Andy McSmith is a senior reporter at The Independent. He has vast experience in political journalism and has also appeared on documentaries for BBC Radio 4.
22 July 2015 06:38 PM
Does the Foreign Office minister know something we don't about the case of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi?
21 July 2015 07:58 PM
Raif Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 public lashes
20 July 2015 07:30 PM
It's a surprise the former Tory MP has had time to write novels at all
16 July 2015 05:20 PM
Andy Burnham has received £36,000 from AgustaWestland chair Graham Cole
15 July 2015 07:59 PM
The new Parliamentary Education Centre, in the Palace of Westminster, aims to get children interested in politics
14 July 2015 06:55 PM
Jeremy Corbyn, as we know, was on stage at the Durham Miners’ Gala at the weekend. The other three leadership candidates were also in town, but did not appear on stage. This was not because they were tongue-tied: it is because the organisers did not want to hear them.
13 July 2015 07:28 PM
Galloway has asked well-wishers to send any amount from £1 to £499
West Highland Free Press: Founder of Scotland's foremost radical newspaper quits over free speech row
10 July 2015 07:12 PM
The row centred on an article written by a colleague that drew an apocalyptic picture of the impact that mass immigration might have on European civilisation
09 July 2015 07:43 PM
He has no problem reaching for the lawyers when he thinks someone has lied about him, but is none too careful about the insults he hurls at others
08 July 2015 03:37 PM
Newsnight’s Laura Kuenssberg is well positioned to be the new Political Editor of one channel or the other
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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