Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
More than one month after winning a second term, President Barack Obama was last night due to unveil his first move in what will be a wide-ranging reshuffle of his top advisers and cabinet members, formally nominating Senator John Kerry to be America’s next Secretary of State.
Was it illness, an assassination attempt...or simply political brinkmanship?
Routes to Afghanistan can be used again after US statement on killing of 24 soldiers in air strike
London insurers withdraw vessel's cover after pressure from US authorities
Cameron appeals for help dealing with young people whose minds have been 'poisoned'
Out of America: Excitement over a new documentary series about Bill and Hillary reveals how Americans are still captivated by the Clintons
Bill Clinton's political allies were so stunned by the revelation of his affair with the White House intern Monica Lewinsky that they believed the president must have been set up, according to a new documentary about the infamous sex scandal.
David Beckham's admission that he has only three good friends rings true
It is thought that more than 9,000 people have paid to watch Amir Khan fight in Washington DC tonight, proving that the teenager from the Athens Olympics is finally, against the odds and reason, a global star of the ring.
Demonstrators trying to hold a second day of protests against vote fraud in Russia's parliamentary elections have clashed with police in Moscow.
Care agencies map out a future for Afghanistan to guide Bonn Conference foreign ministers tomorrow
The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, is to address the Northern Ireland Assembly today, amid signs its main parties are edging towards a deal to complete the process of devolution from London to Belfast.
Some of the innermost details of Hillary Clinton's time in the White House were put on public display yesterday when 11,000 pages of documents detailing her day-to-day routine throughout eight years of Bill Clinton's presidency were released.