Gillian Orr is an arts and features writer for The Independent.
12 February 2015 08:00 PM
11 February 2015 10:00 PM
Political fundraisers: From shoe shopping with Theresa May to Iron Man Endeavour with Iain Duncan Smith
10 February 2015 07:58 PM
A Tory auction has raised eyebrows as well as funds. But it's not the first time a party has peddled absurd prizes, says Gillian Orr
08 February 2015 12:00 AM
The deer are treated as divine creatures, thanks to a local legend
06 February 2015 01:34 PM
A star’s position in the magazine's annual Hollywood shot speaks volumes
04 February 2015 08:00 PM
Amos Chapple's images of Yakutsk in Russia shows locals go about their daily lives in temperatures as low as -50C
01 February 2015 12:00 AM
Yakutsk is generally considered to be the coldest city in the world
Ava DuVernay interview: the 'Selma' director on Martin Luther King, Hollywood's diversity problem and the Oscars
30 January 2015 05:58 PM
"We need to challenge the industry to acknowledge that films should not be told from one point of view and not only one point of view should be celebrated."
26 January 2015 08:16 PM
British cartoonists are planning a book to raise money for their murdered French colleagues' families. This is about free speech, The Independent’s Dave Brown tells Gillian Orr
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
The young actor playing the titular "boy" in Richard Linklater's Oscar-nominated movie became fascinated with photography, and his character develops a similar interest
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 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?
- 3 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'