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Grade II homes for £500,000 or less
Corner Cottage
The wish list

Grade II homes for £500,000 or less

Featuring thatched cottages, period features and a stone inglenook fireplace
1 Jul 2022
Film review: The Black Phone
The Black Phone poster
In Review

Film review: The Black Phone

Ethan Hawke gives a ‘riveting’ performance as a masked child killer
1 Jul 2022
Is tactical voting a threat to the Tories?
Ed Davey and Richard Foord
In Brief

Is tactical voting a threat to the Tories?

Pundits argue it’s ‘back with a vengeance’ – and could transform the electoral arithmetic
1 Jul 2022
Film review: The Sea Beast
Still from the movie of Maisie and an animal
In Review

Film review: The Sea Beast

The story follows Maisie on her hunt for the sea monsters that may have killed her parents
1 Jul 2022
Elvis: ‘a lively reminder’ of an extraordinary life
Still from Elvis movie
In Review

Elvis: ‘a lively reminder’ of an extraordinary life

Baz Luhrmann’s biopic is spectacular but shallow
1 Jul 2022
The Case Against the Sexual Revolution by Louise Perry
Women march during a demonstration held on International Women’s Day
In Review

The Case Against the Sexual Revolution by Louise Perry

This ‘crisply readable’ polemic questions whether sexual freedom is really as liberating as it sounds
1 Jul 2022
A sunshine state of mind: the mass exodus to Florida
Miami as seen from a helicopter
In Focus

A sunshine state of mind: the mass exodus to Florida

Could Florida be the new New York?
1 Jul 2022

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England’s spectacular cricket win
Ben Stokes and his team
In Depth

England’s spectacular cricket win

Since being appointed England captain, Ben Stokes has ‘revolutionised’ how his team plays
30 Jun 2022
Russia’s debt default: what impact will it have on the Putin regime?
Russian President Vladimir Putin with finance minister Anton Siluanov
Business Briefing

Russia’s debt default: what impact will it have on the Putin regime?

Last week, the country was pushed into official default for the first time in decades
30 Jun 2022
The Southbury Child review: this play feels almost ‘heaven-sent’
Still from the play
In Review

The Southbury Child review: this play feels almost ‘heaven-sent’

The piece is deftly directed by Nicholas Hytner and stars three-time Olivier winner Alex Jennings
30 Jun 2022
TV review: Man vs. Bee
Rowan Atkinson as Trevor
In Review

TV review: Man vs. Bee

Glossy new nine-episode Netflix comedy has received mixed reviews
30 Jun 2022
Trip of the week: driving across the American desert
Grand Canyon
The big trip

Trip of the week: driving across the American desert

For freedom, fun, and sheer crazy ‘Americanness’, RV holidays rule
28 Jun 2022
Recipe of the week: panzanella
Panzanella
On the menu

Recipe of the week: panzanella

River Cottage’s Gelf Alderson likes to include berries in this ‘wondrous’ summer salad
27 Jun 2022
Will Ukraine join the EU?
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron after a press conference in Kyiv
Getting to grips with . . .

Will Ukraine join the EU?

Kyiv has long coveted membership as it seeks to ‘escape the yoke of Russian colonialism’
23 Jun 2022
Best properties: Scottish homes in glorious settings
Oldany Lodge and Farmhouse, Lochinver Lairg
The wish list

Best properties: Scottish homes in glorious settings

Featuring loch views, hillside cottages and a coastal lodge
23 Jun 2022
Book review - Endless Forms: The Secret World of Wasps by Seirian Sumner
A wasp
In Review

Book review - Endless Forms: The Secret World of Wasps by Seirian Sumner

An ‘exuberant guide’ that will make you think again about these oft-overlooked creatures
23 Jun 2022
Feminine Power: the divine to the demonic
Feminine Power exhibition at the British Museum
In Review

Feminine Power: the divine to the demonic

This exhibition’s vast theme sees feminist readings ‘thrust’ onto ‘unruly ancient art’
23 Jun 2022
Volkswagen Golf R Estate review: what the car critics say
Volkswagen Golf R Estate
Expert’s view

Volkswagen Golf R Estate review: what the car critics say

Four-wheel drive is ‘impressively smooth’ but still flawed
21 Jun 2022
26 of the best hotels to discover in 2022
Cashel Palace Hotel bedroom
In Focus

26 of the best hotels to discover in 2022

Featuring a ‘treehouse-like’ lodge in Queensland and a stylish retreat in Mexico
20 Jun 2022
Trip of the week: pigs and palaces in Extremadura
Flock of sheep grazing on a meadow
The big trip

Trip of the week: pigs and palaces in Extremadura

With vast landscapes and granite villages, Spain’s wild west has an ‘austere’ beauty
20 Jun 2022
Is rising crime a wake-up call for the Democrats?
Chesa Boudin campaigning
Global lens

Is rising crime a wake-up call for the Democrats?

