Is Ivanka Trump a restrainer, or an enabler?

The unofficial but crucial role of Ivanka Trump at her father’s White House

The other sexual double-standard

Why is self-love for women so cool and feminist? For men it’s seen as sad and sleazy

What it’s like to be on Mastermind

From the first phone call to the semi-finals

The frock that rocked a nation

How a TV reality show about wedding dresses almost brought down the 40-year-old Marxist government of Angola

Fighting Isis to the bitter, bloody end

Conversations with victims and warriors at the siege of Mosul

Why I’ve written my last Latin tattoo

A Cambridge classicist on a trend he helped to fuel, and why he wants it to end

A pair of Master and Dynamic MW50 On-Ear Headphones

An epic quest for the ultimate wireless headphones

The wait for Apple’s AirPods was excrutiating, so I found my audible pleasure elsewhere

A bunch of flowers by Flowers by Hayford and Rhodes

Mother’s Day presents that aren’t a load of old rubbish

A guide to gifts that won’t leave mum feeling angry, or even disappointed

Passengers queue at an airport to board a plane

I pity the fools who queue to get on planes

It doesn’t matter how long people stand at the departure gate, they’ll still end up in their allocated seat

A visitor looks at a selection of paintings, at the press view for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2006, the world's largest open contemporary art exhibition showcasing work by unknown and emerging artists

How the Royal Academy is dramatically reinventing itself

To mark its 250th anniversary next year, the RA is to undergo an extensive redevelopment

Exhibition preview: Howard Hodgkin at National Portrait Gallery

The death of the revered British painter comes shortly before the opening of a major new show in London

Tailored suits: the ultimate buyer’s guide

Everything you need to know about splashing out on a bespoke suit

Exhibition preview: Cure3

Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry and Peter Blake put art in a box to raise money for Parkinson’s charity

Six plays to book ahead for

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

The death of the album has been exaggerated

The remarkable resurgence of vinyl shows there’s life in the LP yet

Cape Verde: the Atlantic’s scorching secret

Cape Verde deserves to come out of the Canary Islands’ shadow

Camera action: Rankin’s top photography tips

The acclaimed British photographer on the importance of experimentation and atmosphere

Prue Leith: a perfect choice for Great British Bake Off

New presenters Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding face a tough task replacing Mel and Sue

Why Enid Blyton is still the queen of children’s books

75 years on from the first Famous Five story, the appeal of these old fashioned adventures shows no sign of abating

The welcome return of the Nokia 3310

Increasing numbers of people are rejecting flash gadgets in favour of retro technology

Is ‘duty free’ really duty-free?

Bargain hunting for booze can be a tricky business at airports

Oscars 2017: in pictures

Highlights from the 89th Academy Awards

How to make simple Scotch pancakes

An easy recipe to try on Pancake Day

Oscar winners who claim to be ‘humbled’ should have their awards taken away

Multi-millionaire film stars must choose their words carefully when picking up prizes