James Cusick

James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC. His career as a journalist has been split between print and television, including senior positions as producer with Sir David Frost and at BBC Newsnight. He is also an award-winning golf and travel writer, working for over a decade as the UK contributing editor for one of the USA’s leading golf magazines. He broadcasts regularly for the BBC and CNN. He lives in London.

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Scottish independence: Rupert Murdoch cools on SNP as he considers Scottish Sun’s stance

Mr Murdoch’s statements on Twitter yesterday made for uneasy reading inside the Yes camp

Darling campaigning for the union earlier this week

Scotland independence vote: ‘We will win' says Darling. 'I know that because I’ve seen the returns’

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My viewpoint is suddenly unwanted, patronising baggage

Salmond has an instinct for knowing what people want him to be

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Scotland is on the brink of a new beginning – in large part thanks to one man’s passion for the cause of nationalism

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Robinson crossed a line during his interview with the First Minister

A saltire flag

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Scottish independence: Labour strategy chief Douglas Alexander gets blame for ‘patronising’ TV ad backfiring

Labour strategy chief accused of ignoring advice on pro-Union broadcast targeting women voters

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Scottish independence: 'My views have changed during the debate,' says one of Scotland's richest men

Independence wouldn't change Scotland all that much, says Jim McColl
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Scottish independence exclusive: Rebel MPs plot instant revolt against Cameron, if Yes campaign win

David Cameron could face a leadership challenge from his own backbenches if Scotland votes in favour of independence, as Tory rebels blame him for presiding over the break-up of the Union.

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