Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest press crackdown in a country which is facing growing instability.
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Monday 15 July 2013
34-year-old ran into difficulties as she neared the end of the 21-mile crossing
Monday 08 July 2013
View from the sofa: Sky Sports Ashes
Saturday 06 July 2013
Roberts will find himself tackled by two players whenever he gets ball in comeback
Indian TV reporter defends decision to do live piece to camera from shoulders of recently rescued Uttarakhand flood victim
Tuesday 25 June 2013
One could, if one were being utterly charitable to Narayan Pargaien, assume the Indian television reporter was trying to use his initiative.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Former New Zealand head coach frustrated with referee Glen Jackson's performance in Auckland's 23-3 defeat to the Crusaders
Friday 17 May 2013
I’ve envied men and channel Dave for too long. Now, at last, there is a channel Grace
Monday 08 April 2013
Le Tissier retired as a player in 2002 after 541 appearances for Southampton
Wednesday 13 March 2013
The number one paid mobile app of all time launches spin-off animation
Friday 25 January 2013
For all their winner-takes-all approach to sport, the public here have a high respect for fair play and sportsmanship, which is likely to ensure that Victoria Azarenka is given a frosty reception when the defending champion takes on Li Na in tomorrow’s final of the Australian Open.
Thursday 03 January 2013
Tony Greig's wife and son and former broadcasting colleagues, including Richie Benaud, paid tribute to the South African-born former England captain with a minute's silence before the first day of Australia's Test match against Sri Lanka in Sydney.
Sunday 30 December 2012
Monday 08 October 2012
Officials in eastern Spain say they are struggling to free two ships that ran ashore on a stretch of ecologically valuable coastline.
Thursday 04 October 2012
Joey Barton's move to Olympique Marseilles was last night described as "strange" by Chris Waddle, the ex-England winger who is still revered at the Stade Velodrome after his own spell in the south of France.
Saturday 25 August 2012
The BBC’s exemplary coverage of London 2012 means Channel 4 has a tough act to follow. But at least it can put aside concerns that its 500 hours of Paralympic coverage might be excessive.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train