Chris Maume

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

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Books of the year 2014: Sport, from Oscar Pistorius to Kevin Pietersen's autobiography

John Carlin's The Trials of Oscar Pistorius: Chase Your Shadow contends that, in these post-Mandela days the exceedingly complex Pistorius is a more telling and accurate symbol of South Africa even than Madiba himself

Tony Blair speaks on stage at the 2nd Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala

Tony Blair's award from Save the Children raises an important question: are they joking?

Had Blair been in Downing Street in the 1960s our brave boys would probably have been slugging it out with the Vietcong

Oscar Pistorius

Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius, John Carlin, review: A skilful analysis of the Blade Runner’s fall from grace

He had exemplified his country’s task of overcoming the legacy of its past; now, says Carlin, he was reflecting it at its worst

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Which scientific phrase was first uttered by the astronomer Fred Hoyle on BBC radio in 1949?

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1. The Rev CL Jackson was also known as 'The Million Dollar Voice'. Who was his soul singer daughter?

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