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.
Camera phones at the National Gallery stoke fears that technology is leaving us incapable of deep engagement with anything
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
Hotel Secrets, TV review: There is something irresistibly childlike about Richard E Grant’s amusement at his surroundings
13 August 2014 12:01 AM
Richard E Grant’s preposterously funny hotel jaunt is well worth checking out
11 August 2014 06:00 PM
For fans like me coming from out of town, the walk to Southampton Football Club’s stadium from the city’s train station is pretty familiar: up the hill, across the park, past the Premier Inn and down Northam Road until you find yourself in the throng of congregating fans.
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
07 August 2014 01:39 PM
The world would be a better place if we admitted: you can do something bigoted without being a bigot
06 August 2014 07:05 PM
When accusations of anti-Semitism are in the air, important distinctions are lost
06 August 2014 06:54 PM
Would their response have been the same if the baroness was a baron?
Lights Out for First World War Centenary: We can’t remember. We must not forget. So the lamps went out one more time
06 August 2014 12:03 AM
A memorial for something that we cannot remember, and must not forget
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
30 July 2014 07:23 PM
Youth crime and teen pregnancy are both down, as well as smoking and drinking
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'