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
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough