Katy Guest

Katy Guest is the literary editor of the Independent on Sunday

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Left-leaning patriots unite! Let's get straight about Ukip

Ed Miliband should turn his back on Ukip voters and pitch Labour as the true party of decent working-class people

Cry at penguins in ads? Well done: you're highly evolved

I only have to recall an emotional situation and I'm watering the plants

Cancer victims deserve more than cartoon condescension

Channel 4's fundraiser was a master class in how to patronise people with the disease
It was announced last week that Homebase is to close one in four of its stores

How Homebase could put its house in order

‘The tool man rolled his eyes and said: “What has he told you he needs it for?”’

Trapped in a bookshop? My idea of heaven

I would have had more fun than Dave. Rearranged all the books, signed a stack of them and plundered the café...

Surely, Jeremy Clarkson's number must finally be up?

Can't British diplomats ban 'Top Gear' from visiting their countries, in anticipation of all the trouble?
Author Douglas Coupland photographed for New Review in London

Douglas Coupland interview: Meet the man whose writing defines modern popular culture

Coupland has even been credited with inventing, in Microserfs, a product that became Minecraft, the best-selling PC game of all time

Men know best about feminism, don't they?

It took me a while to spot the empowered nude female in the group of clothed men
Clockwise from left: Ruth Davidson, Clare Balding, Charlie Condou, Tom Daley

The Rainbow List 2014: We need your help to identify gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people who make a difference

Who do you think has made a difference to British life in the past year?

The Rainbow List 2014: Why we changed the name from the Pink List

We listened to your comments and aim to be even more inclusive and less old-fashioned

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In a world of Saudi bullying, right-wing Israeli ministers and the twilight of Obama, Iran is looking like a possible policeman of the Gulf

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Robert Fisk on our crisis with Iran
The young are the new poor: A third of young people pushed into poverty

The young are the new poor

Sharp increase in the number of under-25s living in poverty
Greens on the march: ‘We could be on the edge of something very big’

Greens on the march

‘We could be on the edge of something very big’
Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby - through the stories of his accusers

Revealed: the case against Bill Cosby

Through the stories of his accusers
Why are words like 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?

The Meaning of Mongol

Why are the words 'mongol' and 'mongoloid' still bandied about as insults?
Mau Mau uprising: Kenyans still waiting for justice join class action over Britain's role in the emergency

Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
Black Friday: Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Helpful discounts for Christmas shoppers, or cynical marketing by desperate retailers?

Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
Flogging vlogging: First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books

Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show: US channels wage comedy star wars

Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible