Simon Kelner was Editor of The Independent between 1998 and 2011. He writes a daily column for i.
Peaches Geldof was captivating company, and like any tragic death, hers makes you cling all the more tenaciously to what you hold precious
08 April 2014 02:12 PM
Bob Geldof's statement that his family is “beyond pain” will have touched everyone
Nigella was prevented from boarding a flight to America, but what about all the rock stars who talk openly about their drug-fuelled excesses?
03 April 2014 05:10 PM
Nigella should be grateful she escaped Guantanamo
02 April 2014 10:13 PM
Dubai International airport has carried more international passengers than Heathrow for the last three months in a row
02 April 2014 06:41 PM
They have the money and the space to make anything possible
01 April 2014 04:04 PM
There's a long way to go before we approach this level of raw, red-blooded capitalism
Bob Crow death: In 30 years, will the cult of the individual have taken such a hold that the idea of working for the collective good is lost?
13 March 2014 02:08 PM
For many, the concept of trade unionism is already an alien one
12 March 2014 05:41 PM
I couldn't help wishing that a Paxman or a Humphrys could have travelled back in time, and given Murmelstein the treatment
06 March 2014 02:43 PM
But times change, and the rules must reflect the mores of the age
05 March 2014 05:28 PM
Dame Sally Davies is right to question the huge amount of sugar in our food
04 March 2014 02:41 PM
In the US, where the entertainment industry is more evolved, they don't have such concerns
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 North Korean prison officers 'cooked prisoner's baby and fed it to their dogs', more horrific accounts from UN report reveal
- 3 Antonio Martin shooting: Mayor says there should be 'no comparison' to Ferguson
- 4 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 5 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh