News
The Independent has taken the decision to publish the pictures to serve as a stark reminder of the impact of the refugee crisis. The boy pictured is thought to be part of a group of 11 Syrians who drowned off the coastal town of Bodrum in Turkey after an apparent failed attempt to flee the war ravaged country and try to cross the Mediterranean for the safety of Europe
News A Czech police officer marks a refugee with a number after more than than 200 refugees were detained, mostly from Syria, on trains from Hungary and Austria at the railway station in Breclav, Czech Republic
Around 200 refugees were arrested on trains arriving from Austria and Hungary in the Moravia region, say reports
News
David Cameron, British prime minister
Britain lags far behind other European countries in help given
News
Jewish men walk along the street in Stamford Hill
EXCLUSIVEDocuments reveal details of what the children are taught about the Holocaust
News
Crew allegedly apologised to passengers rather than asking if family needed help
News
DWP ordered Stuart Chester to complete a 20-page work capability assessment
Arts and Entertainment
The Loose Women 2015 panel
Broadcaster said it accepted wording of poll was 'misjudged'
News
Investigations in Durham have identified the remains of up to 28 skeletons as prisoners of war
Archaeologists discover troops at the brutal Battle of Dunbar may have been as young as 12
Best of video on independent.co.uk


News
Syrian cities such as Kobani have suffered at the hands of Isis militants
Clandestine program represents a significant escalation of the CIA’s involvement in the war in Syria
News
Meteorologist and engineer currently trapped in Fyodorov weather station
Extras
Environment Agency issues 10 flood warnings and 44 flood alerts
News
Images captured by NASA reveal three major hurricanes simultaneously making their way across the Pacific Ocean for the first time in history
Hurricanes Ignacio, Kilo and Jimena – each of them Category 4 - were pictured together by NASA and astronauts from the International Space Station over the weekend
News
Firemen
It is estimated that the retirement age will hit 70 within the next 50 years
News
News
David Cameron alongside Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama
News
Greek philosopher Socrates formulated an education system based on critical thinking
Secondary to use 'classical trivium' method of grammar, logic and rhetoric
News
The University of Birmingham says parts of a Koran manuscript in its library are from one of the oldest copies of the Islamic text in the world
Scholars claim ancient artefact could rewrite Islamic history
Travel
The 'howfarfromhome' couple keep their 68.4k followers envious through their Instagram posts, but reveal things aren't always what they seem on social media
News
The DJ Steve Allen from LBC Radio
Life and Style
Adults should not eat more than 6g of salt a day
Queen Mary's University researchers suggest salt disrupts body's metabolism
News
Bosco Ntaganda in the Hague. He stands accused of multiple counts of war crimes
Bosco Ntaganda faces multiple counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity
News
Chancellor has 15% lead over Sajid Javid, his closest rival in the latest poll of Tory party members

Comment. Campaigns. Community.

Property

House share rents are now topping £1,000 a month in some parts of the capital, but there are still areas where rooms can be found for about £500 a month - you just have to know where to look... 

Property

Head to this once-gritty part of north-west London to find the cool bars, cafés and smart period homes that are a magnet for pop stars and footballers, arty professionals and City workers.

Property

This six-bedroom home in Cheshire comes with a cinema, gym and sauna, an indoor swimming pool and, of course, a football pitch...

Property

For a quick commute, good schools and extra space, head down the Hastings line.

Property

In reverse order, starting with Lambeth, here are the capital's top 10 prime boroughs... 

Property

As Londoners are pushed further from the capital’s centre in search of homes they can afford, Zone 4 has become the budget frontier.

Follow us on social media

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

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

  • Win tickets to festival no6
  • Touker Suleyman
  • 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?
Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on Lampedusa

‘Can we really just turn away?’

Dead bodies, men drowning, women miscarrying – a senior UN figure on the horrors he has witnessed among migrants arriving on Lampedusa, and urges politicians not to underestimate our caring nature
Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger as Isis ravages centuries of history

Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger...

... and not just because of Isis vandalism
Girl on a Plane: An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack

Girl on a Plane

An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack
Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

The author of 'The Day of the Jackal' has revealed he spied for MI6 while a foreign correspondent
Markus Persson: If being that rich is so bad, why not just give it all away?

That's a bit rich

The billionaire inventor of computer game Minecraft says he is bored, lonely and isolated by his vast wealth. If it’s that bad, says Simon Kelner, why not just give it all away?
Euro 2016: Chris Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales

Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales

Wales last qualified for major tournament in 1958 but after several near misses the current crop can book place at Euro 2016 and end all the indifference
Rugby World Cup 2015: The tournament's forgotten XV

Forgotten XV of the rugby World Cup

Now the squads are out, Chris Hewett picks a side of stars who missed the cut
A groundbreaking study of 'Britain's Atlantis' long buried at the bottom of the North Sea could revolutionise how we see our prehistoric past

Britain's Atlantis

Scientific study beneath North Sea could revolutionise how we see the past
The Queen has 'done and said nothing that anybody will remember,' says Starkey

The Queen has 'done and said nothing that anybody will remember'

David Starkey's assessment
Oliver Sacks said his life has been 'an enormous privilege and adventure'

'An enormous privilege and adventure'

Oliver Sacks writing about his life
'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

The Rock's Chief Minister hits back at Spanish government's 'lies'
Britain is still addicted to 'dirty coal'

Britain still addicted to 'dirty' coal

Biggest energy suppliers are more dependent on fossil fuel than a decade ago
Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition

Orthorexia nervosa

How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
Lady Chatterley is not obscene, says TV director

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Director Jed Mercurio on why DH Lawrence's novel 'is not an obscene story'
Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests

Set a pest to catch a pest

Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests