Ian Herbert

Ian Herbert is Chief Sportswriter at The Independent.

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Police want the right of veto over the televised Friday night matches

Why the police are ready for a Friday night fight following new Premier League TV deal

Clubs claim forces have been charging more than they should for policing high-profile games – and that they are cashing in on football

Roy Hodgson wants to continue as England manager for another two years beyond next summer

Roy Hodgson keen to stay on as England manager until 2018

Hodgson is understood to be ready to lead the Three Lions to the World Cup for a second time, despite the disappointment of Brazil last year

Vincent Kompany looks on from the stands
David Silva celebrates his goal
The Hillsborough disaster took the lives of 96 Liverpool fans

Hillsborough police ‘told to pin blame on Liverpool fans’

Officers directed to gather evidence of fans’ drinking before disaster, former inspector tells inquest

Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini future: Manchester City manager comes out fighting and insists City not 'desperate' for Premier League title

The Chilean is under pressure following defeats to Barcelona and Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers

Manuel Pellegrini future: Why Manchester City could turn to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers if Pellegrini is dismissed

The Liverpool manager will be the first option after Pep Guardiola, writes Ian Herbert

Greg Dyke’s plan to allow Premier League side to form B-teams was mocked but may still have legs

Greg Dyke's dream alive with lower league clubs open to facing top B-teams

Smaller continental sides enjoy the TV revenues that come with playing the  B-teams of elite sides

A view of the gates outside Anfield

Liverpool turn a profit for first time since 2008 and 19 per cent rise in revenue

Reds go from £49.8m loss to small pre-tax profit

England coach Peter Moores watches his team’s latest hopeless performance in Wellington

Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value

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Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine
Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

Laughter, but no tears, as Letterman takes his bow after 33 years

Veteran talkshow host steps down to plaudits from four presidents
Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

Singer joins Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit in celebration of the best in British and Irish music
Tequila gold rush: The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product

Join the tequila gold rush

The spirit has gone from a cheap shot to a multi-billion pound product
12 best statement wallpapers

12 best statement wallpapers

Make an impact and transform a room with a conversation-starting pattern
Paul Scholes column: Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?

Paul Scholes column

Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?