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Wednesday 29 January 2014
The rare violin is known as the Lipinski and was on loan to the lead violinist Frank Almond
Thursday 16 January 2014
The news that Mangal 2's Ali Dirik won the best chef gong at Tuesday's British Kebab Awards will come as little surprise to artists Gilbert and George. Every night with the regularity of a German express train, the pair pootle up London's Kingsland Road from their house in Spitalfields and dine here, each time going through the same ritual of handing their coats to the waiting staff when they sit (unknown for normal punters) and being helped to put them on again when they rise to leave.
Thursday 09 January 2014
A specialist food crime unit should be set up to investigate fraud in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, an expert has said.
Monday 06 January 2014
Hammond in fresh reform bid
Sunday 22 December 2013
Here comes the Christmas juggernaut. Batten down the hatches. Raise the mistletoe. Double the electricity bill on exterior festive lighting. I'm very bah humbug regarding Christmas whereas Stacey is full steam ahead – Defcon Crimbo.
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Father of a four-year-old boy whose mummified body was found in his mother’s house alerted police, court hears
Friday 20 September 2013
The father of a four-year-old boy whose mummified body was found in his mother’s house urged police to check on the child a year before his death, a court heard today.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Jamie’s ‘Skint Meals’ represents a reponse to UK poverty with which I was nauseatingly familiar during my skint days
Saturday 10 August 2013
Putin’s fish is big... but I’ve got a whopper: Battle of the rod-swinging rulers as President of Belarus lands 125lb catfish in Chernobyl exclusion zone
Thursday 01 August 2013
In a rod-swinging contest between hard-man rulers, Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, has outdone Russia’s Vladimir Putin by reeling in a real-life Blinky, the radioactive fish of The Simpsons fame.
Sunday 28 July 2013
Chef might be too busy to pop over, but his food rules, says Lisa Markwell.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
McDonald’s UK has said that some British families are “running out” of cash ahead of payday, despite it posting another quarter of rising sales and enjoying its “busiest-ever” day of trading last month.
Sunday 21 July 2013
Chemical nasties can be a concern for all skin types but these brands boast the best of what mother nature has to offer
Thursday 11 July 2013
New figures emerge a week after Lord Freud, the Welfare Reform Minister, questioned whether there was a link between the two events
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland today insisted things were starting to improve despite the struggling retailer posting an eighth successive quarter of falling clothing sales.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train