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
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more