Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
20 August 2014 07:01 PM
What Gandhi was to the British Empire, Dr Shiva is to Monsanto
15 August 2014 08:06 PM
He’s a cult novelist whose austere, enigmatic writings sell by the million and have made him a global superstar
14 August 2014 07:54 PM
As well as being a world-class troublemaker, she has briefed the UN Security Council more times than all her predecessors combined
07 August 2014 05:40 PM
One recognises precisely the paranoid hand of the generals
31 July 2014 05:43 PM
It's passing will be seen as the end of an era
28 July 2014 12:09 AM
The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
24 July 2014 06:02 PM
You have to go to Israel in order to understand its siege mentality
Photographer Colin McPherson walked the Scottish border to meet the people pondering independence - and their view of England
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
McPherson, a Scot by birth who now lives on Merseyside, walked the length of the Anglo-Scots border on the Scots side from Gretna in the west to the Tweed just above Berwick, a distance of 96 miles, to see what could be seen
17 July 2014 05:56 PM
He has bitten off more than he can chew
10 July 2014 06:51 PM
Lord Patten has joined a multinational mission to modernise the Vatican’s media operation, and it won't be easy
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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- 2 Perez Hilton apologises for Jennifer Lawrence nude photo leak
- 3 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 4 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127
- 5 Isis terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group