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Sunday 02 June 2013
A teenager's brutal homicide heightens debate over attitudes to violence against women
Turkish police withdraw from Taksim Square and allow Istanbul protesters to continue demonstration after days of tension
Saturday 01 June 2013
Police had earlier used tear gas and water cannon on the demonstrators
Thursday 30 May 2013
You're a hipster in his thirties with a beard and a kid. What are you gonna read? About hipsters in their thirties with beards and kids. That's the thinking behind Kindling Quarterly, a new magazine about fatherhood launched this week in Brooklyn (obvs).
Review: Inferno - Dan Brown's Dante-inspired novel is clunky but clever and will undoubtedly heat up pundits
Tuesday 14 May 2013
On page 334 of Inferno, Dan Brown's tweedy Harvard iconographer Robert Langdon reveals to Sienna Brooks - a British-born misfit genius who gallops around three favourite tourist destinations with him in this latest adventure - that "We're in the wrong country". Cue a flight out of Venice, where a plot rammed to bursting-point with guide-book factoids and the vintage formulae of apocalyptic science-fiction has shifted from its opening location in Florence.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Police and protesters have clashed in Istanbul after hundreds tried to breach barricades and reach the city's main square to mark May Day in defiance of a government ban.
Thursday 25 April 2013
A look ahead to tonight’s Europa League semi-final first leg at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium
Saturday 13 April 2013
From former alcohol warehouses to old Ottoman mansions
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Galatasaray win 4-3 on aggregate
Saturday 02 February 2013
'I've always got my eyes open to design'
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Now... Until 28 February, £595pp buys you flights from Gatwick to Agadir in Morocco on easyJet, five nights at the Paradis Plage near Taghazout (one of the country's best surfing beaches), plus breakfast and transfers. The deal is with Lawrence of Morocco. Lawrenceofmorocco.com
Saturday 26 January 2013
Thirteen countries will host the 2020 European Championship, Uefa decided yesterday, with each host providing a single stadium for the 24-team tournament.
Friday 11 January 2013
“This has been going on for 30 years and we see now that guns, the conflict, has not been a solution”, says 40-year-old Doğan Doğan of the decades-old conflict between the Turkish state and the militant nationalist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Thursday 10 January 2013
The impact of London's Olympics has been felt as far away as Japan, with Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Games boosted by a rise in public support thanks to the success of last summer's event in Britain.
Tuesday 25 December 2012
Less than £200... Armed with The Independent’s latest 48 Hours in Paris, take Eurostar from London St Pancras on 26 January for two nights in the French capital for £193 – including B&B at the two-star Hotel Americain, close to Place de la République. Upgrade the train for £104 per person. Crestaholidays.co.uk
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more