Press Awards Columnist of the Year 2008, the political commentator Matthew Norman also writes The Independent’s media diary.
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
18 March 2014 05:41 PM
His comments are a handy poke in the ribs for a country given to self-congratulation
Gove going rogue and a new slimline Osborne can only mean one thing: the War of the Tory Succession is hotting up
16 March 2014 05:38 PM
We’re all in this together, as George Osborne’s belt-tightening shows
A month ago, Bob Crow was reviled as a pina-colada-sipping hypocrite. But even Boris will miss him now he’s gone
11 March 2014 06:21 PM
Living under the dominion of beige technocrats, we crave colour in public figures
I tried transcendental meditation to calm my boundless inner rage. But that just gave me paranoid delusions
04 March 2014 05:53 PM
Latterly, my quest for cardiac health has taken in yoga - also to no avail
You’ve got to love a bit of Tory infighting. But who’s going to land the decisive punch? George Osborne or Boris Johnson?
02 March 2014 07:03 PM
A Tory defeat would fatally damage the London mayor’s golden image and clear Osborne’s path to the leadership
25 February 2014 06:38 PM
This enchantingly natural role model has had the sense to buy a little artifice
By George, Dr Carey’s right! All those poor people need food banks because their feckless parents never taught them to cook
25 February 2014 06:28 PM
This bishop holds quite different views to his clerical brethren
23 February 2014 05:53 PM
To be the victim of one fiasco may be a misfortune. Twice looks like a pattern
18 February 2014 05:32 PM
British victories – like this one at Sochi – are irresistible, no matter how ridiculous the sport
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Three-year-old boy shoots pregnant mother and father in New Mexico
- 2 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 3 Jewish community urged to boycott Cornwall village after residents vote for 'Hitlers Walk' sign to be reinstated
- 4 Gorillaz Phase 4: Cartoon supergroup is back as new artwork is unveiled
- 5 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'