One of the country’s most respected commentators on Russia, the EU and the US, Mary Dejevsky has worked as a foreign correspondent all over the world, including Washington, Paris and Moscow. She is now the chief editorial writer and a columnist at The Independent and regularly appears on radio and television. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham.
27 June 2013 06:03 PM
We may think the UK is far further down the line to gender equality than Australia - but our record with female leaders is itself far from exemplary
25 June 2013 04:33 PM
Plus: The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe demonstrated his personal touch (and drilling skills) when I saw him give a speech in London
20 June 2013 05:25 PM
Their recent joint appearance at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin showed how much these two leaders have in common, but this introspection is often seen as dithering
18 June 2013 05:52 PM
Plus: I'm no middle lane road hog, but do we really need all these extra driving rules?
12 June 2013 06:17 PM
Nick Clegg has suffered all manner of barbs about entering a coalition, but the greatest vindication of his decision to take his party into government may still be to come
11 June 2013 04:29 PM
The born romantics among us may tell you otherwise, but family reunion is not a minor detail of the immigration debate. Nor does it come without a price tag
06 June 2013 06:50 PM
The Prime Minister has barely acknowledged their existence, while Turkey’s friends abroad have said more about what the protests were not, rather than what they were
04 June 2013 04:57 PM
Plus: Let's have a Protest Weekend so everyone can get it over and done with
30 May 2013 07:28 PM
The protests in France stem in part from a blurring of church and state
Even with patriotic intentions and my credit card primed, I still couldn’t spend to save the economy
28 May 2013 05:18 PM
The rain was scything down all day, which meant that a sensible woman in possession of a major credit card must also be in want of a decent mac (and a dress with sleeves...)
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 1 Thailand beach murders: Thai PM suggests 'attractive' female tourists cannot expect to be safe wearing bikinis
- 2 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 3 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 4 Scottish independence: Andy Murray backs Yes campaign in eleventh hour decision
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now