The best summer reads for 2019

There is something for everyone on the bookshop shelves this summer – from literary fiction, boxing and Brexit to a memoir about food and grief.

5 Jul 2019

Five artworks to see in London this summer

London is packed with great restaurants and wondrous works of art. Here’s our guide to pairing paintings with places to…

29 May 2019

Spend the weekend in…Malta

From the Baroque architecture of Valletta to the azure waters of the blue lagoon, Malta is well worth exploring

21 Mar 2019

Seven of the best new crime novels for 2019

The Border by Don Winslow The final instalment of Don Winslow’s brutal trilogy about Mexican cartels and America’s war on…

1 Jan 2019

Christmas sandwiches 2018: the best and worst

This year’s festive offerings tasted and rated

19 Nov 2018

The best exhibitions to see this autumn

From Mantegna and Bellini to Charlie Brown and Snoopy

22 Oct 2018

Nine books to read this autumn

The best new novels and non-fiction to curl up on the sofa with

11 Oct 2018

London Film Festival 2018: Five under the radar gems

Tickets are at a premium for the best films at LFF – but here’s a selection still available to book (if you’re quick)

26 Sep 2018

Alastair Cook: five of his best moments for England

Highlights from a record-breaking career

10 Sep 2018

Plays to book ahead for

Must-see shows including Martin McDonagh’s new play and a Game of Thrones star taking to the stage

28 Aug 2018

Summer reads for 2018

The finest literary fiction, bestsellers and crime novels to take on your holidays

25 Jul 2018

MasterChef is way past its sell-by date

Cooking doesn’t get duller than this

12 Apr 2018

Black Panther review: A superhero film with bite

Black Panther is an original, funny and defiantly African blockbuster

12 Feb 2018

Early Man review: a football comedy that doesn’t hit the back of the net

A team of prehistoric footballers take to the pitch in the latest stop motion animation from Aardman

26 Jan 2018

10 films to see in 2018

Three Billboards, The Incredibles 2 and Phantom Thread are all on the way

4 Jan 2018

The Last Jedi review: a wisecracking comedy hurtling through space

The verdict on the latest episode of the Star Wars saga

12 Dec 2017

Paddington 2 review: A bear to be reckoned with

The Paddington Bear sequel is hilarious and heartwarming – and a fitting tribute to Michael Bond

9 Nov 2017

The 60s underground press revisited: Barry Miles Q&A

A new book and exhibition are honouring the legacy of the magazines that formed a key part of 1960s counter-culture

26 Sep 2017

London Film Festival 2017’s most pretentious previews

Cate Blanchett’s multiple manifestos, an art house Jungle Book and a moonwalking Islamist are on their way to LFF

20 Sep 2017

Summer reads for 2017

Brilliant books for the beach

19 Jul 2017

Why rare books are thriving in the digital age

One of London’s oldest antiquarian booksellers says young collectors have given business a boost

23 May 2017

What art from North Korea looks like

A new exhibition in London offers a rare glimpse of the kind of art that is permitted in North Korea

13 Feb 2017

It’s time Bob Dylan dropped the Frank Sinatra act

Dylan’s dalliance with the ‘great American songbook’ has gone on for long enough

2 Feb 2017

Desert Island Discs: six memorable political castaways

A selection of political highlights from the Desert Island Discs archive

27 Jan 2017

Only imbeciles use mobile phones in cinemas

The rumoured ‘cinema mode’ for iPhones would be a backward step for humanity

5 Jan 2017

Five of the best sports books of all time

A selection of five of the best ever sporting tomes

23 Nov 2016