Case could result in landmark first ever prosecution for ‘cutting’ in Britain
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Fifty Shades hotter? London Fire Brigade blames 'mummy porn' for rising number of handcuff incidents
Monday 29 July 2013
Fire fighters have linked increasing call-outs to people trapped in handcuffs to the popularity of books such as EL James' "mummy porn" trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Test breakthrough links man who confessed to the 1960s killing spree with the final victim
Saturday 15 June 2013
When she was young, a tomboyish Griffiths longed to do everything her brothers did.
Sunday 02 June 2013
A mural which disappeared from the wall of a north London shop last year but resurfaced in an auction in Miami – only to be withdrawn at the last minute – has gone on sale in London and was on Sunday evening expected to raise £900,000.
Thursday 25 April 2013
The Great British Sewing Bee will return for a second longer series, BBC Two has confirmed.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Eighty-one year old Ann has won The Great British Sewing Bee.
Friday 05 April 2013
Debenhams signs Sewing Bee's Grant
Tuesday 02 April 2013
The recession has made domestic gods and goddesses of us all. In the past five years television has produced Kirstie’s Homemade Home, Kirstie’s Homemade Christmas, The Great British Bake Off and now The Great British Sewing Bee, which airs tonight.
Saturday 16 March 2013
Frasquita, a Spanish woman living in a small, rural village, has a talent for sewing: she is able to weave clothing into beautifully intricate designs and even uses her thread to suture wounds.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
In Occupied France, a German officer is billeted on the coastal home of an old man and his niece. They resist with the only weapon that they have at their disposal – total silence.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Boris Johnson intensified the pressure on David Cameron today by calling for a vote on Britain’s place in Europe before the next general election.
Sunday 18 November 2012
What's in a name? Quite a lot actually, as the American fashion brand Unionmade is finding out. Unionmade clothing is, you see, not union-made.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Slow, methodical and brilliant as ever.
Friday 31 August 2012
He took a couple of deep breaths and then grinned his way through the National Anthem. It has been a long time in coming – 34 days, in fact – but a Briton has finally climbed on to the top of the podium in the Aquatics Centre. Jonathan Fox, a 21-year-old Cornishman with a fondness for heavy metal, rounded off a rousing opening day for the host nation at the London Paralympics with Britain's second gold medal last night.
Friday 31 August 2012
Ben Quilter overcame a disappointing start to the day to win judo bronze for Great Britain at the ExCeL last night.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 4 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth