Janet Street-Porter - The Independent

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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Supermarket sweep, BBC 'news', choral craze, music scandal

On a £212 shop last week I got exactly £2.50 off with a my Waitrose loyalty card – pathetic

Mike Tyson has led an appalling and sad life, but are we not a country that gives second chances?

Mike Tyson is an appalling role model but I thought we were a country that gave people a second chance

He has served his sentence and has spent a lot of time trying to change his way

Llast week George Osborne announced people will have to wait until they are 70 before claiming a state pension

Family additions, fond farewells and the pleasures of tweeting

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Ed Balls has 'categorically' declared he has never taken cocaine

Older – not necessarily wiser as pensioners who still work take drugs at the weekends

Will older people start behaving like teenagers?

I couldn't bear to work with Mr M ever again

Ageism is a problem but John McCririck's just spoilt

I have no sympathy with telly presenters pleading victimisation. It sucks

Mark Byford sees nothing wrong in accepting a pay-off he did not decide

Private gains from public sector

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British Bake Off judge with his wife. She has now filed for divorce

Affairs at work? Not worth it!

After Paul Hollywood confessed to an affair, his wife, while maintaining a dignified silence, filed for divorce

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Turn up the heat on this silly energy advice

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Choice is simply code for class

Why has the NHS become like an airline or a train operator, when it should be providing a uniform top service for a classless Britain?

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Revenge can't erase the past

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