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.
29 March 2014 11:28 PM
Kids’ clubs and minority sports are struggling while ever more money gets spent at the top
26 March 2014 09:00 PM
Jefferies was arrested in 2010 for the murder of Joanna Yeates, and saw his character traduced by the tabloid press. Powerful people now seek his opinions, he has an agent, and his story is to be made into a film
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
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
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
- 2 Black Friday 2014: Opening times for Asda, John Lewis, PC World, GAME and Argos
- 3 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 4 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'
- 5 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'