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"If I wasn’t a musician I would have been a gangster." will.i.am is writing the future

As a kid, he couldn’t afford a belt – now he’s having his mind blown at Oprah Winfrey’s dinner parties. will.i.am performs his remarkable story to Max Williams

The slopes of Colorado should be on the bucket list of any skier

Hades, Inferno, Purgatory… Max Williams braves them all on a ski trip to snowy Colorado, and still makes time for a trip to the spa

How one gym is helping men speak up about mental health

Manor Gym and CALM have joined forces for the #StrongNotSilent campaign – encouraging men to share any mental health issues. We talked to the gym's founders...

"I like to let my fists do the talking." How Hughie Fury came back from the brink

Hughie Fury is one of the most highly rated prospects in British Boxing. Ahead of his fight against Kubrat Pulev, Fury discusses the potential showdown with Anthony Joshua, why he nearly retired from boxing

Six of the best hotel suites in London

Want to experience the high life? Drop into the one of the finest hotel suites in London. From private butlers to complimentary Rolls-Royces, these babies really do cater for your every need

The Weekender: Belfast

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

Conor McGregor: ten best looks

This Saturday, Conor McGregor will fight Floyd Mayweather in what's sure to be one of the biggest boxing matches of all time. But as well as his fighting prowess, McGregor has drawn attention for his flamboyant sense of style. We pick ten of our favourites looks of the Notorious Irishman

"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

"Everyone was looking for a good news story." How LWE taught the capital to party

Since it was founded by promoters Paul Jack, Will Harold and Alice Favre, London Warehouse Events has thrown some of the capital's best parties, offering an alternative to the traditional club experience. Co-owner Paul Jack gives us the lowdown...

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