The Chief Inspector of Prisons said the system had "utterly failed" the "most vulnerable people in detention"
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Monday 20 December 2010
An Abu Dhabi luxury hotel that boasted an $11m Christmas tree decorated with gold and gems admitted Sunday it may have taken the holiday spirit a bit too far.
Thursday 09 December 2010
Norwegian MPs have called on multinational companies to put pressure on a wealthy Yemeni businessman to hand over his son, who is wanted for the 2008 murder of a student in London.
Friday 05 November 2010
General Motors executives have begun criss-crossing the US and the world on an investor roadshow ahead of the company's $40bn (£25bn) flotation, and they are being allowed to use private jets for the first time in two years
Saturday 18 September 2010
Wednesday 08 September 2010
The Government spent more than £100 million on flights deporting failed asylum seekers, foreign nationals and immigration offenders in the last five years, figures showed.
Wednesday 01 September 2010
A man entrusted with helping to sell a 1.3 million-dollar painting said it disappeared while he was in a drunken haze, according to a lawsuit filed by a co-owner of the canvas.
Friday 27 August 2010
Friday 20 August 2010
Minnesota Vikings veteran quarterback Brett Favre has confirmed he will return to the NFL for one more season to try to lead his team to the Super Bowl.
Friday 13 August 2010
A German banker?
Monday 26 July 2010
Could Ed Balls' darkest hour herald the breaking of a glorious dawn?
Sunday 25 July 2010
Friday 23 July 2010
In 1815, the British government had a dangerous prisoner on its hands. Napoleon Bonaparte had just been defeated at Waterloo, but he had been defeated before – and exiled to the island of Elba, 12 miles off the coast of Tuscany, but had come storming back.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has splashed out on something special to mark his first major win: a tractor.
Friday 09 July 2010
Hands up if it was you Hilton, and your new-found interest in soccer? Or you Mr Kissinger, in another diplomatic triumph? Or perhaps, Queen Sofia of Spain, it was you who was the cause of the most improbable traffic jam at this or any World Cup?
Sunday 04 July 2010
Justin Rose has spent a whole career astonishing his doubters by bouncing back from adversity and at the Aronimink Country Club in Philadelphia the Englishman is doing so again. After blowing a big lead in spectacular fashion last week, Rose takes a four-stroke cushion into today’s final of the AT&T National.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'