Alistair Dawber is The Independent’s Jerusalem correspondent. The paper’s former foreign editor and deputy foreign editor, Alistair joined The Independent in 2008 as a business correspondent. He is a Liverpool fan, in exile
11 December 2014 12:00 AM
It’s quick. It’s cheap. And any health and safety authority west of Cyprus would ban it in an instant. But from teenagers with their eyes glued to their mobile phones, to elderly women with improbably large numbers of shopping bags, the boda-boda taxis of the Ugandan capital Kampala are the choice form of transport for just about everyone.
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
12 November 2014 04:06 PM
Political decision-making in Madrid – or a lack of it – has created a mess
02 November 2014 09:28 PM
Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni is increasingly seen as an anti-Western
15 October 2014 06:33 PM
Sir Alan described Israeli settlement building as an ‘ever-deepening stain on the face of the globe’
14 October 2014 06:43 PM
Former Tory minister also describes Israel's actions as akin to 'apartheid'
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
12 June 2014 12:00 AM
It’s back! For decades a huge Tio Pepe advertising sign hung over Madrid’s central Puerta del Sol until 2011 when, to the dismay of many Madrileños, it was taken down at the request of the new owners’ of the building it was attached to as part of a renovation effort. They subsequently decided the 78-foot-long illuminated sign did not suit their tastes.
21 May 2014 12:00 AM
Will it be Cibeles or Neptuno? By Saturday evening one of the fountains that dissect Madrid’s main thoroughfare, the Castellana, will be packed with fans of either Real or Atletico.
10 April 2014 05:03 PM
This excellent account charts the highs and lows of the working classes
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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