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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Doctors worry e-cigarettes will give youngsters a taste for nicotine

Are e-cigarettes really that much safer than smoking tobacco? I’m not convinced

Plus, now we know: Cameron dreams up his policy in Waitrose

Janet Street-Porter: If only more couples could be as honest as Gwyneth and Chris

Marriage is a practical solution to bringing up kids and finding companionship, but if it doesn’t work out, don’t beat yourself up

Garden cities sound classless and lovely, but if they’re just an excuse to concrete over England, why bother with them?

George Osborne has promised £200m of investment to make Ebbsfleet work

Ministers are considering changes to the laws relating to domestic violence

Changes to domestic abuse laws, a fright at the opera and modern manners

I understand why controlling behaviour is so insidious; the problem is, how do you prove it?

Since 2008, the number of Neets has been over 750,000

Why support railways but not the next generation?

There’s no room for complacency because new job opportunities are going to the over-25s

Janet Street Porter has used the Co-Op since she was a child

The Co-op's lost plot, specs for snoopers, lessons in domestic service

I wish it would stop agonising about whether to support political parties and focus on its core business

Beth Whaanga had 100 friends on Facebook 'unfriend' her after she posted pictures of her scars from breast cancer

Our beautiful scars, dead-drunk kids and radical porcelain

We urgently need to reset our definitions of female beauty before any more young girls are brainwashed

David and Samantha Cameron arrive for the COnservative Party fundraiser

Women in the House, driverless Tube trains and all-year schools

Has feminism stalled? I've complained before that politics doesn't reflect the real world, and the antics at last week's PMQs show that nothing has changed

Bristol has half the density of housing and a fifth more green spaces than the places where people were the most unfit, such as Liverpool

Healthy cities: How can architects and planners get us moving if we ignore warnings from doctors?

In future, our buildings will have to be more holistic and less about architects' egos

Esther McVey worked for Janet Street-Porter as a trainee ... making the tea and tidying the office

First jobs are boring, repetitive and badly paid - most school-leavers just want to be famous

You need to start at the bottom to work your way up to the top, but most kids don't seem to realise that

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