Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
10 June 2014 05:45 PM
If they are the same as the Coalition’s, does that mean CCTV cameras in class and lessons in bashing the poor?
Despite all evidence to the contrary, Iain Duncan Smith still insists everything is tickety-boo with his big project
25 May 2014 06:43 PM
His bold attempt to restrict welfare is an even bigger calamity than previously thought
20 May 2014 05:47 PM
You have to wonder anew whether the politician’s ungodly resilience is a sign of strength, paralysis or delusion
18 May 2014 08:44 PM
We all know about the leap year, but the leap second? It's now under threat, but our beloved science minister is here to save it
Max Clifford played a crucial role in the conviction of Jonathan King. Now the roles have been reversed
04 May 2014 07:23 PM
Plus, Louise Mensch really knows glamour when she sees it
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?
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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