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Katie Strick

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Katie Strick is a staff writer at the Evening Standard. She writes daily features for the newspaper's Life & Arts pages and regularly contributes to the comment pages as a columnist... MORE

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Katie Strick is a staff writer at the Evening Standard. She writes daily features for the newspaper's Life & Arts pages and regularly contributes to the comment pages as a columnist

The Escapist

Meet the TikTok therapists offering free mental health advice

Legions tune into their bitesized broadcasts on burnout and anxiety. Katie Strick meets the psychologists going viral

Jan 15, 2022
The Escapist

The best dating apps to use in 2022

January brings a crop of fresh faces – Katie Strick charts the hottest apps to find them on, from the Soho House of dating apps to the new Hinge for double dates

Jan 14, 2022
Insider

Partygate — a timeline of the Downing Street scandal

Cheese and wine! BYOB! Garden drinks! How many lockdown parties is that now? Katie Strick charts the accusations levelled at the heart of government

Jan 12, 2022
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The best dating apps to use in 2021

One in five UK Bumble users say they’ve joined after ending a committed relationship as a result of the pandemic, so embrace the rush of new dawn daters

Jan 12, 2022
Insider

Euan Blair: How did the former PM’s son become richer than his dad?

The 37-year-old Yale graduate has a reported fortune three times that of his famous father thanks to his Google-backed apprenticeship start-up. Katie Strick charts the making of a multi-millionaire

Jan 11, 2022
The Escapist

Beat the booze: your Dry January 2022 survival guide

A record number of us are going sober this month. Here’s how to do it right, says Katie Strick  

Jan 7, 2022
Insider

Jenny Afia: the London lawyer defending the Duchess of Sussex

She’s represented Adele and Elton John - now the Peloton-loving Cambridge-graduate has been hired by the Sussexes to deny the bullying claims against the duchess. Katie Strick charts her career so far

Jan 7, 2022
The Escapist

Let’s go! Your ultimate 2022 fitness guide

New year, new you starts here. From London’s micro-gyms to why climbing is the new sculpting cardio the A-list loves, fitness aficionado Katie Strick has your January reboot sorted

Jan 5, 2022
The Escapist

How to make 2022 your happiest year yet

New year, new goals. London’s fresh-start coaches Selina Barker and Vicki Pavitt have a guide to setting your intentions for the 12 months ahead, despite the bleak news cycle

Jan 5, 2022
The Escapist

Flurona: what do we know about the rare new double infection?

Covid and the flu? A young pregnant Israeli woman was the first person in the world to test positive for both diseases on Thursday

Jan 4, 2022
Insider

Scott Borgerson: Who is Ghislaine Maxwell’s secret husband?

As Ghislaine Maxwell is found guilty of helping Jeffrey Epstein to abuse girls, Katie Strick takes a look at her millionaire husband who was absent from her trial

Jan 4, 2022
Insider

Sky Brown: Boys or girls, it doesn’t matter—I want to inspire everyone

At 13, she is Team GB’s youngest Olympic medalist. As she adds another accolade to her CV as this year’s BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year, Brown talks pushing boundaries, her NFT and her Olympic dream for Paris 2024

Dec 23, 2021
Insider

‘An emotional roller coaster’ — the Londoners spending Christmas alone

Facing December 25 on your own? You’re in good company. Katie Strick hears from those isolating over the festive break - with very mixed emotions

Dec 23, 2021
The Escapist

Cycling gift guide: best bike gloves, helmets and lights to buy now

Katie Strick lists the coolest presents for the bike brigade

Dec 22, 2021
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London needs you: Charities you can volunteer for this Christmas

Volunteering is one of the few things we can still do this Christmas — and doing good feels good too. Katie Strick has a guide to the fantastic charities you can help now

Dec 22, 2021
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‘Friends for life’ — three families on hosting a refugee at Christmas

This year, many Londoners will have an extra (special) guest for Christmas dinner. Katie Strick hears their moving stories

Dec 21, 2021
Restaurants

31 recipe boxes and DIY meal kits from London’s top restaurants

Meal kits are still go — and ordering one might just help your favourite spot weather a difficult winter

Dec 21, 2021
Books

Name-dropping, moi? The best celebrity memoirs to buy this Christmas

It’s Christmas, which means this year’s celebrity autobiogs have arrived in bookshops in all their star-studded, hardback glory...

Dec 20, 2021
Insider

The chic way to deck the halls (sustainably) this Christmas

It’s not all doom and gloom! From Alice Naylor-Layland’s carbon neutral table-scaping tips to Beata Heuman’s edible decorations, you can still make your home look beautiful while being kind to the planet

Dec 20, 2021