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As the popular family sitcom turns 30, Joanne Griffith looks at the representation of African-American characters on screen – and asks what’s changed.

Travelling to the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, photographer Nadav Kander shot haunting images that reveal a dark chapter of Soviet history.

His luminous, shimmering canvases shocked the Victorians – and paved the way for 20th Century art. Alastair Sooke explores the late works and their influence.

Fashion journalists say the city’s fashion week has reached maturity every season – but is it true? Yes, says Susie Lau: its time has come.

Millinery masterpieces are no longer just for Royal Ascot or the Kentucky Derby. Hats are the perfect accessory for the social media era, Lindsay Baker writes.

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