Rebecca Armstrong is features editor for The Independent and i paper.
02 February 2014 06:09 PM
I say it to my husband, siblings, and cat - even the odd colleague
26 January 2014 07:59 PM
Of course, we (I) should be drinking less. But you know what? January’s been a hard enough month
19 January 2014 04:49 PM
My tally is in my head rather than on my laptop. Not being a high-flying politician, I guess my enemies are fewer and easier to remember than hers are.
12 January 2014 04:39 PM
It's the kind of book I gobbled up, wanting to go slow to savour it - but unable to stop
05 January 2014 05:51 PM
From Pepys to my mother, the devil - and the delight - is in the details
30 December 2013 03:47 PM
Lovely Michael Palin is happily married to his wife (not his 32nd wife but his first) - are you listening, Mr Cleese?
22 December 2013 05:31 PM
Trivial Pursuit is our Christmas miracle, something that takes us back to a time when I was a toddler, the USSR was going strong, and Maggie Thatcher was at No. 10
15 December 2013 05:45 PM
I love the sound of my own name as much as everyone else
01 December 2013 06:58 PM
People, I think it’s time we took a long hard look at this tradition, and ourselves
17 November 2013 12:00 AM
In the past few weeks, two news stories have appeared that prove just how pertinent a book about Britain’s post-war rebuilding is in 2013. The first is the call from the Policy Exchange think tank for a garden city to be built by the next government to solve Britain’s housing crisis. The second is the forced eviction of the final resident of the Heygate estate in south London so that the area can be redeveloped into luxury flats. Garden cities are still being hailed as an urban panacea, as they have been for more than a century, while Heygate’s rise and fall reveals the shortcomings of urban planning. Neither of these stories will have come as a surprise to John Grindrod, whose book Concretopia covers their inception with great flair.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
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- 2 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'
- 5 Facebook rainbow profile pictures likely being tracked by social network