Charlotte Philby is a writer at The Independent with a weekly column on motherhood in The Independent Magazine. She was shortlisted for the 2013 Cudlipp award for excellence in popular journalism for her undercover investigative work, and writes for various cultural magazines.
10 June 2013 12:00 AM
Every day, 15,000 people in Britain log on to an obscure online domain where they can search for anything they want in secret. The NSA whistleblower is a fan. It is anonymous. It is growing. And it is often criminal.
04 June 2013 07:45 PM
As the high street suffers, the growing market for glamour has given one trade a remarkable lift
04 June 2013 12:00 AM
Two children at a privately-run Young Offenders Institution had their arms broken by staff last year during routine strip searches, a report by the Prison Inspectorate has revealed.
29 May 2013 08:26 PM
After a ropey year for British agriculture, with a soggy summer and long winter leaving many farmers empty of pocket and heavy under the eyes, this week brings relief: the 150th Royal Bath & West.
‘It seems nothing has been learned from Leveson’: Inquiry into sex change teacher’s suicide critical of Daily Mail and Richard Littlejohn
28 May 2013 09:12 PM
Newspaper coverage of a transgender teacher who later killed herself was “sensational and salacious”, a coroner has said.
28 May 2013 07:40 PM
Light and airy studio spaces available in a brand new development at the heart of a bustling coastal resort, within walking distance of local amenities. Each has its own bathroom and kitchen with a balcony and separate entrance. Environmental credentials include solar panels.
28 May 2013 12:00 AM
A woman's friendship circle almost doubles when she has children, research shows. But bonding at the baby swings has pitfalls as well as pleasures, says Charlotte Philby
27 May 2013 06:30 PM
All Malala Yousafzai wanted was education, for herself and other girls. For that, she was sought out and gunned down. Now she is a global icon
27 May 2013 12:00 AM
Staff forced to handle such magazines could take legal action against employers
26 May 2013 06:42 PM
Lesbian couple took vows at Leeds registry office earlier this month before immediately applying for political asylum, it is claimed
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet