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.
09 April 2015 08:55 AM
Serious debate about the taxation of non-doms, Britain’s place in Europe and tuition fees
08 April 2015 05:42 PM
The stupidity of his response is matched only by its laziness
08 April 2015 09:04 AM
Your essential guide to life, the universe, the election and some other interesting things
07 April 2015 10:15 AM
Polls of polls and polls of pollsters: all the psephology you can eat
05 April 2015 12:00 AM
Confused about all the possible outcomes? John Rentoul offers a guide to how the parties might line up in a new government
05 April 2015 12:00 AM
This list was compiled by Malcolm Pryce – author of the 'Aberystwyth' series of six novels, in the style of Raymond Chandler and set in an alternative universe – who has now written a book about Jack Wenlock, the railway detective. Sounds like my kind of weirdo, frankly.
02 April 2015 08:53 AM
All you need to distract you from the serious business of the election campaign
01 April 2015 09:35 AM
All you need to know about the state of the election. Plus: puncturing the snowflake bubble
31 March 2015 04:39 PM
If only political leaders could say immigration versus economic dynamism is a difficult balance to strike, or that NHS reform is nearly intractable
31 March 2015 09:58 AM
Plus: not answering the important questions about the National Health Service
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
- 1 Woman 'suffocates newborn baby in plastic bag and puts it in her desk minutes after giving birth'
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 5 Chinese student carries disabled friend to school every day for three years