Prolific writer and commentator John Walsh contributes columns to the paper as well as writing features, interviews and restaurant reviews. He has been editor of The Independent Magazine, literary editor of the Sunday Times and features editor of the London Evening Standard.
Instead of trying to rebrand the AK-47 as a 'weapon of peace', Kalashnikov should just tell the truth
03 December 2014 06:35 PM
If you’re one of the 250,000 people killed every year by a gun, the chances are it’s a Kalash
Rick Stein, Winchester, restaurant review: Is this latest venture the start of a chain to be rolled out across the country?
29 November 2014 12:00 AM
27 November 2014 06:35 PM
Whether it was she or her friend Ruth Rendell who best deserved the title “Queen of Crime,” there was definitely something regal about PD James. She was a Baroness, she often lunched with the Queen and her books were always among the small pile of reading material sent to beguile the royal family on their holidays. She always carried herself with serene dignity. But it never, thank goodness, went to her head. She was far too down-to-earth to succumb to grandeur. She positively wriggled with embarrassment if you called her by her title. “Don’t bother with that nonsense,” she’d say. “Call me Phyllis.”
27 November 2014 11:05 AM
Have they seen the price of a one-day travelcard?
19 November 2014 06:31 PM
The coming release of “Marley Natural” is another sign that the forces of Babylon are cashing in on the reggae musician's legacy
19 November 2014 12:00 AM
12 November 2014 07:27 PM
On no account should you cover the First Lady with blankets, or attempt to take her pulse
08 November 2014 12:00 AM
05 November 2014 06:18 PM
No one should be coerced or bullied into displaying sympathy for a cause – doing so renders the gesture worthless
01 November 2014 12:00 AM
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New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how Corporation is funded
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- 2 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 3 Robert Mugabe eats a zoo for 'obscene' 91st birthday party
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 The jihadi girls who went to Syria weren't just radicalised by Isis — they were groomed