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    1. October 14, 2014

      Here Lies Love, National Theatre (Dorfman), London – review

      If any money-man deserves to have a UK arts venue named after him it is surely Lloyd Dorfman, whose Travelex company’s...

    2. September 5, 2014

      Deconstructed: the Rotonde de Cartier Astrocalendaire

      William Hague, leader of the House of Commons, is rumoured to have a peculiar talent for being able to name the day of the...

    1. December 27, 2013

      Elysium – DVD review

      Neill Blomkamp, 2013 Sony Elysium looms into view like the bona fide action sci-fi behemoth it is, with a set-up as old as...

    2. October 28, 2013

      Christian Noyer urges French government to step up reform

      To step into the office of the governor of the Banque de France is to step back in time. The gilded grandeur of the room...

    3. July 5, 2013

      The Egyptian drama sticks to a well-known script

      Cairo has been going through Act III of the revolutionary passion play, the one in which the euphoria of the streets meets...

    4. July 4, 2013

      Film reviews: A Field in England, The Bling Ring and more

      A Field in England is not so much a film, more a metaphysical epileptic fit. Its unprecedented multiple opening in Britain –...

    5. February 19, 2013

      PM calls attack on duchess ‘misguided’

      David Cameron and Ed Miliband have both weighed into a row over the Duchess of Cambridge, sparked by Booker prize-winning...

    6. February 12, 2013

      New York womenswear: Outsiders embraced

      For a city – and a fashion week calendar – increasingly crowded with clones and conformists, a rapturous response from New...

    7. December 21, 2012

      From rags to richness

      The fashion world’s starkest contrast in styles will soon be playing out in a cinema near you. On one side, there’s the...

    8. Material World

      July 2, 2012

      Raf Simons' Dior debut

      Enter the new era at Dior: new designer (Raf Simons), new show address (a hotel particulier on Avenue d’Iena instead of the...

    9. Material World

      October 5, 2010

      Chanel's Marie Antoinette moment

      Karl Lagerfeld, the long-time designer of Chanel (as well Fendi, as well as his own eponymous line, as well as, this season,...

    10. September 18, 2010

      Correction: Dream world

      ● Due to a picture agency error, a caption for the article “Dream world” in House & Home on September 11 should have read...

    11. March 27, 2010

      Spring’s delectable pastels

      Looks from Burberry Prorsum, Versace, Christian Dior, Michael Kors and Calvin Klein What? Think of a delicious teatime...

    12. March 23, 2010

      Anger directed at Germany smacks of sour grapes

      From Mr Michael Power. Sir, Modern Anglo-Saxon Keynesians remind me of those schoolchildren who eat their packed lunches...

    13. October 23, 2009

      In thrall to all that's gone before

      By Wexford standards John Corigliano's 1991 opera was a leap into the unknown. Wexford is, after all, the festival that has...

    14. October 22, 2009

      The Ghosts of Versailles, Wexford Opera House, Ireland

      By Wexford standards John Corigliano’s 1991 opera was a leap into the unknown. Wexford is, after all, the festival that has...

    15. July 17, 2009

      From ‘Harry Potter’ to prêt-à-porter

      Emma Watson in vintage Ossie Clark One of the odder side effects of the extraordinary success of the Harry Potter film...

    16. June 26, 2009

      Spirits of an age of revolution

      For an opera that was a runaway hit at its Metropolitan Opera premiere 18 years ago, John Corigliano's The Ghosts of...

    17. June 25, 2009

      The Ghosts of Versailles, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

      For an opera that was a runaway hit at its Metropolitan Opera premiere 18 years ago, John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of...

    18. May 16, 2009

      On Show

      Enduring appeal A new exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art re-examines the concept of good design as it emerged...

    19. May 15, 2009

      A good deal for the taxpayer

      Douglas Hogg, the Conservative MP, has come in for a fair amount of flak over allegations that he used public money to...

    20. May 14, 2009

      A good deal for the taxpayer

      Douglas Hogg, the Conservative MP, has come in for a fair amount of flak over allegations that he used public money to...

    21. March 9, 2009

      Dancing to the Precipice

      Dancing to the Precipice: Lucie de la Tour du Pin and the French Revolution By Caroline Moorehead Chatto and Windus £20, 486...

    22. March 7, 2009

      Courting favour

      Lucie Dillon, later marquise de la Tour du Pin after her marriage, was born in 1770 into a life of great privilege in the...

    23. December 2, 2008

      UK-Syria cultural exchange helps build bridges

      Dozens of world-class ceramics are on display in the cavernous Khan Assad Basha, an atmospheric stone caravanserai in...

    24. December 1, 2008

      Culture may smooth the road to peace

      Dozens of world-class ceramics are now on display in the cavernous Khan Assad Basha, an atmospheric stone caravanserai in...

    25. June 2, 2008

      Pandora in the Congo

      Pandora in the Congo By Albert Sánchez Piñol, Translated by Mara Faye Lethem Canongate £14.99, 368 pages FT bookshop price:...

    26. May 31, 2008

      Pandora in the Congo

      Pandora in the Congo by Albert Sánchez Piñol, translated by Mara Faye Lathem Canongate £14.99 368 pages FT Bookshop price:...

    27. May 3, 2008

      Stories: The Other Bills Of Parliament

      On a winter's evening in early January this year, weak light was streaming through the windows of a restaurant in London's...

    28. April 22, 2008

      Tax rebellion tests Brown

      Britain's prime minister yesterday moved to quell a growing rebellion by his MPs over a tax change which has hit up to 5.3m...

    29. April 22, 2008

      Brown attempts to appease tax rebels

      Gordon Brown last night attempted to head off a potentially disastrous Labour tax rebellion by promising to consult on new...

    30. April 21, 2008

      Brown tries to appease tax rebels

      Gordon Brown on Monday attempted to head off a potentially disastrous Labour tax rebellion by promising to consult on new...

    31. April 21, 2008

      The princess's cake gets an added crunch

      "I remembered the way out suggested by a great princess when told that the peasants had no bread: 'Well, let them eat cake...

    32. April 20, 2008

      The princess’s cake gets an added crunch

      “I remembered the way out suggested by a great princess when told that the peasants had no bread: ‘Well, let them eat...

    33. March 8, 2008

      Farewell, Paris

      It became increasingly clear, as the autumn/winter 2008 ready-to-wear season drew to a close last weekend in Paris, that...

    34. March 7, 2008

      Farewell, Paris

      It became increasingly clear, as the autumn/winter 2008 ready-to-wear season drew to a close last weekend in Paris, that...

    35. January 26, 2008

      Puritan Pleasure - He scoots, he tours

      It's not often you get to take a form of transport banned in other cities. The Segway - a two-wheeled platform that runs on...

    36. January 22, 2008

      Observer: Into the ground

      Pierre-Karl Péladeau has relished reminding acquaintances that his birthday coincides with the anniversary of Marie...

    37. February 2, 2007

      Plenty of fair trade

      Palm Beach, long the storied playground for the rich, now has another focus: art fairs. These events, sprinkled amid the...

    38. January 25, 2007

      On show

      Let them have art The Palm Beach International Fine Art & Antique Fair begins on Friday. About 100 dealers from around the...

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