Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
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
In what universe is Hilary Mantel's imaginary assassination of Margret Thatcher worthy of police investigation?
21 September 2014 05:48 PM
Only among Mrs T’s cronies
16 September 2014 06:27 PM
A No vote will be nothing more than a temporary stay of the death sentence
14 September 2014 06:43 PM
The First Minister has been blessed. Just watch them go
09 September 2014 04:51 PM
The former Prime Minister is reborn as a superhero today. He may have found his moment in history
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 1 If I were Prime Minister: I'd give tax cuts to the rich, keep Trident, and get my football team wrong
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit
- 5 Garland shooting: Isis claims attack on Prophet Mohamed cartoon contest in Texas as its first action on US soil