A science class at Admiralty secondary school, Singapore
©Wilfred Lim

Why are Singapore’s kids so good at maths?

The city-state regularly tops global league tables and now the UK wants to adopt a similar approach

House & Home

A pool house in Biarritz, France, designed by Atelier Delphine Carrère ©Antoine Huot
Whether used as a party room, hideaway or study, a waterside structure is an important adjunct of holiday and country homes
The Red Arrows flying over Admiralty Arch during the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations in 2016 ©John Stillwell/Admiralty Arch
Built as part-triumphal gateway, part-residence and part-office, the monument now has a new guise — as a hotel and apartments
– by Edwin Heathcote
Still from Bruce Conner's 'Crossroads' (1976)

Bruce Conner: It’s All True, Museum of Modern Art, New York — review

MoMA’s show celebrates a complicated genius

The Olympic tennis arena, 2016
©Giles Price

Olympic legacy: aerial photographs of Rio

Giles Price’s images of Rio’s construction sites bring into focus the murky politics of Olympic development

Lunch with the FT: Rob Rhinehart
©James Ferguson

Rob Rhinehart

Over double desserts in LA, the inventor of a ‘future food’ says our eating habits are stuck in the industrial revolution

Baggage handlers, from left: Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud; David Beckham; Bradley Cooper; Tom Hiddleston
©GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images; Stuart MacFarlan

Luggage for alpha males

Take the fast track with carry on bags

London’s future

Five scenarios for the city post-Brexit, from a ‘renationalised’ British capital to a European enclave

©Archaeological Museum, Sousse/ Getty Images

‘Against Elections’, by David Van Reybrouck

At a time of disillusionment with politics, calls for direct public involvement in decision-making are growing louder. Review by John Lloyd

The director, Paul Greengrass

Interview: Paul Greengrass revives Jason Bourne

The British film director on becoming a Hollywood hit man — and his special relationship with Matt Damon. By Danny Leigh

Inside one of the domes of The Highlands camp in Tanzania

A ‘redefined’ safari experience in Tanzania

A pioneering camp suggests moving from traditional tents to domes

©Frank Scherschel/Getty Images

Golden years

In Rio, records will fall and reputations will be made. But are the Olympics losing their ability to inspire?


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