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Never Mind the Bollocks: 45 years on, does it still sound dangerous?

An hour ago, Jessica Benjamin had never heard ‘Never Mind the Bollocks’. Now she has.

Bubble rap: Susie Lau revisits her view of the Queen

From her over-exposure to the Queen’s profile to her grandad’s idealisation of Englishness, Susie Lau shares her idiosyncratic experience of Her Majesty

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In defense of the Queen

Our monarch’s made it glowing to her Platinum Jubilee party, but Paul Flynn didn’t always have such a golden view of her. He shares how he came round to Britain’s national institution

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Tom Cruise: Behind the (megawatt) smile

As Top Gun: Maverick garners some of Tom Cruise’s greatest reviews in decades, Samuel Fishwick paints a picture of the last truly unknowable movie star

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Bubble Rap: Susie Lau gets a peek behind influencers’ filters

While on ‘tour’ with fellow influencers, our columnist finds herself flummoxed when real life collides with the filtered versions of our social media idols

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Meet Dries Van Noten

As he launches a new capsule collection, the Belgian designer talks fashion, flowers — and a love of all things English

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My London: Zawe Ashton

The actor hits Brixton when the sun is shining, treats the Corinthia hotel like a home from home and has a ‘special’ deal with the city’s cabbies