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Max Williams

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100 Streets: how Leon Butler and Idris Elba created a British success story

Property developer-turned-moviemaker Leon Butler is far from a household name, but managing to cast Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton in his very first film is pure Hollywood

Meet the CEO taking on corruption in sport

Since 2001, Jaimie Fuller has been on a mission to tackle corruption across sport. The CEO of pioneering sportswear company Skins talks adverts, ethics and taking on the big boys

Brand watch: Castore

Introducing Castore, the world’s first premium sportswear brand for men

Michael Bisping on Dan Henderson, the Luke Rockhold rivalry and the rise of UFC

Ahead of defending his middleweight title in Manchester at UFC 204, Britain's first UFC champion Michael Bisping talks rival fighters, verbals, and why drugs cheats should be banned for life

London's Burning festival takes over the City

To commemorate the Great Fire of London, a spectacular festival is being held across the City. London's Burning will feature an underwater performance installation, streets full of dominoes tracing the fire's path, numerous speakers and a vast sculpture of Restoration London set alight on the Thames.

Kevin Pietersen on his five greatest innings and giving something back to the kids

Legendary batsman Kevin Pietersen shares his five favourite Test innings, and explains how his latest project can provide young adults with the opportunity of a lifetime

Five stunning properties you'll wish you owned

Featured in The Luxury Property Show, these five beauties include a Caribbean villa and an Italian castle

Shane McGuigan on Carl Frampton, David Haye vs Anthony Joshua, and his dad

Aged 25, Shane McGuigan became one of the youngest coaches in boxing history to train a world champion when Carl Frampton won the IBF featherweight title. The prodigal coach talks Frampton, David Haye, George Groves – and why he would love to have trained his father, Barry

Brand watch: Schott NYC

The new AW16 from Schott NYC combines luxury style with the brand's vintage aesthetic

Simple office exercises you can do at your desk

Relieve the aches and tension of office life with two simple stretches from Hotpod Yoga. You don't even need to leave your desk

Life advice from Harvey Specter

Harvey Specter of Suits has a strong case to be the best character on television. He's certainly the most quotable, regularly dispensing life lessons in the form of brilliant one-liners. Here are some words to live by from the best closer in New York

Brand watch: Orlebar Brown

Make a statement with your swim shorts thanks to Orlebar Brown's #SnapShorts range. Take a photo, upload it into the app and soon you'll be wearing it down the pool.

Meet the new hypercar from Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing

Forget Batman and Superman - the true blockbuster alliance of the summer is between Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing, and takes the rather breathtaking form of the AM-RB 001. Deliveries will begin in 2018, and price is estimated at a cool £2.5m. Join us for a quick peek under the bonnet...

Great Britain's best moments at the Olympic Games

Adam Peaty won Great Britain's first gold of Rio 2016 – but how does his achievement compare to past British athletes? From Redmond to Rutherford, we look back Britain's seven greatest Olympic moments from the last seven Olympic Games

Brand Watch: Pala

Great sunglasses doing great deeds - Pala is a brand worth investing in

Why the Joker's car is the star of Suicide Squad

Along with Harley Quinn and the Joker, the star of the Suicide Squad trailers was the Joker's purple supercar. And like its eccentric driver, the stunning vehicle isn't everything it seems

Best speakeasy bars in London

Don your spats, adjust your cravat and drink the night away in these elegant speakeasy bars, little corners of the Roaring Twenties hidden with modern London

Who are the Suicide Squad? Our quick-fire guide to the cast and characters

Suicide Squad features a rogues gallery of DC comic villains – and Batman. You'll know the Joker (Jared Leto) and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) but who is everyone else?