Has Britain’s favourite pastime of eating and drinking reached its peak? How will the industry recovery from this financial blow?

Dominic Green on the prevalence of his own name

The San Francisco Bay Area is short on solutions to old problems

Can the arts survive coronavirus?

Christopher North says the decline of bull fighting is greatly exaggerated

As Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light is released this week, Alexander Larman examines the over-excitement of high-profile releases

The role of music in Jewish worship has acquired a sudden topicality with the involvement of two major record labels

Grand opera was long thought quite dead but is suddenly rearing its shaggy head again

I want to listen to music that sounds like the dumb hopefulness of being young that I once couldn’t wait to rid myself of, says Sarah Ditum

Christopher Bray reviews The Philosophy of Isaiah Berlin by Johnny Lyons