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.
Exclusive: The Duke’s Lodge: The apartment block, the Candy brothers, and another chapter in the expulsion of Londoners
02 March 2014 08:01 PM
The Duke’s Lodge block is one of the few relatively affordable places to live in London’s exclusive Holland Park district. But now the voracious property developers have got their hands on it. Prepare for another ‘influx’ of foreigners who own capital property but hardly ever use it
Hacking trial: Rebekah Brooks admits regret that she didn't pay for information on MPs expenses when she was Sun editor
28 February 2014 04:51 PM
Rebekah Brooks’ decision as editor of the Sun not to pay for unredacted information on MPs expenses, later published by the Daily Telegraph, exposing the landmark parliamentary scandal, was “an error of judgement that is quite high on my list”, the hacking trial at the Old Bailey has heard.
27 February 2014 08:25 PM
Jury told of 11 emails from a senior Sun journalist requesting payments to an 'ace military contact'
26 February 2014 09:04 PM
The former chief executive of News International allegedly told the former wife of golfer Colin Montgomerie that 'stupid, wealthy' people should changing their pin numbers
Phone-hacking trial: Rebekah Brooks felt 'shock and horror' at Dowler hacking and was unaware of Glen Mulcaire contract, court hears
25 February 2014 02:29 PM
Brooks denies conspiring to hack phones and cover up evidence to pervert the course of justice
21 February 2014 04:30 PM
Former News International boss claims she knew nothing about the £1,700 a week paid to private investigator
20 February 2014 08:59 PM
The former ‘News of the World’ editor tells the Old Bailey of her meteoric rise at News International– and strongly denies all allegations against her
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
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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