Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
19 March 2014 07:00 PM
Using real food, two artists have created an edible atlas that shows that we really are what we eat
Ban the b-word: Men may be 'commanding' but only women get called 'bossy' - and it's undermining female ambition
12 March 2014 09:30 PM
Now a campaign is calling for an end to the use of the word, says Gillian Orr
20 February 2014 10:00 PM
Suzy Bowler, Sudden Lunch!, suddenlunch.blogspot.co.uk
18 February 2014 06:20 AM
Why is it so hard to quit smoking? Professor Robert West, world expert on nicotine and addiction, has spent a lifetime finding out. Here’s his advice for die-hard smokers
This is Britain: Three years, 120 towns, 800 portraits - how the photographer Niall McDiarmid captured the state of the nation
16 February 2014 12:00 AM
McDiarmid's portrait journey around the UK, entitled Crossing Paths, manages to be both a personal project and a document of modern Britain
11 February 2014 12:00 AM
The Lego Movie opened with record box office in the US and, after clever TV advertising, is sure to build a good audience on its UK release this week
Just 300 Prince fans got the chance to see the star play a surprise show this week - but the idea of a secret gig is far from unique
05 February 2014 10:00 PM
On Tuesday night, 300 lucky sods watched Prince play his first UK show since 2007. The last time you could have seen him perform was during his 21-night residency at London's O2 Arena, along with 20,000 other folk each night.
04 February 2014 12:00 AM
That's one thing to celebrate about the Super Bowl, but more brands need to see using gay characters as the norm.
02 February 2014 12:00 AM
Who needs a passport when you have a Travelcard? There is now no cuisine you can't find in the nation's capital, says Gillian Orr
31 January 2014 06:00 PM
'My Mad Fat Diary', E4's hit show chronicling the life of a teenage girl with mental health issues, struck a chord with viewers
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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