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.
Trials of journalists alleged to have paid money to public officials for private documents halted as CPS holds urgent review of its decision to prosecute
31 March 2015 10:38 PM
The first of the eight trials involving journalists alleged to have paid money to public officials for private documents and due to take place between now and September, has been adjourned at the Old Bailey.
29 March 2015 06:56 PM
Seconds after he started to speak into the microphone, the delegates rushed back to their seats and shouted and roared him back towards the big stage
29 March 2015 04:26 PM
Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney offered a series of campaign initiatives that would have been welcomed at any Labour conference
SNP Conference 2015: Leader Nicola Sturgeon says a vote for her party would 'stop a Tory government getting off the ground'
29 March 2015 12:00 AM
Scotland's First Minister also claimed 'no constituency is off limits in this election'
27 March 2015 04:20 PM
Mr Murphy told supporters at a rally in Glasgow that 'a vote for any other party is a vote for David Cameron and the Tories'
Meningitis B vaccine: Stalled negotiations sees private sales soar in wealthiest regions, a year after DoH announced it would be free on NHS
26 March 2015 02:23 PM
Campaigners say the vaccine's availability to only those who can afford it, demonstrates 'health inequality in Britain at its absolute worst'
22 March 2015 07:30 PM
Letters and leaflets currently being distributed by Britain First effectively endorse Nigel Farage’s party
13 March 2015 06:41 PM
Mirror Group Newspapers were described in court by their counsel at the civil trial involving eight claimants, as 'co-operating' and offering support in an 'on-going police inquiry'
12 March 2015 07:21 PM
Compensation payouts to each victim are anticipated to average around £50,000
06 March 2015 08:29 PM
At the civil trial against Mirror Group Newspapers, Alan Yentob told the court that the hacking of his voicemail messages left him 'sickened'
In defence of liberal democracy
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
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