'Today' show illustration
©Shonagh Rae

Philippe Sands

The law professor on Nuremberg memorial week and the quest for international justice

Food & Drink

An illustration of a bottle of wine in a box ©Toby Morison
‘England’s best sparkling wines now offer much to those who thought only champagne would do’
The Simone, Camino, Chefs Warehouse & Canteen, Maison du Colombier, Barrafina, Taberna do Mercado ©Lindsay D’Addato; Paul Winch-Furness; Flore D
‘I still recall the slow-cooked eggs with summer truffles . . . the yellowfin tuna with cara cara orange’
Chicken, sweetbread, ham and artichoke pie ©Andy Sewell
Robust foods like this and prodigious eating are hardly in fashion
Illustration by Shonagh Rae of the word finance
©Shonagh Rae

Finance gets the Hollywood treatment

‘In “The Big Short” film, Selena Gomez elaborates the principles of synthetic derivatives while placing chips on a casino table’

Illustration by Luis Grañena of a man sitting on a melting ice cube
©Luis Grañena

The latest forecasts on climate change

‘One possible future for the rich world is as a giant Netherlands, protected by dykes and dams’

Tyler Brule: The Fast Lane

The Fast Lane: New London perch, same neighbourhood

I used to be able to go from threshold to desk in seven minutes, 30 seconds. Now it’s less than three minutes

Jan Dalley

Openings: A carefully chaotic take on the curator’s art

The museum brings to mind Cornell or Hirst — but also the memory box my daughter kept under her bed

Dream of a salesman

It is a complicated thing to buy a dress for another woman. It can backfire

Illustration by Lucas Varela of a boy cooking
©Lucas Varela

Votes at 16, and other burning issues

‘The main argument for me against votes for 16s is less their readiness but more the effect it will have on the already miserable nature of political campaigning’

Martin Johnson Heade’s ‘The Great Florida Sunset’ (1887), which has sold for $5.9m
©Elena Datrino

The Art Market: Great Florida sunrise

Spotlight on Latin American work; American art and Taubman in NewYork; Paris fairs cancelled

King Kong movie illustration
©Luke Waller

The Diary: Tom Hiddleston

The actor on a new King Kong film, JG Ballard and red-carpet selfies

Illustration by Shonagh Rae of two people using a smartphone and a landline
©Shonagh Rae

Can we fix polling? Yes. No. Not sure . . . 

‘While political faith in big data is rising, the reputation of the polling industry is under attack’


Martin Sandbu

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