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27 March 2015 05:06 PM
An estimated 16 million people are expected to take to the roads for the first bank holiday of 2015, with the risk of jams on major routes
27 March 2015 04:29 PM
The 40-year old woman from South Africa said she has been scarred for life and will never be able to have sex again
27 March 2015 12:16 PM
Some students are turning to the sex industry to cover basic living expenses and reduce debt, according to Swansea University research
27 March 2015 10:27 AM
Schiphol airport was forced to divert flights, with more travel chaos reported in the area, after a "technical fault" at a high-voltage power station just outside the Dutch capital
27 March 2015 08:49 AM
"Chemically incompatible" contents caused Drum 68660 to burst open, contaminating 21 people
25 March 2015 04:33 PM
World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder has said that European Jews "live in fear" once again amid a surge of anti-Semitism on the continent
25 March 2015 02:41 PM
Kam Brock filed a lawsuit against Harlem Hospital's psychiatric ward, before telling her Twitter followers #IMNOTCRAZY!
25 March 2015 10:32 AM
The horrific domestic abuse attack left Ken Gregory with first and second degree burns
25 March 2015 09:42 AM
An engine on the Boeing 727 had failed, according to a Russian aviation source
14 October 2014 04:01 PM
Leading invertebrate researcher says "a hoax is an understatement" of photograph appearing to show a colossal crustacean basking off the Kent coastline
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train