Chris Maume is radio columnist for the Independent on Sunday and obituaries editor of the Independent.
25 October 2014 12:00 AM
Here are the answers to this week's quiz...
Oscar Pistorius sentence: Judge Masipa might have shown mercy, but she has delivered perfect justice
21 October 2014 11:18 AM
Sentencing Pistorius to five years in jail is a fair judgement for both Pistorius and the Steenkamps
Sir Jocelyn Stevens: Newspaper executive who helped rescue the 'Evening Standard' and 'Daily Express' and funded Radio Caroline
14 October 2014 12:00 AM
Jocelyn Stevens spent his career saving lost causes and lame ducks, beginning with Queen magazine, moving on to the Evening Standard, the Daily Express and the Royal College of Arts, and most recently English Heritage. There were plenty of casualties along the way – "Piranha Teeth", as Private Eye referred to him, took pride in having sacked 11 RCA professors in one day – but he generally got the job done. "I just hate to lose," he once said.
11 October 2014 12:00 AM
1. The father of which singer and songwriter, who released an album last month, fought in the First World War?
02 October 2014 02:09 PM
The radical politeness of Hong Kong's protesters may be impromptu, but it’s strategically savvy too
George Shuba: Baseball player who won a World Series but was better known for his part in 'A Handshake for the Century'
01 October 2014 12:00 AM
The baseball player George "Shotgun" Shuba was a member of the 1955 World Series champions, the Brooklyn Dodgers. But his name went down not just in sporting annals but in the entire history of American race relations when on 18 April 1946 he performed the apparently innocuous act of shaking a team-mate's hand. That team-mate was Jackie Robinson, and a photograph of the moment (pictured left) became known as "A Handshake for the Century".
27 September 2014 12:00 AM
Here are the answers to this week's quiz
27 September 2014 12:00 AM
1. Which actress had a lion called Winston Churchill and a monkey called King Kong?
25 September 2014 03:54 PM
In the week of Emma Watson’s clarion call, how can golf allow such attitudes to persist?
18 September 2014 03:52 PM
Then again, his support of independence should come as no surprise
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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