Rob Sharp is a freelance journalist specialising in arts and culture. He was on staff at The Independent from July 2007 to December 2011, first as a features writer, and then as the paper’s arts correspondent. He has written for a wide range of newspapers and magazines. For more information visit his website, www.robsharp.com or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
08 November 2011 01:01 PM
Owner says ego and expediency are behind the rejection of his 'genuine' Leonardo
07 November 2011 12:00 AM
Call of Duty's scenes of violence on London Underground are approved by censors
31 October 2011 12:00 AM
Mark Rylance, one of Britain's most respected actors and the founding artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe theatre in London, has defended his role in a film that pours doubt on the identity of the Bard.
28 October 2011 12:00 AM
A cultural conflict between Britain and Australia sparked by the attempted sale of a sacred Aboriginal artefact in Kent looks set to be reignited.
27 October 2011 12:00 AM
26 October 2011 03:00 AM
A celebrated filmmaker known for his gritty insights into British urban culture is to document one of the year's most high-profile musical reunions, The Independent can reveal.
26 October 2011 03:00 AM
25 October 2011 12:00 AM
A Channel 4 documentary about alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka has been cleared of breaching the broadcasting code. The regulator Ofcom, which received 118 complaints about Sri Lanka's Killing Fields, said its content did not exceed what a Channel 4 audience would have expected.
22 October 2011 10:00 AM
They call themselves "Tintinologists". So ahead of Hollywood's film version of the adventurous Belgian's story, which is premiering in Brussels tonight, the adaptation of the graphic novel series faces not so much criticism as uproar.
22 October 2011 12:00 AM
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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- 2 Playboy model April Summers speaks out about being a victim of revenge porn
- 3 There is something wrong but very right about this Bible illustration
- 4 iPhone 'effective power' text: how to be safe from iOS bug that lets people crash your phone
- 5 Man jumps into bear pen at zoo, fights bear and loses