Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
The notion that Mr T directs his righteous wrath at the wrong target is wildly misdirected and it ill behoves anyone to call him demented
27 April 2014 06:23 PM
It took a man with both unimpeachable integrity and flawless perspective to identify The Independent as the bad guy
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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more