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The Mary Wollstonecraft sculpture by British artist Maggi Hambling in north London’s Newington Green. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images.

It took 200 years, not to mention a decade of fundraising, for a memorial to the great feminist thinker and writer Mary Wollstonecraft to be commissio(...)

Rita Duffy’s photomontage The Raft Project can be seen on the side of the  Long Room Hub building at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

How can one image sum up the chaos, enmity and sheer bewilderment of Brexit? Artist Rita Duffy began The Raft Project at the height of what she desc(...)

Each piece in Wone’s first, all-black collection was numbered like a limited-edition lithograph. They have all sold out. Photograph: Luke Wooden

First there were the impossible-to-get-into $40 exercise classes. Then came $365 foam rollers and $1,000 yoga mats. And now: $320 workout tights you b(...)

Models  at the Versace show during Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019, last Friday. The brand is  known for its bold and glamorous designs. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

US fashion group Michael Kors has agreed to take control of Versace in a deal that could value one of Italy’s most prized designers at $2 billion, sou(...)

Ko Pha Ngan food market in Thong Sala. Photograph: Ido Arbeit

La Cuisine restaurant, in the old town of Villefranche in the south of France is a very unassuming little restaurant that we stumbled upon for lunch. (...)

Conall Morrison’s new work is Woyzeck in Winter. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Galway International Arts Festival has announced its full programme for 2017, which also marks the festival’s 40th birthday. Already announced is(...)

 Two men stand next to  graffiti by elusive British artist Banksy representing Steve Jobs, founder and late chief executive  of Apple, at the migrant camp known as the “Jungle” in Calais, northern France,  December 12th, 2015.  Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

British graffiti artist Banksy’s mural of late Apple founder Steve Jobs as a refugee on a wall in the Calais migrant camp and two other Banksy works i(...)

Ciara O’Toole: In Italy many of her friends were restoring aircraft, salvaging parts and giving them “a second lease of life”. That second chance idea chimed with her and turned into a business plan

Ciara O’Toole is an adventurous spirit who left a career in marketing to live in Lake Como with her husband in 2007. Six months later the marriage (...)

Have you ever had that feeling of such great hatred and anger that it consumes you? You know, that blood-boiling rage? When your face flush(...)

Film review: All Is Lost

Gravity may have been the best shipwreck film released this year, but JC Chandor’s follow-up to Margin Call certainly runs it close. This is the real (...)