Simmy Richman

Simmy Richman is Associate Editor of The Independent on Sunday's New Review magazine. He is also a writer and CD reviews editor for The Independent on Sunday

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A double decker bus burns as riot police try to contain a large group of people on a main road in Tottenham, north London

Twitter users get angry as Lush release incense inspired by London riots while Burger plan the McWhopper

There's also a German Enigma coding machine from the 1930s going up against an Apple-1 computer at auction

Richard Keys has now, as Partridge would put it, bounced back after his 2011 'resignation' from Sky

Qatar hero: How Richard Keys provided the week's most Partridge moment

The former Sky Sports anchor welcomed a camera crew into his Doha home...

A scene from the BBC’s ‘Bar Mitzvah Boy’

Losing my religion: Why I realised that I could no longer fake a tribal attachment to Judaism

Simmy Richman returns to his bar mitzvah days and traces back to when his disbelief in God began

For the first time, Stars Give Hope will be held in the West End of London, with the management of the Hippodrome allowing Greta Lee to stage the show there free of charge

Greta Lee: Stars head west for fundraiser's charity warm-up show Stars Give Hope

The West End show is 'a dream come true' for Lee, who lost her nine-year-old granddaughter to leukaemia

Toby Peach, who is now four years in remission

Life - a celebration: Toby Peach's one-man show catches the eye in the Edinburgh Fringe programme

The Eulogy of Toby Peach depicts the writer's journey with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

McRae said he wouldn't have softened the invective had he known Craig Oliver was in the audience

Vine, winning and song: Tom McRae takes aim at the Tories... but who is in the audience?

Jeremy Vine's companion got more than he bargained for at an album launch show

Ella Woodward

Deliciously Stella: Lessons in champagne socialism

Make mine a Stella

Norwegian film-maker Alex Lyngaas posted a video to YouTube to find a suitable partner for his 69-year-old mother, Eva

The Eden project: A film-maker's 'Looking for Adam' quest gathers momentum

Alex Lyngaas is still searching for a partner for his 69-year-old mother

All male choirs are perhaps a “way to get men together in a different sense”

Love me gender: Chaps in tune with their masculinity

Bear with me, there will (hopefully) be a point. There is an old joke about two Jewish men in Germany in the 1930s. One is reading a Jewish newspaper, the other a Nazi propaganda rag. “Why are you reading that?” the first asks the second. “Well,” the man replies, “if I look at your paper, all I read about is persecution and poverty. If I look at this, all I read about is how we control the world.”

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