Moroni is a curious surprise at the Royal Academy

Just when one thought there were no surprises left in the art world, then along comes Moroni at the Royal Academy to blow your pantaloons off. I knew Portrait of a Tailor from the National Gallery, a moody portrait of a brooding but confident young man, but little else about...

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The secret life of Twickenham

“The older I get the better I was.” This hackneyed old mantra is the stop gap of every over-the-hill Rugby player, including your correspondent. This is also true of The Secret Life of Twickenham. It is a must read for every west car-park aficionado of the game. However, not so...

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Who on earth can afford to be an intern?

Working an internship in London costs interns, on average, nearly £1000  a month. According to education charity, The Sutton Trust analysis of government data, 31% of all interns, or around 22,000 people, are unpaid. Unpaid internships can cost an individual £804 a month in Manchester and £926 a month in...

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Flag down beauty services with new PRIV app

A new beauty app has launched which is perfect for the panicked, last-minute pamper-er. PRIV is pretty much the Uber of beauty services where you can hail down a manicurist, hairstylist or even a personal trainer at a moment’s notice. With its origins in glamorous Los Angeles, the app lets...

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