Yasmin Alibhai Brown

Known for her sharp commentary on issues of politics, race and religion, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2002 and the Emma Award for Journalism in 2004. She is also a radio and television broadcaster and author of several books including the acclaimed 'The Settler's Cookbook: A Memoir of Migration', 'Love and Food' and 'Who Do We Think We Are? Imagining the New Britain'.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and David Cameron appeal to the audience during the Question Time special

Not voting in the general election makes you responsible for the worst that follows

Not voting is a choice, a serious choice. Couch potatoes who can’t be bothered need to realise what that means

Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman leaving The High Court

Lutfur Rahman has devalued the struggle for racial justice and equality, and for that I hate him

The disgraced mayor's sins against democracy are as despicable as his transgressions against those he claims to defend

Natalie Bennett, Leanne Wood and Nicola Sturgeon embrace at the end of the debate

General Election 2015: Female audacity has made the male leaders – all of them – look cowardly

The NHS is talked about incessantly by the men, but women voters don’t seem to trust any of them

The seven leaders of Britain's main political parties take part in the general election live debate.

Our politics are more confusing than ever — but we must understand what's at stake this election

The women impressed at the leaders debate, and Nigel Farage showed his true colours

A Palestinian child runs past a water tank that was destroyed in Israeli bombing during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip

The bravery of those many Jews who fight for a fairer Israel

Hamas is a wicked and dangerous force in the Middle East. But Israel is now more wicked and dangerous

As the election approaches pledges from the political parties are coming thick and fast

With venality, vice and degeneracy rife, it's no wonder that the public has lost interest in politics

After the latest eruption of donor scandals, how can any political party say they're not influenced by the rich?

The pressures for success on our teenage daughters are driving them to self-harm

Young girls, I fear, cannot be sheltered from external forces or the storms raging in their hearts and heads

Women protest at the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh

This isn’t an anti-feminist backlash – it’s a brutal war on women without rules

Wherever you look, women and girls are not safe, not thriving

Yarl's Wood in Bedfordshire, Britain’s largest Immigration Removal Centre

Thanks to Channel 4, we see just how appallingly Yarl’s Wood detention centre shames Britain

The TV expose that shows a system with brutality and callousness at its heart

Renu Begum, eldest sister of Shamima Begum, 15, holds her sister's photo

The jihadi girls are just part of a long line attracted to mad, bad men

Messianic fervour, millenarianism and magnetism can whip up female hormones alarmingly, and this isn't just confined to fanatic Islam

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
11 best anti-ageing day creams

11 best anti-ageing day creams

Slow down the ageing process with one of these high-performance, hardworking anti-agers
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'