Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
Most of us feel guilty about the amount of rubbish we create – but what if you were faced with your entire weekly output, and were then made to lie in it?
Syria's dispossessed speak out: What does "home" mean now to the million refugees forced to flee across the border to Turkey?
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
30 July 2014 12:00 AM
Portfolio: Paul Wakefield has travelled the world, shooting its shores, deserts, outcrops and woodland for his book The Landscape
27 July 2014 12:00 AM
It was walking around Hong Kong's New Territories as a child with his father that awakened Paul Wakefield's interest in landscapes.
23 July 2014 10:30 PM
Beyoncé's picture of the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment quickly became the most popular photo on her Instagram account to date, amassing more than a million "likes"
22 July 2014 07:41 PM
Five hotels in Paris now allow guests to pay only what they think their stay was worth. It seems fraught with financial risk, but the honesty policy has its benefit. Gillian Orr reports
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
Flowers are a hugely important part of Indian culture, used in everything from temple rituals to festivals and parties – and Malik Ghat flower market is the largest of its kind in India.
19 July 2014 12:00 AM
Chiltern Firehouse: The recipe for turning a restaurant into the hottest spot in town? Make it a haven for A-listers (and don't worry about the food)
17 July 2014 11:30 PM
16 July 2014 12:00 AM
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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