The Euphrates and Tigris Rivers, By Lord Hylton

On 26 May 2021, Mr Mark Lowcock, Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs briefed the UN Security Council on Syria.  He made four important points:  water shortages; the economic crisis; protection for civilians; and access for humanitarian aid. Water is the most fundamental issue for drinking and irrigation, but also for electricity and food supply.  The…

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A Gastronomic Landmark and Nightlife Hotspot in the Heart of Mayfair, NOBU Berkelely Street
Food

A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours with a hint of Peruvian influence, and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu Berkeley ST is the place to see-and-be-seen in Mayfair NOBU’S NAMESAKE Nobu Berkeley Street is the second London venture from world renowned Japanese Chef Nobu Matsuhisa in conjunction with partners including Robert de Niro…

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How Zoom Became a Litmus Paper For Cybersecurity Mistakes, With NordVPN Teams, CTO, Juta Gurinaviciute

The susceptibility to threats soars in times of crisis. What pivotal aspects companies forgot in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic? One of the biggest checkmarks that lots of companies missed is cybersecurity. According to various sources, around 80% of CISOs admit having sacrificed it in an effort to enable employees to work remotely. Some…

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Interview With Crowberry Capital Founding Partners: Hekla Arnardottir, Helga Valfells, Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir

Vincent Abrams, Editor-in-Chief at I-MAGAZINE interviews the founders of Icelandic Venture Capitalist Fund who are leading the way in gender diversity. Tell me more about Crowberry Capital? Crowberry is an early-stage Venture Capitalist fund which invests in technology start-ups across the Nordics. We are passionate about technology and invest in people that build cutting-edge global…

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Could Business Success Be as Simple as Having Fun at Work? By J. Allen, Founding Partner, Masters Alliance Consultancy

The decision to understand markets, customers, competitors, and our own organizations in different ways, followed by the will to change them for the benefit of all, is the entryway to a new level of engagement, excitement, and—yes—fun at work! It’s the battle, the competition, that is so exhilarating and so attractive. It’s the strategic outthinking…

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Inspiring Interiors, By Stephen Clasper, Interior Designer and Bespoke Furniture Maker
Fashion

Few things are more important to high net-worth individuals than their homes. They’re private places to retreat from their busy professional schedules and to spend precious leisure time with friends and families. Financially, they represent considerable investments and important, long-term assets. Given this, it’s hardly surprising that people are increasingly investing in the interiors of…

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Montblanc, Inspire Writing, By Assouline

The pen is said to be mightier than the sword—an adage extolling the power of communication, of words, their democracy, their universality. Everyone can wield a pen to express their point of view and emotions, to assert an impact on the world. Writing enables people to leave traces of their lives, to tell their stories,…

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Baroness Shirley Williams, The Biography, By Author Mark Peel
Books

During a discussion marking the death of Margaret Thatcher in April 2012, the journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil turned to Shirley Williams, the Liberal Democrat peer and former Labour Cabinet minister, and asked her why Thatcher had beaten her in the race to become Britain’s first female prime minister. It was a pertinent question because…

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A New Breed Of Investor, Susannah Streeter, Senior Investment and Markets Analyst, Hargreaves Lansdown

Throughout history youth rebellions have come in many forms, from the riots across Europe in 1968 to the Arab Spring uprisings and the environmental protests that have erupted around the world. Armed with placards, chants and slogans, young people have massed in towns and cities attempting to change economic policies and entire regimes, with varying…

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Experimental Group and Italian Supper Club Launch New Restaurant ‘Da Henrietta’ in Covent Garden

In previous collaborations, the acclaimed Italian Supper Club have hosted pop-ups and residencies at a selection of Experimental Group venues. Brought together by their appetite to offer guests the very best food and drink in a relaxed yet vibrant environment, the two brands believe they are pioneering a new breed of cool hospitality.  Following the…

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I-MAGAZINE Interviews Justin Lunny, Founder, Ionic Cars

What was your inspiration for ionic cars? I have been a car enthusiast for as long as I can remember.  My grandfather was a motorcycle dispatch rider in the Second World War, and was involved & thankfully survived Dunkirk, he had a passion for motorcycles, and motor-based exhilaration was always in me.  My mother successfully…

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The Women of Westminster, by Rachel Reeves MP
Culture

In the one hundred years that women have taken seats as MPs in the House of Commons, vast progress has been made for women’s rights both within and outside of Parliament. At the beginning of 1919, no women MPs sat in the Commons, despite legislation being passed in the previous year enabling women to serve…

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Interview With Nicolas Bos, President CEO at Van Cleef & Arpels, The Seven Seas Collection

The French Maison Van Cleef & Arpels is recognised all over the world for its exquisite and poetic jewels. Nicolas Bos, President and CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels, talks about the new collection, inspirations for the distinct jewels and the signature style of the Maison and his vision for the House. What guides the style of Van Cleef & Arpels and its creations? What aspects of design,…

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Assouline’s ‘Amalfi Coast, by Carlos Souza’

The Amalfi Coast is the pinnacle of the Italian dream. Tucked amongst the lemon blossoms and the bougainvillea is a line of thirteen towns that comprise the Amalfi Coast. Known for its vertical landscape, the villages are only accessible via the Strada Statale 163 — a narrow, winding, cliffside route that while unsettling to traverse,…

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