Former editor of The Specator magazine and the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, Dominic Lawson who is noted for his robust and iconoclastic opinions on political and social issues, has been writing a column for The Independent since 2006.
15 October 2012 06:18 PM
Alan Milburn, the Coalition's social mobility Tsar, has a set of new proposals to help disadvantaged pupils get into University. But has he really thought this through?
08 October 2012 06:51 PM
If anything, women are more likely than men to feel that abortion laws should be tightened. Why do so few female writers point this out?
01 October 2012 07:33 PM
Just because UK golf fans cheered on a European side against the Americans does not mean a single one of them would advocate joining the euro
24 September 2012 07:15 PM
Every conference season, the same thing happens. The party says we should tax the rich more. But the numbers prove that would not address the real problem
17 September 2012 06:41 PM
It would be crazy if a bunch of five uninhabited rocks precipitated a military conflict between two world powers. That doesn't mean it won't happen
03 September 2012 08:00 PM
Some events are hard to fathom, if they're meant to comply with the idea of 'like against like'
27 August 2012 08:00 PM
Though unnerved by a world without privacy, I admit camera phones bring more benefit than harm
14 August 2012 01:45 PM
There are millions of Britons thoroughly cheesed off by their inability to get tickets
06 August 2012 08:00 PM
There is a marvellous alternative national anthem: Holst's 'I Vow To Thee, My Country'
17 July 2012 11:00 AM
People phoned Radio 5 Live to complain that all they could hear was the constant pounding bass
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
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- 2 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 3 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
- 4 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'