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.
29 October 2014 12:17 AM
DfT accused of using unrealistic analysis
Phone-hacking: The Piers Morgan connection - Mirror admits some stories during Morgan's tenure may have been obtained by illegal means
24 October 2014 09:52 PM
Company’s admission reflects badly on Morgan's 'Mirror'
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.”
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 2 Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 4 AirAsia flight QZ8501 missing: Search for plane carrying 162 passengers from Indonesia to Singapore suspended overnight
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014