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.
20 December 2013 06:41 PM
On anniversary of bombing, fresh evidence emerges that Palestinian group was responsible
Hacking trial: Kate Middleton's phone 'hacked by News of the World', as court hears message revealing Prince William was ‘almost shot’
19 December 2013 01:38 PM
Jury hears for first time alleged details of hacking targeting future king and queen
16 December 2013 09:00 PM
After 25 years of denials and diplomatic games, we're yet to learn the truth about the Lockerbie bombing
Hacking trial: Police officers 'irritated' Queen by eating nuts left out at Buckingham Palace, court told
12 December 2013 01:40 PM
The hacking trial at the Old Bailey has heard how the Queen was “narked” that police were, she believed, eating snacks left out for her by Buckingham Palace staff.
08 December 2013 12:00 AM
The party's fortunes there may rest not with its candidate, but with an unseen report written by investigators probing allegations of vote-rigging involving the powerful Unite union
29 November 2013 07:41 PM
Global warming has slid down the agenda since the arrival of Owen Paterson as Environment Secretary. He even thinks it may be a good thing. James Cusick delves behind the scenes to find out where he’s getting his ideas from
26 November 2013 01:24 PM
Holyrood's First Minister insisted country would 'stand still' if it stayed part of UK
24 November 2013 12:00 AM
This week’s White Paper on the nation’s proposed split from the rest of the UK will contain more questions than answers
Hacking trial: 'We'd be jailed' - former NOTW royal editor Clive Goodman warned managing editor Stuart Kuttner over cash payments to sources, jury told
21 November 2013 12:28 PM
The former royal editor of the News of the World warned a senior executive on the Murdoch-owned paper “We could all end up in jail” if payments to his police sources were traced, the Old Bailey has heard.
19 November 2013 05:20 PM
An independent Scotland's ability to use tax powers, including a cut in corporation tax , would lead to a "jobs boom" and end Westminster's "one size fits all" economics policies, Scotland's First Minister has claimed.
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