Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
05 November 2013 05:46 PM
The whole history of art in the 20th Century may now require careful revision
24 October 2013 07:17 PM
The trauma of youngsters wrongfully taken from their parents by officials reveals an entrenched prejudice
24 October 2013 06:48 PM
The Nobel Peace Prize is a small and highly select but rather strange club
17 October 2013 06:54 PM
If it was murky and unreliable then, how can it become less so now?
10 October 2013 05:36 PM
The fatuous talk of giving the island a Nobel Prize only distracts from the root problem
08 October 2013 01:06 PM
Oil fuels the fortune for many as the gap between rich and poor grows
03 October 2013 07:43 PM
The appalling tragedy in the seas off southern Sicily may well be the worst ever, in terms of numbers lost. It is certainly the bleakest reminder that neither the countries from which the victims came, nor Libya, from which they almost certainly travelled, nor Italy, nor Europe as a whole, has begun to find a way to stem this dreadful trade.
03 October 2013 05:58 PM
There are 78 mobile phone connections for every 100 Indians
29 September 2013 12:00 AM
For centuries, the Ottoman Empire peaceably ruled much of the civilised world. Now, its former lands are up in flames. As the BBC launches a major new documentary series, Peter Popham asks: where did it all go wrong?
19 September 2013 05:48 PM
Can this disgraced man really even believe what he is saying?
- 1 Hundreds arrested as Canadian police smash worldwide paedophile ring
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail