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
22 January 2015 03:30 PM
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.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'
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- 4 Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
- 5 Winston Churchill: From accusations of anti-Semitism to the blunt refusal that led to the deaths of millions