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.
12 March 2015 08:21 AM
Plus a head-to-head televised debate between David Cameron and Ed Miliband
11 March 2015 01:58 PM
The Labour leader showed a poor sense of proportion by devoting all his questions to the future of a TV show
11 March 2015 09:45 AM
All you need to know about what is going on
10 March 2015 08:21 AM
The best of the websphere and the latest news on wearable tech
09 March 2015 08:48 AM
Plus new ways of agreeing and disagreeing with Tony Blair, and a quotation about him traced to its source
08 March 2015 12:00 AM
Uh oh... the galloping GNU is loose once more (that's the Government of National Unity - not the wildebeest)
06 March 2015 08:30 AM
A round-up of politics and quirk from around the internet
05 March 2015 07:39 PM
If ever there were a leader entitled to destabilise his successor, it was Tony Blair
05 March 2015 09:26 AM
Special edition of the daily round-up looks at the evidence on inequality under the coalition Government
04 March 2015 08:29 AM
All you need to know from around what Gordon Brown called the websphere
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 1 Boston Marathon runner's search for mystery man she kissed ends with letter from his wife
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 3 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 4 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential
- 5 Chinese theme park sets up 'death simulator' where volunteers can experience being cremated