Alice Jones is Deputy Arts Editor of The Independent.
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
05 March 2014 02:38 PM
Presenter said society's treatment of dementia patients was 'less than human'
04 March 2014 06:32 PM
Margaret Thatcher was a “surprisingly insecure” woman who promoted male MPs based on their good looks, according to Jonathan Aitken.
The Independent Bath Literature Festival: The Bad Sex Award is ‘idiotic’, says nominee Jonathan Grimwood
03 March 2014 07:56 PM
The Bad Sex Award is “idiotic”, according to one of last year’s nominees.
03 March 2014 07:54 PM
The country’s most senior neurosurgeon has attacked the state of UK hospitals.
Wes Anderson and the best props in Hollywood: Meet the graphic designer tasked with bringing the director's films to life
01 March 2014 12:00 AM
A Wes Anderson film is usually instantly recognisable as a Wes Anderson film. Droll, dysfunctional characters in kooky costumes; meticulously realised, often imaginary settings; eye-popping colour; witty details; whimsy; Bill Murray. The Grand Budapest Hotel, his eighth feature, is no exception. Quite apart from the astonishing cast list – Brody, Dafoe, Fiennes, Goldblum, Keitel, Law, Norton, Swinton, Wilson and, yes, Murray – it may be the auteur's most visually sumptuous film yet.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 3 Belgium fan Axelle Despiegelaere lands L'Oreal campaign after World Cup viral photo
- 4 Britney Spears sings 'Alien' without Auto-Tune in embarrassing leaked audio clip
- 5 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1