She came under criticism from members of her own party who distanced themselves from her remarks
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Tuesday 14 February 2012
With the sort of money that pop, film and sports stars earn, it can be difficult for ordinary people to feel sympathetic to their situations. Yet for the famous, quite removed from the superficial pampering they receive, there are many challenges and dangers that the non-celebrity does not have to cope with.
Friday 10 February 2012
You've run the gauntlet of the press and are safe inside your Merc, right? Wrong. For today's celebrities, Luke Blackall offers his advice
Wednesday 08 February 2012
The senior detective shouted at by Harry Redknapp for "staring" had faced accusations police were leaking the case to the News of the World, it can be revealed today.
Sunday 22 January 2012
She weighed less than a couple of mobile phones at birth, but now Melinda's made medical history
Tuesday 17 January 2012
The Associated Press opened its newest bureau in Pyongyang yesterday, becoming the first international news organisation with a full-time presence in North Korea.
Friday 06 January 2012
My photographs," wrote Eve Arnold in 1978, "are, of necessity, subjective – filtered through my background and education, my prejudices, and the limitations imposed by chance and the time in which I lived."
Thursday 04 August 2011
A collection of the best press photography from around the world goes on display at the Scottish Parliament on Saturday.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
The results of a competition to find the best press photography of 2010 were announced this week.
Sunday 10 July 2011
The Mancunian Sefton Samuels has been documenting life in the north of England for more than four decades – ever since quitting life as a jazz drummer, in fact.
Friday 08 July 2011
The Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's personal photographer has been arrested on espionage charges in the latest in a long line of spy scandals to rock the former Soviet republic.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Born from Hungary’s tumultuous start to the twentieth century, The Royal Academy of Arts is exhibiting the work of a generation of artists who have profoundly influenced the course of modern photography.
Sunday 22 May 2011
What is a "point of interest"? That is the question the renowned British photographer Peter Marlow poses in his latest exhibition, which takes a decidedly oblique viewof the world and places centre stage that which would more often be overlooked.
Sunday 20 February 2011
The 1,500-mile-long Grand Trunk Road, which runs from Kabul to Calcutta and links the eastern and western regions of South Asia, is one of the area's oldest, longest and certainly most significant highways.
Friday 11 February 2011
South African photographer Jodi Bieber has won the highest accolade for the 54th annual World Press Photo competition, announced today in Amsterdam, for her stunning picture of a beautiful Afghan girl, Bibi, whose ears and nose have been violently mutilated.
Sunday 23 January 2011
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'