Sixties it girl

Paulene Stone was a Vogue cover girl in the Sixties, but, aged 78, she still has it. Her life has been full of colour, glamour and tragedy.

The gift of giving

Christmas is the time for giving. Meet some of the UK’s biggest givers – the multi-millionaire and billionaire philanthropists who give back.

Scout’s honour

Marcus Wolfgang-Hall leads the 9th Chelsea Scouts, a voluntary role he puts his heart and soul into.

Historic newsstand

Haines of Sloane Square is London’s oldest newsstand. Meet Alex Bailey, running the business his grandad started and meeting hundreds of residents and commuters every day.

Historic Lord Mayor

History was made this year when Councillor Ruth Bush donned her robes and chain of office as Westminster’s first ever Labour Lord Mayor.

Inspired by Mother Teresa

Meera Gandhi met Mother Teresa as a teenager. It inspired her to devote her life to charity, helping the poor and working to give all girls an education.

The good doctor

The Chelsea-based surgeon behind the David Nott Foundation trains local doctors in war zones and natural disaster areas to save lives.

Hello sweetie

Strip washes and handling snakes – Joanna Lumley talks about life before fame and her ongoing work for charity.

Westminster’s watchman

Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator, talks about how the world’s oldest weekly has weathered the decline in printed media and embraced the digital age.

Italian chic

Italian tailor Nicola Donati describes a typical day in his life at his Luxury Style Retreat on Kinnerton Street, Belgravia.