Patrick Cockburn of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday has won the Editorial Intelligence Comment Award 2013 for Foreign Commentator of the Year.
I feel like a traitor. Earlier this month – despite knowing how deleterious our national obsession with home ownership is to the young – I bought a one-bedroom flat in south London. I’m now a fully mortgaged-up member of the Kirstie Allsopp club.
Surprise, surprise. Boris Johnson has gone and caused a signature ruckus: this time saying we should celebrate, not condemn, the UK’s batch of gazillionaires. And he doesn’t stop there – saying the papers should abandon their annual rich lists and replace them with a catalogue of the country’s top 100 “Tax Heroes”, with automatic knighthoods handed out to the top 10 earners-come-tax contributors.
Thousands of construction workers on an industry “blacklist” will be offered between £1,000 and £100,000 in compensation.
A Sheffield substation and a Cold War bunker get Grade II* status
Not content with four-storey statues of Alexander the Great and Mother Teresa, city planners in Skopje are now inviting bids for a version of Rome’s Spanish Steps, part of a beautification campaign that has divided residents.
Simon Roberts has travelled the coastline of Britain to create a comprehensive and fascinating photographic record of the country’s remaining pleasure piers.
A government tax adviser has stepped down from his post after he was secretly filmed offering tips on how to keep money “out of the Chancellor's grubby mits”, according to reports.
The company have signed a $70m deal with 21st Century Fox
He was at Channel 4 when the ad market was soaring, left the BBC before the Savile scandal and has now inherited a booming New York Times. Ian Burrell reports on the latest chapter of a charmed career
Most Rev Justin Welby promises he will ‘make sure it doesn’t happen again’
Police detain executives amid allegations that employees bribed doctors to prescribe their pharmaceutical products
For nearly 20 years they have been colleagues and rivals – rising up the ranks of the Labour party from humble advisers to become two of the biggest beasts in the political jungle.
The animated film took more than $50m more than The Lone Ranger in its opening weekend
Animated sequel Despicable Me 2 has dominated the UK box office on its debut week taking more than rebooted Superman film Man of Steel made on its first weekend.
Former Business Secretary says HS2 could 'damage' the northern regions it is intended to help