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Last Night at the Proms: Remainers have taken to bringing European flags into the Royal Albert Hall to wave alongside the Union Jacks. Photograph: BBC

The heatwave, the World Cup and the endless madness at Westminster have made this summer in London feel as if it has been going on for ever. But for s(...)

Winton Gallery exhibition’s  first  World War biplane, surrounded by a stretched canopy of synthetic fabric, curved in the form of the gyrating airflow.

The new Winton Gallery at London’s Science Museum in South Kensington holds a permanent display on the history of mathematics over the past 400 years.(...)

What was it about Samuel Beckett? In addition to writing fiction and plays that continue to absorb audiences and tease the imagination, the Nobel Laur(...)

The G.P.O. 1916 by Thomas Ryan

In 1966 a young Irish artist decided to create his own commemoration of the 1916 Rising as the State celebrated the event’s 50th anniversary. Thomas R(...)

Elizabeth Magill with her work. Photograph: Hugo Glendinning

Can you ever have such a thing as too much beauty? Elizabeth Magill thinks you can. “Yeah, absolutely,” the artist laughs, describing how she treats a(...)

Carolyn McCall, chief executive  of Easyjet . Photographer: David Levenson/Bloomberg

Carolyn McCall is stepping down as EasyJet boss to join ITV as chief executive. Ms McCall, who begins her new role in January 2018, had been the front(...)

Lauren Kinsella: “For me it’s all about sound. I’m thinking about resonance, about placement of notes, what I can do inside my mouth, or shape words in terms of the tongue and lips.”

For most singers, walking onto a stage with no clue as to what you’re about to sing would be the stuff of nightmares. But for Lauren Kinsella, it`s t(...)

David Hockney’s primary insinct seems always to be to produce work: ‘Self portrait’ 1954, collage on newsprint; ‘Margaret Hockney’ 2008, inkjet printed computer drawing on paper

David Hockney: I draw, I do  ★★★★★ The MAC, Edward Street, Belfast Until October 16th, themaclive.com It seems like something of an oversigh(...)

Despite the claims from the Leave camp about the outflow of sterling into the EU’s coffers, Britain was a net beneficiary from EU research programmes

The issue of Brexit has fallen out of the news over the past few weeks, pushed aside by the horrors of Nice, political upheaval in Turkey and multiple(...)

 Hughie O’Donoghue: ‘If you want to get at all close to a true version of events, you have to make room for the inconvenient bits as well.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Hughie O’Donoghue is the living embodiment of one of the main themes of his work: the interwoven histories and circumstances that inform and shape id(...)

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