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Sarah Morrison is the Human Rights Correspondent at The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday

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Police officers who slept with political campaigners and fathered children with those they were sent to spy on acted in a manner that was 'wholly unacceptable' and 'unnecessary', according to another of Scotland Yard's former undercover cops

Undercover policing: 'You can never relax. Never let down your guard'

A former officer who infiltrated an 'inner core of football hooligans' tells Sarah Morrison why the Met Police needs to change tack

Redwell’s beer with a can of the legal aggressor’s Red Bull

Tiny brewery in Norfolk chased by Red Bull over 'similar' trademarks

Powerful soft drinks giant says five-month-old business could 'dilute' its international brand

11 held over Nottingham care home inquiry into death of Ivy Atkin, 86

Eleven people have been arrested on suspicion of the manslaughter of an 86-year-old woman who died shortly after she was moved from a failing care home.

Jessica Swale, whose new play Blue Stockings opens this month

Jessica Swale interview: Woman on fire

Playwright Jessica Swale's new drama about a group of proto-feminists explores a subject close to her heart. Sarah Morrison met her

A number of vacancies for dancers were posted on the website on 1 August

Jobseeker ad for lap dancers breaks Government ban

Website that claimants are told they must use hosts ‘degrading’ jobs in the sex industry

A judge will rule if a man with moderate to severe learning difficulties may be sterilised by means of a vasectomy

'A truly exceptional case': Court to decide on sterilisation of man with learning difficulties

The man’s lawyer stressed the case was not covered by the shadow of eugenics

A boy has a wash with clean water and soap in India

Dirty water and poor hygiene stunting growth of millions

Using clean water is one of the best ways to stop children losing essential nutrients vital to growth, says study

Stella Creasy MP, left, was threatened after she supported the campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez, right

Twitter faces inquiry over internet trolls’ rape threats against MPs and activist, as man is arrested

Representatives from social media company expected to be called by Commons committee over threats of sexual violence against women

Afroza, now 18, with twins Diya and Habib. Her birth was not registered, allowing her parents to falsify her age on a fake birth certificate; the legal age to wed in Bangladesh is 18 – Afroza was 15

220 million children who don't exist: A birth certificate is a passport to a better life – so why can't we all have one?

With all eyes on the royal baby, there is no chance George Alexander Louis Windsor will ever be rendered invisible. The same cannot be said for the 51 million babies – almost one in three of all babies born across the world annually – whose births are not registered each year. These children do not have a birth certificate and, legally speaking, do not exist.

The pair have teamed up to make a documentary on the world of “nature, technology and music” which airs today

When Björk Met Attenborough: The Icelandic punk, the national treasure and a display of rather remarkable human behaviour

Ahead of the airing of a documentary made with the acclaimed naturalist, the eccentric musician tells Sarah Morrison how the pair found common ground in each other's fields

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The phoney war is over

Russian troops and armour pour into Ukraine
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Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

The world’s entire food system is under attack - and Britain is most at risk, according to a new study
Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Seoul's plastic surgery industry is booming thanks to the popularity of the K-Pop look
From Mozart to Orson Welles: Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

After the death of Sandy Wilson, 90, who wrote his only hit musical in his twenties, John Walsh wonders what it's like to peak too soon and go on to live a life more ordinary
Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Fears are mounting that Vladimir Putin has instructed hackers to target banks like JP Morgan
Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years

Salomé: A head for seduction

Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years. Now audiences can meet the Biblical femme fatale in two new stage and screen projects
From Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick, the British Library's latest exhibition celebrates all things Gothic

British Library celebrates all things Gothic

Forthcoming exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination will be the UK's largest ever celebration of Gothic literature
The Hard Rock Café's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute - but is the restaurant chain worth fighting for?

Is the Hard Rock Café worth fighting for?

The restaurant chain's owners are currently embroiled in a bitter legal dispute
Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival

In search of Caribbean soul food

Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival
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Sweep away shiny skin with our pick of the best pressed and loose powder bases
England vs Norway: Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Lack of Englishmen at leading Premier League clubs leaves manager hamstrung
Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

Di Maria and Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

They both inherited the iconic shirt at Old Trafford, but the £59.7m new boy is joining a club in a very different state
Israel-Gaza conflict: No victory for Israel despite weeks of death and devastation

Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone