Chris Maume

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

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Andy Murray has backed independence

Scottish independence: It’s sad to see Andy Murray falling into the ‘No equals negativity’ trap

Then again, his support of independence should come as no surprise

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. Which group, who had UK chart hits in the '50s, '60s and '70s, and currently exists in two versions, has had more than 60 members?

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Oscar Pistorius cries as the judge reads out the verdict during his murder trial

Oscar Pistorius: A lesson in how fame can have disastrous consequences

The people of South Africa have lost a national hero, and world sport has lost an inspiration

Yves Carcelle

Yves Carcelle: Businessman who developed the French fashion house Louis Vuitton into one of the world's leading luxury brands

As head of Louis Vuitton, Yves Carcelle, who has died at the age of 66, built the French fashion house into one of the world's leading luxury brands. Though it is only one of around 60 such brands owned by LVMH, Louis Vuitton is the conglomerate's driving force, and Carcelle expanded its appeal into areas such as eyewear and jewellery while travelling the world looking for new areas to colonise. One of his key decisions came in 1997 when he hired as creative director the then up-and-coming designer Marc Jacobs, whose introduction of the company's first ready-to-wear line helped seal its place at or near the top of fashion's premier league.

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. The novels 'The Conservationist', 'Holiday', 'The English Patient' and 'Sacred Hunger'. What's the link?

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Night Games: Sex, Power and a Journey into the Dark Heart of Sport by Anna Krien, book review

Anna Krien calls foul on the abuse of women by team sportsmen

The Malky Mackay allegations raise the spectre of Britain's casual racism

If the claims are true, the manager should leave football for good

A gang featured in US folk singer Woody Guthrie's autobiographical novel 'Bound for Glory' gave its name to which new wave band of the late 1970s and early '80s?

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. Robusto, Lonsdale, Belicoso and Churchill are all what?

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Whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir's seminal feminist polemic, 'The Second Sex', has been published in short-form for International Women's Day
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Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

Why would I want to employ someone I’d be happy to have as my boss, asks Simon Kelner
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Confessions of a planespotter

With three Britons under arrest in the UAE, the perils have never been more apparent. Sam Masters explains the appeal
Russia's gulag museum 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities

Russia's gulag museum

Ministry of Culture-run site 'makes no mention' of Stalin's atrocities
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Joanna Blythman reveals the alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay
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Paris Fashion Week 2015: The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp

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Paul Scholes column: I don't believe Jonny Evans was spitting at Papiss Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible

Paul Scholes column

I don't believe Evans was spitting at Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible
Miguel Layun interview: From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

Miguel Layun is a star in Mexico where he was criticised for leaving to join Watford. But he says he sees the bigger picture
Frank Warren column: Amir Khan ready to meet winner of Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao

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War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

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