Access denied: retrieving personal data is often hopeless as Google refuses point-blank to provide online information
23 June 2014 07:39 PM
Public bodies and private corporations including Internet giant Google are flouting the public’s right to access personal data being held on them
22 June 2014 08:55 PM
The first British clergyman to enter into a gay marriage in defiance of the Church of England’s guidance has been told to stop leading services.
22 June 2014 08:49 PM
For victims of miscarriages of justice – like the Guildford Four’s Gerry Conlon – there is a glaring lack of support on the outside
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.
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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- 2 Rihanna 'nude pictures' claims emerge on 4Chan as hacking scandal continues
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'nude photos' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 4 'F*ck it, I quit': KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 5 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair