Max Williams

Staff Writer

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"When this is brought to our doorstep, how do we respond?" Jamie Bell on terrorism and SAS training for his new thriller, 6 Days

We chatted to the great Jamie Bell about his new thriller 6 Days – a recounting of the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege in South Kensington. Currently on Netflix, it's a viscerally exciting film which you should most definitely see – but read this interview first

Pumping Iron: Ryan Terry on life as a professional bodybuilder

Ryan Terry is one of the most successful bodybuilders in the world. We chatted to the former plumber about the pursuit of aesthetics, his daily diet, and how to sustain the most punishing of lifestyles

Takin' it easy: Nevis is a little corner of Caribbean paradise

A warm welcome, idyllic landscapes, azure shores, a laid-back approach to life and a seemingly endless supply of rum punch: the charms of Nevis are simple but wonderful

Iwan Rheon is a perfectly lovely bad guy

Iwan Rheon has left Westeros and travelled to the Moon. The Game of Thrones actor is returning to villainy for Marvel's Inhumans – but he won't be playing another Ramsay Bolton

Haye vs Bellew II: three British boxing rematches – and three that should be made

David Haye and Tony Bellew will resume hostilities on 17 December in a highly anticipated rematch. We remember three other major British boxing rematches – and pick three more that we want to see

Suit up in style with Trunk Clothiers

Look out, Savile Row – Trunk Clothiers is launching a made-to-measure tailoring service. Max Williams pays a visit to the Chiltern Street store

"Really you should just be grateful to be alive." Two days in London with Steve Aoki

His live shows are already regarded as out of this world, but we ain’t seen nothing yet: superstar DJ Steve Aoki has ambitions that go way beyond the confines of Earth

Mayweather vs McGregor

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor will be an historic fight, and a potentially gruesome mismatch. But what happens if McGregor wins? What would be the consequences for the Irishman, for Mayweather, for boxing and mixed martial arts? We asked a selection of experts for their opinions – and added a few of our own

How to invest in whisky

Turn the hard stuff into hard profit. Colin Hampden-White, editor of luxury magazine Whisky Quarterly, explains how to make money on whisky. First tip? Buy casks...

Best job in the world: Dyro, DJ and producer

Want to know what it's like being one of the world's leading DJs? Dyro takes us into his world...

Street XO is a restaurant with a real sense of fun

The latest restaurant from Spanish chef David Muñoz has arrived in London. Max Williams samples the unique delights of Street XO

Terence Spencer: a new exhibition of Britain's coolest photographer

RaF fighter, War photographer, Friend of the rich and famous… Terence Spencer enjoyed one hell of a life. See for yourself at a new retrospective

Shane McGuigan interview: the champion trainer talks George Groves, Carl Frampton, David Haye and more

Over the past few months, Shane McGuigan has been in the corner for several huge fights, including Carl Frampton vs Leo Santa Cruz II, David Haye vs Tony Bellew, and George Groves vs Fedor Chudinov - in which the Londoner finally captured that elusive world title. The best young trainer in British boxing talks us through a whirlwind 2017...

Le Beauvallon is the spectacular Riviera hotel steeped in history

Le Beauvallon is a visually stunning private hotel on the French Rivera that has welcomed the likes of F Scot Fitzgerald, Winston Churchill, and Edward Kennedy

Formula E is the motor sport of the future

Thrilling, glamorous and environmentally sustainable, Formula E is motor racing suitable for the 21st century. Fasten your seatbelts...

Jerry Springer on Donald Trump, World Jewish Relief, and hosting the most famous talk show on TV

Jerry Springer is a television institution – even those who haven't seen his show will almost certainly know his name. We spoke to Springer about Donald Trump, his time on The Jerry Springer Show, and his parents' narrow escape from Germany in 1939

Andre Agassi: a celebration of the coolest tennis player of all time

Brash attitude, earring, and dizzying success – Andre Agassi was the player we all wanted to be. Let's salute the man who made tennis cool

Anatomy of an outfit: Jude Law in Alfie

We examine the attire of the most stylish men in cinema – and tell you how to get the look. First up, it's the incorrigible Alfie as played by Jude Law

The axeman cometh: Jimi Hendrix through the lens of Ed Caraeff

Guitarist. Rebel. Icon. Nearly 50 years after his death, the legend of Jimi Hendrix continues to grow. These photographs by Ed Caraeff capture the incomparable magic

Our favourite British brands of 2017

Our annual round-up of great British craftsmanship is back – ranging from intricate jewellery to epic superyachts