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.
04 March 2013 12:00 AM
03 March 2013 10:20 PM
Charlotte Philby attends a new Mass for the LGBT community – and finds two sides singing from the same hymn sheet
'I was naive, but never negligent': Five years after her daughter was murdered in Goa, Fiona MacKeown is still fighting for justice
28 February 2013 07:21 PM
As Scarlett Keeling’s murder on a Goa beach moves further into the past, her mother Fiona MacKeown tells Charlotte Philby she is still no closer to seeing justice
25 February 2013 12:01 AM
Pregnant asylum seekers in Britain are at “serious risk” of developing mental and physical health problems as a result of systemic failings, a report claims.
24 February 2013 07:06 PM
Convicted of drug offences, Regine Lansley’s fall from grace was spectacular. She tells Charlotte Philby about surviving in prison – and living on benefits
'It is like my own limb': First British person to undergo a hand transplant gives operation a resounding thumbs up
20 February 2013 10:21 AM
Mark Cahill says hand transplant has given him a new lease of life
19 February 2013 05:27 PM
Thai officials were searching for four men after a British student claimed she was gang-raped in the city of Nakorn Sri Thammarat.
18 February 2013 05:17 PM
Save the Children has called for warnings on formula packaging to remind mothers that Breast is Best - but this would only make stressed mothers feel even more guilty
17 February 2013 09:12 PM
Yoga is supposed to be about alleviating stress. But for two New Yorkers a class over the weekend had quite the opposite effect.
16 February 2013 12:00 AM
Charlotte Philby meets the great spy-catcher of Fleet Street.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 1 KFC 'sorry' after lesbian couple are kicked out of Bath restaurant for 'heavy petting'
- 2 Dylan Tombides: West Ham confirm 20-year-old striker has died after battle with cancer
- 3 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 4 'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
- 5 Saudi Arabia declares all atheists are terrorists in new law to crack down on political dissidents