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Inside the reopening of Camden’s iconic club, Koko

With a connection to one venue spanning her whole life, Emily Phillips looks at the reopening of a Camden legend

May 3, 2022
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World exclusive: the band take us behind the scenes of Abba Voyage

The travelling space circus has landed in east London, and Abba want to take us back to the future with them. Emily Phillips goes behind the scenes of the making of Abba Voyage

Apr 29, 2022
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My London: Martin Kemp

The Spandau Ballet icon on a first date serenade by Sade, the giraffes of Regent’s Park and nights on the tiles with Michael Jackson

Apr 7, 2022
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My London: Pete Doherty

The Libertines frontman rates QPR stadium for a sneaky date, wants his ashes scattered on Shoot-up Hill and still loves Camden

Mar 24, 2022
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My London: Millicent Simmonds

The Bafta EE Rising Star nominee thinks cheese in Covent Garden is the ideal first date and is partial to snaffling restaurant cutlery

Mar 10, 2022
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My London: Lennie James

The actor knows the nuances of north and south London, shops at local Borough Market and would raze the Shard to the ground

Feb 25, 2022
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My London: Monica Ali

The author enjoys a boozy dinner at Pollen Street Social, fancies a night out with Craig Charles and wants to shack up with a Van Dyck or two

Feb 4, 2022
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How Rihanna is reminding us of the brilliance of an exposed bump

Rihanna announced her pregnancy in a typically show-stopping fashion, and reminded us of the greatness of a bare bump

Feb 1, 2022

My London: Jessica Henwick

The Matrix Resurrections star dines on dim sum in Chinatown, picks up Potter merch at House of MinaLima and wants to live with a squid

Dec 20, 2021
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Professor Green: we need to stop London’s youth unemployment crisis

As the Evening Standard’s youth employment drive gets under way, social campaigner Professor Green tells Emily Phillips why it’s crucial we harness the incredible potential of the capital’s bright young minds — or face creating a jobless lost generation

Dec 20, 2021

My London: José Pizarro

The chef gets booted at Paul Smith, wants to fill Wembley with paella and fancies moving into Southwark Cathedral

Dec 10, 2021

My London: Guy Berryman

The Coldplay bassist and Applied Art Forms designer loves window shopping at Burlington Arcade and burning around in an E-type Jag

Dec 3, 2021

Through thick and thin: the evolution of one woman’s eyebrow journey

After obliterating her naturally thick brows in the Nineties, would Emily Phillips ever go to town with the tweezers again for #thinbrows?

Dec 3, 2021

My London: Honey Dijon

The superstar DJ shops for vinyl at Phonica Records, buys ‘baubles’ from Browns East and would move in to David Adjaye’s Dirty House

Nov 19, 2021

My London: Dame Joan Collins

The Dynasty icon eats shepherd’s pie over chats at The Ivy, checks in at home-from-home Claridge’s — and is even an honorary cabbie

Nov 12, 2021

My London: Baxter Dury

The musician eats like Tony Soprano at Il Portico and finds the London Eye both awkward and amazing

Nov 5, 2021

My London: Labour MP Stella Creasy

The Labour MP for Walthamstow gets her halloumi fix at Mannoush, would live at the Science Museum and sees hair miracles at Kitté

Oct 15, 2021

The new wave of polyamory: is London ready?

After a year and a half of restrictions — and some tense times at home with significant others — Londoners’ ‘extra dating’ is on the rise. Emily Phillips meets the city’s polyamorous crowd

Sep 28, 2021

My London: Rejina Pyo

The designer gives her hair the Japanese touch at Haco, always leaves Artwords with a book and loves a few too many drinks at the gay bar

Sep 17, 2021

My London: Tom Daley

The knitting-obsessed Olympic champion loves a night out at Mercato Metropolitano and rifles round the John Lewis haberdashery

Sep 10, 2021