News
With the Colorado state capitol building visible in the background, partygoers dance and smoke pot on the first of two days at the annual 4/20 marijuana festival in Denver

Voters in both Colorado and Washington state voted allowing personal possession and use of marijuana by anyone aged 21 or older

News
Runners and race fans crowd Boyslton Street at the Boston Marathon finish line on Sunday, one day before the 118th race

An additional 9,000 athletes will take part in the world's oldest marathon following last year's terrorist attack

News
Mike Anderson in a mugshot after his re-arrest

Convicted of armed robbery, Mike Anderson was released on bail and told to wait. It was only when officials in Missouri tried to release him that they realised their mistake. David Usborne reports on the man they forgot to lock up

Arts & Entertainment
A stranger calls: Martin Freeman in ‘Fargo’
tvReview: New 10-part series brims with characters and stories

Arts & Entertainment
Shaun Evans as Endeavour interviews a prisoner as he tries to get to the bottom of a police cover up
Review: Second series comes to close with startling tale of police corruption and child abuse
Latest Video
News
Rubin Carter in 1999. He was jailed in 1966 and freed in 1985 after an earlier failed appeal

The boxer owed his freedom to Bob Dylan and his belief in a man wronged by the system

News

The boxer that inspired Bob Dylan song and Hollywood film has died at the age of 76

News
Police keep watch in a Rio de Janeiro shanty town: security in the country is being tightened ahead of the summer World Cup

21-year-old Anderson Santos Silva was hit by a stray bullet during a clash between police and suspected drug traffickers

News
The man left his SUV and took this delivery truck to work

The baby boy is thought to have been left in the vehicle for hours after his father went to work

News
The planned speech is tied to the 60th anniversary of the US Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education outlawing segregation in schools

They said the presence of the first lady would limit seating and shift the focus away from students in the Topeka school district

Life & Style

A five-layer concoction from a Canadian pizzeria has proved a hit with customers, but nutritionists recoil

News
Aby Hamza

The defence and prosecution have set up their cases. Now the jury awaits the testimonies of the cleric’s colleagues and followers

News
The mother discovered the dead body during an easter egg hunt with her son

Woman was searching for eggs with her three-year-old son when she made the grim discovery

News
Port Moresby, the down-at-heel capital of Papua New Guinea.

The quake came a week after a similar incident on the Pacific Island nation

News
Killer whale 'Tilikum' appears during a performance at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. '

Since the release of the film, 1.2 million have signed a petition urging the state of California to ban killer whale shows

News
Teenage runaways Alex Hollinghurst (left) and Brandon Goode murdered Officer Robert German

The murder of a police officer by two runaway teenagers – one born in Britain – who then turned the gun on themselves shocked a Florida suburb. David Usborne reports from Windermere on a crime that destroyed three lives

News
Disney character Mickey poses in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park as part of the 20th birthday celebrations of the park, in Chessy, near Marne-la-Vallee, outside Paris, on March 31, 2012.

Melissa Behnken was approached by a park attendant during her visit and told to pull up her top

News
A parked car suffered damage when a adobe wall collapsed on it after a strong earthquake shook Chilpancingo, Mexico,

There were no reports of major casualties after the earthquake

News
The water goes directly into people's homes in Portland

Dallas Swonger insists he urinated near the reservoir, not in it

News

Jack Lang said his wife 'just wouldn't shut up' and he couldn't take it anymore

News
Don't let appearances deceive you - cute 'Khat' the cat suddenly turned on its owner and her siblings

'He just flipped', the owner, who was attacked along with her brother and sister, said

News
Max Vertin in mid-air at the indoor skydiving facility

Max Vertin, who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, enjoyed his superhero experience with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation

News
A baby squirrel who fell out of her nest and suffered a broken ankle is now on the mend after staff at a wildlife rehabilitation centre managed to fashion a miniature cast.

Cast appears huge on the tiny animal

News

The former first daughter is expecting a baby with husband Marc Mevinsky

News
Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was known affectionately as 'Gabo'

He was considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century

Sport
Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez celebrate during Liverpool's game with Norwich
football Another hurdle is out of the way for Brendan Rodgers' side
Arts & Entertainment
Charlotte Brontë, the English novelist, poet and the eldest of the three Bronte sisters who lived into adulthood, has been celebrated with a Google Doodle depicting her most famous novel, Jane Eyre.
arts + ents "Reader, they doodled her".

