“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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Monday 01 July 2013
As thousands of Glastonbury festival-goers pack up their tents today they will wade through fields of litter, not mud.
Monday 01 July 2013
Rescue services are still tackling the fire that broke out in Smethwick on Sunday evening
Monday 24 June 2013
Department stores like the 32 shops that Beales runs are a dying breed. These small-town stores were once the heart of the high street. But, as other old-fashioned retailers have found, cheaper competitors, the internet and modern life have not been kind. Beales has shops from Harrogate to Horsham but its sales growth has been weak, and it reported a loss this year. When it reports its half-year results today, it is likely it will have suffered another tough period, with the inconsistent weather a major problem for many retailers.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Refuse and recycling workers at a Green Party controlled council will launch a week-long strike over pay tomorrow, causing collections to be suspended.
Friday 07 June 2013
Writer Jonah Lehrer first learned he had been rumbled, as a plagiarist and fabricator, from a voicemail.
Sunday 02 June 2013
In the face of a seemingly never-ending recession, a group of Italian workers is attempting to reassume control of its own destiny by occupying the factory that laid them off – in order to start their own business.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
It may have the presidential seal of approval but football fans in Brazil are reserving judgment on their answer to the vuvuzela.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Ten thousand tons of cardboard has been burning through the night in a “severe” fire at a paper mill.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
We’re used to disgruntled employees’ resignations doing the rounds these days. In the internet age, those bitter parting words can be uploaded and forwarded in an instant.
Monday 08 April 2013
British gardeners have suffered one of the slowest starts to the growing season for years with daffodils and snowdrops still crowding the flowerbeds where bedding plants would normally be taking root by now.
Friday 22 March 2013
A French architecture firm has unveiled their new ambitious 'farmscraper' project - six towering structures which promise to change the way that we think about green living.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
You can economise on everything from train tickets to phone bills – and get hold of lots of free stuff – if you know where to click
Sunday 10 March 2013
As garbage-burning plants proliferate, Britain could end up with too little waste to put in them
Sunday 03 March 2013
Who needs flowerpots? Whether you're planting indoors or on a windowsill, patio or balcony – or even in a garden with (like mine) minimal flowerbed space – take tips from a lovely new book, Teeny, Tiny Gardening by Emma Hardy (£14,99, Cico). It is stuffed with inventive ideas for weeny things you can turn into quirky planters. Such as…
Friday 01 February 2013
The affluent London borough of Kensington and Chelsea is removing litter bins claiming they attract the wrong kind of rubbish
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
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