Fiona Sturges

Fiona Sturges is an arts columnist, interviewer, reviewer and associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University

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Undisclosed, podcast review: Serial gripped us but this retread is biased and dreary

The podcast offers no new evidence on the case, just varying theories based on a set of timelines already presented in Serial

Roisin Murphy's wonky approach to pop music has allowed for a long career by usual standards

Roisin Murphy, Concorde Brighton, gig review: Slow-burning set finally ignited by disco beats

The Irish singer was doing art-pop when Lady Gaga still had milk teeth

Kermode and Mayo's Film Thing, review: Blokey banter that doesn't lose sight of the big picture

Not-quite-telly, not-quite-radio but a both-rolled-into-one kind of show

Naked at the Albert Hall, by Tracey Thorn - book review: A candid tale of stage fright

A wry, warm and deliberately accessible collection of thoughts, footnotes and micro-essays

In the blood: Colin MacIntyre hails from a family of writers. His grandfather was known as ‘the Bard of Mull’, and his father was a journalist

Colin MacIntyre interview: 'Once again, I've jumped off a cliff'

First an indie musician, and now a novelist, Colin MacIntyre talks about his new book

Radio 3's Young Artists Day: Move over Mozart, it's time young composers called the tune

Reviews: Composer of the week, Radio 3; Performance on 3, Radio 3; In Tune, Radio 3

Your Ridiculous Election: PJ O'Rourke on the UK Campaign Trail, review: If you want to make sense of our crazy election, ask an American

O'Rourke talked to pundits, politicians and voters in a documentary that was part "Elections for Dummies", part Alan Whicker-style travelogue

How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls

Katie Hopkins, LBC, review: Yes, Katie spewed frothing bile, but radio bosses should take the blame

What did LBC think would be gained by offering a platform to the swivel-eyed troll? asks Fiona Sturges

Joey Essex (left) with UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Joey Essex fails to sex up politics but he's an antidote to obnoxious Jon Gaunt

Pienaar's Politics: Election Special, Radio 5 Live; Stig Abell, LBC; Jon Gaunt, podcast iTunes
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On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
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Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
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The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
Big knickers are back: Thongs ain't what they used to be

Thongs ain't what they used to be

Big knickers are back
Thurston Moore interview

Thurston Moore interview

On living in London, Sonic Youth and musical memoirs
In full bloom

In full bloom

Floral print womenswear
From leading man to Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper is terrific

From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific
In this the person to restore our trust in the banks?

In this the person to restore our trust in the banks?

Dame Colette Bowe - interview
When do the creative juices dry up?

When do the creative juices dry up?

David Lodge thinks he knows
The 'Cher moment' happening across fashion just now

Fashion's Cher moment

Ageing beauty will always be more classy than all that booty
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination

Health fears over school cancer jab

Shock new Freedom of Information figures show how thousands of girls have suffered serious symptoms after routine HPV injection
Fifa President Sepp Blatter warns his opponents: 'I forgive everyone, but I don't forget'

'I forgive everyone, but I don't forget'

Fifa president Sepp Blatter issues defiant warning to opponents
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Weather warning

Extreme summer temperatures will soon cause deaths of up to 1,700 more Britons a year, says government report
LSD: Speaking to volunteer users of the drug as trials get underway to see if it cures depression and addiction

High hopes for LSD

Meet the volunteer users helping to see if it cures depression and addiction
German soldier who died fighting for UK in Battle of Waterloo should be removed from museum display and given dignified funeral, say historians

Saving Private Brandt

A Belgian museum's display of the skeleton of a soldier killed at Waterloo prompts calls for him to be given a dignified funeral