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Three breathtaking walking holidays
Man on top of Taft Point
The big trip

Three breathtaking walking holidays

Featuring quiet Yosemite trails, a hike in Cape Verde and a stroll through the Istrian peninsula
30 May 2022
Blasphemy in Nigeria: a death sentence
Sokoto gate
In Depth

Blasphemy in Nigeria: a death sentence

Christian student killed by Muslim peers who accused her of insulting Prophet Mohammad
27 May 2022
Properties of the week: colourful homes
Pink cottage
The wish list

Properties of the week: colourful homes

Featuring outbuildings, saunas and a waterside apartment with views across the River Dart
27 May 2022
My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum: a ‘daringly sumptuous’ show
Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle
In Review

My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum: a ‘daringly sumptuous’ show

This ‘Rolls-Royce of a revival’ gives the classic musical a modern feel
27 May 2022
The return of Davos
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the forum remotely
Why we’re talking about . . .

The return of Davos

Does the annual gathering have any relevance, when globalisation is in swift retreat?
27 May 2022
Five Love Affairs and a Friendship by Anne de Courcy: a ‘racily enjoyable book’
Nancy Cunard
In Review

Five Love Affairs and a Friendship by Anne de Courcy: a ‘racily enjoyable book’

Nancy Cunard’s ‘roller-coaster life’ is the focus of this biography
27 May 2022
Top Gun: Maverick - Tom Cruise makes a thrilling return
Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick
In Review

Top Gun: Maverick - Tom Cruise makes a thrilling return

This ‘absurdly’ entertaining sequel is an ‘edge-of-your-seat, fist-pumping spectacular’
26 May 2022
Is Joe Biden taking a tougher stance on Taiwan?
President Joe Biden in meeting
In Brief

Is Joe Biden taking a tougher stance on Taiwan?

Eyebrows raised after president said US would intervene militarily if China attacked
26 May 2022
The Time Traveler’s Wife: a ‘problematic’ adaptation of the hit novel
Theo James and Rose Leslie
In Review

The Time Traveler’s Wife: a ‘problematic’ adaptation of the hit novel

Book was made into a 2009 film – and now Apple TV+ has had a go
26 May 2022
A stunning end to the Premier League season
A remarkable comeback sealed Man City’s fourth title in five years
View from the terraces

A stunning end to the Premier League season

How Man City pipped Liverpool to the title on a wild final day
26 May 2022
Reframed: The Woman in the Window – a thoughtful and ‘tightly structured’ exhibition
Image of Tom Hunter painting of woman
In Review

Reframed: The Woman in the Window – a thoughtful and ‘tightly structured’ exhibition

Dulwich Picture Gallery show mixes bona fide masterpieces with ‘intriguing oddities’
26 May 2022
At home on a ranch in Costa Rica
Hacienda Montezuma
The big trip

At home on a ranch in Costa Rica

Hacienda Montezuma aims to give visitors a taste of ‘traditional Costa Rican country living’
23 May 2022
Properties of the week: dreamy Italian homes for under €1m
Six gorgeous homes
The wish list

Properties of the week: dreamy Italian homes for under €1m

Featuring gardens with olive trees, swimming pools and a charming stone farmhouse
20 May 2022
Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage
Long table of men at Nato summit
In Depth

Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage

While avoiding direct involvement, Nato has played a crucial role in the Ukraine war
20 May 2022
Curtailing abortion rights: will Republicans rue their victory?
Students protest anti-abortion measures
Talking point

Curtailing abortion rights: will Republicans rue their victory?

The next few years are likely to be ‘chaotic or worse’, predicts the Los Angeles Times
20 May 2022
The civil servants jobs cull: a ‘knee-jerk’ response to the cost-of-living crisis?
Whitehall sign
Talking point

The civil servants jobs cull: a ‘knee-jerk’ response to the cost-of-living crisis?

