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Wednesday 15 February 2012
Romford in Essex is the luckiest place to live in the UK, according to research carried out by the National Lottery.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Friday 10 February 2012
He's a billionaire businessman and conservative evangelical Christian and the latest in the spotlight in the Republican presidential race. But although he has all the credentials to be a candidate he's not one.
Friday 10 February 2012
Republican challenger denies breaching campaign funding law
Sunday 22 January 2012
An unidentified UK ticketholder has scooped the £41m Euro lottery jackpot.
Monday 09 January 2012
Newt Gingrich, who is fighting to slow the momentum of Mitt Romney towards securing the Republican presidential nomination, received a big boost at the weekend as a Las Vegas casino tycoon pledged $5m (£3.2m) towards an independent group that is supporting his run.
Monday 02 January 2012
For a while, real stardom seemed to beckon Ed Harcourt. His debut EP in 2000, Maplewood, introduced a Tom Waits-worshipping, 23-year-old prodigy.
Saturday 31 December 2011
It took Indigènes to remind the French that they owed their liberation not only to De Gaulle's largely white Free French troops but also to 134,000 Algerian soldiers, 73,000 Moroccans, 26,000 Tunisians and 92,000 "others" from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Saturday 24 December 2011
A senior manager at Network Rail committed suicide with his wife after the net began to close in on a scam involving bribes from corrupt executives.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Can I send cash abroad?
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Alice Oswald is published by Faber & Faber, whose profits were boosted for years by royalties from Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical version of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot. Eliot once worked at Lloyds Bank. Does Ms Oswald not feel sullied by the association with Lord Lloyd-Webber? Or by the evidence of Eliot's Mammon-worship?
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Modern art is often derided as a load of rubbish, but yesterday a Scot turned the cliche on its head, winning the top prize for contemporary art in Britain for a series of installations that include a rubbish bin.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Lax cyber security at HM Revenue and Customs is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of pounds a year in sophisticated scams that are largely perpetrated by foreign criminals, The Independent has learnt.
Thursday 01 December 2011
The tale of three money managers claiming the biggest lottery payout in Connecticut history last week had already defied the traditional rags-to-riches plot everyone loves. Now it appears that the more than $100m (£64m) in cash will not go to their pockets at all but rather to a client of their firm, who needs it even less.
Sunday 20 November 2011
Youngsters can learn how to manage money without the risk of overspending
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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