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Holidays in the UK – should you buy travel insurance?
Insurance

Holidays in the UK – should you buy travel insurance?

Booking a holiday in the UK? Tread carefully with travel insurance, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby – make sure your policy covers everything you need.
9 Mar 2021
2018 Valpolicella Ripasso: a simply astounding ripasso
Wine

2018 Valpolicella Ripasso: a simply astounding ripasso

The flair and richness at the heart of this Italian red is truly sensational.
5 Mar 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
Houses for sale for around £600,000
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £600,000

From a Grade II-listed, 15th-century house in the medieval part of Bury St Edmunds to a top-floor apartment in a period building in London’s Queen’s P…
5 Mar 2021
Five stylish hotel suites
Travel and holidays

Five stylish hotel suites

From an exclusive villa in the Seychelles to a luxury pad in New York. Chris Carter reports
5 Mar 2021
Get in on the new craze for digital art
Alternative investments

Get in on the new craze for digital art

Auction houses are hoping to lure the Reddit mob with digital art. Chris Carter reports.
26 Feb 2021
2019 Château de Bousval: an enchanting chardonnay from Belgium
Wine

2019 Château de Bousval: an enchanting chardonnay from Belgium

Delicate, haunting and packed with vitality and verve, this Belgian chardonnay is a rare beauty.
26 Feb 2021
Blow the lockdown cobwebs away with a self-drive supercar holiday
Travel and holidays

Blow the lockdown cobwebs away with a self-drive supercar holiday

Bored with lockdown? Don't want to fly? Why not go on a Grand Tour of Europe at the wheel of a supercar instead?
26 Feb 2021
Properties for sale with detached home offices
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with detached home offices

From a contemporary duplex apartment in a period property in Fulham, London, to a brick-and-flint house close to Marlow high street, Buckinghamshire, …
26 Feb 2021
Wine of the week: a quartet of remarkable kiwis
Wine

Wine of the week: a quartet of remarkable kiwis

Matthew Jukes tastes four remarkable bottles from prodigiously talented New Zealand winemaker Jules Taylor.
19 Feb 2021
The return of the Great British holiday
Travel and holidays

The return of the Great British holiday

Planning on holidaying at home? Just be aware that millions will have had the same idea, says Chris Carter
19 Feb 2021
Wine of the week: a pair of English beauties
Wine

Wine of the week: a pair of English beauties

Bringing out the incandescent beauty of the ortega grape variety, these two English wines are like nothing you will have ever tasted before.
12 Feb 2021
Houses for sale with ponds or lakes
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with ponds or lakes

From a renovated farmhouse in County Durham with a wildlife pond, to a former Benedictine abbey overlooking its own lake, eight of the best houses on …
12 Feb 2021
Should you head abroad or stay in the UK for your summer holiday?
Travel and holidays

Should you head abroad or stay in the UK for your summer holiday?

If you go abroad there will be trouble, says Chris Carter. But you should be safer with a holiday nearer home.
12 Feb 2021
Five ways to improve your home gym
Toys and gadgets

Five ways to improve your home gym

Five must-have gadgets for the stylish home gym, including one to purify the air and one to give you a massage.
12 Feb 2021
12 February 1994: Edvard Munch’s The Scream is stolen
This day in history

12 February 1994: Edvard Munch’s The Scream is stolen

One of the world's most famous paintings, The Scream by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, was stolen from the National Art Museum in Oslo on this day in …
12 Feb 2021
Wine of the week: a top-flight Californian chardonnay
Wine

Wine of the week: a top-flight Californian chardonnay

A beating heart of refreshing acidity electrifies this dynamic wine.
8 Feb 2021
Sony A6600: a perfect camera for the “prosumer”
Toys and gadgets

Sony A6600: a perfect camera for the “prosumer”

The Sony A6600 is ideal for the discerning consumer and budget-conscious professional alike, says Matthew Partridge
5 Feb 2021
Five of the best “wellness” retreats
Travel and holidays

Five of the best “wellness” retreats

Go kayaking in Cornwall, run on the beach in Devon and practise yoga in Suffolk. Alice Feilden reports.
5 Feb 2021
Houses for sale for around £500,000
Houses for sale

Houses for sale for around £500,000

From a converted 18th-century watermill on the edge of a medieval village on the River Dordogne, France, to a Cotswold stone cottage in Shipston-on-St…
5 Feb 2021
Three of the best motorbikes to get you out on the highway
Toys and gadgets

Three of the best motorbikes to get you out on the highway

Prepare for a summer of motoring freedom and fun with a new motorbike. Chris Carter reports.
29 Jan 2021
Unusual converted properties for sale
Houses for sale

Unusual converted properties for sale

From a 1920s former water tower in a park on an archipelago with views across Stockholm, to a Grade II-listed converted windmill in Ashford, Kent, eig…
29 Jan 2021
Wine of the week: two sensational whites drinking now
Wine

Wine of the week: two sensational whites drinking now

This pair of exquisite whites from two world-famous estates are both eminently affordable and drinking now. 
29 Jan 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