Follow us:

Katie Strick

Feature writer

ABOUT

Katie Strick is a senior feature writer and commissioning editor at the Evening Standard.

ABOUT
VIEW

Katie Strick is a senior feature writer and commissioning editor at the Evening Standard.

Insider

The Gen Z tennis stars you need to know for Wimbledon 2022

From the young American who just won Eastbourne to the women’s world number one who you probably haven’t even heard of, Katie Strick and Amy Francombe meet the next generation of tennis stars set to take SW19 by storm

Jul 1, 2022
Insider

Six deeply personal stories from London women who’ve had abortions

Sharing abortion stories has become a form of protest following last week’s announcement in the US. Katie Strick speaks to six women about what having an abortion really means — and why it’s never the ‘easy choice’

Jun 30, 2022
The Escapist

I’m 28, happy and successful, so why am I on apps to make new friends?

A wave of buzzy new Hinge rivals promise platonic friendship at the touch of a button. Katie Strick goes in search of a BFF

Jun 27, 2022
Insider

RMT boss Mick Lynch — star of the rail strikes (and his top moments)

The straight-talking unionist has been praised for his no-nonsense interview style and brutal takedowns of TV hosts from Piers Morgan to Kay Burley. Katie Strick charts his rise to leadership as fans call him a “national treasure”

Jun 26, 2022
Insider

How sex attacks in Hackney have re-ignited women’s safety fears

Three men have now been arrested over the 22 reported sexual assaults on lone women in the area since February. But why did it take so long and how can locals be sure it won’t happen again? Katie Strick reports

Jun 24, 2022
Insider

Xavier Musk: the inside story behind Elon Musk’s transgender child

The 18-year-old — now called Vivian — says she “no longer live[s] with or wish[es] to be related to [her] biological father in any way, shape or form”. Katie Strick charts her life so far

Jun 24, 2022
The Escapist

Beach, please! Eight of the best seaside day-trips from London

From Margate’s lesser-known seaside sister to the secret London beach just 60 minutes away by Tube, here’s our guide to the best beaches to cool off near the capital

Jun 24, 2022
The Escapist

Peloton Guide: is the new at-home weights workout worth £275?

Peloton’s first connected strength gadget, the Peloton Guide, promises to transform your dumbell workouts by tracking them (and offering rewards) — but is it worth it? Katie Strick puts it to the test

Jun 23, 2022
Insider

London Tech Week: 20 of the hottest British start-ups to follow now

From the fintech firm started by two Gen-Z sisters to Euan Blair’s billion dollar idea, here are the hottest new businesses in town as London Tech Week continues

Jun 21, 2022
Insider

What is Elon Musk’s net worth? 30 facts about the tech billionaire

The maverick tech entrepreneur is on course to become the world’s first trillionaire. Nick Curtis and Katie Strick get to know him 

Jun 17, 2022
Restaurants

London’s best terraces for al fresco dining

The sun is finally here and it’s time to head to city’s top terraces. The ES Writers name their favourite al fresco go-tos

Jun 17, 2022
Insider

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

The Yale graduate has just bought a £22m mansion and is tipped to become a billionaire after his Google-backed apprenticeship startup reached £1.35bn unicorn status. Katie Strick charts the making of a multi-millionaire

Jun 13, 2022
Insider

Madonna! Versace! Ex-husbands! Inside Britney’s surprise LA wedding

From Paris Hilton‘s (very) slinky gown to the surprising track Spears chose for walking down the aisle, Katie Strick on everything we know so far about the lavish ceremony

Jun 10, 2022
The Escapist

Hipping Hall: A Grade II-listed bolthole between the Lakes and Dales

Dog-friendly, 3 AA Rosette dining and set in ten acres of secluded walled gardens — the boutique modern country hotel is a luxury base for a weekend in the north-west. Katie Strick checks in

Jun 10, 2022
Insider

How Depp’s lawyer became the star of Hollywood’s most explosive trial

Power suits, a biting cross-examination and courtroom LOLs with Depp — meet the star’s Spanish-speaking attorney who’s been promoted to partner since his win

Jun 8, 2022
Cycling

The best cycling shoes for Autumn

Put your best foot forward, says Katie Strick

Jun 7, 2022
The Escapist

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

Jun 1, 2022
Running

Best running shoes for men

Choose from these stylish and comfortable high performance trainers

May 30, 2022
Insider

Meet the artists behind our exclusive Jubilee merch

For the Jubilee, the Evening Standard has commissioned modern portraits of Her Majesty. Katie Strick meets the three big names behind them

May 30, 2022
Insider

Who’s who in partygate? 10 power players shamed in Sue Gray’s report

From ‘party marty’ to the most senior civil servant in the country, Katie Strick lists the major characters at the centre of the scandal

May 26, 2022