ON MATERNITY LEAVE. Charlotte Philby is a writer and reporter at The Independent, currently based on the news desk after six years on the Saturday magazine. She has been shortlisted for the 2013 Cudlipp award for excellence in popular journalism for her undercover investigative work, and has also written for cultural magazines including Dazed & Confused and NYLON and contributed to several books, among them a biography of French street artist Blek Le Rat. A mother and born-and-bred Londoner, she spends most of her free time working on her first crime fiction novel.
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
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 ?!”
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
- 1 Is your name now 'banned' in Saudi Arabia?
- 2 Exclusive: World’s most pristine waters are polluted by US Navy human waste
- 3 Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex
- 4 Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Jet ‘hijacking’ began soon after take-off
- 5 'Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 plane found in Bermuda Triangle!' Viral Facebook links are profiting hackers