The coal power station at Cottam, Nottinghamshire
©Sarah Rose

Power from the people: what privatisation has meant for Britain

Britain has changed beyond recognition in the past 20 years. A failed government policy must take much of the blame, argues James Meek


London Design Festival 2014 FT Weekend magazine cover
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In House & Home: creatives drawn from three generations who define today’s more subtle aesthetic
Lunch with the FT - Christine Lagarde
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Christine Lagarde

IMF’s chief talks to Gillian Tett about giving more power to emerging markets and the ‘highly political’ decision of a French court to investigate her

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How far should our pursuit of happiness take us?

Stephen Cave wonders if we are obscuring the more important goal of alleviating suffering

London Fashion Week: Day 4

Show reviews from Christopher Kane, Burberry Prorsum and Erdem

The self-service eating area and bar in the Moxy hotel

Milan’s Moxy: Oh, for a Billy bookcase

The Moxy was called ‘Ikea’s first hotel’ - but it is not what you might expect

The Dogano, San Giorgio

Turner at Tate Britain

A revelatory exhibition captures the turbulence and visionary joy of the artist’s creativity as he approached the end of his life

New fiction: Margaret Atwood & Ian McEwan

From murderous fantasies in old age to religion under the hammer - reviews of ‘Stone Mattress: Nine Tales’ and ‘The Children Act’

Emma Stone and Colin Firth in the film 'Magic in the Moonlight'
©Gravier Productions

On location: Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen’s film conjures the glamour of the Riviera’s ‘années folles’ with grand mansions and colour-soaked cinematography

A drone flies through the Barbican Theatre during John Cale and Liam Young's performance
©Sidd Khajuria

John Cale, Barbican, London

The veteran musician turns to drones to reinvent the rock gig

A first-time packrafter on Youngs Creek
©Christopher Solomon

Pack-rafting in Montana

Light enough to fit in a rucksack, pack-rafts have blurred the line between hiking and boating



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