Emily Jupp

Emily is a social media journalist for www.independent.co.uk. She also writes music reviews, food and lifestyle features for The Independent and i.

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Things are kicking off in 'Albion'

Albion, Bush Theatre, review: This plays make us reconsider how we deal with the far right

Chris Thompson second play looks at a spectrum of views on the far right

Cillian Murphy stars in Ballyturk

Ballyturk, National Theatre, review: Cillian Murphy is exhilarating to watch

But at several frustrating moments this work feels pointless

We need to talk about periods

A five per cent tax has been placed on sanitary products. Why don't we consider them essential items for women?

Do you want fries with that? The classless chip has been re-branded as a trendy side-dish

Fries are getting a foodie makeover, with 'truffle-topped polenta frites' coming to a menu near you

Emily Jupp finds out whether gourmet chips are just a flash in the pan
Play for today: Playmobil

Playmobil: Forty years young

Playmobil might not have the box-office appeal of its plastic peer Lego, but after four decades, it's still a big hit with children – as well as their parents.
Eat me: the contents of the writer’s fridge call for a strong stomach

Does the 'smart' patch mean an end to sniff it and see?

A new invention can precisely pinpoint when food starts to go off. Not that fridge hoarder Emily Jupp gives a hoot about the best-before bullies

Grubs up! Why insects are the food of the future

A company in the UK has become the first to supply fresh insects for individual consumers as well as catering businesses

Father Luke Beckett takes Mass in the crypt

The habits of a lifetime: When you've already committed to the ascetic life of a monk, is there anything left to give up for Lent?

Emily Jupp entered the cloistered world of Ampleforth Abbey to find out

An eye on the future: Sony SmartEyeglass

There were plenty of new 'wearables' on offer at the Mobile World Congress but will head-up displays and smartwatches ever catch on?

It turns out that the future isn't orange, it's not in your hands, or on a tablet or in your smartphone. It can't be found in a tweet or a Facebook update. The future, according to the tech whizz-kids at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), is going to be strapped to your wrist, stuck to your forehead, sealed into your shoes and embedded in your clothes.

‘Notturnino’, by Thomas Hauert, part of tonight’s triple bill

Candoco: the dance company that’s challenging perceptions of disability

The UK's first professional dance group for disabled and able-bodied performers has embarked on a nationwide tour

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Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam