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Struggles in the sisterhood?

Brendan Barber: No to a boycott of Israeli goods, but yes to targeted sanctions

Earlier this year, the TUC condemned the Israeli offensive in Gaza. And we reiterate that condemnation today. The rocket attacks on Israeli citizens have also been condemned.

Independent schools divided over A-levels

Headteachers condemn boycott of exam as league table is published

Henry McLeish: 'Freeing Lockerbie bomber Megrahi was the right decision'

A former Labour First Minister of Scotland today backed the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber.

Go organic and get your healthcare reform for free

Liberal backlash against Whole Foods boss after he criticises Obama's plans

Is Glenn Beck too right wing even for Fox News?

Leading US brands pull advertising after presenter calls Barack Obama racist

TV blackout and boycott mar Ahmadinejad's swearing-in

Iranian President takes oath of office – but the cries of 'Death to the Dictator' can still be heard in Tehran

Adoption: Meet your family

Bigotry is being hardened and children put at further risk by Hollywood's 'Orphan', says Lisa Markwell, an adoptive mother of two

Minister says he will boycott Nobu over sale of bluefin tuna

Restaurant urged to drop sales of endangered fish

Boycott Newquay, says dead boy's stepmum

Holiday resort's attitude to underage drinking blamed after 16-year-old plunges to his death from cliffs

MDC may quit over new powers for Mugabe

The troubled unity government of Zimbabwe is locked in a "make or break" battle over the constitution that could see the party of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai walk out.

Last Night's Television: Celebrity Masterchef, BBC1

Try to keep a lid on it

Brown tries to head off poll boycott by activists

Email apology to party workers after fears that campaign is moribund

Leading article: It would be irresponsible of heads to boycott Sats tests

An impasse looms – but transparency serves both parents and pupils well

Teachers set to axe school tables

Heads' action threatens two pillars of Labour education reform: pupil tests and league tables

Headteachers vote to boycott primary school tests

Snub to Ed Balls as his speech to the heads' conference fails to persuade them to back down
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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project