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Friday 29 June 2012
The Conservative Party treasurer is to face a full Parliamentary inquiry into allegations that he broke anti-sleaze rules.
Friday 22 June 2012
Radical proposals to reform the House of Lords are set to shine a light on those peers with low participation in debates or votes
Sunday 17 June 2012
Stephen Baxter, 54
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Starkest evidence of political interference as ex-PM recalls threat to withdraw papers' support
Saturday 09 June 2012
Larry David never really topped his first two Curb series, where his mystified mischief maker was at his most excruciating – the "beloved aunt" episode being a standout.
Friday 25 May 2012
What small act of kindness would brighten up your day? A new YouGov poll, published by the Samaritans, discovered that 44 per cent of people across the nation say having someone listen to them would make them feel better.
Thursday 24 May 2012
Hosting a dinner party is not easy. The gut-busting hard work and the stress followed by the ingratitude of the guests – that may just be my friends – ensure it's a labour most of us don't take on regularly.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
European Union leaders will tonight pledge to give greater priority to securing economic growth as they increase the pressure on Germany to do more to solve the eurozone crisis.
Friday 18 May 2012
Surveying the dirty dishes and streaky glasses after a midweek dinner party, it would be easy to agree with the YouGov survey announced yesterday that 40 per cent of us can't face the hassle or expense. After a dash home from work to tidy up and throw together a shepherds pie (I always forget the homespun end result comes from laborious preparation), by 10.30pm I'm wishing my guests would bugger off so I could go to bed. Then there's the clearing up ...
Sunday 13 May 2012
What happens when you turn up at a gastropub at the last minute – in every sense?
Friday 11 May 2012
Rebekah Brooks today denied using her clout to get her own way with Government ministers.
Friday 11 May 2012
This is the list of meetings with prime ministers handed to the Leveson Inquiry by Rebekah Brooks.
Friday 11 May 2012
You don't have to be a prince (charming or otherwise), to gain entry to Club 33, the private members' establishment at 33 Royal Street on the Disneyland estate in California, but having the deep pockets of royalty probably helps.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Chef has two restaurants in world's top 15 but Denmark's Noma wins for third year
Sunday 29 April 2012
I never wanted to be a sex symbol I wanted to be a character actor. Those are the actors I mostly admire. I think women that are curvy can be pigeonholed in that bombshell thing. It's not like I actively look for sexy roles. It's not a requirement that my character be pretty and delicate. I never think about my character being sexy, unless that's written in.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'