Rebecca Armstrong is features editor for The Independent..
28 April 2013 05:59 PM
The only things that can get me out of bed in the morning are fear and coffee
21 April 2013 06:43 PM
Within half an hour of downloading the new game on my iPhone, I was hooked
14 April 2013 06:50 PM
This inspiring film tells the story of nine girls across the developing world, all of whom are desperate to get, or desperately glad they got an education.
12 April 2013 07:00 PM
In hindsight, life in service has become more visible than when our forebears washed and waited.
Here come the girls: A new documentary follows nine girls around the world in their quest to get schooling
11 April 2013 07:27 PM
It’s been a surprise hit in the US, and not just because it has A-list narrators...
10 April 2013 06:26 PM
He’s published books on Italian and American cooking; showed us his potting shed and pet gardener; tried to make school dinners nutritious and given us the confidence to attempt full-scale family meals in 15 minutes. Now Jamie Oliver has his sights set on teaching us how to cook well for less. This summer, Oliver will publish Save With Jamie: Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less with a tie-in television series on Channel 4.
07 April 2013 07:08 PM
It’s never been easier to buy cheap tattoo equipment and DIY tats are all the rage among celebrities - but what message does this send their teenage fans?
07 April 2013 05:39 PM
The celebrity fad for inkings has taken an alarming turn: now they’re doing it themselves, says Rebecca Armstrong
03 April 2013 12:13 PM
The pain's like a hand-drill direct to the cranium but whenever I have to cancel plans because of my old adversary, I suspect people think I'm making too much fuss
31 March 2013 07:01 PM
Real fur is back in fashion, but before the animal-rights protestors get angry, we should explain that these pelts are still firmly on, says Rebecca Armstrong
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough