His fair lady: Givenchy on his devotion to Audrey Hepburn

The designer remembers the most elegant of creative friendships

Labour’s Game of Thrones

The power play to decide who will succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader will be ruthless

Do parents really matter?

Everything we thought we knew about how personality is formed is wrong

Cheeky’s nail bar at The Ned

The Square Mile hipsters

The fashionable private clubs springing up in the heart of the City

Totnes, a Narnia for the New Age

What makes this Devon town such a magnet for mystics, activists and ‘cranks in edible footwear’?

How posh are the posh versions of Tinder?

The exclusive dating apps offering love at first swipe

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The wish list

Watches with wow factor

How schools fell victim to the attack of the Blob

Mindless ideology is eating away at the soul of our education system

We all need to eat less meat – and veg out more

Greens are good for our health, great for the environment and – the best bit – delicious

A New World of wine to discover

The astonishing Aussie ‘Noirs’ that rival premier cru Burgundy

John Broadley’s drawings serve up a taste of saucy old Soho

The illustrations for Quo Vadis conjure the glory days of life just outside its doors

How brewers and distillers are raising the bar

The colourful display of bottles behind a counter is always a sight to lift the spirits

Naff? Coronation chicken is a right royal treat

It’s time to rescue ‘Poulet Reine Elizabeth’ from downmarket sandwich counters

How a peach brandy with Rupert Murdoch sent my career into orbit

I could sense him probing the table for the next creative genius and coming up woefully short

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Even tea drinking is cultural appropriation now. Oh mea cuppa…

But pop, art, literature and food are all better when they borrow from other cultures

I can’t handle these half pints

The trouble with letting children into pubs

Immaculate Spanish home, frenzied English children. What could go wrong?

It was like releasing a dozen hyenas in a ­chicken farm – and there were only two of them

Monks at Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh

Words apart in the Himalayan desert

You’ll need a new vocabulary for the stunning Buddhist kingdom of Ladakh

The celebrity spa that’s worth its salt

We try out the purgative weight-loss regime at Austria’s FX Mayr clinic

We’ll keep the cat in Catford

The smart new money hasn’t poured in yet, but that makes this London borough affordable and practical

The topless Audi A5 is the automotive equivalent of a Page 3 Stunner

That’s to say, it’s fun, flirty – and with not a lot under the bonnet

Low Marx for Das Kapital

John McDonnell may think there’s a lot to learn from this tract, but its predictions were hopelessly wrong

I’m at my wit’s end with dating

Men like funny women – they just don’t want to sleep with them

Royal Salute tasting: an invitation from the Duke of Argyll

Hosted by Torquhil Ian Campbell, the 13th Duke of Argyll, and the whisky expert Philip Huckle, each tasting will be…

William Asprey: the best of British

The chairman of William & Son on the importance of heritage to the future of British luxury