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.
Scottish independence: Alex Salmond hits out at George Osborne over 'ill-informed' comments in row over keeping the pound
17 February 2014 12:19 PM
First Minister describes attacks by Westminster and Brussels as 'attempts to dictate from on high' what Scotland can and cannot do
14 February 2014 07:41 PM
Scotsman-in-exile James Cusick decided to try his hand at the only rink south of the border
14 February 2014 07:25 PM
The party’s policy on tax is crucial – but when it comes to Scotland, Ed Balls risks losing control
14 February 2014 01:47 PM
US-based broadcaster questioned by Scotland Yard
11 February 2014 12:01 AM
The biography doesn't answer the big question - will Hillary run in 2016?- but its authors suggest that is the wrong question to ask
08 February 2014 12:00 AM
Seeing Kenya's wildlife up close is a magnificent experience – except when scores of unregulated tourists pile in for the view. Plus, world attractions ruined by crowds
07 February 2014 07:14 PM
Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Reith, Lord Lovat: David Cameron lined them up as members of a united Britain’s Olympic history whose names and memories of past glories would help him “do whatever it takes” to persuade Scotland not to rip up the UK “brand” in September.
Scottish independence referendum: David Cameron invokes great Scots in the pursuit of Union as fears grow that Scotland might vote 'yes'
07 February 2014 05:06 PM
Sir Chris Hoy. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Lord Reith. Lord Lovat. David Cameron lined them all up as members of Team GB who would help him “do whatever it takes” to persuade Scotland not to rip up the UK “brand” in September.
Survey of past lottery winners shows that the richer you get, the more likely you are to vote Conservative
06 February 2014 05:48 PM
45 per cent of people who won £500 or more switched to supporting right-wing parties
05 February 2014 06:10 PM
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is under increasing pressure from leading medical researchers and clinicians to back the UK-wide introduction of a newly licensed life-saving vaccine for children.
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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