Viv Groskop is a writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian.
25 January 2013 05:29 PM
Counting the cost of childhood is like asking an alcoholic to tot up their units. If you find yourself doing it, there's probably something wrong with your life
02 January 2013 05:29 PM
Many parents have as much respect for teachers as Michael Gove does teachers being bad-mouthed by parents in public
26 December 2012 08:16 PM
God help us if the Royal Foetus is all we have to look forward to in 2013
20 December 2012 06:10 PM
By the time the festive Nigella popped up, bosom heaving, viewers were in need of Viagra. Thankfully, she had a massive supply.
13 December 2012 05:13 PM
The Russian President has urged his countrymen to aim for three kids
06 December 2012 06:01 PM
‘Tax arrangements’ turn out to be arrangements by which you arrange to not pay any tax.
02 October 2012 05:42 PM
This year's Turner Prize includes excrement in an orgy and a bearded lady from a nudist colony.
24 September 2012 06:37 PM
No one could have imagined the house’s value would rise by 3,800 per cent.
19 September 2012 05:31 PM
Unless you project an image as an “eccentric” or a “one-off” then as a woman you don’t have much chance unless you play the pretty game
12 September 2012 12:00 AM
Notebook: The mind-bending properties of chocolate biscuits and Strictly Come Dancing's brand new Olympic line-up
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
- 1 Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
- 2 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 3 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 4 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star, dies aged 45
- 5 Businessman charged £75 for three small bottles of water in London hotel