Marie Winckler works as a journalist and media assistant for Evgeny Lebedev. A Belgian emigre of French heritage, she attended the Sorbonne before writing for the Guardian and the Evening Standard. She is a keen football fan, and spends much of her day trawling the internet, searching for the world's most outlandish new stories.
08 February 2013 06:03 PM
Occasions when it is better that art is not sacred
08 February 2013 01:45 PM
Turns out President Putin is a big Boyz II Men fan; and why the Big Mac will tell you everything you need to know about the Eurozone
01 February 2013 12:20 PM
Plus: Totally bus-ted, star-gazing bugs, Taiwan's new Barbie restaurant and if you Wannabe evicted (you better get with my friends)
25 January 2013 03:43 PM
Plus, the ring made of human skin, a saucy license plate, and Noah's Ark take two
11 January 2013 03:17 PM
Plus: A clean conscience, acquitted of "looking gay", hi-tech parenting, hipster rage, Gold(trigger)finger and is this the ultimate Batman?
21 December 2012 01:09 PM
Plus: Sat nav Santa, the geek apocalypse and an alternative Christmas card list
14 December 2012 02:58 PM
Plus: rocketing perfume sales and did renaissance women shave their body hair?
30 November 2012 05:50 PM
Mohamed Morsi on Planet of the Apes and a follow up story on the regrettable Romney face tattoo
23 November 2012 04:32 PM
Could a Tsunami happen in land-locked Switzerland? Plus honour among thieves and Fantasy Football just got real
16 November 2012 12:31 PM
If you have sex in public, but no one is watching, is it still obscene? Plus bones of ancient giant discovered and that regrettable Romney face tattoo
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 1 King Salman: Just five days in, Saudi Arabia's new king has already overseen a beheading
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Presidential optical illusion offers clues to how brain processes faces
- 5 Grumpy Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years