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 News Reporter. He writes a restaurant column for The Independent on Sunday, and has a column in the Evening Standard (Thursdays). He presents ‘Power Lunch’ on London Live TV (Thursdays), a one-to-one interview with the most influential people in the capital. Previously, Amol worked on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, and at the Foreign Office. He is currently a trustee of Prospex, a charity for young people in Islington. He has also written a book called ‘Twirlymen: the Unlikely History of Cricket’s Greatest Spin Bowlers’.
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
07 November 2013 11:10 AM
Every font in this newspaper has now been especially designed for us
01 November 2013 07:55 PM
Letter from the editor
27 October 2013 12:00 AM
Hoi Polloi, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more