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 July 2014 12:00 AM
Archie Bland on World Cup 2014: You don’t get 'plucky' teams where the pundits have heard of all the players
01 July 2014 09:35 PM
Algeria were not ‘plucky’ losers in Brazil only to be patronised by the likes of Adrian Chiles – that extra-time defeat would have hurt
25 June 2014 05:44 PM
Football does the same dumb things to people all over the world
22 June 2014 12:04 AM
As the prosecution rates are so low, we should focus on the real victims – and they aren’t men
Margaret Thatcher Conference on Liberty: Iron Lady’s worshippers laud the past and lament the present
18 June 2014 07:59 PM
Archie Bland joins the right-wing crowd at the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Liberty – and finds little support for David Cameron
17 June 2014 08:46 PM
...but nothing like getting one over my mates by predicting the score
16 June 2014 05:08 PM
Even the calmest looking ducks are paddling like maniacs under the water
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
14 June 2014 12:00 AM
The MP for Walthamstow is tipped for a bright future on the Labour front benches, maybe even as leader...provided that she can take her eye off her phone for long enough
Rod Liddle gives his critics plenty of reasons to dislike him - but why does he seem to loathe himself so much?
12 June 2014 09:15 PM
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter
NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action
- 1 Fry ‘criticises Operation Yewtree in dinner party rant’ calling for tougher laws to deter false sex abuse allegations
- 2 Belgium fan Axelle Despiegelaere lands L'Oreal campaign after World Cup viral photo
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 Israel-Gaza conflict: ‘Sderot cinema’ image shows Israelis with popcorn and chairs 'cheering as missiles strike Palestinian targets'
- 5 Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...