World Cup 2014: Brazilian police investigate reports of 'disabled' supporters leaping from the wheelchairs
20 June 2014 05:12 PM
Even in a country such as Brazil where football is a fervent religion, the miraculous sight of wheelchair bound supporters leaping from their seats is leading to calls for a police investigation into claims of ticket fraud.
20 June 2014 04:42 PM
Jonathan Brown gets high while he can with members of Sheffield’s Somali community
19 June 2014 06:22 PM
The outgoing Secretary General of Nato has sparked ridicule from environmentalists after claiming that Russia is secretly orchestrating green groups opposed to fracking.
18 June 2014 07:33 PM
Millions living in overcrowded housing because of failure to build new homes
What British cities can learn from Detroit: Motor City's turnaround should be a model for regeneration
18 June 2014 05:31 PM
British cities seeking to adapt to the realities of the new global economy should model their plans on the success of United States conurbations including Detroit, a former urban development advisor to President Obama has told The Independent.
English theatre company granted unprecedented permission to stage Hemingway epic 'A Farewell to Arms'
17 June 2014 05:08 PM
A small theatre company has been granted unprecedented permission by Ernest Hemingway's literary estate to recreate the author’s semi-autobiographical World War One classic A Farewell to Arms.
17 June 2014 04:12 PM
The grieving families of children affected by Scotland’s baby ashes scandal have called for a public inquiry to find out who was responsible for the secret disposal of the remains of hundreds of infants.
17 June 2014 12:26 PM
When it comes to describing their music, Mark Oliver Everett knows better than anyone. “Sweet, soft bummer rock” he calls it. Eels, who have just released their eleventh album, might be on to something of a downer it is true, but it is an exquisite gloom they cast.
Graduates four times more likely to back immigration – as nearly all Britons say speaking English is key to national identity
17 June 2014 12:00 AM
Social divide opens up while British attitudes to migrants have hardened
Shadow Labour Minister Helen Goodman red-faced after confusing Ingleton, Co Durham and Ingleton, North Yorks
16 June 2014 06:06 PM
Its Wikipedia entry is remarkably short on details, describing Ingleton in Co Durham merely as a village eight miles from Darlington.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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