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Thursday 23 January 2014
Dunham is a fan of the illustrator and admits she would 'perish' if she did not read Knight's Eloise books once a month
Thursday 16 January 2014
Alistair Darling criticised the Scottish Government's white paper on independence in a speech on Thursday
Monday 06 January 2014
A US woman involved in a plot to kill a Swedish artist who had allegedly offended Muslims has been jailed for 10 years.
TomTom Go 6000 satnav review: Your smartphone might have GPS, but this device won't rack up roaming charges
Monday 30 December 2013
David Phelan assesses whether anyone really needs a dedicated satnav now
Tuesday 17 December 2013
New study reveals proof for first time of how cats became ‘domesticated’
Monday 16 December 2013
Fifa boss Sepp Blatter is never far away from controversy and he has hit the headlines once again after going to court in his native Switzerland to ban the publication of a book of cartoons.
Wednesday 11 December 2013
The festive family selfie is the Christmas card of choice for all three party leaders this year, but they each had their own take. There was one clear winner, says Andy McSmith
Monday 25 November 2013
Drawings from the Codex Atlanticus were used by a Polish pianist to resurrect the 'mythical' instrument
Saturday 23 November 2013
Once part of the city walls, then a water tower, this medieval building now accepts guests. Holly Williams takes a step back
Friday 22 November 2013
'The thinking leads the making and vice versa... They go hand in hand'
Sunday 17 November 2013
Elusive Cornelius Gurlitt tells a German magazine he hid the paintings out of ‘love’
Friday 15 November 2013
The necklace, carved from 170 spherical beads each made from a different material, includes the first single celled life on the planet
Worth more than its weight in gold – Alberto Giacometti sculpture could fetch £31m at Sotheby's auction
Wednesday 06 November 2013
The artist conceived the work in 1954 and cast it the following year
Monday 14 October 2013
The parade of musicians onto the Barbican stage has Norma Waterson at its centre, and there's a chair centre-stage for her, set between daughter Eliza and niece Marry, and spread either side stand musical friends and family – Martin Carthy, Olly Knight and Neill MacColl on guitars, multi-instrumentalist Kate St John, brilliant husky-voiced young singer John Smith duetting with an assured Kami Thompson, and committed turns from Richard Hawley and Jarvis Cocker, stick-thin enough to really do "The Scarecrow", one of many strange and wonderful works to trip from the mind of Lal Waterson.
Friday 11 October 2013
When you walk into this gallery under the arches of Hoxton Station, you are confronted by a spectacle in the best sense. The Aftermath Dislocation Principle Part I (2013) is a large installation of a post-apocalyptic Britain in which all the familiar signs of civilization have been ravaged.
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'