Donald Macintyre's Sketch: PM's medians good but Tory whips up trouble
Donald Macintyre writes political sketches for The Independent, having been Jerusalem correspondent since 2004, covering Israel and the Occupied Territories, as well as travelling for the paper to Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Libya and Egypt.
A defeat - and a disaster
It was a defeat long foretold, but that does not diminish the scale of the debacle David Cameron suffered in Ypres last night.
'Dawn raid' inspections of schools were blocked by Michael Gove two ...
Allowing inspectors to turn up at schools unannounced was a key plank of the government's response to tackling extremism in schools announced yesterday.