Katherine Butler is a journalist and former comment editor at The Independent.
Snickers for breakfast, frozen pizza for dinner: French cuisine is a lot harder to swallow these days
22 October 2013 05:20 PM
A trip to Western France revealed some shocking habits
14 October 2013 06:10 PM
Is Ukip going to take a lead from the French?
02 October 2013 06:07 PM
This country with its cult of youth and celebrity has developed very troubling attitudes towards growing older
30 September 2013 05:43 PM
By the time Bridget had migrated to global bestseller lists and film stardom she’d become just a slapstick rom-com caricature
23 September 2013 07:07 PM
The fascination with this store has baffled me since I moved to England
17 September 2013 06:30 PM
By launching a charm offensive with the West and exchanging letters with Barack Obama over Syria, new president Hassan Rouhani speaks to his own people too
12 September 2013 06:58 PM
In Britain, no politician, least of all an ambitious woman, would get far if their profile included unassuming, private, dutiful and a very mediocre debater
04 September 2013 05:46 PM
Digging up dead fictional heroes smacks of barrel-scraping by the estates
03 September 2013 12:00 AM
Why our Irish compatriots 'do death' better than us
27 August 2013 07:10 PM
US ambassador to UN has long argued America must intervene to save lives
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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- 4 Father of 12 accused of raping, beating, starving and abusing his own children in US 'cult'
- 5 Charlie Charlie Challenge explained: not a Mexican demon being summoned — it's gravity