“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.
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Saturday 25 January 2014
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Thursday 09 January 2014
Poll finds 78 per cent of respondents shared deep concerns about the impact of the media's portrayal of minorities
Thursday 19 December 2013
The father then harassed the dog's owner in the street after it was killed
Sunday 15 December 2013
Aviation is one of the fastest-growing sources of global-warming gases
Wednesday 27 November 2013
The controversial government funded Commonwealth Development Corporation, which invests taxpayer’s money into businesses in poverty-stricken emerging markets, saw a surge in the value of its stakes in the past year.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Pace4Life say thousands of the life-saving devices are thrown away each year, when they could be used to treat patients in the developing world
Wednesday 13 November 2013
A measure in George Osborne’s 2013 Budget which made no headlines outside the financial pages was the abolition of stamp duty reserve tax on UK-domiciled asset management funds. That may not sound like an attention grabber, but it was manna for Britain’s hedge-fund bosses, who by the Government’s estimate saw £145m drop off their companies’ collective annual tax bill.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Give your children an early lesson in values with this pick of educational and environmentally friendly playthings
Monday 14 October 2013
Which constituency does the great temple beneath the arch serve?
Comment: Joints and all-night benders – Ronnie O'Sullivan’s wasted tales reek of teenage desperation
Monday 07 October 2013
'Mum said "You’re going to get caught soon. You can’t carry on like this"'
IPCC report increases certainty humans are to blame for climate change. This is what you can do about it....
Friday 27 September 2013
Right, so, it might not be exactly YOUR FAULT, but it's not entirely not your fault either. The IPCC climate change report, released today in Stockholm, has upped the certainty that man is the dominant cause of climate change to 95 per cent. Pretty certain, overall. And unless you happen to be an ape blessed with extraordinary powers of literacy, the fact that you're understanding this sentence implicates you in the whole heating mess. So here are ten Dos and Don'ts you can follow to cook the planet an infinitesimally smaller amount...
Sunday 22 September 2013
Home side blow away the west Country outfit in a brutal first-half display that saw the contest over after 40 minutes
Friday 20 September 2013
After BBC anchor Simon McCoy picked up a pack of printer paper instead of his iPad, hordes of eager Apple fans fell into the same trap! D'oh!
Saracens 44 Gloucester 12 match report: 14-man Gloucester sink to the bottom after Wood’s early rush of blood
Sunday 15 September 2013
There is not much love around the English club game right now: hard words are being spoken on the vexed subject of European rugby – Nigel Wray, the Saracens chairman, poured an entire pipeline’s worth of petrol on the flames consuming the Heineken Cup on Sunday by declaring that the Premiership teams would be “quite crazy” to stay in the tournament beyond the end of the season – and even harder lessons are being learnt by sides who let their discipline slip. Ask Gloucester, who really copped it in London yesterday and find themselves at the foot of the table as a consequence.
Sunday 15 September 2013
Middle-class problems: Recycling
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
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train