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.
03 April 2013 09:00 PM
Nine months after the cuts, births dropped below 15,000 for the first time since 1956
03 April 2013 06:06 PM
When you need money to pay your bills, and banks won’t help, the pawnbroker is ready to oblige with instant cash
31 March 2013 06:18 PM
A British teacher tripped and fell to his death in front of pupils in a freak accident during a school trip to Austria, it has emerged.
31 March 2013 06:16 PM
The body of a man who disappeared while skiing off-piste in the Scottish highlands during the coldest Easter on record has been found.
24 March 2013 06:23 PM
The irony of the setting for an Anglo-French rally against same-sex marriage, at the foot of Nelson's Column, was not entirely lost on the crowd.
22 March 2013 07:38 PM
The children’s clothes market is worth £6bn. But should these wares be displayed on the catwalk? Charlotte Philby takes a ringside seat
18 March 2013 04:50 PM
A nurse has admitted twice recording a deceased patient as ‘asleep’ in the opening of a hearing into the conduct of two staff nurses at scandal-ridden Mid Staffordshire Hospital.
17 March 2013 06:46 PM
People who get up during the night to relieve themselves are less productive during the day than those who sleep through, according to new research.
David Bowie No 1 after 20 years of waiting: 'The Next Day' becomes fastest-selling record of the year
17 March 2013 06:26 PM
New album sells 94,000 copies since its release on 8 March
11 March 2013 06:40 PM
Sweden’s Princess Lilian captured the heart of a prince – and then an entire nation
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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