Simon Kelner was Editor of The Independent between 1998 and 2011. He writes a daily column for i.
Was it petulant of Yaya Touré - a footballer who earns £250,000 a week - to complain that Manchester City didn't mark his 31st?
21 May 2014 09:00 PM
21 May 2014 12:45 PM
He may have all the money in the world and 47,000 people sing his name in praise every week - but what he craves is validation
21 May 2014 11:35 AM
We are no longer governed by schedules or traditional formats
15 May 2014 08:30 PM
15 May 2014 03:59 PM
There is no such thing in the business world as a merger of equals. One party always has the upper hand.
14 May 2014 05:09 PM
It is easy to dismiss this as leftie Hollywood posturing that amounts to nothing other than a photo op for the publicity-hungry on a millionaire picket line
08 May 2014 05:46 PM
The gods of football don’t like hubris, which is why those who wanted Liverpool to succeed might have to be disappointed
07 May 2014 06:24 PM
In the time I have spent with Clarkson, I have heard him espouse all manner of right-wing nonsense - but never anything even borderline racist
07 May 2014 12:00 AM
06 May 2014 03:54 PM
English nationalism is a force that could yet undermine social harmony
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
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- 4 Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter
- 5 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
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