Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
The tragedy of David Moyes is one Nick Clegg will understand only too well: you can’t say no to the job, but can’t do it either
22 April 2014 05:41 PM
Unlike Ferguson’s vintage wines, Moyes neither travelled well nor matured
Luckily for Barbara Roche, formerly of the Home Office,
Easter reminds us that heaven loves the repenting sinner best
20 April 2014 07:07 PM
Plus: How about sending Balls to Transport?
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
15 April 2014 04:14 PM
When First Sea Lord George Zambellas warns that Scottish independence will weaken the country's defences, who is he trying to kid?
Matthew Norman: A new contender for the title of Most Overwhelmingly Persuasive Excuse Offered for Failure emerges
13 April 2014 05:14 PM
Tory backbencher Charlotte Leslie is in the running
08 April 2014 06:48 PM
Online petitions, where it takes five seconds to tick a box between updating your Facebook page, seem dangerously glib
Can any of us even imagine a Sunday morning which doesn’t include Iain Duncan Smith talking nonsense?
06 April 2014 06:21 PM
IDS’s latest tour de force concerned the rule change whereby the disabled now qualify for the full Personal Independence Payment if they cannot walk 20 yards
25 March 2014 05:59 PM
The electorate is ill-served when Cameron or Miliband is up one minute and down the next
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Distraught families deserved so much more than a text to tell them ‘beyond reasonable doubt no one survived’
25 March 2014 10:52 AM
With such grievous news perhaps it is banal to fixate on the mode of communication, but this borders on wicked behaviour
If IDS has got something against Canadians taking our plum banking jobs, he should come out and say it
23 March 2014 08:12 PM
We've all had enough of this petty-political point scoring
18 March 2014 05:41 PM
His comments are a handy poke in the ribs for a country given to self-congratulation
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'
- 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