Oliver Wright is Whitehall Editor of The Independent.
James Foley death: David Cameron returns to lead condemnation of ‘brutal, barbaric’ murder of journalist
20 August 2014 10:23 PM
Video of Isis beheading of American prompts global hunt for jihadist murderer with British accent
20 August 2014 07:23 PM
Lottery and public-sector grants were awarded despite lack of track record
19 August 2014 07:26 PM
Where are the checks and balances to make sure power isn't being abused?
18 August 2014 07:13 PM
Rail fares in Britain will rise by as much as five per cent next year – or even higher on some routes, the Government will formally announce today.
Warning for hospitals on NHS sick list as chief inspector says struggling facilities are ‘in denial’ over poor care
17 August 2014 09:39 PM
Exclusive: Some failing NHS Trusts won’t admit to problems, says chief inspector
17 August 2014 09:11 PM
Professor Sir Mike Richards says there is a blindness among supporters of the NHS to its failings
17 August 2014 08:20 PM
PM calls on Tehran to engage with the international community to beat extremists
17 August 2014 07:53 PM
Now departments must ask whether proposed reforms or changes to the law support family life
17 August 2014 07:18 PM
Speaker has decided to push for the appointment of Australian to become most powerful unelected official
15 August 2014 06:11 PM
The actions of Baroness Warsi, Boris Johnson and Mark Simmonds didn’t help, but as the economic revival fails to move the polls, the natives are getting restless over a lack of direction from the centre
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist