Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
03 September 2014 12:00 AM
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
There is a purpose and it is music,’ says Mike Hadreas, aka Perfume Genius, talking of his new drink- and drug-free lifestyle
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
A year after Russian tanks ploughed into Prague in August 1968, Josef Koudelka found himself exiled in London. His photographs of the Soviet-led invasion had been published around the world, and a return to his homeland was considered a risk, reprisals for his work being a very real threat.
From Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick, the British Library's latest exhibition celebrates all things Gothic
28 August 2014 09:45 PM
Tip-tapping typewriters, ripe pongs and slides in the office: Bosses are inventing surprising ways of making us work harder
27 August 2014 10:00 PM
24 August 2014 12:00 AM
Having lived under flight paths in both Washington DC and New York, where she now resides, Lauren O'Neill became captivated by the skies.
19 August 2014 07:06 PM
Salad days: singer Taylor Swift and model Karlie Kloss tend to their window box splash
UK's three leading lagers - Budvar, Heineken and Stella Artois - are indistinguishable, according to blind taste tests
13 August 2014 10:00 PM
12 August 2014 11:39 AM
An unreleased Michael Jackson track about Gloucestershire has surfaced online
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
Dmitri Baltermants is best remembered for his grim coverage of the Second World War, his black-and-white shots depicting the horrors of conflict.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
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