Echo of a friendship for a girl at war
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Wednesday 31 July 2013
Less than £200... BA Holidays has a range of deals on Spanish city breaks this month. Destinations on offer include Barcelona and Alicante where three nights' B&B at the four-star Medium Conqueridor Hotel is £195pp on 9 August, including flights from Gatwick. Ba.com
Thursday 18 July 2013
It is no unfamiliar sight on a British day averaging above 20 degrees – men and women of all shapes and sizes shedding their clothes and taking to public places.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a crash that killed two cyclists.
Thursday 27 June 2013
Most couples opt for far-flung destinations for their honeymoon - but one pair of newlyweds have decided to spend theirs at Glastonbury Festival.
Thursday 07 March 2013
Around 30 people have been evacuated from their homes and a police major incident declared after fire broke out at a derelict seaside hotel in Cornwall.
Wednesday 26 December 2012
40 years ago, David Henderson was an avid listener to the radio great. Now his treasured tapes are helping to fill a gap in the BBC’s history
White Christmas? Stop dreaming say forecasters, as seven days of rain and strong winds are set to sweep the country
Wednesday 19 December 2012
The South West has been put on flood alert
Friday 14 December 2012
Southend to Newquay flights
Thursday 06 December 2012
The only way is Cornwall - or is it Devon? The latest flight from Southend revealed by easyJet departs from the second Essex airport, destination Newquay. The two resorts will be linked from 20 June next year.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Long-forgotten footage of The Beatles visiting a chip shop in Somerset as they filmed their surreal road movie Magical Mystery Tour is to be seen for the first time.
Saturday 29 September 2012
Police say a decision to ban mankinis and other "inappropriate clothing" from their town has helped significantly reduce anti-social behaviour and recorded crime.
Friday 28 September 2012
Police say a decision to ban mankinis and other “inappropriate clothing” from their town has helped significantly reduce anti-social behaviour and recorded crime.
Monday 27 August 2012
Parking is a premium in any town centre but in St Ives – the idyllic Cornish resort once home to Britain's artistic elite – a single space has just fetched £55,000.
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
- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 2 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?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train