Max Benwell is a Writer and Commissioning Editor at Independent Voices.
16 April 2014 11:32 AM
Workers of the UK, rejoice! For the first time in six years, wages are going up faster than the rate of inflation. With a bit more cash in our pockets, we can now spend more doing the things we love (beer and bingo, anyone?).
15 April 2014 03:12 PM
Over the last week, groups of unidentified pro-Russian troops have stormed several towns on the eastern frontier of Ukraine. Putin has denied any involvement in the raids, but this hasn't stopped tensions between Russia and Ukraine reaching new heights. But how likely is war? And just what is Putin up to? To help answer these questions, we've put together a round-up of the best comment pieces on the ongoing crisis.
14 April 2014 03:15 PM
Last night's season finale of True Detective wrapped up another huge hit for HBO, but there's more than just one piece of the puzzle missing...
15 January 2014 07:50 PM
Bo Bergman demanded in a letter that the Internet be returned 'to the military department...before everything crumbles'
14 January 2014 07:23 PM
After falling down Margaret Bousfield's chimney, the furry animal wreaked havoc
07 January 2014 06:27 PM
The prolific writer and activist died in poverty in 1970, but soon came to be considered one of America's greatest writers
30 December 2013 12:29 PM
Perhaps we should question social media more in 2014
17 December 2013 01:27 PM
The actor has said that MPs should be judged more on their policies
16 December 2013 05:09 PM
Warning: Video contains footage that some may find disturbing
16 December 2013 04:10 PM
Jay Perkins's festive rendition of the YouTube hit has attracted over 250,000 views in just two days
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 1 Easter egg hunt horror as mother finds dead body under deck of house
- 2 'Natural' energy drink banned for containing erectile dysfunction drug
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 How We Met: Alison Moyet & Emma Kennedy: 'I knew we'd be friends because she was happy to make a prat of herself'