Oscar Quine

Oscar Quine is a writer, reporter and editorial assistant across The Independent titles.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
One of the 'face-sitting' protesters outside parliament

Porn protest: Westminster hosts a new take on 'sitdown protest'

Oscar Quine blushes as he watches campaigners against new anti-pornography legislation paint the town blue

Ed Miliband has delivered a formal commitment to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in elections from May 2016

Labour's Ed Miliband formally pledges to give 16-year-olds the vote during Leaders Live event

Promise for if Labour wins the general election was announced during a debate held via YouTube

Karen Blackett: The most influential black person in the UK on growing up in 'Mini Barbados', ambition and her favourite ads

Blackett is CEO of media agency Media Com UK and last month became the first woman to top the Powerlist 100 of most influential black Britons

Christmas 2014: 10 best gifts for teenage boys

Get them talking, rather than grunting, on Christmas morning with Oscar Quine's pick of the presents for teen boys

Farage used the event to tailor his points to a younger audience

Ukip leader Nigel Farage clashes with audience members as he tries to engage with young voters

Mr Farage was rarely off-message during a Leaders Live discussion, but most of his points were met with hostility

Amir Khan: The two-time world champion boxer on Muhammad Ali, training during Ramadan, and why he loves Bolton

"I love Muhammad Ali," he tells The Independent. "I think he was a great fighter and a great person outside the boxing ring."

Green Party wants corporate tax to fund universities

Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, has set out proposals to pay for higher education with enforced taxation on multinational companies.

'The Americans gave us Woody Allen, we gave them Benny Hill'

David Quantick on Mel Brooks, nailing crabs to pieces of wood, and writing scripts at 42,000ft

The Thick of It and Veep are both about politics. Do things work differently on the other side of the Atlantic?

Professor Brian Cox has expressed concern at the lack of social mobility and limited access to STEM industries

Professor Brian Cox: The Government must put more funding into space exploration

Economic return on investment would be huge

Professor Brian Cox 'would go into space' on a commercial flight, despite Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic tragedy

Speaking at a scientific discovery event in Manchester, he added that there’s “no reason” we won’t see commercial space travel “in the next 10 years”

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
SPONSORED FEATURES

Day In a Page

A nap a day could save your life - and here's why

A nap a day could save your life

A midday nap is 'associated with reduced blood pressure'
If men are so obsessed by sex, why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?

If men are so obsessed by sex...

...why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?
The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3

Jon Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner

The comedy titans of Avalon on their attempt to save BBC3
The bathing machine is back... but with a difference

Rolling in the deep

The bathing machine is back but with a difference
Part-privatised tests, new age limits, driverless cars: Tories plot motoring revolution

Conservatives plot a motoring revolution

Draft report reveals biggest reform to regulations since driving test introduced in 1935
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places

The Silk Roads that trace civilisation

Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places
House of Lords: Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled

The honours that shame Britain

Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled
When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race

'When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race'

Why are black men living the stereotypes and why are we letting them get away with it?
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic

International Tap Festival comes to the UK

Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic
War with Isis: Is Turkey's buffer zone in Syria a matter of self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Turkey's buffer zone in Syria: self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Ankara accused of exacerbating racial division by allowing Turkmen minority to cross the border
Doris Lessing: Acclaimed novelist was kept under MI5 observation for 18 years, newly released papers show

'A subversive brothel keeper and Communist'

Acclaimed novelist Doris Lessing was kept under MI5 observation for 18 years, newly released papers show
Big Blue Live: BBC's Springwatch offshoot swaps back gardens for California's Monterey Bay

BBC heads to the Californian coast

The Big Blue Live crew is preparing for the first of three episodes on Sunday night, filming from boats, planes and an aquarium studio
Austin Bidwell: The Victorian fraudster who shook the Bank of England with the most daring forgery the world had known

Victorian fraudster who shook the Bank of England

Conman Austin Bidwell. was a heartless cad who carried out the most daring forgery the world had known
Car hacking scandal: Security designed to stop thieves hot-wiring almost every modern motor has been cracked

Car hacking scandal

Security designed to stop thieves hot-wiring almost every modern motor has been cracked
10 best placemats

Take your seat: 10 best placemats

Protect your table and dine in style with a bold new accessory