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On the agenda: Look Mum No Hands!; Kigu; wegivebooks.org; National Vegetarian Week; International Day for Biological Diversity
Sunday 09 May 2010
Friday 01 January 2010
Emma Thompson and Cherie Blair hugged each other like long-lost friends outside the English National Ballet's party at London's St Martins Lane Hotel, before a gala Christmas performance of The Nutcracker.
Monday 05 October 2009
Monday 28 September 2009
What are you wearing right now?
A half-fluffy, half-lacy jumper from Beyond Retro, jeans by Alexander Wang and shoes from Peacocks.
Saturday 19 September 2009
My parents were ... My mother was incredibly creative and absolutely mental. She nurtured me to do what I wanted to do when I wanted to do it.
Wednesday 16 September 2009
She famously graced the cover of I-D magazine in a naked embrace with boyfriend Will Cameron, fronted a raunchy Agent Provocateur campaign alongside Peaches Geldof, and was personally cast by Karl Lagerfeld to strut her stuff on Chanel’s catwalk. Now the model Daisy Lowe is taking a turn behind the camera, photographing her every move for Stories of the Eye, a collaborative online project in association with VICE and Olympus.
To view Daisy’s visual diary, and to start your own photo blog – with a chance to win a rather sexy Olympus Pen in the process – visit viceland.com/storiesoftheeye/daisy.php.
See Saturday’s Independent Magazine for an interview with Daisy.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Sunday 01 February 2009
Just when news of the economy couldn't get any bleaker or the February skies any greyer, fashion is awash with a colour clash more vivid than we've dared sport in years. The message is clear: we all need cheering up a bit – so if you wear anything this spring, make sure it's startling pink, fiery orange, or preferably both at the same time.
Thursday 22 January 2009
Unlike many of his Hollywood contemporaries, Sir Ben Kingsley has no urge to unleash the creative juices by treading the London boards.
Sunday 30 November 2008
At least half the secret to being hailed as a style leader lies in simply being a little unexpected with one's fashion choices. Witness the example of Ms Moss, who regularly reconfirms her coveted spot in the fashion firmament by going against the grain in a minimalist shift on the red carpet, for example, or plumping for super-sized flares when the rest of the world has just slimmed into its skinnies.
Tuesday 22 July 2008
Huge crowds, a red carpet snaking the length of Leicester Square and celebrities galore. This, though, was no ordinary film premiere – the first sign of that being the two-ton black Batmobile that crawled slowly through the streets of the West End before pulling up at a Bat-emblazoned Odeon theatre to offload its A-list cast.
Sunday 04 May 2008
The Washington Post editor helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Nixon
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
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