Dolly Alderton: ‘I fall in love through food'

DOLLY ALDERTON: ‘I FALL IN LOVE THROUGH FOOD'

Dolly Alderton is an author, journalist and podcaster who hosts ‘The High Low' podcast. On the episode, she talks to Lara and Livvy...

Why many men suffer with my condition in silence

WHY MANY MEN SUFFER WITH MY CONDITION IN SILENCE

I was 24 and, during a few pints at my local, the sensation of a nail being hammered through the tip of my penis came on very suddenly....

 
 
 
The Ferarri Portofino: a car that beguiles strangers

THE FERARRI PORTOFINO: A CAR THAT BEGUILES STRANGERS

The Ferrari Portofino is silvery grey like a fish, and lovely; you would call it the entry-level Ferrari, if you are a prat, or the...

Ten Daphne du Maurier adaptations to watch after Rebecca

TEN DAPHNE DU MAURIER ADAPTATIONS TO WATCH AFTER REBECCA

Few films can command as much press as a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's 1938 novel, Rebecca. This month sees the release of...

 
 
 
How to make the ultimate ‘breakfast' pizza

HOW TO MAKE THE ULTIMATE ‘BREAKFAST' PIZZA

It was actually the French who first coined the phrase a la Florentine , to describe dishes featuring spinach, cheese and egg. It's...

10 films featuring Daniel Craig

10 FILMS FEATURING DANIEL CRAIG

As the build-up begins to Daniel Craig's final outing as 007 in the Covid-delayed No Time to Die , a look at some of the actor's other...

 
 
 
Splendid isolation: the best remote restaurants to try this winter

SPLENDID ISOLATION: THE BEST REMOTE RESTAURANTS TO TRY THIS WINTER

Social distancing has become the norm over the last year, as has a newfound appreciation for the great outdoors. So why not go whole...

Leaving London? Move east, not west

LEAVING LONDON? MOVE EAST, NOT WEST

Which Londoner hasn't browsed a property portal over the last few months and eyed up a few dream houses? Cramped city living has lost...

 
 
 
October 17th: Who got the worst ever score in the Open?

OCTOBER 17TH: WHO GOT THE WORST EVER SCORE IN THE OPEN?

Every weekend Spectator Life brings you doses of topical trivia - facts, figures and anecdotes inspired by the current week's dates...

Roast pork loin: a remedy for gloomy days

ROAST PORK LOIN: A REMEDY FOR GLOOMY DAYS

One of the very best things in the world to eat is excellent pork crackling. From proper pork scratchings eaten in dark pubs, placed...

 
 
 
Six detective films to watch this weekend

SIX DETECTIVE FILMS TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND

For whatever reason, the detective saga is now seen as largely the preserve of TV. From Line of Duty to The Bridge, via any number...

Five classic winter cocktails to make at home

FIVE CLASSIC WINTER COCKTAILS TO MAKE AT HOME

The Boulevardier So you've been drinking Negronis all year round , but as we enter the brumal months you're wondering what your cold...

 
 
 
The postcodes with a ‘woke' premium

THE POSTCODES WITH A ‘WOKE' PREMIUM

You don't have to be on Twitter to recognise that the desire to advertise one's social justice credentials is everywhere these days. What's...

Forget the Cotswolds - it's all about the Chilterns

FORGET THE COTSWOLDS - IT'S ALL ABOUT THE CHILTERNS

The Cotswolds or the Chilterns? Despite lying less than 15 miles apart from one another in places, these two rival Areas of Outstanding...

 
 
 
9 new cuisines to try in London

9 NEW CUISINES TO TRY IN LONDON

A global pandemic is not enough to stop the best restauranteurs from opening a swathe of venues in London this autumn, fusing cuisines...

How would negative interest rates affect savings?

HOW WOULD NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES AFFECT SAVINGS?

I remember as child clutching my Post Office savings account book thinking how kind it was of the lady behind the till to add a bit...

