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Five rising stars on London's fashion scene

Five leading London designers pick a new favourite

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Six of the best: London afternoon teas

Try one of these London treats for more than just Victoria sponge and an Earl Grey

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Damon Albarn in east London

Britpop's biggest star goes back to his roots — London's East End

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To Fly To Serve Blog

Pilot Q&A: Captain Paul Loftus, Boeing 787 fleet

16 Jul 2014

Live from the cockpit: Captain Paul Loftus talks about his career in the RAF and landing an Airbus in Gibraltar


Author Jung Chang: five hidden gems of China's Sichuan Province

15 Jul 2014

The author of best-selling autobiography Wild Swans describes some of her favourite lesser-known spots to soak up the culture and history of her native Sichuan region

Family Blog

10 of the best toys and games to take on a plane

15 Jul 2014

Flying with children this summer? A social experiment by British Airways and Professor Robert Winston has shown that peace and quiet can be as simple as a ball of Play-Doh. Rebecca Hill lists 10 trusty toys to pack


A brief history of the world in 10 rebellious objects

10 Jul 2014

When the going gets tough, the people get creative. As a new V&A exhibition about protest and anarchy launches in London, Lucy Thackray looks at some of history's most imaginative protest props


Summer of Shakespeare

9 Jul 2014

As a stage version of the hit film Shakespeare in Love opens in London, in the year that the UK celebrates the 450th anniversary of the playwright's birth, Lucy Thackray tracks down the best places to brush up your Shakespeare this summer

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Letter from Ypres

What the world's most famous correspondent gets up to off duty

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Meet Calgary's cowboys

The largest rodeo in Canada is back. Katie Gatens meets the rising stars who are kicking it up at the Calgary Stampede

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On The Road

On the road with.... Guy Lawrence of Disclosure

Disclosure's Guy Lawrence talks all nighters, Halloween gigs and hobbyhorses

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Seven tips for parents flying with small children this summer

Vivian Hill · 21 Jul 2014

Educational psychologist Dr Vivian Hill shares her top tips for a stress-free flight with children

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