Archie Bland joined the Independent in 2008. After stints as foreign editor, Saturday editor and deputy editor, he was appointed as senior writer in 2013.
06 December 2013 07:00 PM
John Williams' 'Stoner' has achieved late popular acclaim but is the dead author's second novel another forgotten work of brilliance?
01 December 2013 12:00 AM
Payday loans reveal the peculiarities of our credit ratings. But what are the long-term implications of these short-term fixes?
Trenton Oldfield interview: The ripples of that Boat Race stunt and how a family could be driven apart
29 November 2013 06:31 PM
With the result of his appeal against a deportation order imminent, he tells Archie Bland why it could leave him thousands of miles away from his wife and child
27 November 2013 10:00 PM
Friday sees the launch of the PlayStation4. In the almost 20 years since its first incarnation, gaming has changed beyond recognition and it's thanks, in part, to the fact that the console was aimed at adults
26 November 2013 12:00 AM
Jumpers for Goalposts, Tom Wells's comedy about a gay five-a-side team, was a surprise hit for the playwright. He talks to Archie Bland about drama, homophobia, and his East Yorkshire roots
24 November 2013 12:00 AM
A spate of fatalities prompted an important debate that quickly went downhill. And Boris’s intervention didn’t help
22 November 2013 11:30 AM
A meta-fictive novel on celebrity – written by a celebrity. But is it art?
17 November 2013 12:00 AM
The slow demise of the video rental business is another result of the internet. With it, ironically, we may be losing much more
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
If its TV ad now sets the Christmas tone, then we have only ourselves to blame
09 November 2013 12:00 AM
As Ukip finds itself on the cusp of a national breakthrough, Nigel Farage has one big problem – his gaffe-strewn, squabbling party. Can he get them in shape and ready for prime time, ask Archie Bland?
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail