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Monday 27 June 2011
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez's prolonged silence and seclusion in Cuba following surgery there two weeks ago is fuelling speculation about his health.
Sunday 26 June 2011
Wednesday 22 June 2011
The Independent is delighted to be supporting the WOMAD festival again this year, and to celebrate, is offering readers an exclusive 10 per cent off all full priced weekend tickets and day tickets.
Tuesday 14 June 2011
President Hugo Chavez says he is recovering well after undergoing surgery in Cuba for a pelvic abscess and noted that medical tests have shown no signs of any "malignant" illness.
Friday 10 June 2011
Mexico's director of national teams Hector Inaturri has backed the five players suspended for a doping offence to prove their innocence.
Monday 06 June 2011
Mexico made a commanding start to the defence of their Gold Cup crown as Javier Hernandez hit a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over El Salvador in Texas.
Monday 06 June 2011
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Sunday 15 May 2011
A delightful hand-drawn cartoon for grown-ups, Chico & Rita boasts gangsters, mojitos, sizzling Cuban jazz, and the most curvaceous animated pin-up since Jessica Rabbit.
Friday 06 May 2011
Thursday 05 May 2011
A Cuban aficionado has rolled the world's longest cigar – measuring 268ft 4in.
Monday 02 May 2011
Originally a day to commemorate the 1886 Haymarket Massacre in Chicago, in which a number of civilians demonstrating for an eight-hour working day were killed by police, May Day now witnesses rallies around the world in celebration of the international labour movement. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets around the world yesterday, including in Manila, Havana, Baghdad, Vladivostok (4), Istanbul (5), and Tunis (7).
Friday 29 April 2011
Thursday 28 April 2011
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street