Ian Burrell

Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.

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YouView’s users will now have access to Netflix content, including hit US crime dramas, such as ‘Breaking Bad’, which was being promoted as the deal was announced at a public tent on the South Bank in London

Once-troubled YouView is now breaking good

Move comes as internet TV service predicts  customer base has grown to 2 million

'Last woman standing': Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall: ‘It's a scandal' there are not more women over 50 in television newsrooms

Journalists talk to parliamentary hearing on TV sexism and ageism

YouView offers 70 TV and radio channels, as well as catch-up services

Internet TV company YouView signs new deal with Netflix

Firm currently has 2m subscribers

Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget: Kicked off Wall St, now on Fleet St

When Henry Blodget was banned from banking, the media had a field day - unfairly, he felt. Now, as he explains to Ian Burrell, his journalists are told to be fair on those in the eye of the storm

Ian Burrell: Gamergate – gaming women deserve better

The Gamergate controversy has seen an outpouring of misogynistic bile aimed at women in the games sector.

Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget interview: Business Insider launches in the UK

The former Wall Strret supremo on his new venture - and why he'll always hate snark

Harry Dromey, Paddy Power’s mishief champion

Ian Burrell: We hear you Paddy Power, and it's the sound of silly stunts

We always need to be saying something, there needs to be a point

Richard Peppiatt confronts Hugh Whittow, editor of the ‘Daily Express’

The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Hugh Grant said the film would highlight issues raised by Leveson

Russia Today’s new UK channel began broadcasting yesterday. Discussions so far have included why Britons see Russia as ‘the bad guy’

Russia Today: The stories you won’t see on the BBC – or anywhere else

Russian news channel RT has launched a UK station

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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: Drifting and forgotten - turning lives around for ex-soldiers

Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: Turning lives around for ex-soldiers

Our partner charities help veterans on the brink – and get them back on their feet
Putin’s far-right ambition: Think-tank reveals how Russian President is wooing – and funding – populist parties across Europe to gain influence in the EU

Putin’s far-right ambition

Think-tank reveals how Russian President is wooing – and funding – populist parties across Europe to gain influence in the EU
Tove Jansson's Moominland: What was the inspiration for Finland's most famous family?

Escape to Moominland

What was the inspiration for Finland's most famous family?
Nightclubbing with Richard Young: The story behind his latest book of celebrity photographs

24-Hour party person

Photographer Richard Young has been snapping celebrities at play for 40 years. As his latest book is released, he reveals that it wasn’t all fun and games
Michelle Obama's school dinners: America’s children have a message for the First Lady

A taste for rebellion

US children have started an online protest against Michelle Obama’s drive for healthy school meals by posting photos of their lunches
Colouring books for adults: How the French are going crazy for Crayolas

Colouring books for adults

How the French are going crazy for Crayolas
Jack Thorne's play 'Hope': What would you do as a local politician faced with an impossible choice of cuts?

What would you do as a local politician faced with an impossible choice of cuts?

Playwright Jack Thorne's latest work 'Hope' poses the question to audiences
Ed Harcourt on Romeo Beckham and life as a court composer at Burberry

Call me Ed Mozart

Paloma Faith, Lana del Ray... Romeo Beckham. Ed Harcourt has proved that he can write for them all. But it took a personal crisis to turn him from indie star to writer-for-hire
10 best stocking fillers for foodies

Festive treats: 10 best stocking fillers for foodies

From boozy milk to wasabi, give the food-lover in your life some extra-special, unusual treats to wake up to on Christmas morning
Phil Hughes head injury: He had one weakness – it has come back to haunt him

Phil Hughes had one weakness – it has come back to haunt him

Prolific opener had world at his feet until Harmison and Flintoff bounced him
'I have an age of attraction that starts as low as four': How do you deal with a paedophile who has never committed a crime?

'I am a paedophile'

Is our approach to sex offenders helping to create more victims?
How bad do you have to be to lose a Home Office contract?

How bad do you have to be to lose a Home Office contract?

Serco given Yarl’s Wood immigration contract despite ‘vast failings’
Green Party on the march in Bristol: From a lost deposit to victory

From a lost deposit to victory

Green Party on the march in Bristol
Putting the grot right into Santa's grotto

Winter blunderlands

Putting the grot into grotto
'It just came to us, why not do it naked?' London's first nude free runner captured in breathtaking images across capital

'It just came to us, why not do it naked?'

London's first nude free runner captured in breathtaking images across capital