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St Ermin's Hotel, Westminster, a review

Hotel review: St Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster

A city break at the four-star St Ermin’s Hotel in London is one worth seeking out, for behind its grand façade hides a captivating history of espionage and intrigue…

Where to buy a second-hand Hermes bag in London

3 Places to Bag a Pre-Loved Hermès in London

Tracking down an Hermès Birkin or Kelly bag can be tricky, but with pre-loved fashion coming to the fore, it’s getting easier. The Resident picks out three of London’s leaders in second-hand designer handbags… 

Fast reliable Covid test: FitnessGenes offers gold-standard Covid-19 test with fit-to-fly certificate

Ad Feature The Easy At-Home Covid Test that Offers a Fit-to-Fly Certificate

Need a fast, reliable Covid-19 test that offers a fit-to-fly certificate for negative results? You’ve just found it…

Charlie Mackesy's uplifting illustrations

Charlie Mackesy, Samaritans & Network Rail Urge us to Phone a Friend on ‘Brew Monday’

Beat Blue Monday with a brew, urge the Samaritans

Leadenhall Market has launched light installations and bird song to life the spirits of locals in lockdown this January

Leadenhall Market Launches Mood-Boosting Light & Sound Installations

Birdsong and light-bathing installations launch in the City to help lift the mood this January Photography by Tobias Fisher for Leadenhall Market If you’re one of the few still traipsing into the office in central London, or happen to have a City postcode, then you’ll be thrilled to know that a little mood-booster has just […]

How a Pandemic Pivot Gave Sellier Knightsbridge a Boost in the Pre-Loved Market

Could 2021 be pre-loved fashion’s time to shine? The pandemic has had a devastating impact on many industries, but it could be the catalyst the fashion industry needs to change for the better. One luxury consignment store in London is ahead of the game…

The health benefits of dark chocolate

Could Hot Chocolate Be the Key to Health & Happiness?

Did you know that a mug of bespoke hot chocolate can help keep the doctor away and depression at bay? Yep, all your mind, body and soul need are a bag of cocoa beads and an automatic whisk

Nike’s Track Mafia Recommends 6 Mindful Running Routes in London

Most people imagine mindfulness as a practice that requires you to sit crossed legged with your eyes closed, but this could not be further from reality. Mindfulness is meditation you can practice on the move

The hottest 'tweakments' for 2021 by Vie Aesthetics, including Morpheus8 skin remodelling

Ad Feature 2021’s Top ‘Tweakments’ for Face, Body & Hair

Whether you wish to get back in shape, look fresher faced or even grow new hair, the medical team at Vie Aesthetics, with clinics in London’s Harley Street and Essex, has you covered.

Zero waste shops in London: Go plastic free at this BYO refill shops in north, south, east and west London

Zero Waste Shops in North, South, East & West London

Some are big, some are small, some are pop-ups, and one is a cute little delivery van, but all are hugely important in our efforts to minimise the effect we have on our planet. London now has more zero waste and plastic-free shops than you can shake a refillable jar at