Repairing or improving flood defences is so expensive that areas of countryside which are still under water could be deserted, says Environment Agency
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Friday 17 May 2013
Ministers want to free up time for more serious cases
Thursday 16 May 2013
Trouble flared at the fourth Norwich Sci-Fi and Film Convention at the University of East Anglia, which was organised by the Norwich Star Wars Club
Tuesday 07 May 2013
The party will need to convert eurosceptic zeal to dealing with complaints about drains
Wednesday 24 April 2013
We’re constantly regaled with tales of our broken society. But a new report has revealed that violent crime is falling – and faster than in any other European country. Emily Dugan explains how it all went right
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Keith Weston, rector of St Ebbe's Church, Oxford, was widely regarded as one of the foremost Bible expositors of his generation. He played a vital part in an ambitious plan by the then Inter-Varsity Fellowship (now UCCF) to see Bible-teaching churches in all UK and Irish university towns. Weston's twofold ministry was to allow scripture to inform the thinking of his church members in whatever sphere they served, and to raise up other preachers who would do the same.
Suing for tripping on a kerb: Surely police officers know what they’re getting into when they sign up?
Tuesday 02 April 2013
A police officer is suing a garage owner for an injury sustained while checking the premises on a 999 call
Tuesday 02 April 2013
A police officer is going ahead with legal action against a petrol station owner after she tripped on a kerb while attending a suspected break-in, despite her father saying she planned to drop it.
Monday 01 April 2013
Anyone admitted to hospital will soon be able to see what former patients thought of the care they received on a ward-by-ward basis, the NHS will announce today.
Sunday 31 March 2013
Leading MP says eventual ruling could have 'huge implications for every citizen'
Weather warning issued for snow and ice as commuters are told to prepare for possible Monday rush-hour disruption
Monday 11 March 2013
Commuters are being warned that snow fall could disrupt journeys during today's rush-hour as the band of sleet and snow turns heavier overnight
Bulgarian drug addict Deyan Deyanov found guilty of stabbing and beheading British pensioner in Tenerife
Friday 22 February 2013
A Bulgarian drug addict who beheaded a British grandmother in a frenzied knife attack on the holiday island of Tenerife was today found guilty of murder.
Family of British grandmother stabbed to death and beheaded in Tenerife knife attack come face to face with killer as trial gets underway
Monday 18 February 2013
Dean Valentinov Deyanov beheaded the British grandmother and ran into the street with her severed head shouting "God is on Earth"
Sunday 17 February 2013
Last year, Jon McGregor won one of the richest literary prizes, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, which hopefully brought him to wider recognition (and gave his bank balance a boost).
Thursday 14 February 2013
People calling with an iPod problem were told to have a nice cider to get over it
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Police are investigating after a man and woman were found dead inside a house.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'