Chris Maume

Chris Maume is radio columnist for the Independent on Sunday and obituaries editor of the Independent.

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Natural Born Heroes by Chrisopher McDougall, book review: The search for the hero inside

A fascinating means of super-fitness discovered by men fighting Hitler

Zayn Malik leaves One Direction: Take heart, Directioners – the band may even get better

From Pink Floyd to Genesis, the departure of a band member can be transformative

Classical music doesn't need to sound new

Work "cross-genre", with rock or jazz musicians, suggests Julian Lloyd Webber

Hopewell: his genial, twinkling presence made him a delight to work with

John Hopewell: Pioneering urologist who led the way in the treatment of kidney failure, both by dialysis and transplantation

His genial presence made working in his theatre a constant delight

The BBC is giving away 1 million computers

The BBC is giving away 1 million computers, and once again doing the job of government

Do all Year 7s really require freebies from the BBC?

It is tough to admit, but Nigel Farage may be right about immigration

He wants an Australian-style points system and welcomes the skilled. He believes that Britain is letting in too many people. I think he's right

Ed Balls was asked about his sexual prowess during a birthday appearance on LBC Radio

Please, Ed Balls – spare us the bedroom details

When will politicians learn to never discuss their sex lives in public?

The Oscars ceremony 2015 will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles

Oscars 2015: Who are the multiple winners, who said what, who made history? The Independent on Sunday Academy Awards quiz...

Chris Maume has devised a brain teaser to whet your appetite for tonight’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony

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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...