Cairo is deceptively calm, says Egyptian film-maker Mohamed Diab. ‘People were so scared from the fighting in the streets that… See the full story of Revolutionary road on The Spectator.
Southern trees bear a strange fruit in Laird Hunt’s seventh novel, a dark historical fiction filled with dreams and visions… See the full story of On the way to a lynching on The Spectator.
The Adèsives were out in force at Covent Garden last Monday for the UK première of their hero’s third opera,… See the full story of Fallen angel on The Spectator.
This book, according to its author Gabi Martínez, is ‘a non-fiction novel’. It tells the story of Jordi Magraner, a… See the full story of The curse of the Yeti on The Spectator.
It’s 500 years since Martin Luther pinned his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, sparking… See the full story of A square dance in Heaven on The Spectator.
Lisa McInerney found a brilliant way to turn heads and hone her craft as the ‘Sweary Lady’ behind the ‘Arse… See the full story of The gangster life of Ryan on The Spectator.
Herbert von Karajan established the Easter Festival in Salzburg 50 years ago with a production of Die Walküre that is… See the full story of A familiar Ring on The Spectator.
Thirty years ago, Russell Davies wrote a weekly sporting column in the New Statesman. It proved unsustainable and was soon… See the full story of Boxing clever on The Spectator.
Lady Macbeth, which has nothing to do with boring old Shakespeare beyond indicating a certain archetype (huge sighs of relief… See the full story of Girl power on The Spectator.
Go into any high street bookshop and find the European history section. There’s usually a shelf or two on France… See the full story of Europe’s best hope on The Spectator.
The other day I had a very dispiriting conversation with a TV industry insider. It turns out that everything you… See the full story of The real deal on The Spectator.
On 11 May 1937, at the Gare St-Lazare in Paris, Ernest Hemingway said goodbye to a friend who was leaving… See the full story of Fighting talk, but little action on The Spectator.
Just before Peter Donohoe played the last of Alexander Scriabin’s ten piano sonatas at the Guildhall’s Milton Court on Sunday,… See the full story of Mission impossible? on The Spectator.
‘What makes the Red Man red?’ the Lost Boys asked in Disney’s Peter Pan (1953). According to Sammy Cahn’s lyric,… See the full story of America’s other civil war on The Spectator.
There is some surprise that after all these years Ray Davies has turned his attention to America. He is the… See the full story of Ray Davies: Americana on The Spectator.
Christopher Hampton’s 1968 play The Philanthropist examines the romantic travails of Philip, a cerebral university philologist, forced to choose between… See the full story of Pleasing pedantry on The Spectator.
By SwimSwam on SwimSwam "In swimming, I like to describe the freestyle recovery as having three octane grades; low, medium and high." Read the full story on SwimSwam: What grade is your freestyle recovery?
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Yale’s Director of Athletics, Tom Beckett, announced today that the Bulldogs will be combining the men’s and women’s swimming and... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Yale to Combine Men’s & Women’s Teams; Jim Henry to Coach Combined Entity
The Mexico Aerospace Fair, Famex for short, drew 231 exhibitors when it was first held two years ago. This year’s event, which is being inaugurated today by President Enrique Peña Nieto, has FULL STORY The post Interest doubles in annual aerospace fair appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
As the month of May approaches the dissident CNTE teachers’ union is already planning, as it does every year, its protests and demonstrations leading up to Teachers’ Day on May 15. FULL STORY The post Teachers to march in Oaxaca and Chiapas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.