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Monday 21 May 2012
At least three climbers have died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest.
Saturday 19 May 2012
A 73-year-old Japanese woman climbed to Mount Everest's peak today, smashing her own record to again become the oldest woman to scale the world's highest mountain.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
From hiking up volcanoes to biking round Europe, charity challenges have wide-reaching benefits
Friday 23 March 2012
Number of Britons participating in major sports has declined dramatically since 2009
Friday 19 November 2010
Filming on a cliff that towers up to a vertical kilometre in height obviously comes with a set of terrifying logistical problems. I'm a rock-climbing film-maker and my latest film, The Prophet, follows Britain's best big-wall climber, Leo Houlding, as he makes the first ascent of one of the hardest climbs on the world's most celebrated cliff: El Capitan in Yosemite, California.
Saturday 10 January 2009
Thursday 18 September 2008
Walking in the Peak District on a clear sunny day, stopping to admire the view across the Hope Valley and breathing in the crisp Derbyshire air might not seem like your average journey into work. But, for James Thacker it's a daily reality and one that he thanks his lucky stars for.
Monday 17 April 2006
Tuesday 12 July 2005
Thursday 10 February 2005
Thursday 30 September 2004
Saturday 31 May 2003
Tuesday 06 May 2003
Saturday 22 March 2003
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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?
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
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'