Anti-doping chief on Russian cheating

Wada president Craig Reedie recalls his shock at discovering how far Moscow officials went to falsify athletes’ samples

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
Former Mayor of London, and pro-Brexit supporter, Boris Johnson, rides his bicycle through Westminster in central London on July 6, 2016. / AFP / Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images)
©AFP and Getty Images

Boris, backpacks and the privilege of dressing badly

How the former London Mayor’s goofball style became a liability

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

Jamie Parker, third from right, and the cast of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’. Photo: Manuel Harlan
©Manuel Harlan

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child — ‘Thrilling’

The boy wizard grows up and moves to the stage

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

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

London’s future

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

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

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

©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


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