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The old town.

Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love. The US’s first and only world heritage city. The city founded by British Quaker William Penn in 1682. The ci(...)

Blue Note: the label’s respect for music, and the musicians who made it, set it apart. Photograph: Tony Cenicola/NYT

“The Finest in Jazz since 1939” says the famous tag line, and 80 years later it’s still hard to disagree. The Blue Note label, which celebrates that r(...)

Girl: Victor Polster as Lara

Lukas Dhont’s film Girl, which won the Caméra d’Or at Cannes, is inspired by the dancer Nora Monsecour. They’re happy with it. Why aren’t others? (...)

Hundreds of students gather to protest the decision of Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika (82) to run for a fifth term, in Algiers, earlier this week. Photograph:  Anis Belghoul/AP Photo

The 250,000 US diplomatic cables dumped online by Wikileaks in 2010 – a vast compendium of intelligence, insight, gossip and idle speculation – remain(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron: wants an expansion of EU powers in exactly the kind of way that makes many Europeans feel alienated.  Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP

Humility is not Emmanuel Macron’s defining characteristic. He has an approval rating of about 34 per cent in France, which is 10 per cent lower than D(...)

Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar (left) and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi attend a media event to push for campaign finance reform outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Friday. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits the United States this week to mark St Patrick’s Day, much will be made of the enduring power of Irish-American rel(...)

Conor Pope test drives an electric scooter on the streets of Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Bringing an electric scooter into The Irish Times newsroom generated the same level of excitement as a Chopper bicycle might have done in an Irish sch(...)

A charging station for electric cars is presented during the 89th Geneva International Motor Show this week.

The mandatory feature on every new production model or wacky prototype at this week’s Geneva motor show seemed to be an electric plug. Several major c(...)

Ikea’s manual offers a series of 20 “bedroom positions”.

Property was once declared the new porn, but that was in the heady days of the last boom before the market collapsed. Now, it seems, interiors are the(...)

My sittingroom armchair was sacrosanct but the younger boy has begun to lay claim to it. Maybe I need to flee further, to a shed in the garden. Photograph: Getty Images

Cloffice is a terrible word but not a bad idea. The notion of an office in a closet is not immediately enticing; in fact it sounds like the work of th(...)

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