Will Dean is Editor of The Independent Magazine
29 June 2013 11:55 PM
It's only rock 'n' roll, but Glastonbury liked it: Rolling Stones dip in to deepest back catalogue in rock for festival debut
26 June 2013 06:18 PM
It’s been a rocky month for Ikea. The flat-packer’s flat-packer-in-chief – founder Ingvar Kamprad – left the company at the beginning of the month, a few days after British customers had been complaining in their droves (well, 50) about the firm’s spooky gnome advert.
There was a young Member who fell off a table: Mark Harper MP broke his foot while at his wife’s work leaving do
25 June 2013 06:41 PM
Hansard may record every utterance in the Commons but when it comes to the state of the person speaking, details are scant. Which is good news for Mark Harper, Conservative MP for the Forest of Dean.
25 June 2013 01:00 AM
The manager was dismissed by Brighton
You’ve failed your exams – and you get an F in cheating: French mum dresses as daughter to take end of year English test
20 June 2013 07:02 PM
It was the perfect crime. The French newspaper Le Parisien reported that a 52-year-old Frenchwoman had been apprehended for impersonating her own daughter in an English exam.
19 June 2013 12:15 PM
Chris Lowe has never revealed much of himself to his audience. As usual, he’s on stage behind his keyboards with his signature baseball cap pulled over his forehead and huge bug-eyed sunglasses covering his face. Even better for Lowe – one imagines - the Pet Shop Boys take to the stage for their first London gig in two years behind a giant screen projecting giant graphics.
18 June 2013 07:05 PM
While immersive cinema spectaculars like The Secret Cinema might be drawing in huge crowds to experience films like Prometheus in completely new ways, the mainstream cinema experience has barely changed for most punters. Beyond the introduction of gourmet popcorn and a slightly leggier seat for an extra fiver that is. But forthcoming zombie spectacular World War Z may change that.
US Open 2013: The skies have it – Justin Rose joins Frank Lampard and Lionel Messi in the trend for a pointed celebration
17 June 2013 11:44 PM
Pointing to the skies in celebration is becoming ever more popular
16 June 2013 10:21 PM
How to get men keen on fashion? Savile Row suits which could make even the most dramatically scruffy men (ahem) feel like James Bond? Or shoes which make the wearers feel like Daniel Craig on the red carpet? But no: we men like brum brum! A shiny car – that’ll do it.
13 June 2013 06:44 PM
Ringo Starr reveals 'Octopus’s Garden' is to be turned into a children’s book
- 1 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police