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.
The CEO of Twitter is right – the site does 'suck' at protecting its users from trolls. But what can we do?
06 February 2015 06:38 PM
Twitter trolls will never go away, so you might as well get used to them – or just log off
In its headlong rush to make a profit, our education system is in danger of ignoring its main purpose
30 January 2015 06:40 PM
If you treat health and education like profit-making businesses, income and cash flow are what drive you, not social need
The Church of England doesn’t like to get its hands dirty by touching women – even though we’re the ones who most keep up the faith
23 January 2015 05:21 PM
More women than men now believe in God or the afterlife, so why is the Church so reluctant to reach out to us?
For all the medical advances, we can’t escape death. That’s why I’d rather live well than live forever
16 January 2015 06:12 PM
Should everyone have access to drugs costing hundreds of thousands of pounds that just delay the inevitable? It's a difficult decision
Ched Evans' apology was far too late. If he really means it, he should go and do some voluntary work
09 January 2015 05:56 PM
He should also take down his website and shut up until his case review is complete
12 December 2014 05:35 PM
The Financial Services Authority has set aside £180,000 for its festivities this year
Russell Brand is a great advertisement for social mobility, and just the man to fight for those stuck at the bottom
05 December 2014 05:25 PM
Unlike so many of our politicians, Brand wasn't born into privilege
21 November 2014 07:34 PM
The scramble of one charity competing against another to entice and seduce us is such a waste of talent and effort
Marriage needs a rebranding if it’s going to appeal to more than just snobs with an inheritance to protect
14 November 2014 05:48 PM
Rich people are twice as likely to get married now compared with 15 years ago, whereas the less you earn, the less likely you are to marry
07 November 2014 05:17 PM
The threat of fines and criminalisation is not just wrong, it’s morally dubious
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 1 Boston Marathon runner's search for mystery man she kissed ends with letter from his wife
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 3 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 4 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential
- 5 Chinese theme park sets up 'death simulator' where volunteers can experience being cremated