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How to survive London’s ‘potent’ pollen bomb

If you thought last year was bad for hay fever sufferers, this summer promises much the same misery as the UK is given red alert pollen warnings. Giulia Crouch and Martha Alexander have remedies

Jun 19, 2023
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Potent health shots are the It-crowd’s new secret weapon

Quick hits of vitamin-rich juices can improve everything from stamina to gut health, says Giulia Crouch

Mar 1, 2023

What’s your type? Top apps for niche dating

Do beards float your boat? How about dog owners? Or do you simply desire someone interested in tractors? Giulia Crouch helps you find your specific dream match for the year ahead

Jan 6, 2023

Cost-of-living crisis: How to recession-proof your life

Money is tight, inflation is at 11.1 per cent and rising energy bills are biting. Giulia Crouch calls on the experts for their money-saving tips to help you survive the cost-of-living crisis.

Oct 19, 2022

How Sophie Wessex became the Royal Family’s secret weapon

Images of the Countess of Wessex comforting Princess Anne as she looks on at her late mother’s coffin have come to symbolise the Royal Family’s grief. But how did she become such a key member of The Firm and what could her new role in the monarchy look like? Giulia Crouch reports

Sep 20, 2022

Prime Minister Liz Truss — what you need to know about the new PM

She’s known as Thatcher 2.0 — but where does Liz Truss stand on trans rights, taxes, and what does she really think of that infamous cheese speech? Giulia Crouch has the lowdown

Sep 5, 2022

Mariah Carey and Meghan Markle: top revelations from the podcast chat

The second episode of Archetypes has been more warmly received than the first. Giulia Crouch on the duchess’s latest star guest

Sep 5, 2022

Allison P. Davis — the interviewer handpicked by Meghan Markle

A 6,400 word profile piece on the Duchess of Sussex was never going to be an easy commission but The Cut’s features writer nailed the assignment. Giulia Crouch on her celebrity interview credentials and upcoming new sex book

Aug 30, 2022

A complete history of Boris and Carrie Johnson’s lavish holidays

From their wellness honeymoon in Slovenia to a Marbella mansion complete with helipad, Giulia Crouch details the PM’s recent vacays and staycays

Aug 22, 2022

Tragedy and triumph — the fascinating life of Olivia Newton-John

From the partner who vanished at sea and her daughter’s battle with anorexia to her life-changing charity work, Giulia Crouch looks back at the life and legacy of a Hollywood great

Aug 10, 2022

Influencers in revolt—is the Instagram bubble finally about to burst?

Instagram’s bid to compete with its younger rival TikTok has led to a major backlash and a crisis of confidence at the Silicon Valley behemoth. Could a new focus on London revive the fortunes of the ailing platform? Giulia Crouch talks to Meta insiders

Aug 4, 2022

Everything you need to know about Boris and Carrie’s wedding

After a last-minute change of venue, Boris and Carrie’s nuptials went off (almost) without a hitch this weekend. Giulia Crouch has all the details...

Aug 2, 2022

The spads, super-strategists and secret weapons behind the Tory race

Rishi, Liz and Penny are the faces of the race to be PM, but working round the clock behind the scenes is a team of relentless and ambitious advisors. Giulia Crouch has the squad list

Jul 21, 2022

Meet the Musks — who are Elon Musk’s ten children?

The Tesla founder is a proponent of big families and is leading by example. As it’s revealed the billionaire has fathered twins with a colleague, Giulia Crouch has the lowdown on Musk’s mega-brood

Jul 12, 2022
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A grown up backpacking trip to Iceland

Solo travel needn’t mean grubby hostels and budget gap year students. Giulia Crouch road tests a new luxury backpacking trip for millennials

Jul 8, 2022

Covid is back — but how worried should we be?

Superspreader events, nasty new variants and waning immunity — it’s a perfect storm for a new wave. Giulia Crouch reports

Jul 8, 2022
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17 of the best foodie pubs within two hours of London

Feast on our guide to the best pub grub within easy reach of the capital

Jul 8, 2022

Cameron Norrie — humble beginnings and a life-changing moped accident

As he prepares for his quarter-final clash and wins himself a legion of new fans, Giulia Crouch charts the making of the tennis sensation

Jul 5, 2022
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Why everything you thought you knew about calories is wrong

Invented in the 19th century, practically every dieter follows some kind of calorie restricting regime. But are they completely meaningless, asks Giulia Crouch?

Jun 29, 2022

Missguided demise: is fast fashion finally going out of style?

A-list ambassadors and £1 bikinis made the brand a phenomenon — now, it has called in the administrators. As Gen Z turns its back on the industry for good, is the party over, asks Giulia Crouch

Jun 9, 2022

Trillions lost and lives ruined: inside crypto’s ‘Lehman Brothers’

More than a $1 trillion was wiped off the value of cryptocurrency markets in the last six months, ruining countless lives and prompting insiders to speculate that the Bitcoin bubble may finally have burst. Giulia Crouch goes inside the start of crypto’s ‘Ice Age’

May 24, 2022