 
 
 
10 films about winter

10 FILMS ABOUT WINTER

As summer now begins to appear a distant memory and autumn is upon us, a look forward to the winter months, when long dark nights and...

Bread-making needn't be complicated

BREAD-MAKING NEEDN'T BE COMPLICATED

There's a reason that the smell of freshly baked bread sells houses, why it's piped into supermarkets even when no baking is done on...

 
 
 
Six cosy country pubs close to London

SIX COSY COUNTRY PUBS CLOSE TO LONDON

Make the most of this year's autumn and winter months by seeking out the cosiest pubs for exceptional food and an open fire to sit...

What does your choice of dog say about you?

WHAT DOES YOUR CHOICE OF DOG SAY ABOUT YOU?

Alexander Pope had a Great Dane named Bounce, Teddy Roosevelt was said to be inseparable from his mongrel Skip, and Wagner was reputedly...

 
 
 



Mesut Ozil SLAMS Arsenal for a lack of 'loyalty' after being left out of...

Mesut Ozil SLAMS Arsenal for a lack of 'loyalty' after being left out of Premier League squad

The German midfielder has not featured for the Gunners since before the Premier League restarted from coronavirus lockdown but has fallen far down the pecking order under Arteta. Read more ...

Boris Johnson savages Sadiq Khan for 'BANKRUPTING' TfL in scathing attack on...

Boris Johnson savages Sadiq Khan for 'BANKRUPTING' TfL in scathing attack on London mayor

BORIS JOHNSON attacked Sadiq Khan for his record with Transport for London , accusing the London Mayor of bankrupting the travel service. Read more ...

Mourinho hits back at ‘Spursy' tag; explains Rose situation at Tottenham

Mourinho hits back at ‘Spursy' tag; explains Rose situation at Tottenham

Jose Mourinho issued a strong rejection of the “Spursy” tag that has lingered over Tottenham after their failure to hold on to all three points against West Ham. Tottenham were... Read more ...

Marcus Rashford Hits Back At Tory MP Who Called Free School Meals ‘Freebies'

Marcus Rashford Hits Back At Tory MP Who Called Free School Meals ‘Freebies'

England footballer Marcus Rashford has hit back at a Tory MP who described free school meals for poorer children as “freebies” that increase “dependency” on the state. The... Read more ...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry launch new brand with Archewell website and...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry launch new brand with Archewell website and mailing list

MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry have finally launched a new website for their Archewell organisation. Read more ...

What channel is Chelsea v Sevilla on? Kick off time, live stream and latest...

What channel is Chelsea v Sevilla on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Chelsea welcome Sevilla to Stamford Bridge as the opening round of Champions League fixtures gets underway on Tuesday night. After an entertaining draw with Southampton at the... Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon extends tight Scottish lockdown - new tier system for nation...

Nicola Sturgeon extends tight Scottish lockdown - new tier system for nation on November 2

A NEW tier system of lockdown measures is set to be introduced across Scotland from November 2nd, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Read more ...

Wasps get green light to face Exeter in Premiership final

Wasps get green light to face Exeter in Premiership final

Wasps have been given the coronavirus all-clear to take their place in the Premiership final against Exeter, Premiership Rugby has announced. Seven Wasps players and four... Read more ...

Ed Woodward slams the Government for their lack of 'consistency' over return...

Ed Woodward slams the Government for their lack of 'consistency' over return of fans

Manchester United chief Ed Woodward has implored the Government to follow the lead of other European countries and allow football fans back into stadiums, insisting it can be... Read more ...

Ajax vs Liverpool TV channel, live stream, time, team news, odds and...

Ajax vs Liverpool TV channel, live stream, time, team news, odds and head-to-head

Jurgen Klopp takes his Liverpool team to Amsterdam Liverpool begin their Champions League campaign on Wednesday night as they travel to take on Ajax in their first clash in... Read more ...