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 email@example.com.
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
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
- 1 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin says 'f*** you' to fans who fear he will die before finishing Westeros saga
- 2 Loom bands: Bids for dress made from colourful rubber pass £170,000 on eBay
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week