Paddington 2 review: A bear to be reckoned with

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

Wine holidays off the beaten track

Vintage wine trips aren’t just the reserve of Napa Valley and the south of France

A brief history of battlefield boozing

Throughout history, alcohol has been a steadfast ally of countless armies

New York for people who already know New York

The Big Apple sights that you might have missed first time around

When is it OK to sign off with an ‘X’?

Emails ending with a ‘kiss’ have become a ubiquitous and confounding part of our working lives

Gallery: Impressionists in London

Tate Britain presents artistic visions of the capital by Monet, Pissaro and Tissot

Six films to watch in November

Paddington, Poirot and Batman return

Nine brilliant things to do in November

The London Jazz Festival, Tate Liverpool’s new exhibition and the return of Paddington

How Brass Eye skewered our hysterical media age

Two decades after it first aired, no other satire has come close to matching Chris Morris’s prescient masterpiece

Cornwall’s hidden gems

The Roseland Heritage Coast offers dramatic views and luxurious places to stay

Five ways to do Switzerland in the off-season

A holiday to Switzerland doesn’t have to be all about skiing

Why I’m looking forward to the clocks going back

We should all lighten up about the darkness

Exhibition preview: Cézanne Portraits

The National Portrait Gallery’s latest blockbuster features 50 paintings by the influential French artist

Trujillo is Spain’s unspoilt gem

This citadel of the conquistadors is off the beaten track but well worth seeking out

Film reviews: The Death of Stalin & Unrest

The verdict on Armando Iannucci’s black comedy and a documentary that explores the plight of ME sufferers

Winter is the perfect time to visit Amsterdam

From the Rijksmuseum to Christmas markets, the Dutch capital has plenty to offer during the winter months

Gallery: Great British Pub Dogs

A ruff guide to the pub dogs of Great Britain

Save the India Club!

This cornerstone of London’s restaurant scene, and bastion of British-Indian heritage, is under threat of closure

Exhibition preview: Dalí/Duchamp at the Royal Academy

The art and friendship of two modern masters explored

Films to watch in October

Blade Runner returns and Stalin kicks the bucket

Does sexism really bug Silicon Valley?

A high-profile sacking at Google has exposed tech’s ‘women’ problem

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Five pretty good Larry David moments

From ice cream etiquette to Larry’s tribute to a beloved aunt

Millennials are wrong to sneer at getting drunk – it’s one of life’s greatest pleasures

According to a new survey, young people think drinking to excess is ‘pathetic’. It’s time my generation lightened up

Rock stars through the lens

David Montgomery and Gered Mankowitz share the stories behind their famous photographs of Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and other rock ‘n’ roll stars

Hairclubbing in Soho

Henry Jeffreys pays a visit to the trendy London salon with a cocktail bar in its basement