Group Content Editor of The Independent, i, The Independent on Sunday and Evening Standard - and former Editor of The Independent.
Chris Blackhurst: Pride comes before a fall, as Standard Chartered and its boss, Peter Sands, find out
29 October 2014 12:56 AM
Midweek View: When times were buoyant, his character was not an issue. Now they’re hard, his enemies are hovering
28 October 2014 12:01 PM
When Standard Chartered's popular finance director Richard Meddings left early this year Peter Sands, the chief executive, made a fulsome, gracious, speech.
24 October 2014 11:26 PM
24 October 2014 11:57 AM
While the rest of us enjoy a lazy Sunday, bankers across Europe will be having a nerve-jangling day. At noon in Frankfurt they will receive the results of the European Central Bank’s examination of their financial strength.
Devolution for the North would be great if only Manchester didn’t rile the region’s other major cities so much
23 October 2014 05:24 PM
Let’s sound a note of caution over the ManSheffLeedsPool idea
21 October 2014 07:28 PM
Midweek View: Both main political parties have soul-searching to do - as yet again, Farage shows an ability to leave them gasping
17 October 2014 11:45 PM
16 October 2014 06:18 PM
If you read about Freud's time spent working in the City, then his latest comments come as little surprise
15 October 2014 10:29 AM
The London Mayor's biography of his hero Sir Winston Churchill is a scintillating, if hyperbolic, portrait of another non-comformist politician
15 October 2014 12:22 AM
Midweek View: Does George Osborne’s plan make provision for looking after pensioners once they’ve had their longed-for cruise?
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
- 1 Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
- 5 Zayn Malik quits One Direction: Hundreds of workers request compassionate leave following band member's exit