But the whistleblower says he cannot go home when there’s ‘no chance to have a fair trial’
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Sunday 30 September 2012
Out of America: The system of interstates, built from the 1950s, has always attracted myths – and lone assassins
Saturday 29 September 2012
It's tough these days being Mitt Romney. This wasn't a bad week for him – nowhere near as bad as the one before, which kicked off with the now infamous "47 per cent of Americans feel themselves victims". The Republican challenger has been out on the campaign trail more. He made a decent foreign policy speech in New York too, and even managed a decent joke (about the benefits of being introduced by Bill Clinton).
Sunday 02 September 2012
The pair of civic-minded New Yorkers transformed a disused train track rising some 30ft above Manhattan's bustling streets into a horticultural sanctuary.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Bradley Wiggins launched Britain's summer of sporting success with his historic win in the Tour de France and his influence is still being felt. With the action due to start tomorrow in the Velodrome, the latest to cite the Wiggins effect is Rik Waddon, one of British cycling's golden hopes in the Paralympics.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, the Romney campaign confirmed today.
Thursday 09 August 2012
A midweek evening meeting is not usually the place to find a Derby winner, but tonight at Leopardstown the globetrotting Treasure Beach steps out on home turf for the first time since taking Ireland's premier Classic last year.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Friday 03 August 2012
You don't have to know or care much about the sport to be touched by this documentary on the travails of a Tennessee high-school (American) football team.
Sunday 22 July 2012
The Stepford husband who went to the Moon
Saturday 21 July 2012
Gunman wearing gas mask, bullet-proof vest and black combat clothing kills 12 and wounds 58 - 11 critically - at premiere
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Nearly 1.8 million people in the eastern US faced another sweltering day without power as the death toll from weekend summer storms rose to 22.
Monday 02 July 2012
Millions of people in a swath of states along the US East Coast and farther west went into a third sweltering day without power today after a round of summer storms that killed more than a dozen people.
Sunday 01 July 2012
At least 13 people have died and three million were left without power after violent storms pummelled the eastern United States.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Despite a bad night's sleep 20-year-old races to victory and is first British woman in third round for 10 years
Saturday 23 June 2012
A Moroccan illegal immigrant pleaded guilty yesterday to attempting a suicide bombing of the United States Capitol building in Washington in a deal with prosecutors that could see him sentenced to 30 years in prison.
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'