Extras
Don’t let the frost bite on the bike. We find practical kit to keep hands warm and protected this winter
Extras
Treat an aspiring Messi or Milner to new footwear this Christmas. Tom Sheen kicks off the search for the perfect pair
Extras
Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Extras
Encourage your kids to get stuck in and keep them entertained right through the holidays with toys to draw, build, make and sew
Extras
Whether you really love your dog or know someone who does, these are best gifts for animal lovers this Christmas
Extras
Get them talking, rather than grunting, on Christmas morning with Oscar Quine's pick of the presents for teen boys
Extras
Keep tootsies snuggly and little minds entertained with Will Dean's pick of presents for littluns
Extras
Keep them entertained (and out of the kitchen) on the big day with the best in kid's toys this Christmas
Extras
Things have come a long way since Action Man and Barbie. Treat the kids to an action figure that will keep them entertained for many months to come this Christmas
Extras
Protect little ones from the rain and wind this autumn with one of these jackets they won’t fight putting on
Extras
Whether you’re an old hand at yoga or new to the exercise, this kit will help to perfect your poses
Extras
Inspired by the action in the Premiership? Here are the crucial pieces of kit and training aides to get you match-ready
Extras
Keep your pooch cool and healthy this summer when you're on the go and at home with these treats, toys and travel accessories
Extras
As England take on India, here is our pick of the high-performing bats to help you up your run-count
Extras
Keep kids (and big kids) busy on the beach with these sets that will help to sculpt sandy creations
Extras
Grilling doesn’t have to mean bog-standard burgers and sausages. We find the cooking kits to liven up your al fresco offerings
Extras
Whether you’re off to a festival or camping in the countryside, there’s a battery pack that will let you keep your phone and other gadgets charged
Extras
Whether you’re after a rustic-looking wood burner, an efficient electric heater or a firepit that doubles-up as a barbecue, we find the contraptions to keep your outdoor space cosy
Extras
If play at Wimbledon is inspiring you to take to the court, try one of these bits of kit. There’s gear for everyone, from first-time players to Murrays in-the-making
Extras
Since very few of us get to escape DIY altogether, a cordless drill has become a staple in many households. For those that embrace DIY, it’s hard to think how you’d live without one.
Extras
Enjoying the great outdoors need not mean roughing it. Here's our pick of seats for campers who value comfort
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
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
3.	Provence 6 nights B&B by train from £599pp
Prices correct as of 20 February 2015
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003
Barbara Woodward: Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the growing economic superpower

Our woman in Beijing builds a new relationship

Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer

Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
Alexander McQueen: The catwalk was a stage for the designer's astonishing and troubling vision

Alexander McQueen's astonishing vision

Ahead of a major retrospective, Alexander Fury talks to the collaborators who helped create the late designer's notorious spectacle
New BBC series savours half a century of food in Britain, from Vesta curries to nouvelle cuisine

Dinner through the decades

A new BBC series challenged Brandon Robshaw and his family to eat their way from the 1950s to the 1990s
Philippa Perry interview: The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course

Philippa Perry interview

The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef recreates the exoticism of the Indonesian stir-fry

Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

Our chef was inspired by the south-east Asian cuisine he encountered as a teenager
Chelsea vs Tottenham: Harry Kane was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope

Harry Kane interview

The striker was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope
The Last Word: For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?

Michael Calvin's Last Word

For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?
HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?