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A Caged Crib

Former San Francisco home of actor Nicolas Cage for sale for £11.4 million or 660% more than it sold for in 1996   Thrice married and...

Empire State of Knightsbridge

Penthouse with tower in prominent Knightsbridge landmark for sale for £8.25 million   A penthouse with a tower in a Grade II listed landmark triangular ‘flat-iron’...

Best in Britain

EXCLUSIVE – “Nationally important” Grade II* listed Berkshire mansion in 130 acres for sale for £26 million; its interior is yet to be renovated   A...

A Blank Canvas

Chelsea “studio with living rooms” built for Augustus John and later owned by Dame Grace Fields DBE available to rent   Though the Pembrokeshire born artist,...

Kind Hearts and Box Ejectors

William Evans 12-bore commissioned by Sir Alec Guinness in 1959 to be auctioned; it cost just £95 new   Sir Alec Guinness (1914 – 2000) was...

A rare roadster

“Supremely rare” 1959 BMW 507 roadster to be auctioned in New York on 10th December 2015   For our final pick of the star lots of...

Video of the Week: An advert worth watching

Sainsbury’s produces a short film telling the story of the Christmas truce of 1914   The nation rightly celebrated the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of...

No. 63 - Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (1880 – 1963)

This British Army officer served in the Boer, First World and Second World Wars. He was shot in the face twice in WWI and...

Picture of the Week: It’s not OK!

This week’s cover of OK! magazine illustrates what is wrong about Britain   Britain is a country that can be credited with having been responsible for...

Your Country Needs You

Original Scotland Yard site to become hotel ‘of the quality of Chateau Marmont’   An Edwardian building on the site of the original Scotland Yard is...
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