Culture

It’s hard to be a Trump fan in California

Living in a liberal utopia means keeping contrarian opinions to yourself

4 Nov 2016

Watch: First trailer for Trainspotting 2

The follow-up to the 90s cult classic will be released in cinemas in January 2017

3 Nov 2016

Non!

Such a beautiful mid-July morning it was, as I drove through the rolling valleys of the Lomagne in south-west France,…

3 Nov 2016

How Bushwick went the way of Williamsburg

Once-gritty Bushwick is now the trendiest place in New York City, writes Jane Mulkerrins

3 Nov 2016

Should I stay or should I go?

Toby Young and James Delingpole disagree about whether to go abroad or stay at home during the holidays

A date with hate

By my reckoning, I’ve been the victim of dozens of hate crimes in recent days. I was all geared up…

3 Nov 2016

Four of the best Christmas hampers

Spectator Life runs the gamut from Waitrose to Harrods

3 Nov 2016

A guide to ‘the experts’ for the under-tens

Who are the experts? Experts are the clever people. They know about things that most people don’t understand. Experts become…

3 Nov 2016

A diamond in the dirt

My husband, who is a practical man, asks: ‘What is the difference between our Nissan Qashqai and that fancy white…

3 Nov 2016

The many, many millions of Mogg

Behind the old-fashioned suits and perfect manners, Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is a titan of high finance

3 Nov 2016

What’s the point of education?

Why does the state take an interest in education? The prevailing view, at least since the end of the last…

3 Nov 2016

Montana manhunt

Going way out west, I’m charmed by a cowboy desperado

3 Nov 2016

Gallery: Bob Dylan’s new art exhibition

The latest collection of paintings by the newly-crowned Nobel Laureate is set to be unveiled in London

2 Nov 2016

The Crown

Netflix, from 4 November

1 Nov 2016

Star Wars: Rogue One

In cinemas from 16 December

1 Nov 2016

Joan Eardley

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, from 3 December

1 Nov 2016

England Vs Australia

Twickenham, 3 December

1 Nov 2016

Christmas Concerts

St Martin in the Fields, throughout December

1 Nov 2016

Robert Rauschenberg

Tate Modern, from 1 December

1 Nov 2016

American Pastoral

In cinemas from 11 November

1 Nov 2016

Emma Watson and Keira Knightley rule at Women of the Year awards

Laura Trott and Olivia Colman also picked up prizes at the awards hosted by Harper’s Bazaar at Claridge’s

1 Nov 2016

Animal magic at the V&A

Conservation Couture: The Animal Ball Collection is an exhibition in aid of a good cause

26 Oct 2016

Five places to watch the US election in London

Bars and restaurants across the capital are staying up all night as America chooses Clinton or Trump

26 Oct 2016

Crime fiction is finally getting the critical respect it deserves

Could a crime novel triumph for the second year in a row at the Man Booker Prize?

24 Oct 2016

Of course women are angry drivers. We share the roads with men

A new study claims women are more prone to road rage than men

21 Oct 2016