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Thursday 16 August 2012
People are putting themselves and their children at risk of skin cancer as research suggests that many are unable to recognise symptoms and are unaware of the dangers of sun exposure.
Friday 03 August 2012
A curiously successful case of a hit novel turned into a play
Thursday 12 July 2012
A fast but hard run across the Atlantic gave multihull expert Yann Guichard a debut victory as he crossed the finish line in Brest to win the Krys Ocean Race from New York in just 4d 21h 08m 37s.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Our writer fears the 'sand sandwiches' season is here again
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Model-maker Ron Mueck's new show at London's Hauser & Wirth gallery features only four works, but Adrian Hamilton is still overwhelmed
Sunday 26 February 2012
The View From Here
Wednesday 21 December 2011
1. Mamas and Papas
Ergonomically designed, with soft-touch moulded corners and feet and their padded frame has wipe-clean covers.
Sunday 27 November 2011
The potions on our bathroom shelves provide an uncomfortably intimate map of our physical insecurities. Yet many of us are far less embarrassed by our arsenal of wrinkle creams and blemish zappers than by that lone bottle of fake tan.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
A British honeymooner was killed in a shark attack in the Seychelles yesterday as his new bride looked on.
Saturday 06 August 2011
News stories about saucily-shaped vegetables and silhouettes of religious leaders appearing on pieces of toast feature year-round, and are now much more widely circulated by the new media.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Sunday 17 July 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
Monday 04 July 2011
Teenagers and people in their 20s are more likely to get sunburned and sit out during the hottest part of the day than those who are older, research shows.
Saturday 02 July 2011
It has taken me no less than 40 years to realise what health experts have known all along: that sunscreens actually work.
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
- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train