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From opening presents in pyjamas to wrapping up for a bracing walk and dressing for dinner, Christmas Day has endless opportunities to dress your best
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From quirky ornaments and baubles to festive tableware, we round up the best Christmas decorations to spruce your home this winter.
From the Dardenne brothers' new film Tori and Lokita to Noah Baumbach's adaptation of Don DeLillo's novel White Noise starring Adam Driver, here are the films in cinemas this weekend
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James Norton heads the cast of Ivo van Hove’s A Little Life, running at the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre in 2023
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The traditional American feelgood movie inspires an opera given its UK premiere at the Coliseum
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Reality TV's beloved baking show gets a West End makeover: The Great British Bake Off Musical is set to rise at the Noël Coward Theatre in 2023
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In these talented hands, there's nothing that can't be sculpted, tweaked, or subtly enhanced – here's our list of the best facials in London