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'.
25 February 2013 12:00 AM
Israel's occupation of Palestine, Islamophobia, and disastrous Western interventions all create grievance. But no injustice can excuse or explain the rise of brutal Islamicists
17 February 2013 06:45 PM
We now see hereditary peers as an anachronism, but refuse to see the same applies to the Royals
10 February 2013 06:52 PM
The Tories are on course to diminish, cut-and-paste, and abridge our multi-layered, unpredictable, audacious, turbulent, incredible national saga.
03 February 2013 05:28 PM
It is at these times of utter disillusionment that we most need to champion the best of the NHS
Mary Berry goes all contrary with a simple recipe: take one part ignorance, add poison, and stir well
27 January 2013 08:06 PM
The celebrated presenter of The Great British Bake-Off has made clear her aversion to the victories chalked up by feminism. She clearly doesn't know much about it
20 January 2013 07:38 PM
Those who were caught up in the Algerian shootout were victims of pitiless terrorists. In that Cameron is right. But distorted Western values made them vulnerable targets
13 January 2013 06:12 PM
Depressingly, unlike in India today, British Asians and Arabs will not confront community secrets and lies
06 January 2013 07:04 PM
There are times when daughters and mothers just can't get along, and aunts have to step into the breach
The cultural surprises of 2012: JK Rowling’s new novel, Salman Rushdie’s pompous memoir and hero Danny Boyle
30 December 2012 06:56 PM
The pressies were the usual nice and familiar stuff, except for that purple, satiny garment from my husband with a confusing number of straps and no instructions.
23 December 2012 06:35 PM
The poor are scorned while this religious festival turns into a feast of consumerism
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