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Thursday, 16 October 2008
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- Mark Shivas: Film and television producer who worked with an unmatched range of writers and directors
- Neal Hefti: Celebrated jazz arranger who wrote for Count Basie and Woody Herman – and the theme music for 'Batman'
- Russ Hamilton: Liverpudlian singer-songwriter who had a hit in America years before the Beatles
- Rosalind Goodfellow: First woman Moderator of the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church
- Eric Longworth: Actor best known for playing the town clerk in 'Dad's Army'
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- MoD should 'hang heads in shame' over death
- Civil servants vote for pay strikes
- Police probe rugby player's assisted suicide
- Twin in garden pond fall dies
- Farmers sue labs over foot-and-mouth
- Hold it! £1m house draw postponed
- Police find huge paramilitary gun cache
- Queen pops down the road to visit Google
- The Big Question: Why are Channel Tunnel repairs taking so long and is it still vulnerable?
- New army head is not afraid to speak his mind
- 'We need 30,000 more soldiers to beat Taliban,' says general
- Bus passenger breaks neck falling off seat
- Man jailed for prison cell murder plot
- Soldier to serve 25 years for racist murder
- Doubts raised over Scottish council tax pledge
- Chef who cooked boyfriend guilty of murder
- Man murdered wife over Facebook posting
- Men threaten driver with syringe
- Chef joins list of cannibal killers
- Hannah may have scratched murderer, court told
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- Spanish airline suspends flights
- US shares plunge 8% as recession fears take hold
- French bank loses €600m in 'market incident'
- Consumers still waiting for full oil price benefits
- Lloyds TSB hopeful of securing Treasury approval to ease terms of capital injection
- Google profits exceed expectations
- London shares climbing again
- Brown: Financial crisis plan will work
- EU backs proposals to ease 'mark to market' accounting rules
- Attorney General tells AIG: 'The party's over'
- Credit crisis diary: Are the lights about to go out across Europe?
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- Education Letters: Calling public schools elitist is just a lazy stereotype
- Big sky thinking: Why home schooling must be saved from the bureaucrats
- Alan Smithers: School admissions is the real issue
- Education Quandary: 'We are moving in the new year. How can we choose a primary school with no league tables?'
- Winners on and off the pitch: How Loughborough acquired a reputation for academic excellence
- If my friend locks me in a room, and says I am free to come out whenever I like so long as I pay £5, is this a deprivation of liberty?
- Do you think you're clever?
- Can history stop the next war?
- Instead of politicians, why don't we let the managers of IKEA run the country?
- Would you rather be a novel or a poem?
- How would you poison someone without the police finding out?
- Describe this mug to me, imagining that I am an alien on the other end of the telephone?
- Would you rather be a seedless or "non-seedless" grapefruit?
- What would you do if you were a magpie?
- Why is it a disadvantage for humans to have two legs?
- How many monkeys would you use in an experiment?
- Why is there salt in the sea?
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- Chandrashekhar Krishnan: Restoring the UK’s Tarnished Reputation">Chandrashekhar Krishnan: Restoring the UK’s Tarnished Reputation
- Ben Chu: Time for Cameron to make his mind up">Ben Chu: Time for Cameron to make his mind up
- Chris Ames: Half-truths on Heathrow from the DfT
- Ben Chu: All you need to know about the meltdown">Ben Chu: All you need to know about the meltdown
- Robert Gates: To succeed in Afghanistan will require much more than just guns
- Tim Walker: Need a police officer? Well good luck
- Sarah Churchwell: Madonna, divorce, and the cost of turning into a commodity
- Kate Allen: Ten years on from Pinochet's arrest, dictators are no longer safe">Kate Allen: Ten years on from Pinochet's arrest, dictators are no longer safe
- Michael Rawlins: Statistics can help, but doctors must also use their judgement
- Anne Penketh: The French intellectual still rules, OK
- Sophie Morris: Let little girls dream, while they still can
- Steve Connor: Snub is just the tonic for worthy winners
- Guy Adams: Music to the ears of local politicians
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- England keep their heads to maintain perfect start
- Rooney revels in free-scoring form
- Almunia drops fresh England hint
- Ferguson backs Rio over WAG comments
- Alex Ferguson was targeted for England job
- Beckham: Capello's England more serious
- Boyd hits back at Burley comments
- Capello keeps feet on the ground
- Pearce has praise for Young Lions
- France back Domenech 'until 2010'
- Arshavin helps Russia to feast on Finnish errors
- Cahill and Emerton spark the soaring Socceroos
- Welsh wonder boy Ramsey 'will go all the way'
- Broadfoot remains positive about abilities of Burley
- Capello: 'Rooney is playing well, he is having a magic time'
- Ramos bullish despite Tottenham predicament
- Heskey would relish return to Liverpool
- Ballack undergoes foot surgery
- Manchester United invest in Brazilian talent
- Blackburn's Reid out for season
- Owen injury spoils Newcastle plans
- Malbranque can kick-start season, says Whitehead
- Tevez admits to losing his way up front
- Manchester City face nervous Robinho wait
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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 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 2 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?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train