The veteran Channel 4 host let readers in on the inner workings of his mind – and it’s not as laundered as one might have thought
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Tuesday 11 June 2013
Girls just want to have fun?
Friday 10 May 2013
Bianca Cassidy is one half of quirky folk-rock sister act CocoRosie, who play the BBC Radio 6 Stage at this year's Latitude
Thursday 25 April 2013
This revival begins in a sombre mood with the thrust stage covered in crunchy desiccated leaves which a bleak Orlando, in servitude to his abusive older brother, and the loyal ancient Adam (beautifully played by David Fielder) have been tasked to sweep into a wheelbarrow.
Thursday 11 April 2013
Uruguayan lawmakers have voted to legalise gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so.
Monday 08 April 2013
Marcel Lucont is a self-described 'flâneur, raconteur, bon-viveur', and 'easily the greatest UK-based French comedian around'. Who needs any more of an introduction than that?
Sunday 07 April 2013
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Simon Cowell looks ready to finally tie the knot - with his Britain's Got Talent pal David Walliams.
Sunday 10 March 2013
View From The Sofa: Mixed Martial Arts, 5*
Sunday 03 March 2013
Sunday 10 February 2013
The "characters" might feel shameless, but what about the TV viewers participating this act of voyeurism from the safety of their living rooms?
Friday 08 February 2013
There are one or two who would probably contribute to the public good much more effectively by writing poetry
At last, women of Paris can wear the trousers (legally) after 200-year-old law is declared null and void
Monday 04 February 2013
After 213 years, it’s official – women in Paris can wear trousers. The most disobeyed law in the French capital – except stopping for red lights – has been declared null and void.
Thursday 17 January 2013
It's much harder to choose sausages when you've heard exactly how the pig died
Friday 11 January 2013
Plus: A clean conscience, acquitted of "looking gay", hi-tech parenting, hipster rage, Gold(trigger)finger and is this the ultimate Batman?
Monday 31 December 2012
The award-winning journalist?
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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?
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
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'