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.
14 June 2014 12:00 AM
Criminal landlords are putting the lives of “Generation Rent” at risk by forcing tenants to live in squalid and unsafe conditions because the fines imposed on them are too low, a report claims.
13 June 2014 04:54 PM
A veteran campaigner for Scottish independence has accused so-called cybernats who subjected author JK Rowling to a tirade of internet abuse of “opening the door” to a possible MI5 dirty tricks campaign to scupper a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum.
13 June 2014 12:57 PM
This is a production for which the phrase “in your face” might well have been invented.
11 June 2014 05:14 PM
Once upon a time we used to look up local tradespeople in a big yellow book. Now Amazon founder Jeff Bezos wants to revolutionise the search for plumbers, piano tuners or the nearest chimney sweep in the same way as he has transformed the global retail industry.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
Vanessa Feltz criticises 'vile' reaction to Rolf Harris allegations
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Instagram of US airport security chiefs: Lipstick knives and IED training kits among items seized
- 4 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1