Hong Kong activists denied China travel permit

Three students who have led protests for greater democracy in Hong Kong were denied permission …

China’s reef islands to be party venue

Chinese couples will soon have a rare and patriotic choice for their wedding parties as …

Drawings from death row: art about injustice

An exhibition of works by a prisoner facing the ultimate penalty in the US is …

Caveman’s pebble takes its place in the history of...

What is art? It’s a debate that goes back if not to the dawn of …

China bans ‘grandiose and weird’ western architecture

For decades British architects have raked in hundreds of millions of pounds from China’s obsession …

The neoclassical next generation

Traditional architecture is no longer afraid to show its perfectly proportioned face.

Our long love affair with Tudor architecture

These houses from a more confident age were built to last. We explore the attraction …

First time in South Africa

Mountains, beaches, cities, wine, lions or penguins? There’s no decision to be made — Duncan …

Ski America . . . on the road

After hitting the slopes in Utah, head south to some of the most beautiful, and …

A great American rail trip: Big Apple to the...

From buzzy New York through sleepy, small-town USA, a 950-mile ride to Chicago makes for …