Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
12 May 2014 04:07 PM
12 May 2014 12:08 PM
As a new exhibition of its contemporary photography will reveal, Africa has at last fully reclaimed its image – in all its myriad forms – from the thrall of the Western gaze
09 May 2014 11:42 AM
Many fear that the liberties which Patten helped enshrine are eroding fast. And they have ample reason to worry
Journey into unseen Burma: Peter Popham and photographer Chris Steele-Perkins are among first outsiders to visit Chin State for 50 years
03 May 2014 12:00 AM
02 May 2014 07:28 PM
The US still awaits its first woman President. Could this champion of the people beat Hillary Clinton to the honour?
01 May 2014 08:01 PM
Shinzo Abe’s revisionist government would like to take back an apology over "comfort women"
24 April 2014 05:25 PM
However much the cardinals in conclave brood, plot and pray, they never know what will become of a cleric once he dons, Clark Kent-like, those papal robes
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A moment of glory on the Western Front for the soldiers of the Raj
23 April 2014 06:27 PM
The contribution of imperial troops to the Allied war effort is often overlooked. But the Indian Corps made a dazzling debut in the European theatre of war
U Win Tin: Journalist and activist who stood with Aung San Suu Kyi at the head of Burma's pro-democracy movement
23 April 2014 12:00 AM
U Win Tin was one of Burma's leading journalists, a towering figure in the democracy movement and a founding member of the National League for Democracy. Handsome and charismatic, he devoted his life to the struggle to liberate his nation from military rule.
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: The mutiny that sent a ripple of fear through the Empire
22 April 2014 07:32 PM
A revolt by a regiment of Indian troops in Singapore was nearly disastrous for Britain
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
Half of Ukip voters say they are prejudiced against people of other races
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Aqsa Mahmood branded a 'disgrace' by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East
- 1 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 2 Husband and wife die holding hands within hours of each other after 67 years of marriage
- 3 What color is The Dress, white and gold or blue and black? An eyewitness gives a definitive answer
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 Fearne Cotton quits Radio 1 after ten years for 'family and new adventures'