Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
07 December 2014 05:55 PM
This week the Government will publish its proposals for “English votes for English laws”
05 December 2014 02:00 PM
One left the domestic stage long ago to fill the family coffers, the other will soon depart for what he hopes will be a final big job and chance to do some good. Yet even on the day Gordon Brown confirmed his retirement from Westminster, he and Tony Blair still seemed locked in combat.
Penny Mordaunt's 'fowl' language might not fly with the British press, but does anyone else actually care?
30 November 2014 06:36 PM
The MP has been caught inserting the word "cock" into one of her speeches for a bet
25 November 2014 05:46 PM
The Tory grandee's awful verbal attack on a cab driver doesn't teach us anything that we don't already know
23 November 2014 06:43 PM
It will take a minor miracle to stop him
18 November 2014 07:04 PM
Cameron can never quite shake off the taint of being an Edwardian gent trapped out of time
11 November 2014 06:06 PM
General elections are now won far less by ideas than by algorithms
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
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
- 1 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 2 Husband and wife die holding hands within hours of each other after 67 years of marriage
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it