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.
09 July 2014 06:26 PM
There was a sense of identity and pride - the future is local
03 July 2014 06:41 PM
And perhaps it is time the British followed suit
The Coulson affair has reinforced some of the more damaging misgivings about David Cameron’s leadership
26 June 2014 07:01 PM
Andy Coulson was an excellent media manager, but he did not deserve such loyalty
19 June 2014 06:18 PM
The stand-off has presented Britain, not for the first time, against almost everyone else
13 June 2014 04:50 PM
The conviction of five men for the contract-killing of the Kremlin critic has not revealed who ordered the hit
12 June 2014 05:00 PM
Once we invaded at the drop of a hat, now Hague poses for pictures with film stars as Iraq goes up in flames
The anachronism of the Queen’s Speech was never more apparent than when she started discussing plastic bags
05 June 2014 09:33 AM
Is no one capable of translating the Government’s language into something more queenly?
30 May 2014 08:07 PM
It’s nine years now since a deputy High Court judge, Richard Mawrey, ordered new elections in two council wards in Birmingham after finding “electoral fraud that would disgrace a banana republic”. One consequence was a rather leisurely attempt to tighten procedures for postal voting. The reported goings-on in the London borough of Tower Hamlets this time round suggest that not enough has changed.
29 May 2014 06:24 PM
Military intervention in other countries is not the only way for America to show its strength
Lord Oakeshott resigns from Lib Dems: Clegg is a leader with a good track record – if only he told us
28 May 2014 08:31 PM
Any political defeat brings the knives out. And a defeat that was, on the face of it, as comprehensive as the one suffered by the Liberal Democrats in the latest local and European elections was bound to prompt recriminations and the infighting at which the Liberal Democrats have long excelled. With a prominent peer, Matthew Oakeshott, commissioning his own polling from the sidelines and the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, called upon for periodic interventions from China, the Lib Dems’ post-election melee has taken on the theatricality of a radio farce.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 4 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
- 5 German man found living with 300 rats in tiny apartment