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Rankin talks social media, creativity, and his best and worst celebrity shoots

Famed for his celebrity portraits, Rankin has captured everyone from Arnie to the Queen. But what’s it like to be shot by the legendary photographer? Max Williams sits down to discuss a trailblazing career – but not before striking a pose himself

Sip on seasonal cocktails at Simpson's in the Strand

The Knight's Bar at Simpson's in the Strand has launched its new 'Allotment' cocktail menu inspired by the changing seasons

The Weekender: Dublin

Holidaying in Dublin? Our quick and efficient travel guide allows you to make the most of your weekend with the minimum of stress

Example talks Twitter, mental health, and performing standup

Example – real name Elliot Gleave – has gone from playing football on Clapham Common to performing at South West Four Festival there

The Weekender: Ibiza

Holidaying in Ibiza? Our quick and efficient travel guide allows you to make the most of your weekend with the minimum of stress

Portraits of creativity taken by the legendary Rankin

Iconic photographer Rankin has joined forces with Bombay Sapphire for Stir Creativity, a campaign celebrating the power of, you guessed it, creativity

Best job in the world: Duane Lineker, beach club owner

Want to run an Ibiza beach club? Us too. Duane Lineker, co-founder of Ocean Beach Ibiza, talks us through his job

Sup at the home of cricket with the Lord's Dining Club

Enjoy an unforgettable meal at the home of cricket with the Lord's Dining Club. Chefs Simon Rogan and Daniel Clifford will be doing the cooking in October and November respectively

Enjoy unique New York experiences at The Chatwal

Luxury Manhattan hotel The Chatwal has partnered with personalised travel service LOCALIKE New York for a series of itineraries inspired by the hotel's crown suites

How the cocktail industry took over the world (and where it might go next)

Bacardi Legacy is one of the world’s most prestigious cocktail competitions. Max Williams travelled to Mexico City to take a look back at the rise of the cocktail, and meet the mixology stars of the future

Treat yourself to the new brunch menu at Indian Accent

The new brunch menu at Indian Accent will make you forget Eggs Benedict was ever a thing. It's that good

Our July cover star Henry Cavill is a man on a Mission

He plays the biggest hero in pop culture, and will soon grapple with Tom Cruise, but how is Henry Cavill in person? A true gentleman, actually. Max Williams sits down with Superman at the Shard

Dan Bilzerian interview: the King of Instagram on Trump, money, and Presidential ambitions

With a social media following in the multi-millions – and a fortune to match – it’s fair to say that poker-playing, gun-toting Dan Bilzerian has made his mark on the world. But is there more to the man than meets the eye – and the ire of his critics? And where can he go from here? We visited Bilzerian’s Las Vegas home to meet the controversial King of Instagram

Why the Southgate Ballad is the greatest football song of all time (a line-by-line analysis)

It's been sung in pubs and squares across the country, but the Southgate ballad is more than a catchy tune – it's one of the great football songs, every word fraught with meaning. We break it down line-by-line...

Three of the best hotels in Dublin

In a city as beautiful as Dublin, you’ll need a suitably stylish base. Max Williams presents three of the best hotels for your stay

Golf courses of the Caribbean

Sun, sea, sand - and a putting green. The Caribbean golf courses you simply must play

Ten sportsmen who are winning at business

From pizza baron Peyton Manning to Francis Lee and his toilet roll empire... These sportsmen made a killing off the pitch in business.

Best properties in London for millionaires

Take a tour around the most prestigious postcodes of the capital, and the finest of their properties on the market

"I don't really do straight modelling anymore. It's business now." David Gandy is breaking the mould (again)

Model. Designer. Amateur racer. David Gandy is a man of many parts. He sits down with Max Williams to discuss his latest project: a design collaboration with Aspinal of London

Why the World Cup still matters

The World Cup is the biggest tournament in sport – but for how much longer? As Russia 2018 prepares to kick off, Max Williams examines the future of the international game in an ever-changing world