Daniel Justus in Buchanan Countyin Virginia, pweekend
©Matt Eich

The boy who escaped Trump country

Buchanan County, Virginia, gave Donald Trump his highest share of the Republican vote

Food & Drink

Illustration by Graham Roumieu ©Graham Roumieu
‘A lone diner chose to wash down his burger with a bottle of Ch Latour 1964 (listed at £567)’
– Jancis Robinson
Jambalaya. Extract from Deep South: New Southern Cooking by Brad McDonald ©Andy Sewell
Brad McDonald puts deliciousness first
Treatment Room. 1985
©Jim Dow

Photography: Homage to West Ham

As the football club prepares to leave its Boleyn Ground home, US photographer Jim Dow returns to say farewell

Supermice Feature

The killer mice of Gough Island

Can the endangered seabirds of this island in the South Atlantic be saved from predatory rodents?

Douglas Coupland
©Ken Mayer Studios/ Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland: my red wine trauma

‘The more I think about it, the more I realise booze really is glamorous. So are cigarettes. Life is odd’

FT Masterclass: graffiti with Cheo

‘We’d nick the paints and then find a wall,’ says the Bristol artist, who demonstrates how to wield a can of spray paint — legally

Philosopher Peter Singer
©Camera Press

Philosopher Peter Singer

‘People don’t realise how much they can make a difference’

Illustration by Harry Haysom of a girl recalling good memories
©Harry Haysom

How the sense of an ending shapes memory

‘Composers, novelists and film directors try to end on a high. Restaurants keen to manipulate their online reviews have found a similar trick’

David Latchford, Commodore of The South West Shingles Yacht Club, which is an invite only club for sailors who have crashed at sea.

‘I run a club for people who have messed up at sea’

‘A sense of humour about your misadventure is a big part of the club’s ethos,’ says David Latchford

©Patricia Niven

Recipe: chicken shish with pea, freekeh and feta salad

‘At this time of year we celebrate the humble pea, the green queen of the spring’

Mark Steward, head of enforcement at the Financial Conduct Authority
©Charlie Bibby

The FCA’s fight against insider trading in the City

‘Operation Tabernula’ lasted eight years and cost £14m — yet only five men have been convicted. Caroline Binham reports


Martin Sandbu

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