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.
05 April 2015 12:00 AM
SNP First Minister dismisses claim she wants a Tory win as 'a dirty trick'
04 April 2015 05:13 PM
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General Election 2015: There may not be enough Labour and Scottish Nationalist MPs to put Ed Miliband in power
01 April 2015 09:23 PM
SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, has also forecast that Scotland could again end up with a 'Tory government we didn’t vote for'
General Election 2015: Nicola Sturgeon to use TV debates to deliver 'progressive alliance' against austerity
01 April 2015 09:16 PM
In the seven-party debate, the SNP leader will make direct attacks on the nationalists’ main opponents in Scotland, the Labour Party
Election 2015: SNP will demand separate agreement on halting Trident nuclear upgrade programme if it agrees to back Labour
01 April 2015 12:00 AM
Leader Nicola Sturgeon says the subject remains a 'red line' issue
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'
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Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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