Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
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
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
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Labour leadership: Battle lines are drawn as members battle over party's ideology at first hustings of the contest
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 JK Rowling horrified by Harry Potter actor Matthew Lewis's raunchy photoshoot
- 2 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 3 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 4 Georgia Army veteran arrested for breaking window to save dog has charges dropped
- 5 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group