Arts & Entertainment
Schwarzenegger winning Mr. Universe 1969
arts + entsCan you guess the celebrity from these British Pathe News clips?
News
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth-II by David Bailey which has been released to mark her 88th birthday
peoplePortrait released to mark monarch's 88th birthday
Arts & Entertainment
The star of the sitcom ‘Miranda’ is hugely popular with mainstream audiences
TVMiranda Hart lined up for ‘Generation Game’ revival
Life & Style
The writer, Gerda Saunders, with her mother, who also suffered with dementia before her death
healthGerda Saunders on the most formidable effect of her dementia
Sport
Manchester United manager David Moyes looks on during his side's defeat to Everton
footballBaines and Mirallas score against United as Everton keep alive hopes of a top-four finish
Sport
Tour de France 2014Sir Rodney Walker on organising the UK stages of this year’s race
Arts & Entertainment
Jessica Brown Findlay as Mary Yellan in ‘Jamaica Inn’
TVJessica Brown Findlay on playing the spirited heroine of Jamaica Inn
News
YouTube clocks up more than a billion users a month
mediaEuropean rival Dailymotion certainly thinks so
Arts & Entertainment
The original design with Charles' face clearly visible, which is on display around the capital
arts + ents
Arts & Entertainment
‘Self-Portrait Worshipping Christ’ (c943-57) by St Dunstan
books How British artists perfected the art of the self-portrait
News
People
News
Sir Cliff Richard is to release his hundredth album at age 72
PEOPLE
Arts & Entertainment
Madonna in her music video for 'Like A Virgin'
music... and other misheard song lyrics
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition iPad app?
Independent Dating
and  

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

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs General

Geography Teacher

£130 - £140 per day: Randstad Education Ilford: Secondary Geography Teacher Lo...

Do you want to work in Education?

£55 - £70 per day: Randstad Education Cheshire: Are you a dynamic and energeti...

SEN Teaching Assistant

Negotiable: Randstad Education Group: SEN TAs, LSAs and Support Workers needed...

Private Client Senior Manager - Sheffield

£50000 - £60000 per annum: Pro-Recruitment Group: The Sheffield office of this...

Day In a Page

Independent Dating
and  

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

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs General

Geography Teacher

£130 - £140 per day: Randstad Education Ilford: Secondary Geography Teacher Lo...

Do you want to work in Education?

£55 - £70 per day: Randstad Education Cheshire: Are you a dynamic and energeti...

SEN Teaching Assistant

Negotiable: Randstad Education Group: SEN TAs, LSAs and Support Workers needed...

Private Client Senior Manager - Sheffield

£50000 - £60000 per annum: Pro-Recruitment Group: The Sheffield office of this...

Day In a Page

Independent Travel Shop See all offers »
Classical Spain
Classical Spain
Six nights from £569pp Find out more
Pompeii
Pompeii, Capri and the Bay of Naples
Seven nights from £799pp Find out more
Spring Breaks
Spring breaks with dinner
Two nights from £64.50pp Find out more
London Theatre and Hotel breaks
London theatre and hotel breaks
One night and ticket from £84pp Find out more
Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter: The man who could have been champion of the world - and the Bob Dylan song that immortalised him

The man who could have been champion of the world

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter and the Bob Dylan song that immortalised him
Didn’t she do well?

Didn’t she do well?

Miranda Hart lined up for ‘Generation Game’ revival
The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

In Iraq, mafiosi already run almost the entire oil output of the south of the country
Before they were famous

Before they were famous

Can you guess the celebrity from these British Pathe News clips?
Martin Freeman’s casting in Fargo is genius

Martin Freeman’s casting in Fargo is a stroke of genius

Series is brimming with characters and stories all its own
How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe: Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC

How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe

Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC
Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'

British Muslims's Happy video attacked as 'sinful'

The four-minute clip by Honesty Policy has had more than 300,000 hits on YouTube
Church of England-raised Michael Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith

Michael Williams: Do as I do, not as I pray

Church of England-raised Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife

A History of the First World War in 100 moments

A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife
Comedian Jenny Collier: 'Sexism I experienced on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

Jenny Collier: 'Sexism on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

The comedian's appearance at a show on the eve of International Women's Day was cancelled because they had "too many women" on the bill
Cannes Film Festival: Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or

Cannes Film Festival

Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or
The concept album makes surprise top ten return with neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

The concept album makes surprise top ten return

Neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson is unexpected success
Lichen is the surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus, thanks to our love of Scandinavian and Indian cuisines

Lichen is surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus

Emily Jupp discovers how it can give a unique, smoky flavour to our cooking
10 best baking books

10 best baking books

Planning a spot of baking this bank holiday weekend? From old favourites to new releases, here’s ten cookbooks for you
Jury still out on Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini

Jury still out on Pellegrini

Draw with Sunderland raises questions over Manchester City manager's ability to motivate and unify his players