Ian Birrell is a former Deputy Editor of The Independent and co-founder of Africa Express
24 May 2015 05:24 PM
The flip-flopping highlights the depths of the party’s predicament
10 May 2015 08:11 PM
If the Scots seek independence, their desire should not be resisted down south
08 May 2015 04:50 PM
Now he must secure his legacy by governing as a compassionate Conservative
Election 2015: Despite the flaws, our political system has much to be proud of - especially when compared to many other nations
03 May 2015 06:19 PM
For all the grumbling, our country is a pretty well-governed place
26 April 2015 03:45 PM
Is it too much to ask that the leading lights might throw off their shackles, and project a positive reason to vote for them?
12 April 2015 08:50 PM
Given her lack of authenticity and campaigning record, is she really the best candidate?
05 April 2015 06:38 PM
Farage's crass brand of dog-whistle politics has shamefully found an echo in all three mainstream parties
29 March 2015 07:25 PM
Parties must rise to election challenge
22 March 2015 06:25 PM
Since the Coalition came to power, the average cost of a home in London has surged from £329,133 to almost half a million pounds
15 March 2015 06:33 PM
Is it coincidence the two have a positive outlook on this issue, by contrast with pessimism and hostility heard elsewhere in our political discourse?
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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