Is that a surrealist masterpiece by the draining board? Inside Leonora Carrington’s sculpture-filled home

In October 2010, a few months before her death, I said my last goodbye to my cousin Leonora Carrington. As I left her home in

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‘This is our cultural heritage’: Spanish photographers seek national archive

Spain’s best-known photographers have thrown their weight behind a new campaign to establish a national centre to catalogue, share, protect and promote the country’s rich


TV stars and fans to appear as holograms at Bafta awards

TV stars and fans will follow in the virtual footsteps of Tupac Shakur, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston by appearing in hologram form at the


Neil Finn on the return of Crowded House: ‘I am ultimately very optimistic about the world’

Neil Finn, New Zealand music’s jovial elder statesman, is remembering his best friend and bandmate Paul Hester. He recalls the Crowded House drummer holding Finn’s


Hollywood actor Steven Seagal joins pro-Kremlin party

The Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, a long-time admirer of Russian president Vladimir Putin, has joined a pro-Kremlin party, the party said on Sunday. Seagal received


Mare of Easttown: 20 questions the finale must answer

Warning: this article contains spoilers for episodes one to six of Mare of Easttown. Mare of Easttown has become a bona fide phenomenon. A thriller


BJ Thomas, singer of Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head, dies at 78

BJ Thomas, a Grammy-winning singer who enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with hits including Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head and


Scotland’s best island? Orkney wins first place in survey

The ancient standing stones and neolithic settlements of Orkney have earned it the title of best Scottish island, according to a survey from Which? Readers


National Trust rejects claim that chief quit because of campaign against ‘wokeness’

The National Trust has dismissed claims that its chairman quit in response to a campaign by some members against “wokeness”. Tim Parker, who was appointed