John Rentoul is chief political commentator for The Independent on Sunday, and visiting professor at King's College, London, and at Queen Mary University of London. Previously he was chief leader writer for The Independent. He has written a biography of Tony Blair, whom he admired more at the end of his time in office than he did at the beginning.
28 August 2015 08:48 AM
A non-random selection of things upon which our cyber-beachcomber stumbled recently
27 August 2015 08:43 AM
Plus updates on immigration, the Chilcot inquiry and out-of-order toilets
26 August 2015 08:38 AM
Tony Blair didn’t hold one because he would lose; David Cameron is holding one because he thinks he will win
25 August 2015 09:23 AM
Plus all you need to know about Blair rage, Anglican cathedral music and the tenure of Iain Duncan Smith
24 August 2015 06:02 PM
Was George Osborne right when he said that Duncan Smith is ‘just not clever enough’?
24 August 2015 09:25 AM
The rise of the hard-left Chauncey Gardiner is the product of a catalogue of accidents and mistakes
23 August 2015 12:00 AM
From Patrick Brompton in Yorkshire to Amber Hill in Lincolnshire
22 August 2015 09:00 PM
To complain about entryists at this stage makes you look like a pre-emptive bad loser
21 August 2015 08:52 AM
A book by Labour former Europe minister Denis MacShane provides a guide to next year’s possible referendum
20 August 2015 09:52 AM
A lot of made-up stuff about things that were never written or filmed
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
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