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.
09 January 2014 05:36 PM
As it is, gay people play no obvious part in the beautiful game
05 January 2014 12:00 AM
It is not liberal weediness to baulk at whole-life sentences. It's knowing that, without a hairline of hope, those in prison become more dangerous
02 January 2014 06:14 PM
Perhaps his father’s role might have played a part in the decision to invent an entirely new course
Doctor Who to Sherlock: TV franchises now have such devoted followings that casual viewers are alienated
02 January 2014 06:14 PM
The joy derived from a story is in direct correlation to the amount of work you put in
29 December 2013 12:00 AM
The Christmas messages of the whistleblower and the monarch dovetail nicely; the one showing off the family addition, the other fearful of a lack of privacy
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
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
- 1 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 4 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'