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The leader of the BNP Nick Griffin was yesterday declared bankrupt. He doesn't own a house, and has run out of money. But there are some other, probably more important things that the far-right politician lacks...

TV spoof on paedophilia causes surge in complaints

Channels more willing to remedy mistakes but concern mounts over erosion of 9pm watershed

PM pledges ban on fox-hunting pledged

THE PRIME Minister said last night that legislation to ban foxhunting will be introduced before the general election, despite the storm of protest it will cause from countryside campaigners.

Veteran garden expert dumps manure on his celebrity rivals

GARDENING HAS not been known as a competitive sport - until now. Yesterday, one of the veteran figures among "media gardeners" dropped a figurative barrow-full of manure on the younger television and newspaper gardening stars.

Fury as BBC turns Question Time into `celebrity showcase'

THE BBC yesterday refuted claims that it was trivialising its flagship Question Time television programme after it emerged it was lining up a host of celebrities as guests - including Elton John and Peter Stringfellow.

Dimbleby attacks BBC `inertia'

DAVID DIMBLEBY, one of the BBC's most celebrated names, has criticised the corporation for its excessive bureaucracy and inertia.

Dimbleby joins attack on 'bureaucratic' BBC

DAVID DIMBLEBY, one of the BBC's most celebrated names, has criticised the corporation for its excessive bureaucracy and inertia.

Budget 1999: And there I was, worrying about a recession

Budget Comment

Media: How to pop the question

First they were deferential, then confrontational, but what is the future for the political interview? By David Aaronovitch

PM's Question Time: Labour woes `made NHS crisis worse'

WILLIAM HAGUE claimed yesterday the past weeks of turmoil within the Government had been a "disgrace" that had directly affected the crisis in the NHS.

Dimbleby attacks BBC ban

JONATHAN DIMBLEBY, one of the BBC's most senior current affairs broadcasters, has written to the corporation's management attacking the decision to ban on-screen discussion of Peter Mandelson's private life.

Leading Article: Please may we beg to let them differ

CLARE SHORT says she thinks Bill Clinton is a liar and should resign. And what is the first response from a member of the Question Time audience when she expressed these views on Thursday night: how did she reconcile her opinions with the strong support offered to the President by Tony Blair?
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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project