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Me and my London: Ahmed Alsanawi

Ahmed Alsanawi of A Star Barbers is personal barber to numerous international footballers, including Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard. He also knows a thing or two about London...

Me and my London: David Elliot

What does a proud Scot know about London? Quite a bit, actually, judging by David Elliot's impeccable Me and my London responses

Win or learn: life lessons from Conor McGregor's coach

As he prepares to fight Floyd Mayweather, one of Conor McGregor's greatest assets will be his coach, John Kavanagh – the man who has been in McGregor's corner from the beginning. Kavanagh tells his remarkable story in the autobiography Win or Learn. Square Mile shares the lessons to take from a born winner...

Me and my London: Karli

Karli is one of the most exciting new voices in the music industry. We caught up with her for a tour around the capital

"Just enjoy every moment as it comes." Thomas Doherty on Disney, Dove and One Direction

As one of the stars of the new TV adaptation of High Fidelity, it seemed only fitting that we quizzed Thomas Doherty on a few of his personal Top Fives – from 'Members Of One Direction' to 'Favourite Things About His Girlfriend'

Me and my London: Amy Huberman

London tips from across the Irish Sea... Amy Huberman, writer and star of Finding Joy, chats about her career and her favourite spots in the capital

"I wanted to let other people know that they're not alone." How Alexander Ludwig conquered his demons

After starring in Vikings and Bad Boys For Life, Alexander Ludwig is set to take over 2020. Yet alcoholism and substance abuse nearly destroyed the young actor. He shares all in this remarkable interview... 

Me and my London: Ben Bailey Smith

The multi-talented Ben Bailey-Smith - aka Doc Brown – gives us a glimpse into his life and his London

Joivan Wade may soon rule the world (and this is a good thing)

Having built a huge online entertainment platform alongside an acting career, Joivan Wade is fulfilling his goals one by one. He tells Max Williams why real success will be helping others do the same

Me and my London: Alex Le Roux

Alex Le Roux, founder and CEO of world-renowned entertainment company ALR Music, tells us a little about his life and his London

"I struggled for such a long time." Yinka Bokinni is burning up the airwaves

Yinka Bokinni has charisma to burn. Max Williams tries to keep up with the Capital XTRA DJ and all-round polymath

Me and my London: Annabel Scholey

The brilliant Annabel Scholey, star of The Split and upcoming BBC drama Salisbury, shares a bit of her life and a bit of her London

The Bar Necessities: Opium

Hidden above Chinatown, and styled like 1920s Shanghai, Opium houses three separate cocktail bars and a dim sum parlour – a good time is guaranteed

The Bar Necessities: The Proofing Room

The Proofing Room is the ultra-slick basement cocktail bar situated beneath the shrine to whisky that is Milroy's of Spitalfields. We hope you can hold your liquor...

Me and my London: July Namir

July Namir, star of the brilliant Channel 4 drama Baghdad Central, discusses her life and her favourite London haunts

Me and my London: Kellie Shirley

Kellie Shirley, star of Eastenders and In The Long Run, discusses her career and her favourite London haunts

Me and my London: Clint Dyer

The pioneering Clint Dyer must be one of the hardest working men in show business. Actor, writer, director – there's little the man can't do. As new play Death of England hits the National, Dyer takes us into his world

The Bar Necessities: Oriole

Exotic, exclusive, and with a drinks list that travels around the planet, Oriole is easily one of the best cocktail bars in London – if not the world

Me and my London: Kadiff Kirwan

Actor and writer Kadiff Kirwan, star of Timewasters and The Stranger, lets us into his life and his London. Want more info? Buy the man a G&T next time you see him...

The Bar Necessities: Black Rock

Black Rock is one of the best whisky bars in London, with more than 200 different blends and even a whisky river in the middle