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
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 3 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence