David Randall is a British journalist and author of The Universal Journalist, a textbook on journalism.
15 April 2012 12:00 AM
As the BBC launches a new series 'The 70s', our writer rifles through his memory bank to relive those kaleidoscopic days
08 April 2012 12:00 AM
08 April 2012 12:00 AM
01 April 2012 12:00 AM
25 March 2012 12:00 AM
The pregnant fiancée of one of Mohamed Merah's victims is making plans for a posthumous wedding
18 March 2012 12:00 AM
On Tuesday, the Queen addresses both houses of Parliament for the umpteenth time in her reign. What if, instead of the platitudes written for her, she gave vent to 60 years of pent-up feelings about the British political class? What if she told us what she really thinks?
11 March 2012 12:01 AM
Our fifth annual Independent on Sunday Happy List is now being prepared, and we’re seeking nominations.
11 March 2012 12:00 AM
We are guaranteed the gold for pessimism, but is that the trophy we want, wonders David Randall
The forgotten victims: How the Titanic tragedy handed a devastating legacy to the people of Southampton
04 March 2012 12:00 AM
Of the 700 crew who perished on the Titanic, 550 came from Southampton. Their stories have rarely been told – until now.
19 February 2012 12:00 AM
David Cameron may yet come to regret his breakfast encounter with the shot-putting, kilt-wearing giant who has adorned cereal boxes across the land for many a chilly winter. David Randall unravels an amazing tale
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 1 I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' near to camp
- 2 Black Friday 2014: Opening times for Asda, John Lewis, PC World, GAME and Argos
- 3 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'