Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
01 December 2014 07:30 PM
Advent calendars are no longer reserved for children, as adult versions featuring gin and fine china are now on sale
Expedition photographer Camille Seaman's stunning images of Antarctica shine a spotlight on global warming
30 November 2014 12:00 AM
Respect for nature was drilled into Camille Seaman from a young age, as part of her Native American upbringing.
23 November 2014 06:30 PM
Uuganaa Ramsay explores how the proud name of her people came to be used as an offensive term, and not just for those - like her son - with Down’s Syndrome
22 November 2014 12:00 AM
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
A community that has melded ancient religious beliefs with their daily lives deep in the rainforest
Photographer Susan Middleton captures extraordinary world of marine invertebrates in all their colourful, diverse, and prickly glory
09 November 2014 12:00 AM
Middleton has been taking portraits of rare plants and animals for 30 years
Maxine Peake & Mike Joyce: "It's quite funny when one of your rock'n'roll heroes comes to your house with a box of his veg"
09 November 2014 12:00 AM
Maxine Peake, 40
02 November 2014 12:00 AM
The 37-year-old visited the Discover Dogs event at London's Earls Court exhibition centre, where 34,000 visitors attend with 3,000 tail-waggers
From the White House to the Tower of London: Replicas of Western landmarks are springing up in the most unlikely places
29 October 2014 10:30 PM
There is a clone of the White House in Virginia, Vietnam and even Iraq, while in China you can find the Tower of London, Mount Rushmore and the entire Austrian alpine village of Hallstatt
23 October 2014 11:00 PM
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2