Portrait of Elizabeth I - Armada Portrait, after conservation has been completed. (Image: National Maritime Museum)

Can you see the secret symbols in the Armada portrait?

After extensive renovation, the iconic Armada portrait is on show in Greenwich again – find out how to see the painting for free The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I is...
Scene from Channel 4's Eden

Is your office like the survival of the fittest?

Anyone who saw Channel 4’s return-to-nature reality show Eden: Paradise Lost will have seen a summary of humanity’s grim struggle over the millennia. The show put 23 individuals into 700 acres of...
Steve Carell as Mark Baum

The Big Short – review: Laugh, or you’ll cry

Ron Burgundy director Adam McKay has taken Michael Lewis's devastating critique of the 2008 banking crisis and turned it into an entertaining 'traumedy' Hey, what if legendary news anchor Ron...

New light shed on haunting mystery of explorer’s death in the ice

A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, brings the shocking story right up to date – but there are still more questions than answers   There are more questions...
Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams in Spotlight

Spotlight – review: Gripping tale of dirty secrets exposed

The ensemble cast of Spotlight are happy to take a back seat and let the true story of the Catholic Church's cover-up of child abuse do the work Halfway through Spotlight...

Coral Reefs, Natural History Museum – ‘Explore a fascinating and endangered eco-system’

500m people depend on coral reefs for their livelihoods. Pity then that we seem so keen to make them go extinct Coral reefs are the pandas of the undersea world....
Anita Dobson as June in London Road

Interview: Anita Dobson on how her latest film role brought her closure

The Stepney actress and former queen of the Queen Vic tells us about her experiences with the musical London Road In 2006, over six weeks, five prostitutes were murdered in...

The Compatibility Gene: How the body recognises friend and foe

Daniel M Davis explores the immune system and how a handful of scientists discovered how cells distinguish between friend and foe – and might act as match-maker This book has...
Cape Town

7 places you must visit on your Cape Town travels

From the bleak Robben Island to the lush botanical gardens and not to mention the cheetahs and elephants, this is how you can make the most of 7 days...

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