James Ashton

Head of Business at London Evening Standard, The Independent, Independent on Sunday, i

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Paula Vennells said she would ‘rather sell a mortgage than a premium bond’

Paula Vennells interview: Post Office chief on the challenge of delivering letters in the digital age

The Post Office's core services hark back to a previous age

Games expert Ian Livingstone successfully called for more coding to be taught in schools

Tomb Raider publisher discusses Lara Croft 20 years on – and speaks out against claims that video games harm children

The innovator and industry champion is a long way from declaring game over

Laura Wade-Gery, the M&S executive in charge of the company's 870 UK stores and website, is going on maternity leave, the retailer announced today

Kenya's makeshift goldmines: Can Fairtrade do for our jewellery what it did for our bananas?

In Kenya’s makeshift gold mines, men and women scrabble to make a living in appalling conditions. It is crying out for a code of conduct, which is where Fairtrade has stepped in, as James Ashton reports
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, the Nestlé chairman, has questioned the rise in popularity of gluten-free diets, saying Hollywood stars have distorted the benefits the diet can have

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe: Nestle Head sceptical about health benefits of the gluten-free revolution

The Nestlé chairman has questioned the rise in popularity of gluten-free diets, saying Hollywood stars have distorted the benefits the diet can have

Tax deals have bought the jet-set to Britain. They should pay their way

My Week: Despite efforts to clamp down on so-called tax inversions, headquarters are coming to the UK or Ireland, even if the workers are not

Andrew Lloyd-Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber profile: Lord of the song and dance

Fifty years after the first musical, there’s a new show on the way and his hunger for a hit is as strong as ever

Dame Glynis Breakwell at the University of Bath, which has doubled its student population since she arrived in 2001

Vice Chancellor of Bath University says £9,000 tuition fees and maintenance grant cuts are not insurmountable problems

'We are at risk of doing what was done in the Thatcher era where universities will run down their science and engineering facilities'

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
SPONSORED FEATURES

Day In a Page

Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition

Orthorexia nervosa

How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
Lady Chatterley is not obscene, says TV director

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Director Jed Mercurio on why DH Lawrence's novel 'is not an obscene story'
Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests

Set a pest to catch a pest

Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests
Mexico: A culture that celebrates darkness as an essential part of life

The dark side of Mexico

A culture that celebrates darkness as an essential part of life
Being sexually assaulted was not your fault, Chrissie Hynde. Don't tell other victims it was theirs

Being sexually assaulted was not your fault, Chrissie Hynde

Please don't tell other victims it was theirs
A nap a day could save your life - and here's why

A nap a day could save your life

A midday nap is 'associated with reduced blood pressure'
If men are so obsessed by sex, why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?

If men are so obsessed by sex...

...why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?
The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3

Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner

The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3
The bathing machine is back... but with a difference

Rolling in the deep

The bathing machine is back but with a difference
Part-privatised tests, new age limits, driverless cars: Tories plot motoring revolution

Conservatives plot a motoring revolution

Draft report reveals biggest reform to regulations since driving test introduced in 1935
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places

The Silk Roads that trace civilisation

Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places
House of Lords: Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled

The honours that shame Britain

Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled
When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race

'When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race'

Why are black men living the stereotypes and why are we letting them get away with it?
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic

International Tap Festival comes to the UK

Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic
War with Isis: Is Turkey's buffer zone in Syria a matter of self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Turkey's buffer zone in Syria: self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Ankara accused of exacerbating racial division by allowing Turkmen minority to cross the border