Culture

10 commandments for the public house

The perfect pub should provide an alcohol-abetted escape from the modern world

10 May 2017

Prince Philip: a sartorial star

The retired Duke of Edinburgh has always had an eye for simple but outstanding suits

9 May 2017

Exhibition preview: Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern

The major retrospective features more than 250 works by the Swiss artist

8 May 2017
Julian Barrett as Mindhorn

Five films to see in May

What to watch in cinemas this month

5 May 2017

How I discovered Germans do have a sense of humour

Mentioning the war is actively encouraged in German comedy clubs

4 May 2017
A view of the bay of Naples (iStock)

A holiday in Naples is nothing to be scared of

A charming city break without a mafia don in sight

4 May 2017

Six plays to book ahead for

A selection of the most highly-anticipated productions on their way to British theatres in the coming months

4 May 2017

The bright lights of Beirut

Lebanon’s capital is undergoing a cultural renaissance after years of civil war

2 May 2017

If Anthony Joshua is the future of boxing, God help us

Boxing is crying out for a charismatic leading light, but Joshua isn’t that man

27 Apr 2017

Six alternative yoga classes

Yoga sessions inspired by heavy metal, hip-hop and man’s best friend

26 Apr 2017

It’s finally time snooker ditched the bow tie

Breaking with tradition would help bring snooker to a new audience

20 Apr 2017
Ancient columns of temple ruins in archaeological park Tombs of the Kings, Paphos,Cyprus,UNESCO heritage site.

There’s more to Paphos than sunbathing and getting sloshed

The Cypriot city is a destination for holidaymakers seeking comfort and culture

19 Apr 2017

How to travel in style – when the odds are against you

Robert Louis Stevenson might not have been referring specifically to holidays when he wrote that ‘to travel hopefully is a…

12 Apr 2017

Five ways to make the most of tiny spaces

Taking inspiration from the Barbican’s Japanese House exhibition

11 Apr 2017
Wine Glass with Chocolates

Booze and chocolate: the perfect pairings for Easter

The very best tipples to enjoy with your chocolate eggs over the bank holiday weekend

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of winners

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won a record-breaking nine awards

10 Apr 2017

How to pick a Grand National winner

From algorithm to blind luck, there are many ways to choose which horse to bet on

7 Apr 2017
a type writer and screwed up paper

The British short story needs saving

This grand literary tradition is being killed off by vapid competitions

5 Apr 2017

Britain’s best bars for playing games

Bars and cafés across the UK are encouraging people to embrace their competitive side

31 Mar 2017
a pilot in front of a WW1 Centenary Aircraft

Learning to fly: a beginner’s guide

Flying lessons are not as expensive or time-consuming as you might think

30 Mar 2017
May 1936: Jose, Oscar and Eduardo Aguilar, sons of the Venezuelan Legation counsellor, leave Waterloo Station in London for home, wearing smart suits

The evolving style of the suitcase

The best modern suitcases combine practicality and craftsmanship

29 Mar 2017
Legs of young sportswoman with fitness tracker on hand in black leggings sitting on the floor in gym

Why leggings deserve to be grounded

United Airlines should not be pilloried for enforcing its dress code

28 Mar 2017
Cabin crews in Singapore Airline leaving Changi Airport after flight has landed

The world’s most luxurious airports

The airport experience doesn’t always have to be a nightmare

27 Mar 2017

From warhead to sore head

I was drop-dead drunk and arguing against my own side about nuclear weapons. On live TV

23 Mar 2017