Portugal's starry coast: Exploring glamorous Estoril, where Cristiano Ronaldo is building a house

Heaps of style: The Costa do Sol - as the area around Estoril and neighboring Cascais (above) is called - was hugely popular with celebrities in the 1930s, but they drifted away in the 1970s. Anwer Bati visits the area and discovers that it is 'returning'
Passengers on the pre-war Paris Sud Express were in style: royalty, movie stars and millionaires, all eagerly awaiting the last stop. Neither Nice nor Monaco, as one might expect, but Estoril, half an hour from Lisbon. Once a summer retreat... Read more

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Battle lines are drawn on Chelsea's most starry street over planned basement work

Trouble is brewing on one of Chelsea’s most expensive and star-studded streets: Cheyne Walk. Because I can reveal that socialite Amanda Eliasch, 61, has gone to war with French billionaire financier Hugues Lepic, 57, whom she accuses of destroying the... Read more