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<p>Amber Heard and Johnny Depp in 2015 (Jonathan Brady/PA)</p>

Johnny Depp’s victory lap is rubbing salt in the $15m wound

A £50,000 curry and a visit a Kent wildlife sanctuary — is it just to refuel the social media fire which has laid waste his ex-wife’s life, asks Alexandra Jones

Jun 8, 2022

Is it time to turn off Love Island?

Toxic men, restrictive beauty standards — and way, way too contrived. As the dating show returns for another season, former fanatic Alexandra Jones is over it

Jun 6, 2022

Where London’s glitterati are partying now

The sesh is back. From London to Ibiza, Alexandra Jones has a guide to where the international jet-set are dancing until dawn

May 27, 2022
The Escapist

Inside London’s first psychedelic psychotherapy clinic

Psychedelics are being touted as a cure for depression, addiction and many other common mental health disorders — but will this new industry live up to the hype? Alexandra Jones visits the capital’s first clinic to find out

Mar 21, 2022

Sigrid: music still needs its MeToo moment

She’s had 1.3bn streams and sold 1m albums — so why do industry execs still tell Sigrid to stick to what she’s good at? Alexandra Jones meets her to talk sexism, Spotify rows and her eagerly awaited second album

Mar 11, 2022

The rise of femcels — meet the women who refuse to have sex

More Gen Z-ers are identifying as female involuntary celibates online. Why? Alexandra Jones on the extreme face of the modern anti-sex movement

Mar 10, 2022

The definitive guide to London’s vibe shift (and how to survive it)

Out with self-improvement, in with the overdraft. From attitudes to fashion, seize the new mood, says Alexandra Jones

Feb 24, 2022

Photographer Dave Benett on partying with Paris, Kate, Naomi and Elton

Name a celebrity and Dave Benett has photographed them. As a dazzling exhibition of his work opens, he tells Alexandra Jones about life in the VIP area and the tales behind his iconic pictures

Feb 17, 2022

All of Us Are Dead is being hailed as the new Squid Game

So what can we glean about it from the trailer? Alexandra Jones 

Jan 28, 2022
ES Magazine

The rise of Gen-Z socialism

Socialism has never been more cool — so has the revolution started? Alexandra Jones investigates

Jan 27, 2022

What the ‘Indie Sleaze Revival’ tells us about the world we live in

The gap between trends cresting, crashing and being ironically revived is closing says Alexandra Jones

Jan 26, 2022

The demise of Sex and the City’s Chris Noth

As Mr Big he was a pop culture icon for a generation of women but multiple allegations of sexual impropriety and assault have now been levelled at the star

Jan 7, 2022

President Joe Biden’s new puppy Commander is a very good boy

The German Shepherd is the latest in a long line of White House pets which has, in the past, included a raccoon called Rebecca

Dec 21, 2021

Don’t sext your ex... and five other ways to survive a solo Christmas

An estimated one million people will be spending Christmas alone thanks to Omicron. Here’s Alexandra Jones’ guide to keeping your dignity (and your sanity) this lonely Yuletide

Dec 17, 2021

How did Allegra Stratton become the face of Tory sleaze?

She’s godmother to Rishi Sunak’s children, friends with Dominic Cummings - and last night the PM’s former press secretary became the latest unwitting face of Tory sleaze

Dec 9, 2021

An ode to the great London night bus — ‘it could get feral after dark’

Taxi app cancelled on you for the seventh time in an hour? Time to join Alexandra Jones on a more eventful route home

Nov 18, 2021
The Sustainables

Meet the Christmas card designer ditching plastic

Alexandra Jones talks to Katie Leamon about festive excess and the role of small business in driving eco-friendly practices

Nov 1, 2021