to a taste of “fizz and falconry” in Kent. Jasper Spires reports
4 Sep 2020
31 August 1957: the Federation of Malaya declares independence from the UK
This day in history

31 August 1957: the Federation of Malaya declares independence from the UK

On this day in 1957, after ten years of preparation, the Federation of Malaya became an independent nation.
31 Aug 2020
MoneyWeek's quiz of the week, 22-28 August
Economy

MoneyWeek's quiz of the week, 22-28 August

Test your recollection of the events of the last seven days with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week.
28 Aug 2020
McLaren 620R: a superlative track-day toy
Toys and gadgets

McLaren 620R: a superlative track-day toy

The McLaren 620R is a thrilling machine on the racetrack, and you can drive it home too. Jasper Spires reports.
28 Aug 2020
Quiz of the week 15–21 August
Economy

Quiz of the week 15–21 August

Test your recollection of the week's events with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week.
21 Aug 2020
Four of the best barbecues
Toys and gadgets

Four of the best barbecues

Lockdown rules mean no guests, but you can still enjoy the sunshine with an outdoor feast, says Jasper Spires.
29 May 2020
MoneyWeek's quiz of the week, 16-22 May
Economy

MoneyWeek's quiz of the week, 16-22 May

Test your recollection of the events of the last seven days with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week
22 May 2020
Gadgets for brewing the perfect cup of coffee
Toys and gadgets

Gadgets for brewing the perfect cup of coffee

It’s time to start thinking about working again. Your brain might need jump leads, says Jasper Spires
22 May 2020