Oliver Duff was appointed Editor of i in June 2013. He was previously Executive Editor at The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday, running the newsroom. Formerly a reporter, gossip columnist and news editor, he was fired as the magazine's bar critic after three weeks. A diver and surfer, he's interested in nature and science, politics and diplomacy.
31 January 2015 12:00 AM
We lead today’s i with an epic clash between church and scientists. On Tuesday, the House of Commons will vote on allowing “three-parent” babies – IVF embryos created by merging the genetic material of eggs from two women with one man’s sperm.
17 January 2015 12:00 AM
In praise of boredom. Parents need to stop filling up kids’ time and teach them how to cope with occasional boredom, according to the Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan. She’s probably right.
13 January 2015 12:00 AM
What price hope? That’s what you buy with a cancer drug costing £60,000, £70,000, £90,000 per person. Some of the therapies are not “life saving” – they prolong it by a few months. But it’s impossible to put a cost on that extra time and quality of existence for patients and their families.
09 January 2015 10:54 AM
Editors are now more determined to speak stridently, and show fearlessness in the face of bigotry
06 January 2015 12:00 AM
A film recommendation for you this morning. The Theory of Everything, based on the memoirs of Stephen Hawking’s ex-wife, Jane, is quick, affecting, gloriously scored and inventively shot. It is not a perfect film, clinging to the rigid biopic format, telling us little we didn’t already know about the cosmologist, and will be a bit light on the science for pointy-headed types.
04 December 2014 12:00 AM
So where are the cuts going to come from Mr Osborne? And Mr Balls, for that matter?
02 December 2014 12:00 AM
Will you resist the lure of a home genetics test? Quick saliva swab, £125 payment, then sign in to your online page a few weeks later to read the analysis of 100 health and personal traits.
The truth about sharks: Far from being 'killing machines', they have personalities, best friends and an exceptional capacity for learning
28 November 2014 10:00 PM
A tribe of marine scientists has set up base on the tiny island of Bimini in the Bahamas to unravel the secrets of the creature most misunderstood by man. Oliver Duff dives in...
27 November 2014 12:00 AM
Do speak ill of the dead. Not all of them are good eggs. Twenty-three years after newspapers first erroneously reported his death, when he was shot in the head outside a nightclub, today Frankie Fraser will receive the obituary treatment.
26 November 2014 12:15 PM
Live video stream: Watch the leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, discuss education, the environment, jobs and the economy
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
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
- 1 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 2 City traders pay £200 for a quick hangover cure
- 3 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Ball pool for adults opens in London