PM plans to cut a fifth of the civil service, or 91,000 jobs, within three years
20 May 2022
Podcasts of the week: war reporters, hard news and big interviews
Podcast app on a phone
In Review

Podcasts of the week: war reporters, hard news and big interviews

Featuring The Line of Fire, The Ezra Klein Show and The Backstory with Andrew Neil
20 May 2022
How the Taliban is rolling back the freedoms of the past 20 years
A burqa-clad woman
In Brief

How the Taliban is rolling back the freedoms of the past 20 years

Supreme leader has now announced that all women must cover their faces in public
20 May 2022
The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight: an ‘endlessly readable’ book
People walk in the cemetery
In Review

The Premonitions Bureau by Sam Knight: an ‘endlessly readable’ book

Story explores psychic ‘precognition’ surrounding 1966 Aberfan disaster
20 May 2022
Inspiring Walt Disney: a ‘scholarly’ show that raises the stakes for curators everywhere
Rapunzel from Tangled side by side with Fragonard’s The Swing
In Review

Inspiring Walt Disney: a ‘scholarly’ show that raises the stakes for curators everywhere

Exhibition pairs drawings from Disney’s animations with rococo works from the Wallace Collection
20 May 2022
Luna’s death spiral
An electronic board at a cryptocurrency exchange in Seoul
Why we’re talking about . . .

Luna’s death spiral

A vicious crash has shaken confidence in the entire crypto ecosystem
20 May 2022
Film review: Everything Everywhere All at Once
Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All at Once
In Review

Film review: Everything Everywhere All at Once

The multiverse is back in this divisive cult hit
19 May 2022
Trading currencies: what the experts think
The greenback is on the rise
Expert’s view

Trading currencies: what the experts think

Euro-parity, a nasty cocktail and the pound’s ‘doom loop’
19 May 2022
Has the Conservative Party made the housing crisis worse?
Michael Gove
In Brief

Has the Conservative Party made the housing crisis worse?

The government was elected in 2019 on an ‘unrealistic’ pledge to build 300,000 homes a year
19 May 2022
Russian roulette for McDonald’s, Unilever and Renault
The flagship McDonald's on Pushkin Square in Moscow
The latest on . . .

Russian roulette for McDonald’s, Unilever and Renault

McDonald’s exit from Russia will put pressure on other big companies
19 May 2022
Phil Mickelson: downfall of America’s ‘apple pie’ champion
Phil Mickelson won the 2021 PGA Championship
Profile

Phil Mickelson: downfall of America’s ‘apple pie’ champion

Six-time major winner has suffered a ‘spectacular decline in popularity’
19 May 2022
Conversations with Friends: a disappointing adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel
The cast of Conversations with Friends
In Review

Conversations with Friends: a disappointing adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel

Story follows a ‘love square’ between four millennials, who inhabit arty circles in Dublin
19 May 2022
Six of the best headphones
Man wearing headphones sitting on roof
The wish list

Six of the best headphones

With prices ranging from £99 to £549
18 May 2022
Aston Martin DBX707: the fastest production SUV on sale
Aston Martin DBX707
Expert’s view

Aston Martin DBX707: the fastest production SUV on sale

A ‘true leviathan’, the 707 is a very different type of DBX
17 May 2022
Walking into the past on Hadrian’s Wall
Shot of the wall from above
The big trip

Walking into the past on Hadrian’s Wall

This year marks the 1,900th anniversary of the ancient wall
16 May 2022
Film review: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
In Review

Film review: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

More Marvel mayhem starring Benedict Cumberbatch
13 May 2022
Best properties: charming homes by rivers
Twentypence road
The wish list

Best properties: charming homes by rivers

Featuring an indoor swimming pool, acres of gardens and a greenhouse
13 May 2022
Should phones be banned from the Commons?
Neil Parish
In Brief

Should phones be banned from the Commons?

Some would ‘do well to rethink their whole relationship to smartphones and social media’
13 May 2022
Walter Sickert at Tate Britain: a ‘riveting’ retrospective
Painting by Walter Sickert
In Review

Walter Sickert at Tate Britain: a ‘riveting’ retrospective

‘Superbly curated’ exhibition underlines fact that Sickert was a very ‘uneven’ painter
13 May 2022
Scotland’s ongoing ferry fiasco: what you need to know
The unfinished Glen Sannox ferry
In Depth

Scotland’s ongoing ferry fiasco: what you need to know

Delays in the delivery of two new CalMac passenger ferries have caused a major political scandal
13 May 2022
The Staircase: Colin Firth ‘steals the show’ in this HBO Max drama
Colin Firth and Toni Collette
In Review

The Staircase: Colin Firth ‘steals the show’ in this HBO Max drama

Dramatisation of hit true-crime series is ‘cold and shaking and surreal and grim’
13 May 2022
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