Nadhim Zahawi says 'massive, irreversible damage' is being caused
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Friday 19 July 2013
A man has lost his battle to prevent family heirlooms, including a painting by Lucien Pissarro worth up to £30,000, from being seized to fund his father’s care.
Sunday 17 February 2013
Strange drama in a Las Vegas casino misses the jackpot, but its black humour lingers in the mind
Monday 30 July 2012
Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man at the Global Gathering electronic and dance music festival.
Friday 01 June 2012
The Hammersmith Apollo, which hosted David Bowie's last performance as Ziggy Stardust, has been sold by owner HMV to an American-German joint venture.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
The actor Colin Tarrant was a permanent fixture on television for 12 years as the by-the-book, disciplinarian Inspector Andrew Monroe in The Bill. He took the role of Sun Hill police station's third most senior officer at the height of the programme's success, joining itin 1990, six years after it had been launched on ITV.
Monday 19 December 2011
Struggling retailer HMV today said it was looking to sell its live music division as it bids to bolster its finances after it nearly doubled half-year losses.
Monday 08 August 2011
Thursday 04 August 2011
When Peter Hall founded the RSC in 1961, one of his guiding principles was that Shakespeare should be presented in dynamic, mutually illuminating relation to new playwrights. Harold Pinter was the linchpin of this policy. So, as the company celebrates its 50th birthday, it's fitting that it should programme a major revival of one the classic Pinter plays premiered under its auspices – even if the Swan Theatre, with its thrust stage and stacked, horse-shoe-shaped seating is an awkward space for such an intrinsically proscenium arch drama as The Homecoming (1965).
Thursday 07 July 2011
A leading British architect has lashed out against designers who are winning major building commissions by offering "suicide fees".
Butley, Duchess, London<br/>The Government Inspector, Young Vic, London<br/>Chicken Soup with Barley, Royal Court Downstairs, London
Sunday 12 June 2011
Saturday 11 June 2011
The bodies of a woman and a five-year-old girl were found by a visitor to a house in Stratford-upon-Avon yesterday morning.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
Thursday 12 May 2011
One man's purgatory is another man's happiness in Philip Massinger's remarkable 1632 city comedy of social climbing and mercenary deceit. Oh, the raptures, for instance, of being hurried in a coach to Brentford, Staines, or Barnet for ten-pound suppers and the shaking of the sheets.
Monday 02 May 2011
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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- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'