Catherine is currently studying for an MA in Newspaper Journalism at City University. As well as The Independent, she has been published in the The Times, Evening Standard Magazine and Berkshire Media Group papers. She was previously Chief Editor of The Tab Norwich.
After a successful trial in Norwich, could breathalysers be coming to your favourite student night out?
13 January 2014 11:59 AM
A pilot scheme to test students' drunkenness at club doors could be about to spread to other parts of the country
22 December 2013 12:00 AM
From February, it will be illegal for them to be registered without professional insurance, which many cannot afford
Miranda Hart goes from outcast to castaway: Comedian reveals she is slowly coming to terms with her appearance on Desert Island Discs
22 December 2013 12:00 AM
Comedian Miranda Hart admits on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs today that part of her feels like an "outsider in the world of femininity". The 6ft 1in comedian with a face she describes as a "jellied horse" tells presenter Kirsty Young that she is slowly coming to terms with her appearance.
16 December 2013 03:39 PM
From Robin Thicke to Page 3, students have been in a banning sort of mood this year
15 December 2013 12:04 AM
Welfare cuts have sparked a dramatic increase in the number of eviction notices issued by landlords, a new survey reveals.
13 December 2013 01:23 PM
Passengers were left startled when they were presented with Christmas gifts they had asked for before boarding a flight
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train