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The initiative aiming to slash away at the art world’s exclusivity and elitism

In 1972 Ziggy played guitar, Marc Bolan hit his stride and blokes across Britain made nervous moves towards their sister’s make-up bag. Here SOPHIA DEBOICK rediscovers glam Britannia

There is a rare chance of peace in Syria. But, Hamish De Bretton-Gordon writes, Brexit is getting in the way of the UK and the EU playing the role we should.

The special relationship is alive and kicking. White Anglo-American establishments are always there for each other when times get rough, like that bridge over troubled waters.

Philosopher, February 3, 1909 - August 24, 1943

Steve Bannon’s sacking has been cheered by many who saw him at an alt-right puppet master. But could he been even more dangerous outside the White House?

Fashion can be considered frivolous and in some ways it is.

Lies, damn lies and Brexit: How fabrication – whatever the consequences – has become a viable political weapon and what the fallout might be

Editor-at-Large Alistair Campbell has a suggestion: to anyone yet to book a holiday – try Albania

The US is stumbling towards an autocracy, as it emerges Donald Trump is exploring ways to pardon himself even before any accusations have been made.

The haunting image of a ruined city is nothing new. Here we examine the horrors of urban warfare from Stalingrad to Mosul

The zealots who allow the Brexit fiasco to happen are diminishing the UK inch by inch, day by day.

The shadows of impeachment hanging over the White House have darkened massively… thanks to the New York Times which might yet end up emulating the Washington Post in bringing down a disgraced president.

Matt Kelly recalls an eventful year for The New European

An ice cold San Miguel on a Spanish beach, or a glass of a Bordeaux in a Paris restaurant might seem like the ultimate in European drinks, but these ten classics are underrated examples of the continent’s cocktails, cordials and concentrates.

The Aesthetes were the men and women behind the world’s first youth cult

When American rock met European art - a bizarre chapter in rock history to which countless other acts, from David Bowie onwards, owe a debt of gratitude.

Trump is the person with no credentials who talks back to the PhDs, and the big journalists, and the pollsters who just don’t get it. He’s Mr Tell-It-Like-It-Is.

Communities must not become havens for the international super-rich who pay next to no tax

Inflation and prices are rising, real wages falling. We’re all going to feel the squeeze.

What better persons to aid and abet that than the Alpha and the Omega of British populism on US television: Nigel Farage and Katie Hopkins.

Mind-boggling palindromes and decidedly odd tongue twisters

A culinary icon of Jewish delis, there are more bagel bakers in London than you may think - we track down where to find a proper bagel in the capital

How the indomitable spirit of our city dwellers renders terror pointless

Cannes celebrated the opening of the 70th edition of its film festival with a knotty, indulgent film about a knotted, indulgent film maker

Now, he’s on his way over – but what really changed his mind?

Here’s why 100 years on, echoes of the Spanish couturier can still be found in most women’s wardrobe

We pick out the worst Leavers of a week in which people came together and united behind the opportunities which lie ahead. Probably.

With the clock ticking not only on Article 50, but also a UK general election, is Ireland the part of Europe with most to fear from Brexit’s fallout?

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