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Tuesday 06 April 2010
Monday 05 April 2010
Workers rushed to contain an oil spill from a coal-carrying ship grounded on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, sending two tugboats to stabilize the vessel so that it would not break apart and further damage the fragile coral beneath.
Saturday 06 March 2010
Wednesday 24 February 2010
Tuesday 10 November 2009
A teenager spent two nights adrift on an ice floe in the Canadian Arctic with three polar bears for company before being dramatically rescued, it emerged today.
Monday 19 October 2009
Monday 28 September 2009
Saturday 25 July 2009
Sunday 05 July 2009
The magnitude of Sea The Stars' task yesterday was such that only four horses had ever previously completed it. But the effortless insouciance with which the handsome bay colt added the Eclipse to his 2,000 Guineas and Derby victories would surely have Nashwan, Blue Peter, Diamond Jubilee and Flying Fox bowing their heads in ready welcome to the fifth member of an exclusive club.
Wednesday 17 June 2009
Monday 01 June 2009
Saturday 09 May 2009
Nothing beats sharing a pot of Bedouin tea between scuba dives. Sitting cross-legged at a low table by one of Dahab's best-loved dive sites, I was given enough of a recharge by the syrupy, warm tea to turn down a kofta sandwich with chips
Carola Long: Forget about trends and just plump for any shade that sounds like it should be sipped al fresco
Saturday 04 April 2009
Saturday 17 January 2009
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
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
- 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