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.
13 June 2014 06:58 PM
When some children can’t even place London on a map, teaching ‘British values’ is a lot easier said than done
Janet Street-Porter: Why on earth is the cash-strapped NHS threatening to pay Slimming World to make a nation of lard arses slightly thinner?
30 May 2014 07:17 PM
Nice wants our financially strapped NHS to fund 12-week weight-loss courses
23 May 2014 06:02 PM
It happens with hotels, restaurants and plane tickets. Three missed appointments and you should be dumped and have to seek care elsewhere.
Janet Street-Porter: Jackie Kennedy is one of history’s glamorous enigmas — it’s a shame modern stars don’t follow her lead
16 May 2014 06:21 PM
The emergence of Jackie’s letters reminds us that letter-writing is dying fast
Children have a lot to learn about the consequences of knife crime, and school is the best place to start
09 May 2014 07:04 PM
Barry Mizen is an inspiration for refusing to dwell on punishment after the murder of his son
02 May 2014 06:01 PM
According to the law, mistreating a dog is a more serious crime than abusing care-home residents
Janet Street-Porter: Not all of us want children, but there are some people who are too frightened even to talk about it
25 April 2014 05:16 PM
I don’t miss having kids. Men are far more demanding
New Culture Secretary Sajid Javid is just another career politician – couldn’t we have found someone who really cares about the Arts?
11 April 2014 05:17 PM
No wonder the public is angry about the way those in power look after themselves
04 April 2014 07:01 PM
Plus, now we know: Cameron dreams up his policy in Waitrose
28 March 2014 06:55 PM
Marriage is a practical solution to bringing up kids and finding companionship, but if it doesn’t work out, don’t beat yourself up
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'