Features

What the nanny saw...

Vivian Maier was a nanny in Chicago. But, as these images show, she was also "one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers"

The pension age is set to keep rising. Will pay follow?

Dominic Laurie

The UK retirement age is likely to rise to 70 or more. This will bring unique challenges for all of us, says Dominic Laurie...

Ray Winstone

Ray Winstone: "I should have taken acting more seriously"

Adrian Lobb

Ray Winstone on his violent youth, learning his craft, long marriages - and a day to remember with 'true gent' Bobby Moore

Coastal Housing Group

Coastal Housing Group specialises in urban regeneration, focusing on integrating social housing with commercial developments

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch: "I couldn't stop crying..."

Jane Graham

He may well get an Oscar for his portrayal of Alan Turing, but Benedict Cumberbatch is planning a more relaxed future

Samira Ahmed

Forget the space escape – there won’t be any second chances

Samira Ahmed

"Interstellar struck me as a truly humanist film, describing a godless universe in which people faced with terrible odds have a choice"

How to listen to Allegri

"The most famous piece of sacred music ever written..." The Sixteen's Harry Christophers on the qualities of Allegri’s Miserere

John Bird

Boy bands, DMs and a culture of moaning. Nothing's changed..

John Bird

"Moaners enable the capitalist system to continue because moaning is nearly always in place of action"

Paul McNamee

Flying the flag for symbols? Depends where you’re standing

Paul McNamee

"The problem with claiming a historical imperative over elements of identity is fixing a place to draw the line"

Sir Alex Ferguson

"Inspiration is just as important as education"

Sir Alex Ferguson on the reaction to his autobiography, nurturing stars - and meeting Reese Witherspoon at the Oscars

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