Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
09 December 2014 06:40 PM
The heart-wrenching loss of a much-loved teddy is one of the trials of childhood. Gillian Orr discovers that surprise reunions and happy endings can happen
08 December 2014 07:16 PM
MP Nigel Mills has been spied playing Candy Crush Saga in Parliament. But, says Gillian Orr, he’s by no means the only one to be lured by the giddy glare while at work
07 December 2014 12:00 AM
The Jesuit's collection of 42,000 negatives was discovered 25 years after his death in 1960 - none of which had been printed by Browne
04 December 2014 09:30 PM
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
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
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: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
General Election 2015: Sturgeon claims Scots 'appalled' by Ed Miliband's refusal to work with SNP
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- 2 Rihanna's Met Gala dress took one Chinese woman 2 years to make, was reduced to omelette meme in 2 seconds
- 3 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 4 #JeSuisEd: People share photos of themselves eating awkwardly in solidarity with Labour leader
- 5 Women think Irish men are the sexiest, survey finds