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Around Mayfair

When Toto met Coco

How the life of former Vogue cover girl and British spy Toto Koopman intertwined with the queen of couture and Nazi agent Coco Chanel

Desert Island Books

The bestselling author, television presenter and adventurer Simon Reeve reveals the five books he could not be without on his castaway island

C’est magnifique!

An escape to Raymond Blanc’s two Michelin-star retreat in Oxfordshire should be your first calling place when restrictions allow

Island Shopping

You can buy a private island for a fraction of the price of a Mayfair pad – and it may be a sounder investment than a superyacht

Rethinking Retail

With a vaccine on the horizon but the future uncertain, can retail reinvent itself?

Passport to the future

Amid a global pandemic, Citizenship by Investment is on the increase – and the UK is high on the list for overseas investors, thanks to benefits such as education, healthcare and quality of life

Strong Stuff

Auction houses have seen healthy sales of wines and spirits over the past few months as the focus on digital attracts a more diverse – and younger – audience

Striking Spirit

He’s the only man to have scored a hat trick in a World Cup final – and for England too! That was over half a century ago – but it’s not all over for Sir Geoff Hurst