Rebecca Armstrong is features editor for The Independent..
13 September 2013 06:55 PM
First day of Portmeirion-based festival hosts Everything Everything and James Blake
With the rise of retro telly, it's never been easier to look back. But should we let old favourites lie?
08 September 2013 06:06 PM
These shows give us the warm fuzzy feeling of being ten again
07 September 2013 10:13 AM
In an era of mass literacy but not the total exposure of today, the classic homicide flourished
25 August 2013 07:14 PM
I would almost go for the trendy body piercing - but age has caught up with me here
14 August 2013 07:09 PM
Politicians with egg on their faces? Surely not. Oh, wait, we’re talking about real eggs, not metaphorical ones, after Ed Miliband was subjected to heavy shelling on a visit to a London market today.
11 August 2013 05:25 PM
I want to know how it felt to be a child in the 1930s and a young woman in the 1940s
08 August 2013 10:17 PM
Who knew that a survey of Europe's fridges would be so fascinating? As well as shedding light on our eating habits, it also revealed the inedible things we stash in there. Medicines, nail varnish, batteries, sun lotion and glue were items that those surveyed admitted to having in their doors and drawers.
04 August 2013 06:33 PM
If I worked at BT, the comments section would keep me awake at nights
02 August 2013 09:07 AM
The Dealership, Channel 4
01 August 2013 06:39 PM
The claws are out for cats who are free to roam at night. The wildlife campaigner Rosie Catford (no, really) of the Wildlives Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Essex has come out in favour of a cat curfew, of the kind already seen in some parts of the US and Australia, in a bid to save some of the “200 million birds and small animals killed by domestic cats every year in Britain”.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more