Audrey Gillan reports from a ‘guilty plea’ magistrates’ court in Essex

Southend

Southend-On-Sea. Photograph: Sophia Evans for the Guardian

The people of Glasgow’s East End are many things, but they are not pampered | Audrey Gillan

Easterhouse

The East End of Glasgow. The billionaire Sir Tom Hunter has described its residents as being ‘pampered’. Photograph: Murdo Macleod

Make way for the female comic geeks

Kapow comic convention

Visitors to the 2011 Kapow! convention in London. Photograph: Gavin Rodgers/Rex Features

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