A selection of cans from Whiplash Brewing Company

It’s no secret that beer has undergone a significant makeover in recent years. Far from the pints of plain on which we were raised, the discerning bee(...)

Brigitte Macron: ‘We have breakfast together, me with my wrinkles, him with his freshness.’  Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

It’s too early to conjecture what President Emmanuel Macron’s legacy will be, but his long love affair with his wife, Brigitte, who is 24 years and ei(...)

The manuscript contains page after page of scratched out notes, smudges, comments and ink blots by Flaubert, written while walking in Brittany. Photograph: Stéphane Briolant

The handwritten manuscript is page after page of scratched-out notes, smudges, comments and ink blots that reveal just how arduous the French novelis(...)