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.
19 February 2014 08:56 PM
Former PM offered to become unofficial adviser to the Murdochs, jury told at hacking trial
17 February 2014 06:58 PM
The last few days of the independence debate, involving arguments over the pound and the EU, will be seen historically as the “defining” period, according to Alistair Darling.
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.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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