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.
22 October 2014 07:51 PM
Black-out agreed on substance of all-party talks
22 October 2014 12:00 AM
British military and intelligence personnel working at US Air Force bases on the controversial drones programme could be at risk of breaking international law, according to a new report from the former director of GCHQ.
17 October 2014 06:01 PM
Alex Salmond’s successor as SNP leader is a less flamboyant figure, but poses an equally serious threat to the status quo
15 October 2014 06:03 PM
Former Sunday Mirror investigations editor is the second MGN journalist to face charges
09 October 2014 08:00 PM
Medical officials using non-contact thermometers would initially measure the temperature of all arriving passengers
03 October 2014 07:27 PM
As the Tories attempt to dilute the treaty’s authority in the UK, James Cusick takes a look at the difference it has made
24 September 2014 06:24 PM
The PGA Century at Gleneagles has received a makeover more in tune with its Scottish setting – and a dramatic 18th hole
Scottish referendum: Nicola Sturgeon edges closer to SNP leadership following Alex Salmond's resignation
21 September 2014 12:00 AM
The chances of Nicola Sturgeon becoming the new leader of the Scottish National Party increased last night after Mike Russell, the Scottish Parliament’s Education Secretary, told The Independent on Sunday: “I will not be standing – I will be supporting Nicola.”
19 September 2014 04:25 PM
SNP leader's legacy secure as he steps down
19 September 2014 05:46 AM
Complacent Better Together campaigners see silence received on doorsteps turned into hard votes as Yes fails to win in key areas
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991 with most Brits wanting to stay in'
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