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.
A fall in immigration will have them high-fiving in Downing Street - but our willy-waving policy towards foreigners is a moral failure
28 February 2013 04:11 PM
The strongest argument for immigration - remittances - is also the least often cited
27 February 2013 06:39 PM
Our writer, a bi-weekly restaurant critic for the Independent on Sunday (and not a massive crisp fan) tries the new "real food flavours" crisps
Whether it's Prince Harry and a ski slope, Prince Philip and a nurse, or Kate Middleton and Hilary Mantel, our monarchy doesn't bear much scrutiny
21 February 2013 06:08 PM
How a silly remark to a Filipino capped a busy week for the Royals' PR department
21 February 2013 04:56 PM
Modern monarchy, like any oxymoron, doesn’t bear too much looking into
17 February 2013 12:00 AM
It's a tavern not a gastropub – and if you don't know the difference, you soon will
14 February 2013 07:00 PM
Irreversible changes in consumer behaviour, disruptive technologies, and recession are together destroying our High Streets. I know, send for the Queen of Shops!
13 February 2013 03:33 PM
More of you than ever before are actively enjoying our journalism - not just reading it but responding too. Now a weekly bulletin allows you to participate further still
08 February 2013 09:33 AM
Just like the late restaurant critic, the tweeting philosopher-footballer generates strong, viral reaction - but satisfies a huge and growing appetite for radical views
07 February 2013 08:34 PM
Founded in Sweden in 1905, the company may struggle to recover from the revelation that its 'beef' lasagne was largely horse meat
04 February 2013 06:17 PM
Notorious now as a father who fell out with his son, he was once a brilliant journalist, MEP, MP, and Cabinet Minister who probably ought to have been Lib Dem leader
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
- 1 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for beauty pageant
- 2 Crystal Palace next manager latest: Palace consider Ally McCoist - EXCLUSIVE
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Tim Sherwood column: 'It started as a three-horse race but turned into the Grand National'