In case you needed another reason to plan a trip
DiCaprio previously revealed that he slept in an animal carcass and ate raw bison to get into character
- TV + radio reviews
When good news came that the company would be cutting prices, the staff looked blank
- TV + radio news
Chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw argues the shows may not do the profession 'much good'
The filmmaker's career has included celebrated films, affairs and controveries
- Book reviews
Stefan Zweig came rather late for me, somewhere between The Grand Budapest Hotel and this handsome collection of five novellas. I was partly put off by the recent starburst of Zweigmania, which pulled in everyone from Wes Anderson to Salman Rushdie. Rather more intimidating was Michael Hoffman's derision about Zweig's “putrid” prose. This even extended to his suicide note: “one feels the irritable rise of boredom halfway through”.
- Book news + features
Thomas W Hodgkinson, a former judge, said Morrissey’s entry 'seems to have been written with the sole intention of winning the Bad Sex award'
- Art news + features
50 years ago, our road and railway signs got a makeover - but while the former have lasted, the latter were a victim of privatisation
In the era of selfies, what is the point of the portrait?
The Argentinian dance competition where winners are treated like gods
Surreal images of Hong Kong's 100-storey housing estates
Gilbert and George attempt to shock with a set of crude banners
Harry Potter composer invents pair of gloves that makes music
- Music reviews
Download: Meet Me in the City; Stray Bullet; Chain Lightning; From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come)
- Music news + features
The mythology surrounding the White Album takes in warring Beatles, Charles Manson and installation art. What's even weirder is that Starr ended up with the very first copy, which he's selling off tomorrow.
Chris Brown forced to postpone gigs in Australia and New Zealand
Take the quiz to see how many famous album covers you recognise
Sheffield man comes to the rescue of Public Enemy in his Ford Focus
This dad’s reaction to M.O.P and Busta Rhymes’ ‘Ante Up’ is incredible
At The Drive In reunite for new shows
- Theatre + dance reviews
You feel as though you've aged a decade as the light gradually fades
Aakash Odedra Company, review: Doesn't add up to a strong work
The Royal Ballet Monotones/The Two Pigeons, review: Sweet as sugar
Dry Land's abortion put female experience centre stage - review
Sasha Waltz & Guests, review: Stylised production shows fierce purpose
Waste, review: Revival of shrewd work is compulsory viewing
- Theatre + dance news + features
The Broadway hit is coming to London. Matt Trueman meets its creator