Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
01 March 2015 12:00 AM
Hawkey used the so-called "wet-plate" process to photograph miners as part of a Fairtrade Foundation campaign called I Do, which encourages couples to buy Fairtrade silver and gold wedding rings
27 February 2015 08:00 AM
‘Brian May would sing a bit and play synths as well if he’d like’
24 February 2015 07:46 PM
A British institution is under attack from foreign pooches with their fancy products and unscrupulous owners. Gillian Orr reports on the dog-eat-dog world of Crufts
23 February 2015 07:51 PM
The achievements lauded by the Academy are all very well, but more gripping was how the stars behaved on the night. Gillian Orr hands out brickbats (and the odd bouquet)
22 February 2015 12:00 AM
The first Sustainable Restaurant Award of 2015 goes to a truly radical business
20 February 2015 01:00 PM
'With Animal on drums, you don’t need anyone else'
Johnnie Shand Kydd's photographs show Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, and Grayson Perry holidaying on Greek island of Hydra
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
Artists, curators and writers are invited to stay with the contemporary-art collector Pauline Karpidas one weekend a year
12 February 2015 08:00 PM
11 February 2015 10:00 PM
Political fundraisers: From shoe shopping with Theresa May to Iron Man Endeavour with Iain Duncan Smith
10 February 2015 07:58 PM
A Tory auction has raised eyebrows as well as funds. But it's not the first time a party has peddled absurd prizes, says Gillian Orr
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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- 5 Apple and Google users being spied on for a decade because of 'Freak' security flaw