Even in Democratic strong­holds, ‘voters are demanding a shift towards policies to combat crime’
17 Jun 2022
Best properties: homes in areas of outstanding natural beauty
Lighthouse Cottages
The wish list

Best properties: homes in areas of outstanding natural beauty

Featuring a chocolate-box thatched cottage, panoramic sea views and acres of landscaped gardens
17 Jun 2022
Is the Shipping Forecast reaching the end of the road?
An icebreaker cuts through a sea of ice, Southern Ocean, Antarctica
In Depth

Is the Shipping Forecast reaching the end of the road?

Continuous weather forecast has guided seafarers and lulled listeners for nearly a century
17 Jun 2022
Book review: The Facemaker by Lindsey Fitzharris
The Facemaker book cover
In Review

Book review: The Facemaker by Lindsey Fitzharris

This ‘engrossing’ biography provides a ‘hugely enjoyable’ portrait of a brilliant surgeon
17 Jun 2022
Rail strikes: is Britain on track for a ‘summer of discontent’?
Trains across the UK could come to a standstill from June
In Brief

Rail strikes: is Britain on track for a ‘summer of discontent’?

The ‘biggest rail strike in modern history’ is planned for next week
17 Jun 2022
Theatre review: The Gunpowder Plot
Audience members with VR headsets
In Review

Theatre review: The Gunpowder Plot

This ‘camply thrilling’ adventure sets the ‘gold standard’ for immersive shows
17 Jun 2022
How bad could the bear market get?
US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell
Talking point

How bad could the bear market get?

There’s a whiff of panic in the air – and not just in stock markets
17 Jun 2022
A perfect storm of ‘injury, fatigue and déjà vu’ for England? 
England captain Harry Kane reacts after Hungary’s third goal at Molineux 
View from the terraces

A perfect storm of ‘injury, fatigue and déjà vu’ for England? 

After a wretched Nations League campaign the Three Lions seem headed for disappointment in Qatar
17 Jun 2022
Glyn Philpot: Flesh and Spirit – a show with a ‘particular, piquant flavour’
Glyn Philpot painting
In Review

Glyn Philpot: Flesh and Spirit – a show with a ‘particular, piquant flavour’

‘Comprehensive’ exhibition in Chichester seeks to re-evaluate painter’s career
16 Jun 2022
The Lady of Heaven row: are British cinemas bowing to the mob?
Poster of movie
Talking point

The Lady of Heaven row: are British cinemas bowing to the mob?

Muslim protesters are furious about a film that features one of the Prophet Muhammad’s daughters
16 Jun 2022
Pistol review: Danny Boyle’s sanitised but watchable punk drama
Still from the TV show of the band in front of a bus
In Review

Pistol review: Danny Boyle’s sanitised but watchable punk drama

Disney+ is show ‘so lacking in anarchic spirit it could be a Coldplay biopic’
16 Jun 2022
What is the environmental fallout from the war in Ukraine?
Explosion in the sea
In Depth

What is the environmental fallout from the war in Ukraine?

Russian bombardment of Ukraine has been causing untold ecological damage
16 Jun 2022
Jurassic World Dominion: ‘dismal’ script stifles Dern-Neill-Goldblum reunion
Jurassic World Dominion
In Review

Jurassic World Dominion: ‘dismal’ script stifles Dern-Neill-Goldblum reunion

Disappointing sixth instalment of the dinosaur franchise is an ‘extinction-level event’
16 Jun 2022
Celsius: crypto lender sparks manic meltdown
Celsius: ‘extreme market conditions’
Business Briefing

Celsius: crypto lender sparks manic meltdown

Total value of the crypto market is now below $1trn – down from almost $3trn in November
16 Jun 2022
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