England won today's Twenty20 to retain the Ashes
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Friday 24 May 2013
It’s one of those secrets that’s whispered between parents behind hands; something you never, ever, tell a health professional
Thursday 23 May 2013
They told us that a child on its back could choke on its own vomit and die - scary stuff, so we did as we were told, even though babies have slept on their backs for millennia
Monday 13 May 2013
Depressed people live in parallel time zone, scientists find
Friday 10 May 2013
'The ideal family car if you want peace and quiet'
Sunday 28 April 2013
An online discussion about the creepiest things children say to their parents has become an unlikely internet hit with more than 10,000 comments being posted
Monday 22 April 2013
Normally the youth-oriented Channel 4 would try to keep its audience glued into the small hours. But the broadcaster has now launched a mobile game designed to send hyperactive teenagers to sleep in order to educate them about the benefits of an early night.
Friday 19 April 2013
Dick Van Dyke, the star of Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, has cancelled a public appearance in New York suffering with a “yet-to-be diagnosed neurological disorder”.
'The night I shot David Short I had the best sleep of my life': One-eyed police killer Dale Cregan fantasised about decapitating victim, court told
Thursday 21 March 2013
A man who admitted killing two unarmed female police officers fantasised about decapitating another of his victims, a court heard.
Friday 15 March 2013
Addressing the problem of obstructive sleep apnoea in this country should be a great success story – but so far, it isn’t
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Sleep loss can be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Reynolds was part of the gang who carried out heist which netted them a staggering £2.6 million - around £40 million in 2012 money
Thursday 21 February 2013
The semi-aquatic mammals are able to sleep with half their brain at a time
Saturday 16 February 2013
The most vivid memory I have of my grandfather – Zayda, in Yiddish – is his silence. Not a cold reticence; he was just a quiet and reserved man, and though my six-year-old brain may have been imagining it, I felt his lack of words both calm and loving.
Friday 15 February 2013
Birmingham manager angered by striker's attitude in training
James Lawton: Mature intelligence of Owen Farrell provides hope for England revolution after moment of truth
Monday 11 February 2013
Six Nations: What’s the point of a rite of passage if it doesn’t turn eager boys into real men
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'