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.
20 January 2013 12:00 AM
Alan Yau's latest transports our reviewer back to a magical memory of Thailand
Exclusive*: Lance Armstrong PR strategy after Oprah Winfrey interview revealed in leaked email from senior industry figure
17 January 2013 05:28 PM
*Not really. But the below is free and eminently usable if any of you want it
14 January 2013 04:06 PM
Some people seem to think the 50 year-old actress was wrong to wait so long before making a public declaration of her sexuality. Who on earth are these people kidding?
10 January 2013 08:07 PM
Quality costs. It's true that people go into politics to serve the public rather than make a fortune. But to attract and retain top talent, we may have to pay a little more
Nick Clegg reveals he owns a ‘onesie’ – in response to question from Old Etonian ‘King of the Liberals’ who used to work for him
10 January 2013 02:15 PM
The question regarding the 'onesie' came in a light-hearted exchange following thirty minutes of critical and at times heated debate
08 January 2013 10:00 AM
There are still huge numbers of middle-class Indians who aspire to places at our great universities, love the idea of red double-decker buses and adore Shakespeare
06 January 2013 12:00 AM
Might the experiments at House of Wolf be better left in the lab?
28 December 2012 04:52 PM
The future is largely Indian and to have a connection to this most culturally rich of civilisations is an awesome privilege
21 December 2012 10:17 AM
Income for charities has been decimated by the financial crash, but were it not for this group, hundreds if not thousands of young people simply would not be alive
18 December 2012 10:04 AM
It's people-powered change that helps the poor and unites politicians
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
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