Gillian Orr is an arts and features writer for The Independent.
29 July 2015 09:30 PM
27 July 2015 07:56 PM
The unloved cauliflower is gaining a following among the swelling ranks of carb-avoiders, who convert it into guilt-free rice. And it's tastier than it sounds, reports Gillian Orr
26 July 2015 12:00 AM
Magnifico describes an osteria as being "like a bar but with a very old style"
16 July 2015 08:30 PM
14 July 2015 08:15 PM
People have long predicted the death of the traditional publishing model, but indie magazines are flourishing. A new book celebrates the trend.
12 July 2015 12:00 AM
When Shirley Baker turned her camera on Manchester and her home town of Salford in the 1960s, she did so not only to protest the decline of the region's working-class communities, but also to record the heartwarming freedom of its children, as a new retrospective reveals
05 July 2015 12:00 AM
The designer came up with an interesting way of letting people know the drinks' ingredients and measures, while making it look cool
28 June 2015 12:00 AM
24 June 2015 08:50 PM
Pressure is mounting to ban the Confederate banner after the Charleston shooting. Gillian Orr flags up some other offenders
23 June 2015 07:33 PM
The ultimate science icon
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
- 1 National Orgasm Day: Six reasons (plus one bogus one) why they're good for us
- 2 The 'world's most beautiful vagina' has been debunked by science
- 3 John Green schools morning show hosts after awkward interview with Cara Delevingne
- 4 Doctor Who: Christopher Eccleston says why he left the BBC series after just one series
- 5 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies: Wrestling legend dies aged 61, according to reports