Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
21 December 2014 08:15 PM
Even if he doesn't, the MP could be trying to send a signal to the Rochdale electorate about his true stance on immigration
First Sports Personality of the Year and then X Factor: The people have spoken... and they haven’t got a clue
16 December 2014 06:37 PM
While we may safely be permitted the trivial political choices, it's obvious that we cannot be trusted with the serious stuff
14 December 2014 07:38 PM
One need not understand the Murphy mind to salute the self-sacrificial little lamb
09 December 2014 07:07 PM
My only complaint with Little Ed’s pledge-vow is that it doesn’t go far enough
07 December 2014 05:55 PM
This week the Government will publish its proposals for “English votes for English laws”
05 December 2014 02:00 PM
One left the domestic stage long ago to fill the family coffers, the other will soon depart for what he hopes will be a final big job and chance to do some good. Yet even on the day Gordon Brown confirmed his retirement from Westminster, he and Tony Blair still seemed locked in combat.
Penny Mordaunt's 'fowl' language might not fly with the British press, but does anyone else actually care?
30 November 2014 06:36 PM
The MP has been caught inserting the word "cock" into one of her speeches for a bet
25 November 2014 05:46 PM
The Tory grandee's awful verbal attack on a cab driver doesn't teach us anything that we don't already know
23 November 2014 06:43 PM
It will take a minor miracle to stop him
18 November 2014 07:04 PM
Cameron can never quite shake off the taint of being an Edwardian gent trapped out of time
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train