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Sherlock Holmes

Amazing things to do in London this October

Tue, 30 Sep 2014

Sherlock, Strictly, satire and sartorialism - there’s something for everyone this month. Moya Maxwell picks her faves

Constable Hay Wain

Preview - Constable: The Making of a Master at the V&A

Thu, 18 Sep 2014

Constable has long occupied a tranquil, homely corner in the hearts of British art lovers. His leafy landscapes are famed for their easy celebration of the quiet drama of the countryside. His winding rivers and relaxed rural scenes seem to be straightforward recreations of idealised natural beauty.

Charlie chaplin violin

John Nugent: There's no downside to live music in the cinema

Fri, 12 Sep 2014

Our film columnist can’t get enough of the trend for live musical scores at film screenings in London

Turner Burial at Sea

Preview: Late Turner at the Tate – an electric exhibition of the master’s most exhilarating period

Wed, 10 Sep 2014

There is no better story than that of triumph over adversity, and little can engender public adoration more effectively than an unlikely hero.

The Great Riover Race - rowing boat

Five great things to do in London this September

Tue, 9 Sep 2014

From music to oarsmanship to Ming, there’s loads going on in London this month. Moya Maxwell picks her favourites

Bacon Dyer painting 1

Francis Bacon triptych of his lover George Dyer sells for £26.7m

Tue, 1 Jul 2014

A small scale Francis Bacon triptych has sold for £26.7m at an auction in London.

Summer Exhibition 1

Preview: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014

Fri, 6 Jun 2014

Ah, the Summer Exhibition, as much a regular fixture of English summer as Wimbledon, picnics, stripy deckchairs and Pimms and lemonade. Except unlike all of those things, it is perfect on a rainy day.

Lix 3D printing pen - sculpture

Check out the amazing 3D printing pen that raised £300,000 in one dayVideo

Fri, 2 May 2014

How did one pen raise £300,000 in just its first day on Kickstarter, the crowd-funding platform?

Game of Thrones

6 spoiler-free business lessons to take from Game of Thrones

Tue, 8 Apr 2014

It’s not all stabbing people in the back

Norwegian Constitution Day

5 reasons London is obsessed with Scandinavia - and how to indulge more

Wed, 19 Feb 2014

How the recession has subtly shaped our exploding Nordic scene

Quentin Tarantino

Tarantino cancels new movie after script leaks – and he’s naming names

Wed, 22 Jan 2014

It was set to be a schmaltzy tale, full of hugs, pink unicorns, kindness to mankind and not a drop of blood spilled – perhaps. In fact, now we’ll never know what Tarantino’s new film The Hateful Eight would have featured, since the director has cancelled it.