Thoroughly misérable

This week’s new film releases reviewed: ‘Les Misérables’, ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’, ‘What Richard Did’, ‘Midnight Son’ and ‘Gangster Squad’

The Downton downturn effect

Britain is in the grip of heritage mania again as economic deterioration leads to a revival of simple pleasures and a renewed interest in its history

Massif appeal

Behind Saint-Tropez lies a bewitching hinterland of heavily forested ridges and hills stretching from Hyères to Fréjus – a world away from the jetset