Chris Maume is radio columnist for the Independent on Sunday and obituaries editor of the Independent.
17 July 2014 04:34 PM
There are some great people in the world, so why should we even think of looking to sportsmen for role models?
Nadine Gordimer: Author and activist whose novels interweaved the personal and the political in her accounts of apartheid South Africa
15 July 2014 12:00 AM
Nadine Gordimer won the 1991 Nobel Prize for Literature for morally complex novels that explored the cost of racial conflict in apartheid-era South Africa, tightly interweaving personal and public passions. As a white South African who hated apartheid, she also played a political role in her country's troubled history.
11 July 2014 05:46 PM
If Argentina win tomorrow, it will be thanks to the best player on the planet. Not that he’ll be boasting about it though
10 July 2014 08:12 PM
And it shouldn't stop there either - we all have a part to play
05 July 2014 12:00 AM
Here are the answers to this week's quiz...
05 July 2014 12:00 AM
1. What have footballer Carlos Tevez, cricketer Brett Lee and tennis player Pat Cash all done away from sport?
03 July 2014 05:24 PM
Stories are being de-listed from Google that the public should be allowed to know about
19 June 2014 06:51 PM
Threatening to cut young people's Jobseeker Allowance could alienate first-time voters
Remembering The Time: Protecting Michael Jackson In His Final Days by Bill Whitfield & Javon Beard with Tanner Colby
12 June 2014 06:30 PM
12 June 2014 04:30 PM
The country has begun to slip into anarchy, but it wasn't always like this. It used to be a much happier and safer place to live
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
- 1 Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Denmark bans kosher and halal slaughter as minister says ‘animal rights come before religion’