Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.


Laura Davis

Laura Davis is Commissioning Editor for Independent Online (Food & Drink, Travel, Health, Gaming) and editor of weekly gaming column The Console

7 best winter hats

Make sure you’re winter-ready with some stylish headwear to keep out the chill

The art of washoku: taking Bento worldwide

A grey winter morning in Kyoto and I – along with several hundred writers, chefs, and nutrition experts from around the world – sit in a conference hall listening to the Michelin-starred French chef Alain Ducasse sing the praises of Japanese food.

More headlines