Donald Macintyre writes political sketches for The Independent, having been Jerusalem correspondent since 2004, covering Israel and the Occupied Territories, as well as travelling for the paper to Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Libya and Egypt.
02 September 2015 08:36 PM
She used her position as shadow Home Secretary to connect the contest to the real world
Cyprus summit: After decades of division, are Greek and Turkish Cypriots now on the brink of a deal?
01 September 2015 03:15 AM
Greek and Turkish Cypriots are pushing to reimagine their country while old enmities fade, and have high hopes as their leaders meet today
19 August 2015 07:03 PM
Relying on the long process of Maxwellisation is making the report drag on
25 July 2015 03:15 AM
Heath was the first ever state-educated Conservative leader - and as things stand 50 years later, he was possibly one of the last
22 July 2015 09:07 PM
Tony Blair still has the Power - as he proved during his Progress speech
22 July 2015 06:34 PM
Now it's OK to ask a question that seemed so outlandish a few weeks ago, maybe it's time to ask another
21 July 2015 08:05 PM
The Welsh singer and author charmed a pretty charmable committee
16 July 2015 07:53 PM
The Democratic Unionist Party MPs were the most vigorous Beeb-bashers
15 July 2015 08:39 PM
Netanyahu could actually claim – with some justice – that his own focus on Iran’s nuclear ambitions had helped to bring us to this point
15 July 2015 08:17 PM
May jumped on the 'gang up on Boris Johnson' bandwagon
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan