Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
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
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”
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
- 1 Woman falls to her death as she celebrates marriage proposal at the edge of Ibiza cliff
- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Dad attempts revenge on teenage daughter, plan backfires spectacularly
- 5 Ball pool for adults opens in London