Sublimotion in Ibiza
©ScottWright/Limelight Studio

Taste the difference

The world’s most expensive restaurant opened in Ibiza in 2014. Curiously, there was already one like it — in Shanghai

From the archive

Tom Courtenay ©Thom Atkinson
As his acclaimed new film ‘45 Years’ hits cinemas, the poster boy of 1960s kitchen-sink realism talks about his retreat from — and return to — stardom
– by Peter Aspden
Pharaonic objects damaged in Egypt’s Malawi Museum, ransacked in August 2013 ©Corbis
Isis militants have destroyed a temple in the ancient city of Palmyra. In March, the FT examined efforts to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable sites
– by Simon Schama
Mary-Kay Wilmers
©Luke Waller

Mary-Kay Wilmers

Over artichoke risotto in Marylebone, the formidable editor of the London Review of Books talks to Lucy Kellaway about controversy, literary neighbours and Helena Bonham Carter

An early 19th-century watchtower, now the Tainaron Blue Retreat guesthouse
©George Messaritakis

Walks amid the watchtowers of the Mani

William Dalrymple explores the wild mountains and ancient churches of Greece’s far south

What Katie (and Luella) did next

Two of Britain’s best-known and most popular designers on launching their label together


‘Trigger Mortis’, by Anthony Horowitz

Crisp one-liners, deadly peril, an uber-villain — Anthony Horowitz’s 007 novel has all the time-honoured ingredients, writes Simon Schama

©Toby Whitebread

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan quartet

This tetralogy shines because of its vibrant, unflinching study of friendship, writes Claire Messud

Eelco Smits in ‘Song from Far Away,’ taken during a performance in Brazil
©Jan Versweyveld

What do dramaturgs do?

Sarah Hemming investigates the shadowy figures behind some of theatre’s biggest hits

Who - Danger signs in Imber
Where - Army training area and abandoned town of Imber 
When - 23/08/2015
Why - Visting the abandoned town of Imber

By bus to the ‘ghost village’ of Imber

For one day a year, buses run to an English village with no residents. By Matthew Engel

Illustration of luggage at the airport by Dan Mitchell
©Dan Mitchell

Maggie Fick

The FT’s west Africa correspondent on feeling at home in Cairo, Lagos and Seattle

Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery

London’s latest artists’ zone

Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery is part of a growing hub of galleries south of the Thames


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