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.
27 December 2013 12:27 PM
It was a year of storms in teacups; but also of real storms, meteorological and metaphorical, that actually mattered
22 December 2013 12:00 AM
While Nigella is said to be damaged goods, the rap artist R Kelly is accused of terrible things and no one minds. Is it because his accusers are young black women?
17 December 2013 05:43 PM
But can they move on and re-establish their probity?
Nelson Mandela funeral: From Princess Diana to Margaret Thatcher – public mourning is a noisy business. But Madiba’s family deserve privacy for his burial
15 December 2013 12:05 AM
Some figures are such potent symbols that we all express our grief, loudly
09 December 2013 01:21 PM
Activist wins 'unprecedented' deportation case as judge overturns Theresa May's decision
08 December 2013 12:00 AM
The stampede of pundits to express a view about the man cheapens his remarkable achievements – and makes false heroes of the politically inert
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
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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- 2 Big Bang Theory to get special Star Wars episode with help from Lucasfilm
- 3 Babies cry at night to stop mothers procreating, scientists claim
- 4 Pharrell Williams 'Happy': British Muslims dance to song in video
- 5 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews