Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
21 October 2014 06:44 PM
If it seems a peculiar musical form for a pre-2014 election campaign anthem, well, isn’t that the central point about Ukip?
Sol Campbell's transfer to the Tories could be what the Conservatives need to defend millionaires from the dreaded ‘mansion tax’
19 October 2014 06:48 PM
Campbell is following a venerable tradition of sporting heroes turned politicians
14 October 2014 06:07 PM
However wounding the encounters might be, Cameron will only make things worse if he tries to avoid them
12 October 2014 10:32 PM
There is nothing charming about a gifted, hugely popular politican preferring the sidelines
07 October 2014 06:09 PM
Neither are able to understand a simple lesson — a genius will get away with being a seething cauldron of egomania only for as long as the genius endures
Divorce for Freud and Murdoch, a brush with death for Clarkson – what kind of curse has befallen the Chipping Norton set?
05 October 2014 07:01 PM
Do you believe in coincidence? I wouldn’t ordinarily begin with a metaphysical inquiry, but after an utterly calamitous weekend for the Chipping Norton Set there seems no escaping it.
30 September 2014 07:09 PM
If anything is to break the four-party politics deadlock, it could well be the NHS.
28 September 2014 08:33 PM
Ed Miliband can breathe easier than he deserves to this week
23 September 2014 06:59 PM
We might finally be warming to the man known as “the British Obama”
23 September 2014 06:56 PM
We now know that when the Cameron lachrymals are activated… reverse the meaning of his next sentence
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
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