Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
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
08 February 2015 12:00 AM
The deer are treated as divine creatures, thanks to a local legend
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 1 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 2 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
- 5 Noel Gallagher: I lost sh*tloads of money, a few million, didn’t tell my wife