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 October 2013 12:00 AM
We used to thrill to Sharon Osborne's sneers. Now we love a show that promises neither fame nor fortune, and everyone's kind
21 October 2013 06:02 PM
Fascination with online bullying is often more about the medium than the message
20 October 2013 12:00 AM
Officers claimed that Andrew Mitchell used the term 'pleb' as they tried to stop him wheeling his bike through Downing Street's gates. He denied it. So why did everyone believe them over him?
16 October 2013 06:16 PM
Freed from the weight of expectation, the England team has become fun to watch
07 October 2013 06:14 PM
As Barack Obama found out, receiving a Nobel Peace Prize can come with a set of unintended and unpleasant consequences
06 October 2013 12:00 AM
Why did the FBI arrest Ross Ulbricht for an attempted murder by Dread Pirate Roberts?
01 October 2013 10:26 AM
Sometimes they print things so myopic that you feel a fly on the wall might learn something genuinely new about human nature
30 September 2013 06:48 PM
A modern secular prophet, his parables have inspired a swathe of lesser holy me
29 September 2013 12:00 AM
Commentators' determination to link the Labour leader to a decade they revile, the Seventies, reveals more about them and little about what matters to many of us
23 September 2013 06:32 PM
The taxpayer shouldn't have to foot the bill for these so-called charities
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
- 1 The future of sex: The first female condoms were derided, mistrusted and shunned - but will their modern counterparts catch on?
- 2 South African rhino finally put down after roaming Kruger park for days with horn hacked off and bullet in brain
- 3 Study suggests that 'gaydars' are real - at least for women
- 4 Man stabbed with Legend of Zelda Master Sword in serious condition
- 5 First clip of Outkast's Andre 3000 in Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side emerges