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Secrets of the suburbs: Designer bargains in London’s Highgate Village

Secrets of the suburbs: Designer bargains in London’s Highgate Village

It’s got some of the most expensive properties in London, but Highgate Village is not just for the rich and famous. See how Kathrine Anker discovered a gold mine of second-hand designer clothes:

How to Shop the Real Carnaby Street, 50 Years On

How to Shop the Real Carnaby Street, 50 Years On

With the 50th anniversary of the fashionable Carnaby Street happening this year, Valerie Siebert takes a look at how much this shopping area has changed over the course of time and where true fashionistas should really explore when in the area.

A First Pint glance at horseracing

A First Pint glance at horseracing

If you don’t really get what horse racing is all about The First Pint is here to help you navigate between the ‘maidens’ and the ‘hurdles’ and possibly we can even help you win a pound or two!

Watching the wheels with bicycle polo

Watching the wheels with bicycle polo

Sports fanatic Ayesha Sitara was lucky enough to stumble across the unique game of Bicycle Polo. Don’t have a horse? Well, here’s the pocket-friendly version.

London’s streets have gone to the dogs

London’s streets have gone to the dogs

We’ve all stepped in one, but how do we combat the crap? Siri Svendsen looks into the, ahem, widespread phenomena that is dog poo in the streets.

Car boot sale: The cheap shopping spree

Car boot sale: The cheap shopping spree

Wacky goods and second-hand bargains: The weekend boot sale in Stoke Newington is not your average London market. Check out the photo gallery to see why it’s worth spending a Sunday morning there with your friends – if not for the wares, at least for the fun!

Kabaddi: The art of holding your breath

Kabaddi: The art of holding your breath

Kabaddi, kabaddi, kabaddi… yes hold your breath for this is how this uncommon team sport is played.
The mains skill of this four thousand year old sport is to hold your breath (chanting “Kabaddi”) as in swimming but the only difference is you are very much on terra firma.