Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
Max Clifford guilty verdict: To inflict suffering and feel no shame - that is the mystery of men like this
29 April 2014 06:11 PM
He bragged about earning a fortune from suppressing stories, but failed to perform that protective role for himself
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
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 3 Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner's 'story': 'We support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights