Spectre ups the automotive ante with a prototype Jaguar - Oscar Quine takes it for a spin
The sandwich chain is the target of a Twitter campaign about its use of the ‘devil’s herb’
'There's frightening stuff going on, playgrounds sold off to be more Canary Wharf new builds.'
An eminently readable study but one which regards music through a too-white prism
A drunken photo exists of me in a semi-naked yoga position, but I doubt the public would think it should affect my career
Twentysomethings don’t like the look of the future, and no one articulates their feelings more eloquently than the Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett. Oscar Quine met her
Archer was a Conservative MP and deputy chairman of the party, but his political career ended in 1999 when he was found guilty of committing perjury during a libel case. His 34 books have gone on to sell many millions
McLynn is an Irish actress and author, who played Mrs Doyle in Channel 4's sitcom 'Father Ted'. She has also appeared in 'Shameless', 'EastEnders' and 'Bremner, Bird and Fortune' and has written seven novels
A former Oxford student turned perfumer has created a fragrance evoking the smell of her time at university - here, the Independent’s graduates conjure up their eau de college
Kendall joined the Labour Party in 1992, was elected MP for Leicester West in 2010, and was appointed Shadow Minister for Care and Older People a year later. She is currently standing for election to become leader of the Labour Party
RuPaul is best-known in the UK for his reality TV show 'Ru- Paul's Drag Race', and has released three albums, modelled, written an autobiography and presented a chat show
Not everyone is a natural protester. So what's it like to abandon the quiet life and take up the struggle? Oscar Quine talks to four unlikely placard-wavers
A small hotel in Hampshire was named Michelin's Pub of the Year. Oscar Quine settled into its new bedrooms
Baselitz's first exhibition of paintings was seized by the public prosecutor on grounds of indecency. This notoriety was later reinforced with his trademark upsidedown paintings
'Election night was one of the most exciting nights of my political life'
David Lammy was touched by the 7/7 attacks in a way that only deepened his connection to the city he grew up in