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.
Donald Macintyre's Sketch: All bets are off as Nick Clegg bamboozles Nick Ferrari with charm and innocence
25 June 2015 07:33 PM
How a pre-election bet left Clegg looking like the honourable man
24 June 2015 07:28 PM
Boris Johnson seemed less riveted than Mrs Clooney during a visit to PMQs
23 June 2015 07:57 PM
Gove has been released from the Trappist silence of his role as Chief Whip
22 June 2015 08:33 PM
His response to questions on the cuts was of the 'that’s for me to know and you to find out' variety
18 June 2015 08:52 PM
Humphrey Lyttelton can play wind instruments, but will he be helpful as chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee?
17 June 2015 07:51 PM
He’s still intact – even if like all auditions this one ended with a: 'Don’t call us, we’ll call you'
16 June 2015 08:14 PM
Heaven help us when we actually get to the referendum itself
15 June 2015 07:56 PM
Stewart Hosie gave an eloquent plea for 'full fiscal responsibility'
11 June 2015 08:26 PM
May's response to a report critical of her spy plans was pure gold
10 June 2015 09:35 PM
Harman's allusion of an old Etonian lacking 'class' sobered Mr Cameron quickly
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke
- 1 Edward Heath 'raped 12 year-old boy at Mayfair flat'
- 2 London is the most googled city in the world
- 3 Porn block in India: hundreds of sexual websites banned, internet outraged
- 4 Giant Minion terrorises drivers in Ireland as 40ft inflatable blocks traffic on Dublin road
- 5 Richard Dawkins ridicules Sabrina Corgatelli for claiming her giraffe kill was 'ethical'