How much public money has been wasted on a scheme which will be quietly retired?

Vexed by Insta videos and impressed by Venice

Killings amid the crunch of leaves

Geopolitical challenges produce impressive art

Rainy beaches and protests in Venice, and dance and sunshine in the South Downs as Britain and Italy trade places

Almost everything in Mestre is recent; everything is decayed

Disappearing corpses, theme-park Venice and a post-Brexit smuggling operation

Lisa Hilton at the Venice Biennale

A Venetian Coronation, The Gabrieli Consort, St John’s Smith Square

Lisa Hilton welcomes the locals back to Venice and enjoys a spicy nod to the city’s vibrant past