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  1. May 9, 2014

    Bill Viola’s religious experience

    Most people remember the first time they see a video by Bill Viola. In a world where so many artists are concerned with what...

  2. May 2, 2014

    Co-founder of St John restaurant Fergus Henderson receives lifetime award

    No other chef is like him. Even without his bespoke butcher-cloth suit, buttons pulled tight over his Falstaffian physique,...

  1. April 20, 2014

    CPE Bach’s St John Passion, Cadogan Hall, London – review

    It all seemed very predictable: in this concert, conducted by Kirill Karabits, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the...

  2. December 20, 2013

    Margot Henderson’s perfect Christmas

    Margot Henderson is chef-patron of Rochelle Canteen in London, and co-founded the catering company Arnold & Henderson. She...

  3. August 13, 2013

    Eduardo Paolozzi: Collaging Culture, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK – review

    As a teenager, Eduardo Paolozzi confronted the reality of death with shocking immediacy. Born in Edinburgh in 1924, he was...

  4. April 14, 2013

    General Dynamics to cut UK workforce

    General Dynamics UK is to cut more than 10 per cent of its workforce and restructure its business in the latest sign of...

  5. May 11, 2012

    Juan Diego Flórez, Royal Albert Hall, London

    A solo operatic night at the Royal Albert Hall has a pleasantly old-fashioned feel to it. Maybe it was accentuated on this...

  6. April 30, 2012

    Bittersweet rankings for Blumenthal

    Its menu famously offers diners a choice of quail jelly and nitro-poached cocktails, roast foie gras and whisky wine gums....

  7. April 19, 2012

    New coins ‘could cause dermatitis’

    Dermatologists are pleading with the Royal Mint carry out a thorough risk assessment of its new nickel-plated coins, which...

  8. April 6, 2012

    FT Foodies: Stevie Parle

    Chef and cookery writer Stevie Parle grew up in Birmingham. He has worked in New York, Tokyo and since 2009, he has run The...

  9. March 12, 2012

    Keith Vaughan: Romanticism to Abstraction, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

    After taking a fatal overdose in November 1977, Keith Vaughan confessed to his journal: “I cannot drag on another few years...

  10. March 5, 2012

    Obituary: Norman St John-Stevas

    Lord St John of Fawsley, who has died aged 82, could easily have been remembered only as court jester to Margaret Thatcher...

  11. February 3, 2012

    Short cuts

    Moscow British Airways is to introduce first-class services between London and Moscow to capitalise on surging demand for...

  12. December 21, 2011

    The Charity that Began at Home, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

    It is unsurprising that St John Hankin and George Bernard Shaw admired each other’s plays. Hankin’s 1906 drama, his third to...

  13. September 15, 2011

    Lancashire wins county championship

    Lancashire shook a 77-year-old monkey off their backs at Taunton on Thursday, taking the county cricket championship title...

  14. July 6, 2011

    London rents rise to new highs

    Rents for prime London properties jumped 10 per cent over the past year to reach new highs, driven by demand from City...

  15. June 29, 2011

    Consider past in plans for a post-Gaddafi Libya

    From Mr Ronald Bruce St John. Sir, Neil MacDonald’s article “Libyans look back fondly to monarchy before Gaddafi coup” (June...

  16. June 3, 2011

    Mr Fox

    Mr Fox, by Helen Oyeyemi, Picador, RRP£12.99, 256 pages Literary muses come in many guises. Seldom, however, are they...

  17. May 6, 2011

    FT Foodies: Anissa Helou

    Anissa Helou grew up in Beirut and moved to London aged 21. She worked in arts and antiques before writing her first...

  18. April 16, 2011

    Bach: St John Passion, Bach: St Matthew Passion

    Bach St John Passion John Eliot Gardiner (Soli Deo Gloria, 2 CDs) Bach St Matthew Passion Netherlands Bach Society (Channel...

  19. March 4, 2011

    Charity sparks Olympic evictions row

    A charity set up to help the poor in east London is poised to evict up to 25 small shopkeepers near the London Olympics site...

  20. February 11, 2011

    FT Foodies: Erdem Moralioglu

    Do you have your own equivalent of Proust’s madeleine, a food that instantly brings back memories? Growing up in Montreal, a...

  21. January 21, 2011

    The Fergus factor

    Fergus Henderson on a site visit to his Leicester Square hotel St John Hotel He is, in my opinion, the most influential...

  22. January 10, 2011

    Business diary: Reto Gurtner

    Under chief executive Reto Gurtner, Weisse Arena has transformed the quiet hamlet of Laax into one of Switzerland’s most...

  23. December 17, 2010

    The rise of men’s workwear

    Skilled designs, from left, by Y3, Margaret Howell, Junya Watanabe, Margaret Howell When the chef Fergus Henderson and his...

  24. October 8, 2010

    Lunch with the FT: Phoebe Philo

    Phoebe Philo, the 37-year-old creative director of Céline, is surprisingly frail for someone who a year ago accomplished the...

  25. October 1, 2010

    Caravaggio speaks to our times

    Caravaggio’s ‘Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy’ (c 1595) Caravaggio, edited by Claudio Strinati, Skira RRP£43, 247 pages...

  26. September 7, 2010

    A helping hand for Bologna

    Flanked by the Madonna and St John, Christ dies slowly on the cross, his sage-green loincloth almost as radiant now as when...

  27. August 7, 2010

    Short cuts

    A room at the St John Hotel Switzerland We’ve had pop-up shops, restaurants and hotels, but next month the Swiss are going...

  28. July 16, 2010

    Lunch with the FT: Oleg Deripaska

    It is a sunny summer afternoon in London, and the courtyard of St John restaurant is bright and airy. Inside the dining...

  29. May 21, 2010

    The Art Market: Old Masters

    ‘Saint John the Evangelist’ (1620s) by Domenichino A secretive hedge-fund manager, Chris Rokos of Brevan Howard, is...

  30. November 18, 2009

    Fine on Regal punishes victims of the scandal again

    There's a palpable sense that justice has not been done at Regal Petroleum. The oil and gas group was censured and fined...

  31. November 17, 2009

    Regal fine punishes victims of scandal again

    There’s a palpable sense that justice has not been done at Regal Petroleum. The oil and gas group was censured and fined on...

  32. November 7, 2009

    Admirable model provided by the Anglican tradition

    From The Rev Thomas Miller. Sir, It is more than tiresome that Thomas Granchi perpetuates the false notion that the English...

  33. October 24, 2009

    Emmanuelle Haïm: La Resurrezione

    Emmanuelle Haïm La Resurrezione EMI (2 CDs) Handel was a precocious 23-year old when he wrote his Easter Sunday oratorio in...

  34. October 23, 2009

    Gruesome motifs of Christian suffering

    Detail from ‘Dead Christ’ (1625-30) by Gregorio Fernández In a global art world, cultural tourism rarely treads new ground;...

  35. April 25, 2009

    Rothschild Fortune is flourishing

    The late Edmund de Rothschild -"a banker by hobby and a gardener by profession" - would have been proud to see his...

  36. April 24, 2009

    Pound is looking palatable

    It used to be that one of the main draws of France for the British was eating out. With the only peril being having to watch...

  37. April 15, 2009

    Trailblazers of the Renaissance

    Florence may have been the fulcrum of the Renaissance, yet as two new shows on the art of Siena and Prato demonstrate,...

  38. April 14, 2009

    Trailblazers of the Renaissance

    Florence may have been the fulcrum of the Renaissance, yet as two new shows on the art of Siena and Prato demonstrate, great...

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