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.
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
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
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
- 1 Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
- 2 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'nude pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'
- 5 Ice Bucket Challenge: US firefighter Tony Grider dies after participating in charity craze near power lines