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"You want to blow them away."

Vox Vanguard is the company that brings classical music to life in remarkable, one-of-a-kind performances. Founder and artistic director Matthew Tosca tells us about this unique collective....

The Weekender: Ibiza II

We did a weekend guide to Ibiza last year, but just like thousands of revellers, we're back for more. Here's our guide to a flying visit to the white island

Kutir has launched a limited-edition seafood menu

Want to book yourself an August treat? Get down to Sloane Square and try Indian fine-dining restaurant Kutir's special seafood menu – running until the end of the month

My style essentials: Sam Way

Devon-born singer-songwriter Sam Way has quite the musical endorsement. He was discovered by Eric Hall, the legendary producer / agent who helped launch the career of the Sex Pistols. And yer man models as well (don't you just hate him). He talks us through his style essentials...

The best boxing gyms in London

Boxing isn't only a thrilling sport but a great way to lose weight and improve your mental health through exercise. Any good boxer needs to find a good boxing gym. Here are the best boxing gyms in London... 

Philippe Chow is the NYC restaurant all the big names want to visit

Cult Chinese restaurant Philippe Chow has opened a second New York City outlet, this time in Lower Manhattan. The Big Apple just got a bit tastier...

The night I played poker with David Haye

In the space of a year, David Haye has gone from poker novice to preparing to enter the biggest poker tournament outside of Las Vegas. We played a few hands at his Vauxhall gym and heard how David plans to conquer Goliath

In the club: The Court

The Court is one of London's newest members' clubs, on the site of the legendary Bag O' Nails. Don't just come here for the atmosphere – the food is great as well

"I'm a proper, full-time pro now." Dave Allen means business

Ahead of his fight with David Price on the Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas undercard, we caught up with friend of Square Mile Dave Allen for a quick chat...

"I’m a nobody, man!" A day in Loughborough with Dillian Whyte

In the past few years, Dillian Whyte has gone from a self-confessed nobody to one of Britain’s most beloved fighters. Max Williams spends a day with the ‘King of South London’

"I want to write the history of the sport." How Jean-Éric Vergne went from hothead to champion

Reigning Formula E world champion Jean-Éric Vergne is driving his revolutionary sport into the mainstream. Max Williams meets a cool customer both on and off the track

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

"I’m a Jedi on a mission. It’s different." How David Guetta invented modern music

He went from teaching himself to mix in his bedroom to co-creating some of the most successful records in history. But what happened in between? Superstar DJ David Guetta shares all...

Pachamama East serves up Chifa cuisine to Shoreditch

Chifa is one of modern Peru's most popular cuisines – and now it's coming to Shoreditch with Pachamama East's new menu

The ultimate Las Vegas sports weekend

Competition isn’t confined to poker tables in Las Vegas – the action in sporting arenas is massive news as well

The Bar Necessities: The Ned

We're giving you the lowdown on the best bars in and around the City – and you don't get much more City than The Ned and its Nickel Bar

My Style Essentials: Banx and Ranx

Music production duo Banx and Ranx share their plans to explore new territories, as well as their personal styles

"I woke up the next morning and I was like, ‘why is my Twitter blowing up?'" An audience with Bret Easton Ellis

He published his debut novel while still in college and watched it become the literary sensation of the 1980s. His third novel is merely the most notorious fictional work of the 20th century. Max Williams meets the man who gave the world American Psycho

My Style Essentials: Nathan Trent

Austrian-born singer-songwriter – and former Eurovision contestant – Nathan Trent talks us through his wardrobe

“I’m not The Guy. I’m the other guy.” Kevin Bacon: not The Guy but definitely The Man

Half a century ago, a kid walked into a cinema in Philadelphia and settled down to watch a film. Kevin Bacon tells Max Williams what happened next…