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    1. September 10, 2014

      U2 – Songs of Innocence (Island/Universal), album review

      U2 have a Bono problem. The singer’s apotheosis as a globe-trotting, statesman-hobnobbing celebrity activist has coincided...

    2. May 30, 2014

      Celebrity boards: get with the beat

      Through the storm we reach the shore You give it all – but I want more And I’m waiting for you U2’s 1987 hit “With or...

    1. December 13, 2013

      Books: on Britain’s place in the world

      How We Invented Freedom and Why It Matters, by Daniel Hannan, Head of Zeus, RRP£20, 400 pages Old Links and New Ties: Power...

    2. October 10, 2013

      Third Bridget book leads ‘Super Thursday’ rush

      When Helen Fielding’s last Bridget Jones book, The Edge of Reason, was published in 1999, ebooks and internet retailers...

    3. July 30, 2013

      Fracking should focus on ‘desolate’ northeast, says Lord Howell

      Lord Howell, a former minister, angered a large portion of the country, MPs and peers, including the Archbishop of...

    4. March 11, 2012

      London hotels case heads for High Court

      A high profile legal battle between the publicity shy Barclay brothers and Irish property magnate Patrick McKillen for...

    5. November 4, 2011

      Swirly queens

      Bold, baroque and, until recently, perhaps a bit brash: nothing telegraphed early 1990s “excess” better than a Gianni-era...

    6. September 20, 2011

      Coolabi approached by North Promotions

      Bagpuss, the cloth cat made famous by a TV series, may be about to take up a new career as a rock star. Coolabi, the...

    7. June 25, 2011

      Azam Ali: From Night To The Edge Of Day

      Azam Ali From Night To The Edge Of Day (Six Degrees) The Iranian singer Azam Ali has been in exile in Canada for many years...

    8. June 21, 2011

      Original Cast: Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark

      Original Cast Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark (Mercury)    The Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark finally had its...

    9. FT Alphaville

      June 16, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: Why Bono didn’t save Spider-Man Spider-Man at last...

    10. June 15, 2011

      Why Bono didn’t save Spider-Man

      Spider-Man at last opened on Tuesday night on Broadway, having already been playing to audiences for six months of...

    11. June 14, 2011

      Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Foxwoods Theatre, New York

      After months of previews, revisions and exhaustive media coverage, the most expensive – and accident-prone – production in...

    12. June 3, 2011

      My tips for the Tonys

      The general public, abetted by the entertainment media, may think that over the past season Broadway theatre meant merely...

    13. March 30, 2011

      Films on release: March 31

      Rock bottom: ‘Killing Bono’ There has only ever been one good way to tell a true story: make it up as you go along. That...

    14. March 30, 2011

      Top tips for people leaving the UK to work abroad

      Thousands of people each year take the plunge and move to another country or continent in search of their dream job or...

    15. March 4, 2011

      Independence of BSkyB’s board

      Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt’s conditional approval of News Corp’s bid for BSkyB thrusts the satellite broadcaster’s board...

    16. February 4, 2011

      Irish magnate wins €2bn loans appeal

      An Irish property developer has dealt an embarrassing blow to the Fianna Fáil-led government by winning a court appeal to...

    17. January 14, 2011

      Beeban Kidron talks about her career

      Some filmmakers are easy to pigeonhole. They do Sweaty-Palmed Action or Sprawling Issues or Darkly Fantastical. But some, I...

    18. November 26, 2010

      Spider-Man: the musical

      An illustration for the ‘Spider-Man’ show The only seat in the cluttered room off the gilded 42nd Street theatre lobby is a...

    19. FT Alphaville

      November 1, 2010

      Irish court to rule on 'bad bank' case

      Ireland’s High Court will rule on Monday on a legal challenge to a state-run “bad bad” scheme that – if successful – could...

    20. September 14, 2010

      Commonwealth is very much the face of the future

      From Lord Howell of Guildford. Sir, Philip Stephens turns his face to the past when he talks about British leaders falling...

    21. June 28, 2010

      Strange trip to sun-kissed 40th

      It's official: Glastonbury is middle-aged. The rock festival's 40th anniversary celebrations began last Thursday with a...

    22. January 7, 2010

      Tales of excess and adversity

      Two movies about rock music. Just the thing, normally, to send me screaming to a monastery. But Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll ,...

    23. January 7, 2010

      Film releases: January 8

      Andy Serkis as Ian Dury in the biopic ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’ Two movies about rock music. Just the thing, normally, to...

    24. October 7, 2009

      Miliband fails to appreciate rapidly changing world

      From Lord Howell of Guildford. Sir, If David Miliband, the British foreign secretary, thinks that the Lisbon treaty settles...

    25. August 17, 2009

      U2

      The show opened with smoke pouring from U2's remarkable stage set, a vast spacecraft-style contraption designed to make...

    26. August 16, 2009

      U2, Wembley Stadium, London

      The show opened with smoke pouring from U2’s remarkable stage set, a vast spacecraft-style contraption designed to make them...

    27. May 7, 2009

      SC Johnson looks to cut shaving business

      SC Johnson is attempting to sell its shave preparations business, which owns the Edge and Skintimate brands of shaving gel...

    28. February 21, 2009

      Guy Hands' rock'n'roll night

      It was a good night for Universal Music's Lucian Grainge at the Brit Awards midweek, with the record group's acts -...

    29. January 5, 2009

      ‘Credible price signal’ will take some courage

      From Lord Howell of Guildford. Sir, You say that “the best way to shift the pattern of energy use forcefully and...

    30. December 27, 2008

      That Was Then...This Is Now - Sfax, Tunisia

      [1923] from "The Edge of the Desert", by Ianthe Dunbar I found sketching in the Souks almost impossible at first, the...

    31. December 19, 2008

      Foreign policy mandarins have more to learn

      From Lord Howell of Guildford. Sir, It is good that Richard Haass and Martin Indyk have reached the conclusion that the US...

    32. September 25, 2008

      Western & Oriental cuts add to woes

      The luxury end of the travel market added to the woes of the rest of the industry after Western & Oriental on Thursday said...

    33. August 23, 2008

      Live music

      Madonna August 23, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, then touring Madonna turned 50 this month but there's no chance of the...

    34. August 11, 2008

      Recruiters face Middle East hurdles

      With its oil wealth, low taxes and endless sunshine, the Middle East looks a safe haven for bankers fleeing the carnage in...

    35. August 11, 2008

      Recruiters face Middle East hurdles

      With its oil wealth, low taxes and endless sunshine, the Middle East looks a safe haven for bankers fleeing the carnage in...

    36. July 11, 2008

      Strong anti-western voices in Iraq

      From Lord Howell of Guildford. Sir, With reference to your editorial "Investing in Iraq" (July 1): I think you may have the...

    37. July 5, 2008

      Strong voices urge more resource nationalism

      From Lord Howell of Guildford. Sir, With reference to your editorial “Investing in Iraq” (July 1): I think you may have the...

    38. June 21, 2008

      An 'ugly lovely town'

      Wales is gearing up for the nationwide release of The Edge of Love , the British film that celebrates the life of the...

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