Amol Rajan was appointed editor of The Independent in June 2013. He was previously Editor of Independent Voices, a comment, campaigns and community platform across print and digital. He was earlier Deputy Comment Editor, Sports News Correspondent and a news reporter. He writes a restaurant column for the Independent on Sunday, and has a column in the Evening Standard (Mondays), Independent and i (Fridays). He used to work on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff, and at the Foreign Office; he is also a trustee of Prospex, a charity for young people in Islington. He has written a book called Twirlymen: the Unlikely History of Cricket's Greatest Spin Bowlers.
22 August 2014 07:30 PM
In fact, it's the month when history speeds up
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
16 August 2014 10:36 AM
Letter From The Editor
14 August 2014 12:00 AM
Once upon a time in a land far away, going to a British university was free and so everyone fancied a shot at it. But because everyone fancied a shot, and because successive governments wanted to expand the university sector to seem more egalitarian, lots more people did go to university. And then universities couldn’t cope, and asked for help, which is why Tony Blair introduced tuition fees which, over the coming years, will likely rise rather than fall.
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03 August 2014 12:00 AM
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20 July 2014 12:00 AM
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When tragedy strikes, it makes a lot of news seem trivial. But it's all about balance
11 July 2014 06:07 PM
The expenses scandal turned us all into sceptics, but we can't blame politicians for everything
The Saracen's Head, restaurant review: It's been around since the 17th century, but this English public house is as in demand as ever
29 June 2014 12:00 AM
27 June 2014 06:36 PM
This newspaper has done its best to bring the events of a century ago to life
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