Laura Davis

Laura Davis is Commissioning Editor for Independent Online (Food & Drink, Travel, Health, Gaming) and editor of weekly gaming column The Console

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7 festivals in stunning locations

From an igloo at the top of a mountain to a 60m deep limestone quarry, or an 18th century demilitarised fortress

Rapper Jay Z performs on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in 2008

Glastonbury 2015: The most memorable performances ever from Pulp to Jay Z

Will Florence + The Machine, The Who or Kanye West make it into the history books this year?

Splatoon review: 'Just one more turn...'

Wii U; £32.86; Nintendo

The art of washoku: taking Bento worldwide

A grey winter morning in Kyoto and I – along with several hundred writers, chefs, and nutrition experts from around the world – sit in a conference hall listening to the Michelin-starred French chef Alain Ducasse sing the praises of Japanese food.

Inside the Pokemon cafe, Tokyo: it’s a Pokefan’s dream come true

Your dish can be served in a giant, steaming Poké Ball

The Princess Bride - The Official Game review: Inconceivable fun?

iOS; £2.99; Gameblend Studios

From Zelda to Uncharted: 20 best video games in 2015

The Batmobile will be driveable in the new Batman, and you can explore deserts, dinosaurs and deep oceans in No Man's Sky

10 best under-eye concealers

Too many parties and not enough sleep? Under-eye concealer to the rescue

Zombie chases, haunted houses and ghost hunts: Where to visit for Halloween

Prepare to be scared on this journey of horrifying events

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The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'