Beyond borscht: London’s Russian restaurant revolution

If you’re bored of pizza and bugers, try a thick-crusted lattice pie, a Siberian dumpling or a Baltic herring instead

Open House London 2018: the best buildings to visit

The doors to the capital’s architectural gems are being thrown open once again

Gallery: Courtauld Impressionists

A stunning exhibition at the National Gallery featuring Manet, Seurat, Van Gogh and more

10 TV shows to watch this autumn

Doctor Who, Matthew Weiner’s The Romanoffs and a new John Le Carré adaptation are heading to the small screen

London’s best pizza restaurants

Where to go in the capital for a slice of the action

Plays to book ahead for

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

Fitzrovia is raising the bar

New restaurants, hotels and workspaces are helping make this corner of London a must-visit destination

London’s best afternoon teas

From classic cakes to experimental brews

The best restaurants in Brixton

Explore the eclectic restaurant scene in Brixton Village and beyond

The best food festivals in 2018

Where to go for spectacular street food, fine booze and culinary masterclasses from celebrity chefs

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Edinburgh Festival 2018: Comedy shows to book now

Natalie Palamides, Dylan Moran and Arthur Smith are among the acts to catch at this year’s Fringe

London’s best rooftop bars for summer 2018

Where to drink in the capital when the sun comes out

The best places in London to watch the World Cup

From boisterous bars to rooftop venues, here’s where to catch all the action from Russia

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: in pictures

Highlights from this year’s celebration of beautiful blooms and innovative gardens

Jeune Femme review: A young woman to be reckoned with

Laetitia Dosch excels in this superb Paris-set character study

Music review: The Belcea Quartet at Menuhin Hall

Mozart, Janáček and Mendelssohn performed to perfection

Five literary ballets to book ahead for

From a graceful Jane Eyre to dancing musketeers

In pictures: Spectator Life’s sixth birthday party

Prue Leith, Mary Killen and Piers Morgan were among the guests at The Hari hotel

Olivier Awards 2018: full list of winners

Hamilton won seven awards at the Royal Albert Hall ceremony

120 Beats per Minute review: A forceful portrait of protest

Firebrand politics and personal tragedy combine in a fine film set amid Aids activism in the 1980s

Oscars 2018: in pictures

Highlights from the 90th Academy Awards

Oscars 2018: full list of winners

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water was named best picture at the Academy Awards ceremony

I, Tonya review: A razor-sharp comedy on ice

Margot Robbie excels in this retelling of one of the most infamous incidents in the history of sport

Summer music festivals 2018: a guide

Ticket information and line-up news for Latitude, Green Man, Bestival and more

Bafta Film Awards 2018: in pictures

Highlights from a star-studded night at the Royal Albert Hall