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.
23 March 2014 12:00 AM
How can big lottery winners be helped from letting it go to their heads? One man knows...
16 March 2014 12:00 AM
The heir to the throne likes to make his views known – but not to us. He should learn from his mother, and keep his letters polite and bland
09 March 2014 12:00 AM
Axeing the youth-oriented BBC3 from terrestrial television will please some, but we have to pay for quality television and nurture its talent
06 March 2014 08:46 PM
The network’s coverage is so biased that its presenters are walking out. Archie Bland tunes in to the other side
02 March 2014 12:00 AM
Deaths from PMA, a more toxic form of ecstasy, are rising in the UK, but are almost unknown in countries that take a more pragmatic approach
14 February 2014 11:58 PM
When a newspaper interview features unpunctuality, it is usually on the part of the talent. Not this time. I am supposed to be interviewing Henry Blofeld, the day after the news that Kevin Pietersen has been sacked by England, but I have misjudged the impact of the Tube strike. When I do finally arrive at his gated community in Chelsea, I am half an hour late; by rights, he ought to be fuming.
10 February 2014 12:40 PM
At Heathrow, contraband from duck tongues to heroin is being sniffed out
Liz and Bill, Sally's snog and Wendi's alleged paean to Blair's behind: It's been a good week for scandal...
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
As fact and tittle-tattle interbreed online, they create a strain of gossip that helps create the news agenda – whether we like it or not
04 February 2014 05:46 PM
The real advantage of fee-paying institutions lies with the pupils they attract
02 February 2014 12:00 AM
Last week, a political figure tweeting a cartoon about Mohamed prompted death threats. In a civilised society, we need to know how to express views without censorship
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 1 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 2 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake online report claiming artist's identity has been revealed
- 3 Former East 17 frontman Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'