Alice Jones is Deputy Arts Editor of The Independent.
13 March 2014 10:00 PM
Comedy - it makes people laugh but can it change the world? Barack Obama thinks it can. This week the President of the United States made his funnyordie.com debut when he agreed to be interviewed on Between Two Ferns.
09 March 2014 12:00 AM
The BBC presenter was chairing a discussion about women in public life
08 March 2014 12:11 AM
“Bland, dull and repetitive” and obsessed with the lives of thirtysomethings in north‑west London – that is the parlous state of new literary fiction in the UK, according to one of its top practitioners.
Female pop stars like Lily Allen are too busy selling records to come up with anything constructive or interesting to say about feminism
07 March 2014 06:22 PM
In theory everyone is equal, but the reality is somewhat different
07 March 2014 12:19 PM
Alice Jones' Arts Diary at The Independent Bath Literature Festival
07 March 2014 12:05 PM
Psychoanalyst's new book to be based on 'attachment and intimacy'
06 March 2014 09:30 PM
"Have you actually read the book? You're asking me a lot of questions about it." This was, quite obviously, no ordinary literature festival talk. How could it be, when the author in question was Count Arthur Strong?
06 March 2014 07:19 PM
Don’t mention the war, or at least don’t mention it quite so often – that was the plea from one historian.
06 March 2014 07:17 PM
Former Downing Street communications chief reveals change of heart inspired by the three novels he has written since leaving government
Independent Bath Literature Festival: Poetry royalty Frieda Hughes shares experiences as a counsellor
05 March 2014 07:01 PM
She is mid-way through training and currently works as a volunteer for Cruse Bereavement Care
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
How climate change helped Genghis Khan: Scientists believe a sudden period of warmer weather allowed the Mongols to invade with such success
- 1 Arrest made after man is found by the side of the road with his penis cut off
- 2 Girl found in the Amazon rainforest with neighbour Grover Morales after going missing for 7 months
- 3 Tim Berners-Lee on creating the web: 'I never expected all these cats'
- 4 Malaysia flight MH370: Pitbull song lyrics bear uncanny resemblance to missing plane mystery, according to YouTubers
- 5 First Kiss viral video was just a clothing advert starring actors