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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Resident's view: Racial conflict has come to Woolwich for first time

Woolwich has been my home for six years. It has always felt safe. Even during the riots, I wandered down the High Street past smashed windows and looters in hoodies. Yes, it was unsettling; there was anger and frustration, but it was directed at property, and sometimes at police. It wasn't divided along racial or religious lines. It didn't make a dent in the community. Soon, the clean-up mission began, and people were talking on street corners about the minority who'd caused destruction in the place we all live. People were bonded by it.

Woolwich: The EDL were camped outside my house

In all the time I've lived in the area it's never felt so alien

Dan Wheeler (Katherine) and Vince Leigh (Petruchio) in Propeller's 2013 production of The Taming of the Shrew

Theatre review: The Taming of the Shrew, Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames

Propeller Arts is an all-male-troupe, which is unusual in itself when gender-blind casting in Shakespeare is on the rise and more women are taking leading male roles.

Ideal for holidays: the Coolpix S3500

A week with: Nikon Coolpix S3500

Cute and cool – but don't expect too much

Growing pains: Hannah with her parents, Vincent and Beth Johnsson

Rett Syndrome: 'Hannah is painfully aware of her limitations'

She was as alert and curious as any toddler. Then she began to lose all the skills she'd learned. Hannah's mother, Beth Johnsson, describes the special heartbreak of living with Rett Syndrome

Room service: a student at Wivenhoe House learning on the job

Luxury hotel with a difference: Essex University's Wivenhoe House is staffed by students

Emily Jupp checks in to find out more.

GTA 5: New Grand Theft Auto V screenshots released

GTA maker Rockstar Games has released ten new images from the game

Reality: A truth stranger than fiction

Director Matteo Garrone explains how his latest film 'Reality'- about a man whose attempts to get on reality TV slowly drive him insane - is based on a true story that's even stranger

Matthew Marsh and Mariah Gale in Proof

Proof, Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Proof tells the story of Robert (Matthew Marsh), a one-time maths genius who, now middle-aged, suffers from an unspecified, sporadic madness and general mental decline, after his skills peaked at the age of 25. It focuses on his daughter, Catherine, played by Mariah Gale, who is also very gifted at maths, but gave up a place at college to care for him full-time. The set is the back garden of their dilapidated home in Chicago, all crumbling wood and decaying plants.

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One mother's story of how London charity Maytree helped her son with his depression
A roller-coaster tale from the 'voice of a generation'

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A roller-coaster tale from 'voice of a generation' Lena Dunham
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London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with Malcolm McLaren

Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with McLaren

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Model mother

Jordan Dunn became one of the best-paid models in the world
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Apple still the coolest brand

Despite PR disaster of free U2 album
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
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'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
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New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits