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Michiel Huisman: more than just a pretty face

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Michiel Huisman: more than just a pretty face

The Dutch actor talks to The Jackal about climbing the Hollywood ladder, his love of photography and why he hasn’t set any career goals (yet)

Dutch courage: inside the new Stedelijk Museum

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Dutch courage: inside the new Stedelijk Museum

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum has found an off-the-wall way to view art – literally

Leading Lady: Olivia Vinall is the Woman In White

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Leading Lady: Olivia Vinall is the Woman In White

The star of the BBC One period drama explains why we still need stories like this

How to take the perfect portrait with Charlie Gray

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How to take the perfect portrait with Charlie Gray

The international photographer brings you his pointers for taking the perfect portrait in today’s selfie world

Something for the weekend: Record Store Day UK

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Something for the weekend: Record Store Day UK

Here’s how celebrate the sound of vinyl in the capital this weekend

Trailer Talk: Funny Cow

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Trailer Talk: Funny Cow

Maxine Peake’s new film might not make you laugh, but it’s guaranteed to make you cry

Ettinger leather portfolio

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The Jackal Recommends: Old dogs can learn new tricks

This week we recommend five old school luxury lynchpins that are doing things a little differently

London theatre steals the show

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London theatre steals the show

Old stories and new plays make this spring’s West End worth shouting about

Something for the weekend: Andrzej Wróblewski

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Something for the weekend: Andrzej Wróblewski

David Zwirner presents the UK’s first solo presentation of the Polish artist’s haunting post-war paintings

Meet startup London

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Meet startup London

Some 200,000 businesses are born in London every year – how, why and by whom?

Trailer Talk: ‘Ghost Stories’ isn’t just a fright

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Trailer Talk: ‘Ghost Stories’ isn’t just a fright

Martin Freeman’s new movie packs a moral punch, too

The Jackal Recommends: Canali, Alice Made This and The Principal hotel

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The Jackal Recommends: Canali, Alice Made This and The Principal hotel

Spring suits, contemporary wedding rings and a shiny new London hotel top The Jackal’s bill this week

Coffee table book

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Three hedonistic books to transform your coffee table

Wine, women and world class deserts. These are a feast for the eyes

Take in the skyscrapers transforming London’s skyline

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Take in the skyscrapers transforming London’s skyline

By the close of this year, the capital’s skyline is going to look very different

Something for the weekend: Now Play This

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Something for the weekend: Now Play This

Somerset House’s three day gaming festival isn’t just for teenagers

How to talk about art

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How to talk about art

Baffled by Bacon? Confused by Calder? Here’s how to navigate any art gallery with success

Fifty shades of beige

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Fifty shades of beige

Unassuming, unthreatening, underwhelming – however you feel about beige it’s no longer derided. But how, and more importantly why, has beige gone from being the dullest colour on the planet to a way of life?

‘When people feel excluded and marginalised, they get angry. And that’s when mistakes are made’