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.
01 July 2015 08:05 PM
Boris was lucky to miss PMQs as the debate over Heathrow expansion raged
30 June 2015 06:51 PM
Business Questions failed to really elaborate on anything
29 June 2015 08:10 PM
What struck home in the Commons was the MPs from across the country naming constituents who were killed or injured in the attack
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
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 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?
- 3 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'