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Mezcal is having a moment (this weekend to be precise)

Smart Living

Mezcal is having a moment (this weekend to be precise)

The agave-based Mexican spirit has never been more fashionable, and there’s a festival this weekend celebrating its return to favour

Camille Walala: A design for life

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Camille Walala: A design for life

One of London’s leading contemporary designers talks to The Jackal about seizing your ambitions, creating for the public and letting your inner child run free

The Jackal’s London Cocktail Week survival guide

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The Jackal’s London Cocktail Week survival guide

Even a seasoned drinker can find the going at London Cocktail Week a little tough, these are our tips to avoid over-indulging…

The Man Booker Prize 2017: Don’t judge a book by (the awards on) its cover

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The Man Booker Prize 2017: Don’t judge a book by (the awards on) its cover

This year’s Man Booker Prize is awarded next week, and as always it comes down to the tastes and prejudices of five individuals

Tom Dixon, MeisterSinger and African art at Frieze

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Tom Dixon, MeisterSinger and African art at Frieze

Our guide to everything you need to know this week; style, watches, food, culture and most importantly, cocktails

The big cocktail takeover: London Cocktail Week’s coolest pop-ups

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The big cocktail takeover: London Cocktail Week’s coolest pop-ups

The Jackal’s guide to making the most of this free-flowing week in London’s cultural calendar

Barber’s Cut: this month’s cultural highlights and three new coffee table upgrades
Tracey Emin and Gillian Wearing stand up for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

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Tracey Emin and Gillian Wearing stand up for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

All those who say that art serves no purpose, think again

Douglas Booth, The Artist

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Douglas Booth, The Artist

The British actor tells The Jackal about London life, his latest film, Loving Vincent, and why he’d like to be in an action movie one day

The Finer things: three special release whiskies worth investing in

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The Finer things: three special release whiskies worth investing in

This year’s Diageo Special Release whiskies have been revealed, and boy are there some corkers in there

Issue three is out this week

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Issue three is out this week

Plus National Dumplings Day, a milestone for Crockett & Jones and graphic design that can (possibly) save your life

Sporting chances: Jessica Ennis-Hill on life off the track

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Sporting chances: Jessica Ennis-Hill on life off the track

The former star of Team GB is embracing civilian life in the fast lane, she tells The Jackal

Burberry, the Cartier Tank and Basquiat at The Barbican

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Burberry, the Cartier Tank and Basquiat at The Barbican

This week, Burberry and The Barbican’s latest exhibitions, a serious trench coat and a celebration of Cartier’s iconic Tank

The Jackal’s guide to London Design Festival 2017

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The Jackal’s guide to London Design Festival 2017

Design gurus delight, London Design Festival 2017 is here. Here are our edited highlights of the best things to see and do

Space to breathe: Simon Baker on his directorial debut

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Space to breathe: Simon Baker on his directorial debut

Seven years of The Mentalist has made Simon Baker an identity obsessive. His forthcoming film, Breath, grapples with the subject too. So what we can expect from this latest project?

Literary theory: behind the Man Booker Prize shortlist

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Literary theory: behind the Man Booker Prize shortlist

The shortlist announcement is always a curious moment in the publishing world. This year’s has generated quite the debate…

The Finer Things: three stylish interior design investments

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The Finer Things: three stylish interior design investments

Ahead of this year’s London Design Festival, we’ve curated three pieces to give your pad an instant interior-design lift

Kingsman, Quo Vadis and Longines’ Aviation Big Eye

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Kingsman, Quo Vadis and Longines’ Aviation Big Eye

This week, Mr Porter’s first foray into bricks and mortar, some serious tacos in Soho and Longines’ latest timepiece

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