Voices
VOICES For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
News
Students sit their exams in a school hall
Exam boards believe the new syllabus will make geography students highly employable
News
Douglas Carswell is escorted by police after being surrounded by protesters during an anti-austerity protest following the Queen's Speech
The former Tory said he was confronted by a group of demonstrators chanting 'Ukip scum' at him as he left Westminster after the Queen's Speech
Money
PPI complaints were down by about a half
The PPI scandal has already cost Britain’s banks around £24 billion
News
Natural larder: Westfjords
Region finally revokes 400-year law
Life and Style
Police and schools have issued warnings to parents about the potentially lethal 'Paracetamol Challenge' which is allegedly being spread via Facebook and Instagram
Charlotte Yousaf died days after taking too many of the pills
News
Responding to the Queen's Speech, Labour's interim leader Harriet Harman gave statement indicating Labour would move to support plan to reduce benefit cap
Best of video on independent.co.uk


Travel
Singapore Airlines
Investigation is launched into what caused the power failure
News
New report expands number of sexual assaults at prestigious Horace Mann School
News
Bahar Mustafa, welfare and diversity officer at Goldsmiths Students' Union
EXCLUSIVEBahar Mustafa had faced backlash for telling white men not to attend an event
News
The small Oullins mosque on the edge of Lyon won an unusual court battle against an ultra-conservative Salafist member of the congregation regarded as disruptive and, in an apparent first for Muslims, used France's 1905 law guaranteeing secularism to argue its case
Court ruling grants mosque near Lyon protection from extremist Salafist preacher
News
Campaign is an apparently misguided attempt to remind women that 'not all men are rapists'
News
Skull shows two lethal blows
Scientists believe the primitive man was killed by two blows to the head before being tossed down the shaft of a cave system 430,000 years ago
News
Megan Rice, 85, was protesting against America's nuclear weapons programme
News
Kurds honour a fighter who died during the successful defence of Kobani against Isis
In cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
Life and Style
File photo of a mammogram. Hundreds more people are surviving breast cancer according to new figures
Scientists say discovery will 'increase chances of survival for thousands of patients'
News
Live samples of deadly anthrax were mistakenly sent to laboratories in nine US states and a military base in South Korea, the Pentagon has admitted
US official says four civilian members of staff were advised to take preventative drugs
News
Buddhist nationalists shout slogans during a rally in Rangoon, Burma. Protesters, led by Buddhist monks, claim the boat people are from Bangladesh rather than Rohingya Muslims
Demonstrators insisted the Rohingya are an invented ethnicity and demanded that the boat people be sent to Bangladesh
News
Ohio police officer fired over racist tweets regarding Baltimore protests
Travel
Air France is one of the airlines affected
Alarms in cockpit telling pilots to 'pull up' averted disaster
News
Driven from the city: families flee Phnom Penh after Khmer Rouge forces seize the Cambodian capital in April 1975
Born under the Khmer Rouge, SreyRam Kuy's mother fought like a tiger to survive and make a life in a strange new land

Comment. Campaigns. Community.

Follow us on social media

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

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

  • London Film House

Day In a Page

A
Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition iPad app?
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor
The ZX Spectrum has been crowd-funded back into play - with some 21st-century tweaks

The ZX Spectrum is back

The ZX Spectrum was the original - and for some players, still the best. David Crookes meets the fans who've kept the games' flames lit
Grace of Monaco film panned: even the screenwriter pours scorn on biopic starring Nicole Kidman

Even the screenwriter pours scorn on Grace of Monaco biopic

The critics had a field day after last year's premiere, but the savaging goes on
Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people used to believe about periods

Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people once had about periods

If one was missed, vomiting blood was seen as a viable alternative
The best work perks: From free travel cards to making dreams come true (really)

The quirks of work perks

From free travel cards to making dreams come true (really)
Is bridge the latest twee pastime to get hip?

Is bridge becoming hip?

The number of young players has trebled in the past year. Gillian Orr discovers if this old game has new tricks
Long author-lists on research papers are threatening the academic work system

The rise of 'hyperauthorship'

Now that academic papers are written by thousands (yes, thousands) of contributors, it's getting hard to tell workers from shirkers
The rise of Lego Clubs: How toys are helping children struggling with social interaction to build better relationships

The rise of Lego Clubs

How toys are helping children struggling with social interaction to build better relationships
5 best running glasses

On your marks: 5 best running glasses

Whether you’re pounding pavements, parks or hill passes, keep your eyes protected in all weathers
Joe Root: 'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

Joe Root says the England dressing room is a happy place again – and Stokes is the catalyst
Raif Badawi: Wife pleads for fresh EU help as Saudi blogger's health worsens

Please save my husband

As the health of blogger Raif Badawi worsens in prison, his wife urges EU governments to put pressure on the Saudi Arabian royal family to allow her husband to join his family in Canada