Culture

Incredible story of how a Big Issue vendor found himself at heart of Occupy protests
David Nellist is playing Big Issue vendor Jimmy McMahon in Protest Song
Our vendors

Incredible story of how a Big Issue vendor found himself at heart of Occupy protests

Noddy Holder on possible Slade reunion and defying cancer: 'I'm still alive, thank god'
Noddy Holder in 2011
Letter to my younger self

Noddy Holder on possible Slade reunion and defying cancer: 'I'm still alive, thank god'

The Coiled Serpent by Camilla Grudova review – unsettling short stories of grimy austerity
The Coiled Serpent by Camilla Grudova is out now (Atlantic Books, £14.99)
Books

The Coiled Serpent by Camilla Grudova review – unsettling short stories of grimy austerity

Harold Wilson's mistress-cum-secretary Marcia Williams was more trailblazer than troublemaker 
Illustration of Marcia Williams
Politics

Harold Wilson's mistress-cum-secretary Marcia Williams was more trailblazer than troublemaker 

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art
Art

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art

Top 5 young adult thrillers, selected by award-winning author Sarah Wishart
A young person in silhouette on a dark, misty road
Young Adult

Top 5 young adult thrillers, selected by award-winning author Sarah Wishart

Love Actually: Is it a Christmas classic or an unwatchable schmaltz-fest? 
Montage of stars of Love actually
Film

Love Actually: Is it a Christmas classic or an unwatchable schmaltz-fest? 

Bad Taste by Nathalie Olah review – relentlessly anti-capitalist
Bad Taste: Or the Politics of Ugliness by Nathalie Olah
Books

Bad Taste by Nathalie Olah review – relentlessly anti-capitalist

This hidden gem Hull music venue counts Paul Heaton, Jarvis Cocker and Idles as friends
Kaiser Chiefs headline The Adelphi in Hull's 30th birthday party
venue watch

This hidden gem Hull music venue counts Paul Heaton, Jarvis Cocker and Idles as friends

Napoleon review – a man at war with the world and himself
joaquin phoenix as Napoleon
Film

Napoleon review – a man at war with the world and himself

Meet Museum of Homelessness poet Surfing Sofas: 'There's a special kind of love on the streets'
Poet Surfing Sofas
Music

Meet Museum of Homelessness poet Surfing Sofas: 'There's a special kind of love on the streets'

The LadBaby nightmare is finally over: What's next for the Christmas number one single race?
Ladbaby promoting their bid for Christmas number one in London
Christmas

The LadBaby nightmare is finally over: What's next for the Christmas number one single race?

'Meltdown averted for now': Grassroots music venues' relief at Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement
The Court House in Bangor - grassroots music venues were relieved at the autumn statement
venue watch

'Meltdown averted for now': Grassroots music venues' relief at Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro
Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro
Music

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro

'The wine trade is changing': Is technology the solution to the great wine fraud?
Illustration of a spilt glass of wine
Wine

'The wine trade is changing': Is technology the solution to the great wine fraud?

Russell T Davies on returning to Doctor Who, queer representation and 'maddest' episodes yet
Russell T Davies
TV

Russell T Davies on returning to Doctor Who, queer representation and 'maddest' episodes yet

Listen to Sleaford Mods cover Pet Shop Boys classic West End Girls to raise money for Shelter
Sleaford Mods have released West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys for homelessness charity Shelter
Music

Listen to Sleaford Mods cover Pet Shop Boys classic West End Girls to raise money for Shelter

Queens of the Stone Age review: Saving lives with joyous mayhem
Queens of the Stone Age live in Glasgow on their The End is Nero tour 2023
live review

Queens of the Stone Age review: Saving lives with joyous mayhem

The Cure's Lol Tolhurst: 'I'm making a playlist for my funeral. It's about five hours' worth'
A black and white picture of The Cure from 1986 with Lol Tolhurst on the right
the music that made me

The Cure's Lol Tolhurst: 'I'm making a playlist for my funeral. It's about five hours' worth'

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on sustainable space travel, Elon Musk and the modern-day space race
Chris Hadfield next to an astronaut's suit
the future of travel

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on sustainable space travel, Elon Musk and the modern-day space race