Extras The Tesco Hudl2: An exceptional Android tablet that's powerful, well-built and outstanding value
Techy presents you've still got time to buy – hurry
Extras
Get truly into the Christmas spirit with a cosy festive-themed cover-up
Extras
Up the ante in your fitness regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Extras
Look party-ready this Christmas and New Year with our pick of the best party season beauty must-haves
Extras
Start your Christmas decorations as you mean to go on with a fresh, beautifully-scented wreath
Extras
Beauty gifts don't have to be wildly expensive; take your pick from our favourites under £20
Extras
Whether she's into fashion or photography, Annalee Mather has all the gifts you need to please that teenage girl
Extras
Not a fan of traditional seasonal fruit cake? IndyBest finds a variety of festive sweet treats to tantalise the whole family’s tastebuds
Extras
Treat an aspiring Messi or Milner to new footwear this Christmas. Tom Sheen kicks off the search for the perfect pair
Extras
Entertain little minds and encourage early reading skills with our best books for three to five year olds
Extras
Sometimes Santa needs a helping hand knowing what to put in that stocking. Luckily for him (/you), we’re here to help
Extras
You've got your baubles and you're up to your elbows in tinsel; now all you need is the tree. Kate Hilpern picks the best
Extras
For children’s toys that are inventive, educational and hard-wearing, too, why not choose something made from wood? IndyBest picks out the best buys
Extras
From opulent, traditional designs to bright and bold creations, IndyBest finds some cracking additions to your festive table
Extras
Whether you're a serious cyclist, a would-be yoga bunny, or simply enjoy the great outdoors, get these on your Christmas list
Extras
Get them talking, rather than grunting, on Christmas morning with Oscar Quine's pick of the presents for teen boys
Extras
Make someone’s Christmas with a gourmet delivery. IndyBest delves into the wickerwork to find the treats
Extras
After a novelty knit for the party season or need something to wear for Save the Children's Christmas jumper day? IndyBest finds the best all-singing, all-dancing tops to get you in the festive spirit
Extras
Keep tootsies snuggly and little minds entertained with Will Dean's pick of presents for littluns
Extras
The best gifts for musical maestros, literary geniuses and theatre buffs
Extras
Geometric, bejewelled and beautiful, these pieces are going straight on our Christmas list (and probably yours, too)
The Independent
 
The Independent on Google+
i100
i100 on Google+
i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Property search
Latest stories from i100
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – Five-star MS Swiss Corona 7 nights from £999pp
Lake Como St Moritz & the Bernina Express 7 nights from £809pp
Vietnam
Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn 7 nights from £939pp
South Africa
Spain
Prices correct as of 19 December 2014
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'