Simon Kelner was Editor of The Independent between 1998 and 2011. He writes a daily column for i.
17 April 2015 04:10 PM
People who don’t know how to operate the barriers at Tube stations. And then feeling annoyed that this annoys you
16 April 2015 05:28 PM
I remember a time when, at this stage in an election campaign, people would proudly wear their political allegiance
14 April 2015 05:25 PM
It's no wonder we are told to 'spend, spend, spend' when we live in a time that is defined by excessive consumption
09 April 2015 05:26 PM
Baroness Hale's call for "no-blame" divorces is a forward-thinking approach that could make the process a lot less hostile
08 April 2015 04:54 PM
From the catchphrases to the lack of choice, I've almost had enough
07 April 2015 06:14 PM
The commentator has struggled for some time with gender equality
02 April 2015 06:29 PM
Instead of sizing up to the Tories, Labour should have actually exposed the antics of some of their business supporters
01 April 2015 05:36 PM
I have just returned from a trip to the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. It’s the most northerly I’ve ever been while still in Britain and, on admittedly superficial evidence, my contentious belief that people get nicer the further north you go in the United Kingdom appears to hold true. It would be tempting to suggest that the inhabitants of this outpost reflect an environment that’s cold, rugged, insular, and brooding, but the opposite was the case. Warm, welcoming, modest and outward-looking: these were the clearly apparent qualities of the Hebrideans I met.
26 March 2015 04:20 PM
Only the best will do for a dog with not long to live
25 March 2015 04:23 PM
On the day I saw it, I had woken up to the news that Utah is to bring back the firing squad
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Kylie Jenner challenge: Bizarre lip suction device inspired by Kardashian sister goes viral
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor are reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 4 Bruce Forsyth backs assisted dying campaign: 'If I had Alzheimer's or dementia I would do something about it'
- 5 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'