Kevin Systrom, co-founder and chief executive, at the Instagram offices at Facebook’s headquarters
©Annie Tritt

Inside Instagram: Talking to Kevin Systrom

In five years, the app has changed the way its 300 million users communicate. Exclusive interview with CEO Kevin Systrom

Food & Drink

An illustration of a bottle of Jura wine in spotlight ©Ingram Pinn
‘Jura wines have become the height of fashion with certain wine trendsetters’
– Jancis Robinson
Hake with potatoes and paprika ©Andy Sewell
‘When it is fresh and the meat has an almost translucent, rosy whiteness, it is magnificent’
– Rowley Leigh
Jeremy Paxman interviewing man acting as Napoleon
©Giles Price

Jeremy Paxman meets his Waterloo

The FT contributing editor encounters Napoleon and Wellington as the battle is restaged in Belgium

'Woman in a Red Coat', by Josh Lustig, Hackney Marshes, 2011
©Josh Lustig

My London: Hackney Marshes

The American writer and artist on her favourite London place, with its ‘particular balance of wildness and urbanity’

Mediator Zaza Johnson Elsheikh
©Charlie Bibby

‘I mediate to prevent honour-based violence’

Zaza Johnson Elsheikh, a Baptist Muslim, uses her skills to bring divided groups together

African banded mongooses
©Dreamstime

Animal behaviour: what’s good for the mongoose

African banded mongooses mate within their own social group but avoid incest by restricting sexual activity to the most distantly related members

The Inventory: Emily Young

‘What would I like to own that I don’t currently possess? A pair of wings’

Five Elephant cafe
©Philipp Dera

Five of the best: cafés in Berlin

Specialty coffee shops are brewing up a storm in the German capital

Barbara Hepworth
©Peter Kinnear/Bridgeman

Barbara Hepworth and photography

How the sculptor used photography to document her life and control the way the world saw her work

Children in a kindergarten playground in the village of Ruseştii Noi, rural Moldova
©Ramin Mazur

Moldova’s left-behind children

Some 40,000 children in Europe’s poorest country have parents who live and work abroad

Mark Cavendish
©Giacomo Cosua

Interview: British cycling star Mark Cavendish

Cycling’s speed king talks about tactics and his complex relationship with fame ahead of the Tour de France

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