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6 Mens Trench Coats To Consider This Autumn

6 Mens Trench Coats To Consider This Autumn Menswear is nothing without the military. Most staple pieces, from your suit to your T-shirts, have served time in the ranks before transitioning to civvy street. The trench coat is, unsurprisingly, no exception. It found favour in the First World War, when soldiers sought something waterproof that…

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Carl Barât and the Jackals share their summer playlist ahead of 1234 Festival appearance

Carl Barât and the Jackals share their summer playlist ahead of 1234 Festival appearance Carl Barat & the Jackals are appearing at 1-2-3-4 Festival Carl Barât & the Jackals are appearing at 1-2-3-4 Festival with the likes of Jesus & Mary Chain and The Cribs. They sent us a mixtape ahead of that performance comprised of some…

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10 best whiskies

10 best whiskies It’s time to put away that bottle of Bell’s, World Whisky Day (21 May) is fast approaching. So here’s the perfect opportunity to try a new dram. We’ve pulled together the best drops from all over the world apart from the US, which will be covered in a future IndyBest. Remember, life is…

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Polish TV presenter impaled by nail when live magic trick goes wrong

Polish TV presenter impaled by nail when live magic trick goes wrong

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Ashley Graham accuses Amy Schumer of ‘double standards’ for criticising inclusion in plus-size magazine

Ashley Graham accuses Amy Schumer of ‘double standards’ for criticising inclusion in plus-size magazine Ashley Graham has accused Amy Schumer of “double standards” after the comedian criticised a magazine for including her in a plus-size issue. In April, Schumer addressed her inclusion on the cover of Glamour magazine, saying what is considered “plus size” in…

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The company my radio offers me isn’t a luxury – it’s an essential

The company my radio offers me isn’t a luxury – it’s an essential A radio won’t solve your problems but, with it, you’ll never be facing them alone. Whenever the phrase “first-world problem” appears in relation to one of life’s minor hiccups, I recall a sniffy think-piece I read that claimed that the phrase itself…

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10 best parasols

10 best parasols Struggling to put up a parasol in a stiff breeze seems part and parcel of the classic British summer. And getting it perfectly positioned to suit everyone’s sunbathing habits can be tricky too. Along with considering whether a parasol is durable and adjustable enough for your needs, think about weather-resistance, UV protection…

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L.A. Dance Project, Sadler’s Wells, review: Founder Benjamin Millepied’s new works are ‘underpowered’

L.A. Dance Project, Sadler’s Wells, review: Founder Benjamin Millepied’s new works are ‘underpowered’ There’s a lot of reflected light on L.A. Dance Project. Its founder, Benjamin Millepied, made headlines when he stepped down as director of the Paris Opéra Ballet after just 16 months, citing a wish to concentrate on his own choreography. His works…

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The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, review: ‘Not enough courage in its own mission’

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, review: ‘Not enough courage in its own mission’ The Royal Academy Summer show is a fixture – like Wimbledon and strawberries – in the social calendar. With over 12,000 submissions the selection committee chose 1250 works to fill the 10 rooms spanning the Piano Nobile. The coordinator for this the…

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Explore Georgia O’Keeffe’s world: from New Mexico to New York

Explore Georgia O’Keeffe’s world: from New Mexico to New York This summer, the “Mother of American Modernism” gets her moment in the spotlight as London’s Tate Modern features American artist Georgia O’Keeffe from 6 July-30 October (tate.org.uk; £19).  Known for her depictions of animal skulls and sensual flowers – which O’Keeffe quipped she painted “because…

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