Gillian Orr writes about the arts for The Independent.
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
28 January 2014 08:00 PM
A slew of celebrities in the dock has put the spotlight on the arcane art of courtroom sketches
28 January 2014 12:00 AM
From the (remaining) Beatles to Beyoncé, via Madonna and 33 marriages, this year's Grammys were a spectacle – and an almighty organisational job, as Gillian Orr discovers
That's rich! Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has become the newest member of an elite club – one that's made up of female billionaires
22 January 2014 09:30 PM
Would that it weren't so exclusive, though, says Gillian Orr
17 January 2014 10:51 AM
The 1960s was a golden era for young French female pop singers with risqué lyrics
15 January 2014 12:00 AM
Take a letter, entertain my Aunt Sylvia and boil me 72 eggs. As recent revelations have shown, being a PA to the rich and famous can be an almost impossible task. Gillian Orr reports
08 January 2014 12:00 AM
It's been trendy for a while, but the raw-food fad is going mainstream, courtesy of a new range from Pret A Manger. It seems that cooking is for wimps, says Gillian Orr
07 January 2014 12:00 AM
As yet another book lauds women across the Channel, Gillian Orr looks at the truth behind Madame Parfaite: extreme dieting and fear of a pressured, fattist society
03 January 2014 02:20 PM
Indie rockers Yuck lost their lead singer last year, but with a new album out and an upcoming tour, they’re enjoying a new lease of life
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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