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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more