Rio is now in the sights of World Cup champion who has capped a highly successful year by being named the first BT Sport Action Woman of the Year
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Saturday 13 April 2013
Sunday 07 April 2013
The celebrity fad for inkings has taken an alarming turn: now they’re doing it themselves, says Rebecca Armstrong
Tuesday 02 April 2013
The recession has made domestic gods and goddesses of us all. In the past five years television has produced Kirstie’s Homemade Home, Kirstie’s Homemade Christmas, The Great British Bake Off and now The Great British Sewing Bee, which airs tonight.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Centuries of debate over where King Alfred the Great is buried could soon be over after archaeologists exhumed bones from an unmarked grave this morning.
Monday 25 March 2013
Carrying out your own electrical work can be tempting. There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there regarding what we’re allowed to do ourselves and what has to be left to a professional. We spoke to electrician Darren Pennington, of Pennington's Electrical, and member of RatedPeople.com to give us the reality of the situation.
Sunday 24 March 2013
Simon Usborne reports on a (possible) solution
Friday 22 March 2013
It doesn't sound like a great idea, does it? But there's a case for relaxing knife policy on the planes, albeit a "callous and ugly one", and Slate's William Saletan has stepped up to make it.
Friday 15 March 2013
Home Retail Group hailed storming sales of tablet devices and fridges at its Argos chain for driving an uplift in its annual profit forecasts.
Thursday 14 March 2013
When a cashier offered me a free macaroon to mark International Women’s Day in the canteen of the European Parliament on Friday, I didn’t think much of it. I didn’t eat it – it looked like it had been sitting out all day – but I certainly wasn’t offended.
Friday 08 March 2013
Elected student officials would at least be harmless - if they weren't so expensive, reckons Eleanor Doughty
Wednesday 06 March 2013
England host Italy at Twickenham this weekend
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Sunday 24 February 2013
They say that moving house is the third most stressful experience after death and divorce. What they don't tell you is that moving house is very likely to result in death and divorce. My wife and I have a few rules that have kept us from becoming a statistic in the long list of showbiz divorces. These guidelines have been drawn up after thoroughly road-testing them.
Friday 22 February 2013
The singer's memoir is not quite as assured as her lyrics – but still fascinates
Friday 22 February 2013
Ladbrokes profits rise 8% to £206m
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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?
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth