Gillian Orr is an arts and features writer for The Independent.
11 March 2015 10:50 PM
From Heston Blumenthal to Lidl: Kevin Love on leaving an award-winning restaurant for a supermarket chain
10 March 2015 08:25 PM
Before he worked for Heston, Kevin Love used to manage a branch of the supermarket. He tells Gillian Orr why he's gone back, swapping Michelin-stars for low-cost lobster
08 March 2015 12:00 AM
The revered photographer had wanted to visit Wales ever since he came across his hero Robert Frank's series about Welsh miners taken the previous decade
06 March 2015 04:28 PM
‘Michael Jackson can sing in so many ways. And he’s got the dance moves...’
01 March 2015 12:00 AM
Hawkey used the so-called "wet-plate" process to photograph miners as part of a Fairtrade Foundation campaign called I Do, which encourages couples to buy Fairtrade silver and gold wedding rings
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'
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan