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.
10 July 2012 12:00 AM
Perhaps the idea of the effortless genius is born to reassure ourselves in our relative laziness
02 July 2012 07:33 AM
Governments allow themselves to pull stunts that really would put bankers in jail
26 June 2012 11:00 AM
There is no popular demand whatsoever for a European political union
19 June 2012 01:00 PM
It's not the government that will suffer as a result of industrial action. It is patients.
12 June 2012 12:00 AM
You can't dismiss this kind of pork-barrel banking as something peculiar to Spain
04 June 2012 08:00 PM
Supporters of European integration have always found democracy an awkward customer
29 May 2012 12:00 AM
The BBC has gone berserk with headlines such as 'People unite around Olympic flame'
22 May 2012 11:00 AM
Angela Merkel has already gone far beyond what her electorate wants in terms of guarantees
15 May 2012 12:00 AM
The outbreak of mutual blackmail exposes how the euro has made the nations more divided
08 May 2012 12:00 AM
Without devaluation, the only way the Greeks can restore competitiveness is to impose real wage cuts
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