Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
05 October 2014 12:00 AM
Photographer Gina Soden has broken into places all over Europe to capture their eerie attraction
03 October 2014 12:57 PM
Sliding into smack addiction will be romanticised by followers, and shagging around is shrugged off as a rite of passage for any rising star
Hafsat Abiola: The death of her parents and her family's battle for democracy in Nigeria laid bare in new film
02 October 2014 09:00 PM
A critically acclaimed new documentary, The Supreme Price, tells the story of the Abiola family, which battled for gender equality and democracy in a nation where both have been repressed for decades
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
Marjorie Salvaterra's black-and-white photography creates a playful, surreal world that explores the multiple roles that women play in their lives. Sometimes poignant, often absurd, her series "HER" expresses the highs and lows of what it means to be female.
25 September 2014 06:16 PM
Its appeal, of course, lies in its blandness.
Erasmus scheme: How students who are part of the EU cultural exchange programme are falling in love, left right and centre
24 September 2014 09:03 PM
A quarter of those who take part in the Erasmus programme meet their long-term amour while studying abroad
21 September 2014 12:00 AM
Cosplay (simply a portmanteau of costume and play) has been a popular global movement since the 1990s, and sees communities come together to role play
17 September 2014 12:00 AM
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
It was flying over Russia on his way to Tokyo 10 years ago that first awoke Bernhard Lang's obsession with aerial photography; passing over Siberia's snowy landscapes in particular made an impression on him.
From Berenice Abbott to Nadav Kander, the Barbican's architecture photography exhibition is an alternative history of modern man
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
Architectural photography not only documents our built worlds, but the very best will reveal something more about the societies in which they are taken
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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