Chris Blackhurst writes regular columns for The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday, and conducts weekly interviews for London Live TV. Blackhurst was City Editor of the Evening Standard for nine years, before becoming Editor of The Independent for two years. He was then promoted to Group Content Director, and in September 2014 he took on the multi-media business role. He’s won numerous awards for his journalism.
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?
10 October 2014 10:10 PM
09 October 2014 06:18 PM
The latest figures on the make-up of our high streets demand a radical response
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition