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Shellsuits, robes and the ubiquitous skirt-for-men fought for attention in London’s showcase of masculine couture. But while innovation is predictably irritating, this is how the future will look
With Team Nigella already whipped into a state of expectant devotion by her court appearances, her show couldn’t have arrived at a more opportune moment. But The Taste, which began on Channel 4 tonight, is no ordinary Nigella Lawson cookery show and no ordinary competition, either. The contestants may come from the ranks of professional chefs or enthusiastic home cooks, but all will be judged, sight unseen, on the flavour of a single spoonful.
He spent 35 years on the run from police, but mourners attending the criminal's funeral were today asked to celebrate his life
Speaking for the first time since his release, Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he will campaign for fellow inmates in Russia and across the world but will not challenge President Putin’s authority
Brixton Academy, London
Mikhail Khodorkovsky flies to Berlin after release from jail confirmed by Putin
Another Bond EC135 craft 'experienced defect that requires further technical investigation'
Band manager is stepping down at the age of 62. Nick Hasted looks back at an incredible career
Album of the Week: Brilliant Bugg is more than just a rockabilly rebel
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Arcade Fire have written the music for Spike Jonze's Her
The musician, an influential figure in the Irish punk scene and the writer behind 'Thousands Are Sailing', has passed away at the age of 56
The Pixies without bassist Kim Deal should feel like a jam sandwich cream without the sugar-coated jam. The best bit is surely missing and with it the warmth and the evocative, breathy vocals the charismatic Deal provides.
Anyone who expected the Followills’s sixth album to reignite what first fired them up as a band of brothers (plus cousin) hadn’t reckoned on the limiting matter of their mutation into a stadium brand.
A 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's final album, In Utero, is released on Monday. Those who worked with the band, and musicians inspired by their music, talk to Elisa Bray