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Gay rights activists defy Ugandan laws by publishing new LGBTI magazine

Thirty thousand copies of 'Bombastic' are to be circulated by hand - and the effect will be inflammatory in the socially conservative country
Ed Richards, the retiring head of Ofcom, has accused government representatives of showing favouritism to Rupert Murdoch’s companies

Government favoured Rupert Murdoch's media empire, says outgoing Ofcom chief

Ed Richards believes relations between politicians and News Corp were 'too cosy'

Beny Steinmetz made his fortune in diamond trading

Victory for press freedom as billionaire fails legal bid to force anti-bribery group to hand over ‘evidence’

Information Commissioner rejected request from Beny Steinmetz to reveal Global Witness' files

Gavin Barwell, MP for Central Croydon

Tory MP is told to stop pestering his constituents

Gavin Barwell's campaigns are a 'running joke' and blatant electioneering, says local paper
Jules Stenson, 48, will be sentenced on a date that is to be fixed next year

Jules Stenson: Another former ‘NOTW’ editor convicted for phone hacking

Stenson, 48, will be sentenced on a date that is to be fixed next year

Alan Rusbridger is to let a ‘younger pair of hands take over the reins’

Alan Rusbridger set to take up new role as head of an Oxford college

Soon-to-be ex-Guardian editor is in line to become principal of the university's Lady Margaret Hall

Alan Rusbridger will step down after 20 years in the role

Alan Rusbridger quits: Who's in line to replace outgoing Guardian editor?

The frontrunners and the outside chances

Alan Rusbridger to quit as 'Guardian' editor-in-chief after 20 years in role next summer

The Independent has learned that Rusbridger has discussed his intentions to move with fellow members of the Scott Trust

The study found that 40 per cent of press releases contained exaggerated health advice

Bad science reporting blamed on exaggerations in university press releases

Study finds science journalists are not always to blame for the hype

Rolling Stone under attack from all sides as questions arise over university rape story

Magazine admits it made reporting mistakes

Former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe who has died after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease

Jeremy Thorpe: The day the Ditto Man and his few remaining friends thanked God for deliverance

The ins and outs of the Thorpe trial gave ‘Private Eye’ much to ridicule, recalls its then-editor Richard Ingrams

Andrew Mitchell outside the High Court in London after losing his libel action against ‘The Sun’

Andrew Mitchell 'Plebgate' trial: The great British libel casino claims a fresh victim

Andrew Mitchell is not the first public figure to face ruin after seeking vindication – and damages – in court

Syrian Electronic Army hack hits sites using Gigya, but all data safe

By exploiting a hole in the system that handles domain names such as independent.co.uk, hackers were able to re-direct users

The former Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, born in New York, with her sons John (left) and Winston, in 1885

Miliband ally Lord Wood leads condemnation of Daily Express over its definition of 'hidden' migrants

Scathing open letter said definition would mean the Labour leader would be classed as an 'immigrant'

Tony Abbott was labelled ‘flaky’ in The Australian

Rupert Murdoch turns on golden boy Tony Abbott over Australian PM's failure to show 'courage and leadership'

Talk of climate change and a series of gaffes has left the premier vulnerable
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Refugee crisis: David Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia - will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi?

Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia...

But will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi, asks Robert Fisk
Our leaders lack courage in this refugee crisis. We are shamed by our European neighbours

Our leaders lack courage in this refugee crisis. We are shamed by our European neighbours

Humanity must be at the heart of politics, says Jeremy Corbyn
Joe Biden's 'tease tour': Could the US Vice-President be testing the water for a presidential run?

Joe Biden's 'tease tour'

Could the US Vice-President be testing the water for a presidential run?
Britain's 24-hour culture: With the 'leisured society' a distant dream we're working longer and less regular hours than ever

Britain's 24-hour culture

With the 'leisured society' a distant dream we're working longer and less regular hours than ever
Diplomacy board game: Treachery is the way to win - which makes it just like the real thing

The addictive nature of Diplomacy

Bullying, betrayal, aggression – it may be just a board game, but the family that plays Diplomacy may never look at each other in the same way again
Lady Chatterley's Lover: Racy underwear for fans of DH Lawrence's equally racy tome

Fashion: Ooh, Lady Chatterley!

Take inspiration from DH Lawrence's racy tome with equally racy underwear
8 best children's clocks

Tick-tock: 8 best children's clocks

Whether you’re teaching them to tell the time or putting the finishing touches to a nursery, there’s a ticker for that
Charlie Austin: Queens Park Rangers striker says ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

Charlie Austin: ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

After hitting 18 goals in the Premier League last season, the QPR striker was the great non-deal of transfer deadline day. But he says he'd preferred another shot at promotion
Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea
Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime becomes as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor

The Arab Spring reversed

Tunisian protesters fear that a new law will whitewash corrupt businessmen and officials, but they are finding that the new regime is becoming as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor
King Arthur: Legendary figure was real and lived most of his life in Strathclyde, academic claims

Academic claims King Arthur was real - and reveals where he lived

Dr Andrew Breeze says the legendary figure did exist – but was a general, not a king
Who is Oliver Bonas and how has he captured middle-class hearts?

Who is Oliver Bonas?

It's the first high-street store to pay its staff the living wage, and it saw out the recession in style
Earth has 'lost more than half its trees' since humans first started cutting them down

Axe-wielding Man fells half the world’s trees – leaving us just 422 each

However, the number of trees may be eight times higher than previously thought
60 years of Scalextric: Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones

60 years of Scalextric

Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones