We crunched the numbers and used historical data to pit classic groups against each other. Who is the greatest? Let the debate begin.
The Great Gate of Ishtar which stood at the entrance to Babylon has inspired awe since the 6th Century BC. Amanda Ruggeri finds out why.
A poll once revealed that in the US, To Kill a Mockingbird rivals The Bible in popularity. University student Henry Knight explores why it appeals to the young.
Susie Lau reports from Milan Fashion Week, where Prada’s subverted femininity and Moschino’s ‘80s nostalgia were the order of the day.
Egon Schiele’s portraits of his muse and love Wally Neuzil are among the artist’s most famous works – but who was she really? Kimberly Bradley investigates.
Scenes in beauty salons crop up all the time on film – but is there more to them than hair and make-up? Lindsay Baker finds out.
The musical story of the von Trapp family continues to delight audiences 50 years on. But what makes The Sound of Music endure? Nicholas Barber finds out.
The star tells Tom Brook about dealing with bad reviews after a string of drubbings for recent performances. Can he turn it around with his latest film?
The pinnacle of Aztec architecture was the Templo Mayor, a vast religious building – with a blood-soaked history. Jonathan Glancey investigates.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including Gore Vidal on Orson Welles, how to shake up biographies and a public library security guard’s ‘secret life’.