Andy Murray aiming to analysis bout animation adjoin Nick Kyrgios at Queen’s

Nick Kyrgios says he regards Andy Murray as “one of my better mates on tour” and the feeling is undoubtedly mutual, but the Australian arrives here in the sort of form that could destroy the former world No 1 when he makes his comeback on Tuesday. Kyrgios, who frightened the life out of Roger Federer in a …

The London Mastaba analysis – a behemothic geometric ablution toy

It sits out on the lake, bigly. Constructed from 7,506 standard oil drums, the London Mastaba interrupts the view. More than that, it is the view. It is unmissable. Floating on London’s Serpentine, and tethered to the lake’s shallow bottom, Christo’s first major London project is an alien presence, its sides rising at 60-degree angles …

Shell of Glasgow School of Art architecture may be adored from demolition

The surviving shell of the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, devastated by fire last weekend, is expected to be saved from demolition, council officials have said. Senior figures in Glasgow city council said a consensus was emerging among building control officers, the art school and Historic Environment Scotland, the official conservation agency, that the …

Theresa May tells taxpayers to apprehend to pay added to armamentarium NHS

Theresa May has reiterated her much-questioned belief that a new funding deal for the NHS can be financed in part using money saved as a result of Brexit, but said taxpayers should also expect to contribute more. In a much-trailed speech about a new long-term funding deal for the health service, the prime minister confirmed …

Aviation industry: EU blocks talks to avoid ‘no-deal’ Brexit crisis

The European commission is refusing to agree to any back-channel discussions between UK and EU aviation agencies to avert a crisis in the event of a “no-deal” outcome to Brexit. Attempts by the aerospace industry to persuade Brussels to start contingency talks to ensure Europe’s planes keep flying and the aerospace industry can function effectively …

Israel indicts above chiffonier abbot on Iran spying charges

Israel has arrested and indicted a former government minister on charges of spying for Iran, the country’s internal security services have said. Gonen Segev, who worked as energy and infrastructure minister in the 1990s, “was recruited and acted as an agent on behalf of Iranian intelligence”, police and the Israel Security Agency, better known as …

Tariffs on $50 Billion in Goods? China Can Take the Hit

The tariffs would represent only a small burden to China’s nearly $13 trillion economy. The dispute with the United States has become a battle over which country will dominate the high-wage, high-skill industries of tomorrow, like at this electronics factory in Qingdao, China.CreditWilliam Hong/Reuters SHANGHAI — Thanks to President Trump’s tariffs, Americans will soon be …

Christo’s Latest Work Weighs 650 Tons. And It Floats.

Christo’s temporary floating sculpture “The London Mastaba,” made from thousands of stacked oil barrels, on the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park, London, on June 15.CreditDavid Azia for The New York Times LONDON — Wearing a hard hat and a cargo jacket, the artist Christo stood on a platform looking over the Serpentine lake one April …

Lens: Revisiting the Images of Alfred Stieglitz’s Camera Work Magazine

Lens Two photographers have spent years compiling a complete set of Camera Work, Alfred Stieglitz’s groundbreaking publication that helped shepherd photography into the art world. Portrait, Miss De C. From Camera Work issue 17.CreditJoseph T. Keiley Sometimes you just don’t want to botch the original. Cotton gloves protect from only so much and photographs fade …

Who will accomplish Dimbleby as Question Time host? A attending at the candidates

For the first time in a quarter of a century, Question Time is hunting for a new host – or chairman, to give it its proper title – with David Dimbleby announcing he will step down from the role later this year. Given that the job is arguably the most high-profile hosting gig in British …