Holly Williams is an arts and features writer for The Independent, The Independent Magazine and The Independent on Sunday.
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
Maggie Gee’s novel drops the Bloomsburyite in today’s New York. Holly Williams met her
11 June 2014 01:50 PM
It’s dawn, and Gordon Brown is looking back over his career before his staff even arrive for a 6am meeting. Protestant work ethic? Not half. And that’s just one element of the former Labour leader that writer Kevin Toolis puts under the microscope in this one-man play.
08 June 2014 12:00 AM
Holly Williams steps into rehearsals for Tim Crouch’s latest theatrical mind-boggler
Inside the world's power bases: Photographer Luca Zanier gained access to the inner sanctums of the world's most influential organisations
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
Within the world of art history, one 1779 double portrait is a real rarity: here’s a pretty blonde girl in a pretty pink dress – so far, so familiar – but next to her is a spirited mixed-race girl, also dressed in finery, on an equal footing within the frame.
Hallelujah, Southwark! The London borough is home to the highest concentration of African-Christian churches outside the continent itself
25 May 2014 12:00 AM
Photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews has captured the transformation of her corner of the city, where an ever-increasing number of black-majority churches has sprung up in formerly industrial buildings, and gents in natty suits and women in elaborate headdresses walk to church through graffiti'd streets
23 May 2014 03:47 PM
Lesley Manville is on a career high, but wants to be invisible
16 May 2014 12:58 PM
11 May 2014 01:15 PM
What is it like to be the distant relation of Charles Dickens, Emmeline Pankhurst or John Constable?
10 May 2014 12:00 AM
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: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 3 How the language you speak changes your view of the world
- 4 The top 50 cities for young people to live in
- 5 Uploading pictures to find out how old you are gives Microsoft the right to post them wherever they want