Is Ivanka Trump a restrainer, or an enabler?

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

Only two public figures had names prefixed by the word ‘mad’. Both were regulars at my local

Gentrification had already started in Islington, so eccentrics like Frankie Fraser and Mike Calvert stood out a mile

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

The Diary: your essential what’s on guide

Your indispensable guide to the best theatre, film, sport, restaurants and much more

Interview: AP McCoy on betting, boobs and boozing at the Cheltenham Festival

The 20-time champion jockey discusses life after racing and what inspired him to write Jilly Cooper-style bonkbusters

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

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

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of nominations

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child receives a record-breaking 11 nominations

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

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

Princess Diana’s dresses go on display at Kensington Palace

Diana: Her Fashion Story charts the Princess of Wales’ evolution as a style icon

Be warned, your webcam is watching you

Cyber criminals are turning our computers and mobile phones against us in increasingly sinister ways

Banya: the hot and cold comforts of a Russian sauna

Banya is an Arctic sauna experience that involves intense heat, ice baths and a light whipping

millennial, instagram, social media, work

Give millennials a break. We’ve had it hard enough

Older generations should remember how much millennials have had to put up with

Mayweather-McGregor: boxing’s billion-dollar con in the making

If this mega-fight does finally happen, Floyd Mayweather will cruise to victory

How designer cafés are cashing in on Instagram obsession

Everything at Ralph Lauren’s coffee shop is designed to look good on social media

What art from North Korea looks like

A new exhibition in London offers a rare glimpse of the kind of art that is permitted in North Korea