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Goodbye festivals, dressing up and impromptu flits across Europe; hello pets, remote cottages and the quest for the perfect picnic
‘We should stop chastising politicians for changing their minds, and start cheering them instead’
Flitting between countries to live, work and steal ideas was one of the continent’s great perks
No roaring crowd, no celebratory hugs: Murad Ahmed reports from the empty stands at a high-profile fixture
Why can alpha male political leaders not see another MP exercising without needing to show they can do better?
Nicholas Lander asks five chefs what they’ve been cooking while their restaurants have been closed
The great processing might of Fugaku will be focused on parsing earthquakes, weather patterns and coughs
The artist on the anti-racism protests, photographing Beyoncé for Vogue and the depiction of black people in art
Xi Jinping has vowed to eradicate extreme rural deprivation by the end of 2020. Will he meet his target?
Crisis measures have helped get thousands of people into shelter. Finding a long-term solution is harder
Low-cost, quick and convenient: selling fried chicken was a billion-pound business even before its lockdown success
The FT’s US finance editor picks the guests, destination, chef and dishes for his dream supper
Miranda Green is weighed down by Thomas Cromwell’s impending doom in The Mirror and the Light
When Cally Beaton gave up boardroom life to be a comic, the one commodity she didn’t anticipate running out of was the public
Self-confessed seaside snob Pilita Clark goes in search of some pristine golden sands
Henry Mance on how lockdown has led him to (mostly) embrace slow parenting
‘Bolsonaro, Trump and Johnson (until he got ill) acted out their sense of immunity by continuing to shake hands in public’
‘It’s tempting to wonder which wines being launched on the market may develop massive reputations’
Our ‘Round on the Links’ quiz tests your ability to draw connections. Thinking caps on!
How you wear your Covid-19 face covering could be the new social divide
‘Zoom may even make congested cities like Los Angeles more attractive by letting residents cut down on driving’
‘What do I — and people like me — do now that the world is reopening without us?’
‘This dish is a piece of cake. It bakes crisp on the outside but remains soft and pliant in the middle’
Inequality, spiralling rents and now remote working: the city has a number of problems but keeps growing anyway
Five million espressos are usually downed in the UK capital every week – and there’s a café on every corner. But does lockdown herald ‘peak coffee’?
The FT’s chief political correspondent picks the guests, destination, chef and dishes for his dream supper
A special meal is best when it is something simple done exceptionally well, rather than something elaborate
Why were the warning signs around Insys ignored for so long? The FT and PBS series ‘Frontline’ investigate
‘Systemic racism is the product of countless, mostly unconscious decisions. And it wreaks damage largely out of white sight’
What should be done to make the wine world more inclusive?
Having won legions of subscribers in lockdown, the streaming giant is working out how to give them something to watch
‘You need a strategy for cramming in as many attractions as possible — do you want to hit all the big shops?’