Alice Jones

Alice Jones is Deputy Arts Editor of The Independent.

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Boris Johnson's speech at the Conservative Party conference

Politicians should avoid inviting real people to their conferences — it only makes them look even weirder

What can a career politician who has gone from public school to Westminster possibly know about real life?

Showstopper: the ground-floor terrace
Brimming with confidence: Charlotte Riley

Peaky Blinders actress Charlotte Riley on starring alongside Tom Hardy

But the actress remains cagey about her relationship with The Dark Knight Rises star

Around 150 dogs have been rescued

Charity isn't a thing of the past — we should be proud about how much we give

As the response to the Manchester Dogs' Home has proven, we're still a generous nation, despite what the critics say

Tim Cook introduces the new Apple Watch

Apple’s new watch might seem useless, but it could yet change our lives

My generation seems to measure out its life in new smartphone releases

The Riot Club film: Why this portrayal of drunken Oxford University toffs is a load of tosh

Scherfig’s Oxford feels as authentic as Woody Allen’s London – ie not at all

Joan Rivers made no effort to be liked. That is why she was so funny – and liberating

"My face has been tucked in more than a bedsheet at the Holiday Inn"

Comedian Simon Lipson

Simon Lipson: The comedian proving middle-age can be funny

The 55-year-old launches new stand-up night for 'the been there, done that, got the mortgage' generation

How does any woman find the time to vote, with so much cooking and cleaning to do?

(Send your answer to the dolts at Better Together)

Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014 shortlist: Introducing the nominees

Comedy Award judge Alice Jones profiles this year's nominees

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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project