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The capital’s old buildings are being pulled down or ‘remodelled’ at an extraordinary rate – leaving just the façade standing. How dishonest can architects, developers and planners be, asks Robin Stummer
Comrades in arms from the Honourable Artillery Company ponder conflicts past, present – and future, writes ASH Smyth
Six reasons why The Oldie isn’t just for oldies (according to millenial, Geoff Heath-Taylor)
Elisabeth Luard salutes Boletus edulis, a tasty prince among fungi
It’s no good to design for only one part of the population – the Bespoke Access Awards are here to help counter that.
Hef, who has died aged 91, may have been the most sex-obsessed oldie of modern times, but his manners and knowledge of history were impeccable
Teens and the elderly have much in common – not least, reflects James Pemboke, their knack of being extraordinarily annoying to the middle-aged
51 years ago, in a club little bigger than most people's living rooms, Jimi made his London debut at the Scotch of St James
From the profound to the ridiculous, art’s big questions are explored at Chatsworth’s brilliant three-day festival, Art Out Loud
A new study says we split infinitives more and more in conversation. It's fine to do it on the page, too
Thanks to decisions taken by councillors in Southampton, its superb art gallery is increasingly shut, including on Sundays – that most gallerian of days
The Book of Common Prayer is 'Shakespearey’, says the Prayer Book Society, which is now explaining 'hard' words to trainee priests. Is nothing sacred, wonders church and chapel singer A.S.H. Smyth
With the resurrection of Roman numerals and a CEO in a comfy cardigan, Apple is embracing our style
They dominated a tenth of the earth's surface for 700 years - but they've been forgotten because they produced no surviving literature
It’s native to Britain but cookery columnist Elisabeth Luard suggests you dress it 'as the Greeks like it', with olive oil and a little lemon
The famous Yellow Pages ad was filmed in the Oldie radio columnist's home
The queen's grandchildren led the great powers during the war. Could she have been a more benign influence on them?
Drinks in the Parlour Room at 12pm followed by lunch in the Lancaster Ballroom of the Savoy Hotel at 1pm
Naples and Campania have been the artistic heart of southern Italy since the Ancient Greeks colonised the area, known to the Romans as Magna Graecia – ‘Great Greece’.
In his last years, an ailing Dudley Moore fled Hollywood, and a stormy marriage, for suburban New Jersey. William Cook meets the classical musicians who took him in and revived his love of the piano
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