independent people
News A young Syrian boy, who drowned in his family’s attempt to reach Greece from Turkey, lies in the surf near Bodrum, Turkey

Images of dead Syrian child Aylan Kurdi spark outcry over UK's treatment of people fleeing war-torn countries

News
Ed Miliband resigned as Labour leader after defeat at last May's general election

The former Labour leader has ruled out returning to a shadow cabinet role

News
Former Home Secretary David Blunkett

The former Home Secretary believes the UK needs to welcome 'very large numbers' if it is 'to be taken seriously' as a nation

News
Barnes, centre, with Peter Sellers and Irene Handl during the making of the album of sketches, ‘Sellers Market’

Barnes sold more than five million records and earned a string of silver, gold and platinum discs

News
Didlake died a month after meeting President Barack Obama in the Oval Office

During her visit to the White House, Didlake sat in her wheelchair in the same spot in the White House where foreign leaders sit when they meet Obama

News
‘Not So Much A Programme, More A Way Of Life’ in 1964, left to right: Willie Rushton, David Frost and Kavanagh

Kavanagh achieved literary distinction in 1966 with The Perfect Stranger

People news video


News

'This one really resonated with me'

Sport
Mountain biker Rachel Atherton in action

The 27-year-old was beaten in last year's World Championship by just 0.088 of a second. But she is ready to go again, spurred on by the sleepless nights brought on by that near miss

News
The Queen will lead commemorations on the 70th anniversary of victory in Japan

Such as having her own private cash point in her basement

News

Fresno police arrested the teen and found unregistered weapons at his home

News
JK Rowling will not be releasing a 'romance' novel anytime soon

'If you can't imagine yourself in one of those boats, you have something missing'

News
Cheryl

The X Factor Judge was called a 'bag of bones' on Instagram in July

News

We can all stop hearing about Deflategate now

News

The 18-year-old is sharing six inspiring stories

News
US President Barack Obama dances with children after attending a cultural performance in Dillingham Middle School in Dillingham, Alaska

It looks like he is having quite a nice time on his 'business trip'

News
Katie Hopkins

Hopkins suggested using gunships to stop refugees reaching Europe


Latest stories from i100
SPONSORED FEATURES
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

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

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

Ashdown Group: Human Resources Manager

£28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: A successful organisation...

Recruitment Genius: Internal Recruiter - Manufacturing

£20000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: An Internal Recruiter (manufact...

Ashdown Group: HR Manager (CIPD) - Barking / East Ham - £50-55K

£50000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days holidays & benefits: Ashdown Group: HR Man...

Recruitment Genius: Operations / Project Manager

£40000 - £48000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This software company specialis...

Day In a Page

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