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
In defence of liberal democracy
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
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit