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What to do in six Rugby World Cup host cities (when you’re not at the game)

It’s hard not to get caught up in the blood, sweat and tears of the Rugby World Cup, but even the most passionate fans of the tournament need some down time. Matt Hutson seeks out the best places to eat, drink and see in and around six host cities

Lawrence Dallaglio: man of steel

It was one of the greatest triumphs in modern British sporting history: England’s victory over Australia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final. But can they conquer once more? Justin Webb tackles a man who knows more about it than most, Lawrence Dallaglio

Meet the England rugby squad

Ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Louis Doré talks exclusively to the England squad members. Photography by Jake Walters

The rise and rise of the British menswear market

Italians traditionally did it better, but the British menswear scene is now booming — and nowhere is this more evident than at London Collections Men, the capital’s fashion showcase for males. Luke Leitch explores what this means for our homegrown manufacturers across the country

Hotel review: UK: 42 The Calls, Leeds

This 18th-century grain mill in the centre of Leeds has (for the most part) been thoughtfully transformed into a tasteful city bolthole. It’s just a shame about the breakfast, says Tim Lott

UK: West Park Hotel, Harrogate

This Victorian coach house-turned-boutique hotel benefits from both an urban location and proximity to rolling green parklands, making it the perfect weekend escape, says James Hanning

The UK’s best shopping hubs

British style may be envied the world over, but it isn’t all about London when it comes to finding the best buys. Here are the stores in and beyond the capital that should be on every fashion-forward traveller’s list

City hot spots: Leeds' Corn Exchange area

Where to shop, eat and mingle in and around Leeds' rejuvenated Corn Exchange building, by Darren Cronian