The People’s Vote is a cause worth marching for | Opinion

Approaching 700,000 people marched on Saturday for a People’s Vote – from London’s Marble Arch to Parliament Square. The crowd seemed endless. Yet as the marchers knew full well, they have no purchase on either a Conservative party consumed by civil war and unable to coalesce around any kind of compromise, or on a Labour …

Banksy auction prank leaves art world in shreds | Art and design

Banksy has played what could be one of the most audacious pranks in art history, with one of his best-known works self-destructing after being sold at auction for just over £1m. Girl With Balloon was the final item in an auction at Sotheby’s in London on Friday night and its sale price equalled the artist’s …

Inquest criticises police over London killing of Dutch academic | UK news

An inquest jury has criticised police failings over the killing of the academic Dr Jeroen Ensink, who was stabbed by a stranger suffering from psychosis as he posted cards announcing the birth of his daughter. Returning a narrative verdict of unlawful killing, the jury highlighted failures and inadequacies by Metropolitan police officers, who had arrested …

Suburban masterpieces: modernism in London's edgelands – in pictures

From Brent’s Rizla factory to the art deco clock tower of Wealdstone Motors in Harrow, Joshua Abbott has spent years documenting the architecture of north-west London’s ‘Metroland’ – and beyond – on his Modernism in Metroland website Continue reading… Source Link