Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
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
23 October 2014 09:50 PM
The latest bonkers clip is dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
22 October 2014 09:24 PM
The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults
22 October 2014 12:00 AM
16 October 2014 10:00 PM
If there was still a myth that antipodean artists lacked culture, then the latest Man Booker win for Richard Flanagan has put paid to that. And about time, too, says Gillian Orr
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
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
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
In defence of liberal democracy
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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