Janet Street-Porter

A former editor of The Independent on Sunday, Janet Street-Porter is now the paper’s editor-at-large. As a journalist and broadcaster she has had an innovative and groundbreaking career in television, creating programmes for the BBC, Channel 4 and LWT, for which she has won a Bafta and the Prix Italia. She is also vice president of the Rambler’s Association.

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No more Blackadder, please - our obsession with nostalgia is killing our TV culture

Plus: let's not let legal addictions to codeine slip under the radar

The pressure to be happy will make you and your kids unhappy

Let's stop obsessively policing women's fertility and trying to measure our children's happiness

If I wanted a baby at 68, that would be my business

Trucks are parked on both northbound and southbound carriageways of the M20 motorway near Ashford in Kent in south-east England, on July 1, 2015,

If it was Chipping Norton in trouble, Cameron would have sorted this migrant mess out pronto

Operation Stack has had a disastrous impact on the surrounding area

Durham takes us one small step towards a sensible policy on drugs

And the NHS could do with a dose of common sense

The original Twitter image posted by The National Police Air Service

Get the police off Twitter and back where they belong – on the streets, fighting crime

The police can still monitor us all and there’s very little we can do about it

A security guard in Sousse, Tunisia where a state of emergency has been declared

The lure of of Isis will not be stifled by the building of walls

The trench being built by the Tunisian government will be as useful as sticking a plaster on gangrene

We celebrate the power of a few women, yet ignore the 9,000 who are locked away

It is so expensive to keep women in jail I cannot understand why David Cameron doesn't close all female prisons

RBS has left thousands of its poorest customers struggling

There’s one word banks won’t say — 'sorry'

If RBS bosses had a single brain cell, they would have told their staff to visit ordinary folk and hand out cash

British national Eleanor Hawkins (front), along with three other tourists from Canada and the Netherlands, are escorted by police as they leave a court hearing in Kota Kinabalu, in Malaysia's eastern state of Sabah

We can put gap-year students like Eleanor Hawkins to better use by making them volunteer at home

A year of voluntary work should be a compulsory part of further education

The right of children to breath clean air trumps any ‘right’ a parent has to smoke

Addiction to cigarettes is harming children in low-income homes and they have no choice in the matter

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