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Katie Strick

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Katie Strick is a senior feature writer and commissioning editor at the Evening Standard.

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Katie Strick is a senior feature writer and commissioning editor at the Evening Standard.

The Escapist

I’m 28, happy and successful, so why am I on apps to make new friends?

A wave of buzzy new Hinge rivals promise platonic friendship at the touch of a button. Katie Strick goes in search of a BFF

Jun 8, 2022
Insider

How Depp’s lawyer became the star of Hollywood’s most explosive trial

Power suits, a biting cross-examination and courtroom LOLs with Depp — meet the star’s Spanish-speaking attorney who’s been promoted to partner since his win

Jun 8, 2022
Cycling

The best cycling shoes for Autumn

Put your best foot forward, says Katie Strick

Jun 7, 2022
The Escapist

The best dating apps to use in 2021

One in five UK Bumble users say they’ve joined after ending a committed relationship as a result of the pandemic, so embrace the rush of new dawn daters

Jun 1, 2022
The Escapist

Beach, please! Eight of the best seaside day-trips from London

It’s bank holiday time (again)! From Margate’s lesser-known seaside sister to the secret London beach just 60 minutes away by Tube, here’s our guide to the best beaches near the capital

Jun 1, 2022
Insider

Euan Blair: How did the former PM’s son become richer than his dad?

The 38-year-old Yale graduate has reportedly just bought a £22 million mansion in west London thanks to his Google-backed apprenticeship start-up. Katie Strick charts the making of a multi-millionaire

May 31, 2022
Running

Best running shoes for men

Choose from these stylish and comfortable high performance trainers

May 30, 2022
Insider

Meet the artists behind our exclusive Jubilee merch

For the Jubilee, the Evening Standard has commissioned modern portraits of Her Majesty. Katie Strick meets the three big names behind them

May 30, 2022
Insider

Who’s who in partygate? 10 power players shamed in Sue Gray’s report

From ‘party marty’ to the most senior civil servant in the country, Katie Strick lists the major characters at the centre of the scandal

May 26, 2022
Insider

Partygate — timeline of a Downing Street scandal

Vomiting, partying until 4am, and staff hoping they’d “got away with it” — Sue Gray’s long-awaited report contains scandalous new details about 16 alleged boozy events across Downing Street and Whitehall during lockdown. Katie Strick charts the anatomy of the real-life Westminster scandal

May 25, 2022
The Escapist

Forest Side: A Michelin-star haven in the heart of the Lake District

The award-winning gothic hotel is set among magical Lake District woodland just a five-minute walk from Grasmere and a 10-minute drive from Ambleside. Katie Strick checks in

May 24, 2022
Insider

Sanna Marin: is Finland’s millennial PM Nato’s new secret weapon?

The 36-year-old became the world’s youngest leader when she took office in 2019 — now, she’s taking on Putin with a historic decision to join Nato. Katie Strick charts the rise and rise of Finland’s “role model” PM

May 18, 2022
Restaurants

When the heat is on, where to find the best ice cream in London

When the heat is on, chill out with the capital’s best gelato

May 17, 2022
Insider

‘Rwanda won’t stop us crossing’: inside the Channel migrant crisis

Critics deem it expensive and counter-productive — but is the Government’s new scheme even workable? Katie Strick reports

May 16, 2022
The Escapist

Best therapy apps for managing your mental health at home

From AI therapists to platforms that let you video-chat with a professional counsellor, these are the best apps to add to your mental health toolkit

May 9, 2022
Celebrity

How Amber Heard took centre stage in Hollywood’s most explosive trial

She’s the straight-talking Texan staking everything on her claims against her ex-husband Johnny Depp in the latest stage of their $50m defamation trial. Katie Strick reports at the actress

May 6, 2022
Cycling

Best bike puncture repair kits and cycling tool bags

Don’t wait for that first flat tyre to invest in your own

May 5, 2022
The Escapist

The greenest hotels in the UK — from Cornwall to the Cotswolds

Organic farms, on-site vineyards and wild swimming pools cleaned by plants instead of chlorine — a luxe new wave of stylish eco hotels are popping up a short train ride from London. Katie Strick picks the most sustainable (and stylish)

May 5, 2022
Insider

‘Nightmare’ delays and a staff vacuum — inside the passport fiasco

Endless queues, a staff shortage and families forced to miss funerals, weddings and opportunities to say goodbye. Katie Strick reports

May 4, 2022
Insider

Can Macron’s right-wing nemesis really pull off a moderate rebrand?

She’s closing in on the French president, with insiders saying this month’s election could be her third time lucky. From her traumatic upbringing to her complicated relationship with her father, Katie Strick charts the rise of the right-wing candidate known as MLP

Apr 21, 2022