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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
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories