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.
18 September 2014 12:00 AM
On my summer reading list was the late Christopher Hitchens' The Trial of Henry Kissinger. It's written as an indictment, of the sort that might pass muster in a war crimes prosecution.
16 September 2014 08:38 PM
But the end result is unsatisfactory for most
13 September 2014 12:03 AM
Scots seem to be listening to the bosses on independence while the UK ignoring them on the EU
11 September 2014 07:01 PM
The Yes/No vote has shown how maligned the commercial world is
11 September 2014 02:00 PM
Chris Blackhurst: The Bank of England has to get down and dirty with City traders if we are to prevent another crisis
09 September 2014 08:56 PM
When Mervyn King was Governor of the Bank of England, I went for lunch with him there. It was a surreal experience.
06 September 2014 01:49 AM
Chris Blackhurst: It’s right that we get tough on economic crime, but we've a lot of catching up to do
03 September 2014 12:56 AM
Midweek View: In its annual performance report for 2013/4, the UK Financial Conduct Authority disclosed how many prosecutions it had brought in the year for market abuse: one
02 September 2014 12:22 PM
Jeremy Wright QC MP laid out measures being considered by the Government
01 September 2014 02:10 PM
Dave Lewis has to understand quickly that retailing is about much more than logistics and production
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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