Susie Mesure writes interviews, news and features for the Independent on Sunday, Independent and i, and has done for the last ten years or so give or take two lengthy maternity leaves. She is interested in just about any topic, especially anything Scandinavian, food, or consumer-orientated, and used to be the Independent’s Retail Correspondent
Feeling depressed? Maybe you need to knead: New research reveals how baking is helping to lift thousands of people out of depression
27 October 2013 12:00 AM
What with all the cupcakes-at-dawn hype over BBC2's Great British Bake Off final last week, which concluded in dramatic fashion with a surprise winner amid accusations of misogyny, it can be hard to forget that baking isn't all about the frivolous.
20 October 2013 12:00 AM
The website made up of 'listicles' about everything from cats to politics is now a primary source for our news consumption says its creator. Susie Mesure meets Jonah Peretti
13 October 2013 12:00 AM
Thanks to Tom Kerridge, and others, fine food is no longer confined to hushed restaurants. Susie Mesure reports on the 'casualisation of dining'
06 October 2013 12:00 AM
When even the man running the country can make time to froth his leaven and get baking, it's becoming clear that Britons' expectations of the once-humble loaf are on the rise
04 October 2013 04:47 PM
And he is doing his own stand-up gigs in what he calls the best month of his life
New website gets off to a shaky start: Feminist Times provokes huge row with forced sterilisation article
03 October 2013 07:10 PM
Editor Charlotte Raven pulls controversial piece, admitting 'we got it wrong'
22 September 2013 12:00 AM
Anything that stops children getting excited about reading, that’s what, says the author of How To Train Your Dragon
22 September 2013 12:00 AM
This week's Halal Food Festival is attracting interest among a growing group of foodies beyond the Muslim community
18 September 2013 06:33 PM
There is some caution, but supporters of the scheme are excited about its benefits
15 September 2013 12:00 AM
The buck-toothed, pudgy, lank-haired geek is gone, transformed into a tall, lust-worthy hunk about to take his first big (but top-secret) lead with the BBC. Susie Mesure meets Matthew Lewis
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' near to camp
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football