Chris Maume is radio columnist for the Independent on Sunday and obituaries editor of the Independent.
10 May 2014 12:00 AM
Sheikh Nazim: Leading figure of Sufism who became recognised as one of the world's foremost scholars of the Islamic faith
09 May 2014 09:14 PM
Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani was a leading figure of Sufism, the mystical branch of the Islamic faith. Imam Shakir Alemdar, the vice grand mufti of Cyprus, hailed the Cypriot-born Sheikh Nazim as one of the world's great Islamic scholars and a spiritual leader to followers of Sufism, which traces its origins to the roots of Islam itself about 1,500 years ago.
Leslie Thomas obituary: Barnardo’s boy who became a reporter then drew on his National Service experience to write ‘The Virgin Soldiers’
09 May 2014 09:36 AM
He lost his virginity to ‘Juicy Lucy’ for 30 shillings. ‘She gave me back 10 bob because I was inept’
01 May 2014 07:44 PM
Preparations in Rio are in disarray, so why not let London relive the glory of 2012?
26 April 2014 12:00 AM
26 April 2014 12:00 AM
24 April 2014 05:14 PM
His outburst was a welcome attack on the sleazebags and parasites who blight everyday life with their cheapskate schemes and tawdry little enterprises
16 April 2014 04:54 PM
My personal belief is that volume levels have dropped since the golden age of rock
02 April 2014 07:06 PM
Racist remarks and jokes depend on historic power imbalances
Rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen: Rabbi who devoted his life to representing the interests of Iran's Jewish community, one of the world's oldest
02 April 2014 12:00 AM
Rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen was Iran's former chief rabbi and one of the cornerstones of the country's Jewish community. He was the spiritual leader of Iran's Jews from 1993-2007, and remained a senior rabbi after he retired and Rabbi Mashallah Golestani took over.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 3 Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner's 'story': 'We support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights