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

Food & Drink

©Graham Roumieu
‘The problem is that if no sulphur dioxide is added, then the wine has no defence against harmful bacteria’
– Jancis Robinson
Smoked haddock doughnuts ©Patricia Niven
‘These nuggets are perfect party food, savoury and salty enough to get you reaching for your drink; easy to pass round and pick up’
– Honey & Co
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

Some of the respondents to Douglas Coupland’s casting call to find to find Van Gogh’s living doppelgänger

What’s your type?

Douglas Coupland’s casting call to find Vincent van Gogh’s living doppelgänger

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

Michael Moorcock, writer

‘I have a multiverse of narratives, characters and images in my head’

Sir Ben Ainslie and his team practise on one of their test boats on the Solent, ahead of the Portsmouth races on July 23 and 24
©Jack Latham

Sir Ben Ainslie on his new £85m dream

The Olympian with a fearsome reputation wants to be the first Briton to win the America’s Cup

Illustration by Luis Grañena of people cutting up the EU flag
©Luis Grañena

Civil servants will decide what Brexit means

‘The British public is not very interested in detail, judging by the largely fact-free campaign’

Sarah Adams
©Tamar Seaborn

‘I spend my days in sea caves’

For landscape painter Sarah Adams, working on site is a race against time before the tides come in

Daroco, adjoining Danico
©Benoit Linero

Summer drinking: Paris rendezvous

A new spirit of patriotism is coursing through the cocktails of the French capital

A new deep geological waste repository is being planned half a kilometre underground near the town of Bure in eastern France
©Nicolas Guiraud

Keep out: for 100,000 years

How do we warn future generations about our deadly stores of radioactive waste? Michael Stothard reports


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