15 October 2012 11:13 AM
Scots dialect Cromarty is no longer a living tongue - and hearing it in old recordings makes clear just how much we've lost with its passing
05 October 2012 03:28 PM
A real study by proper scientists has shown that taking breaks to look at fluffy kittens improves concentration.
21 September 2012 07:05 PM
There are more of us on two wheels than ever before - but cyclists must not lose their sense of caution
21 September 2012 12:00 AM
Arrest warrant issued for officials at Mexican jail after true story emerges of how 131 inmates fled
19 September 2012 03:43 PM
But despite the defeat of legislation that would have allowed homosexual couples to marry, campaigners are confident this is no dead end.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 4 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth