Travel Me casa, su casa: the breakfast room

A creative, globe-trotting couple have put their stamp on a pair of 1920s buildings in Barrio Italia. By Sorrel Moseley-Williams

Big really does mean beautiful

Jenny Saville talks to Charles Darwent about her giant nudes

VISUAL ARTS: EXIT POLL - Who will win the Turner Prize?


Exit Poll: Jane & Louise Wilson at the Serpentine


The Information on `Abracadabra'

What Is It?

The Information On: `As Dark as Light'

What Is It?

Details competition no 421

In which painting by which painter can you find this man at work?

Visual Arts: Young guns go for it


Leading article: A picture of wealth

THE QUEEN got herself into a spot of public-relations bother a few years ago when a louche Sunday newspaper insisted on calling her "the world's richest woman". A pained Palace spokesman pointed out that this valuation included the royal art collection, which could not be regarded as the Queen's personal property since it belonged to the nation. Well, you could have fooled us.

Artist is paid to discover the sweet scent of success

THE TRUE mark of celebrity will no longer be just having your likeness painted for the National Portrait Gallery. From today stars can have their "odour portraits" taken so that gallery-goers can experience the real smell of success.

David wants you to join him. At BowieWorld (

The Green Room Where Every Surfer Wants To Be

Restaurants: Where shall we meet in The Tate Gallery?

I was once talking to a rather oversexed American PhD student called, of all things, Herb. How did he like England, I asked. "Awful," he replied. "How so?" "The women," he said, "they're so unfriendly." "Are they? In what way?" "Well, in the States all you have to do to pick up a chick," he said, "is go to a bookshop. You can score in 20 minutes in bookshops in New York. I spent the whole morning in Hatchards the other day, and I didn't get laid once."

Design: In bed with Robert Rauschenberg

The ancient craft of quilt-making has turned to modern art for inspiration.
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A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London