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Bristol Fashion Update: 'bakedd.' Big Boys, Big Ideas

Spencer Turner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Spencer Turner

The dynamic of 'bakedd.' which has made the brand notable around the university campus is its plans for the future. It's 'in vest in art' concept is genuinely exciting and ambitious, especially for a 'start up' company...

Independent Calls Students With A 2:2 'Slackers' Who Shouldn't Be At University

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The Independent newspaper has been heavily criticised for labelling students with 2:2 degrees "slackers", and questioning whether they should attend u...

Sundance London: A Diary - Days Three and Four

Greg Wetherall | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Greg Wetherall

If LFF is the Glastonbury of film festivals, then Sundance London is becoming the Latitude or Bestival. It is more intimate, cosy and it feels uniquely special. It provides an important distillation of the best of the independent scene and deserves to remain an annual event in the coming years.

Is Your Music Organic?

Fiona Brice | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Fiona Brice

Up and down the country, well-heeled consumers are scrutinising labels in shop aisles, or selecting individual vegetables at farmers' markets, ethical latte in hand. But what about your mental nutrition? What are you feeding your brain and where is it coming from? What about the music that you listen to?

AIM Independent Music Awards Winners: Alt-J, Adele, Wiley, First Aid Kit, Enter Shikari and The Prodigy

Lara Baker | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Lara Baker

The second AIM Independent Music Awards took place last night in London, the culmination of a year's worth of work for myself and the AIM Awards team.

AIM Independent Music Awards Nominees Announced

Lara Baker | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Lara Baker

Since starting to work on the AIM Independent Music Awards a couple of years ago, it hasn't escaped my attention that every time a list of music award nominees is published, a large-scale debate and healthy amount of criticism and cynicism inevitably follows. I suspect this is because of the subjective nature of music; the concept of judging it is arguably flawed.

IoS Editor Defends Coulson Article

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

The editor of the Independent on Sunday, John Mullin, has been forced to explain his decision to publish a story about Andy Coulson that contained det...

Why I Buy the Brand 'George Galloway'

Hugh Salmon | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

Although I do not agree with a lot of what George Galloway says and certainly never want to meet the man, I do think the brand that is George Galloway is a force for good in this country.

Why Did So Few Women Make It on to the Twitter 100? And Does It Matter?

Julie Tomlin | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Tomlin

Amid all the complaining and bragging about who was ranked higher than who when it was published last week, some women on Twitter pointed out that "only one woman made it into the top 20 at all."

Who Says the Music Industry Is On Its Knees?

Peter Grant | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Peter Grant

Artists like Lana del Rey and Ed Sheeran fill me with confidence that the negativity written about this industry is rubbish. Ed Sheeran selling 58,000 copies of his single in week one and close to a million copies of his album, the dude is rockin' it!

Johann Hari Will Not Return To The Independent

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK

Disgraced columnist Johann Hari will not return to his job at the Independent newspaper. Hari took the decision not to return after his suspension ...

Disgraced Columnist To Return To Independent 'Next Month'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

Disgraced columnist Johann Hari is set to return to his job at the Independent newspaper in 'four to five weeks', the Leveson inquiry into press stand...

Westminster Council's Phoney Parking Policy Should be Paid for Personally by the Councillors and Officers Implementing it

Peter Martindale | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

Westminster City Council is stubbornly implementing charges for late evening, early night-time and Sunday parking in the West End, against the advice of residents, businesses, the entertainment industry, and churches.

We Really Need Transparency in Lobbying

Iain Anderson | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

I'm a lobbyist. I'm really proud to be one.After the last few days of headlines you would have thought I would want to keep my head down. Not at all. Now is the time to stand up for transparent lobbying and to drive out of the industry once and for all those who not prepared to stand up for transparency.

Independent Website To Launch Paywall For Non-UK Readers

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

The Independent, which celebrated its 25th birthday on Friday, is to launch a paywall for non-UK readers, a top-priced iPad application and strip more...

Alexander Lebedev Punches Fellow TV Guest

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Arguments. We've all had them. But few of us have come to (literal) blows on Russian TV. Alexander Ledbedev, owner of the Independent and Evening Stan...

Tomorrow's Front Pages: Is It Silly Season Already?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

It's August, the UK is enjoying a mini-heatwave, half the country is on holiday, and it looks like the beginning of silly season. The Express spla...

Hari Gave Two Fingers to the Orwell Prize -- One Pressing "Ctrl", One Pressing "V"

Willard Foxton | Posted 10.09.2011 | UK
Willard Foxton

Orwell Prize committee should really wonder whether they want to reward people like Johann Hari. If they do, they should expect a submission from me for 2012, containing an exclusive, tell-all interview with Jesus Christ.

SLIDESHOW: Monday's Front Pages

Posted 09.09.2011 | UK

The fallout from the News of the World phone hacking scandal continues to dominate the majority of the UK's front pages tonight. However, other storie...

'Mummy, What Does Middle Class Mean?'

www.lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

In this day and age, just how relevant are the concepts of class and is it ok to be on the side of cheap and cheerful?...