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.
12 January 2014 12:00 AM
Could north London’s Ballaro be the capital’s best Sicilian?
Ember Yard: Restaurant review - the team behind Salt Yard, Opera Tavern and Dehesa is back with more indulgent fare
05 January 2014 12:00 AM
Modern London is a city in turbulence, a cosmopolitan cauldron in which more things change than stay the same, where all the world comes to throw a tantrum, get rich through property and complain about schools. Its restaurant scene has generally kept up.
27 December 2013 07:10 PM
The Independent's founders were determined that we should be of no party or faction
20 December 2013 05:52 PM
Unless we act now, Africa’s elephants could be extinct in the wild within 10 years
15 December 2013 12:00 AM
Eating at No 6 feels like entering Paul Ainsworth’s living-room – but this is no home cooking
06 December 2013 07:52 PM
The sheer exhilaration of producing a newspaper against a tight deadline is unique
30 November 2013 09:00 AM
This newspaper shall be raising money to help combat that trade, and promote conservation in Africa
La Brasserie at the Chester Grosvenor: Restaurant review - The diner brings the elegant, comforting vibe of Paris to Chester
24 November 2013 12:00 AM
So it turns out the heaving throng and buzzing high street of Chester are about as thumping a riposte to that hoary old phrase, "it’s grim up north" as could be imagined. True, there are places north of our offices in Kensington that are grim, but on a chilly weekend in November, this affluent town, used as a commuter point for workers from Manchester, Liverpool, Wrexham and the like, is positively bubbling. On first inspection, the restaurants aren't bad either.
23 November 2013 04:23 PM
When in Australia, the Ashes has always presented a challenge to newspapers, because the action takes place long after we have been sent to the printers
Restaurant review: Padstow might belong to Rick Stein but Rock's top chef Nathan Outlaw operates by his own rules
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Outlaw's at St Enodoc, St Enodoc Hotel, Rock Road, Rock, Cornwall
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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