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.
06 November 2014 07:18 PM
A former journalist at the Sunday Mirror who was investigating a soap star’s alleged relationship with a gangland boss, has pleaded guilty to phone hacking.
02 November 2014 12:00 AM
31 October 2014 06:52 PM
Total payment now £11.3bn
30 October 2014 06:30 PM
Emails suggest interception was used routinely
29 October 2014 06:47 PM
Exclusive: Four new files of allegedly incriminating documents handed to police
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
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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