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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. November 4, 2011

    Swirly queens

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

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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 ,...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. August 17, 2009

    U2

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

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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 -...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  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. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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...

  38. June 21, 2008

    Films on release Nigel Andrews

    Killer of Sheep Charles Burnett 83 mins (12A) Restored and reissued, a masterpiece is reborn. Made in 1977 when he was a...

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