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.
23 May 2013 07:23 PM
His poetry about the failings of the school system has struck a surprising chord online. He tells Charlotte Philby why
22 May 2013 06:57 PM
Stepping up its relentless campaign against casual misogyny, the Everyday Sexism Project, which documents “everyday experiences of sexism to prove how bad the problem is and create solidarity”, is taking on one of the world’s most prolific companies in its bid to tackle gender-based discrimination.
20 May 2013 07:56 PM
The two men fear that vocal opposition to same-sex marriage is legitimising homophobia
Sex in prisons: Campaigners warn of culture of denial over sexual relationships between inmates as new commission publishes report
06 May 2013 05:47 PM
The first Commission into Sex in Prisons has drawn attention to a rarely reported issue
05 May 2013 09:42 PM
The Monday Interview: Karren Brady shattered the glass ceiling and is determined to help others join her at the top of British business
29 April 2013 12:00 AM
The mother of Stephen Lawrence is making a renewed televised appeal for fresh witnesses to come forward 20 years after her teenage son was murdered in a racist attack.
23 April 2013 07:03 PM
After being steered from one suspect to the next with breakneck speed during the course of eight spell-binding episodes, any sensible Broadchurch fanatic knew it had to be Joe Miller, the suspiciously perfect home-husband of Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller, who killed the boy.
Broadchurch TV review: The curtain comes down Britain's answer to The Killing (so who was the killer?)
22 April 2013 11:06 PM
After suspecting every single cast member in turn during the course of a compelling and occasionally brilliant crime thriller that has been widely-touted as Britain's answer to The Killing, viewers of ITV's Broadchurch had been steered rather sharply towards the chief suspect last week. Not least when he muttered the immortal words to his wife “you don't think it was me ?!”
17 April 2013 06:52 PM
Plans for Britain’s first legal ‘consumption rooms’ are unsettling the resort widely touted as a prime location
15 April 2013 07:06 PM
He claims when he sent a worse CV with an English name, he was offered an interview and treated differently
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
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist