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Tuesday 15 May 2012
Ron Paul, Mitt Romney's only remaining rival for the Republican nomination in the US presidential race, said last night he would stop spending money on the 11 remaining primary elections, prompting speculation that his campaign is, effectively, over.
Friday 11 May 2012
Explore the outer edges of our island heritage
Thursday 10 May 2012
If you ask me...
There’s a feeling of real quality with this Magimix kettle, which is solid, shiny and stylish, as well as being quick and able to boil just one mug of water at a time.
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Sunday 29 April 2012
Magical realism without the realism
Saturday 07 April 2012
Newt Gingrich may be asked to quit and give Rick Santorum free run against centrist favourite
Sunday 01 April 2012
It takes a certain level of dedication to manage a regular face mask. For some, the idea borders on the ridiculous; lounging around slathered in inch-thick goo (presumably while painting your nails, talking on the telephone and eating pink bonbons) is just a bit 1950s starlet. Vanity never goes out of fashion, of course, but these days indulging it needs to take a shorter, snappier form.
Friday 30 March 2012
An urgent review has been ordered at the Department of Health after it was revealed that it spent more than £100,000 in three months on "tea and biscuits".
Thursday 22 March 2012
England made it two wins from two in Sri Lanka with an impressive fourth-innings chase only marred by concerns over Ravi Bopara's fitness and Ian Bell's form.
Thursday 22 March 2012
I was in Manchester last night, on an intensely private matter. Oh, all right, I was at a football match. Anyway, I was staying at the city centre hotel where I am a regular visitor. In the relatively short time I have patronised this establishment, it has changed names – and, I assume, ownership – three times, and in its latest incarnation it went from a hotel with a short, memorable name – just four letters – to one with a cumbersome, Americanised moniker – three words, 18 letters.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
China's national treasure, the giant panda, will become even more precious if one businessman succeeds in using its dung to grow organic green tea which he intends to sell for more than £125 a cup.
Thursday 15 March 2012
Monty Panesar and James Anderson shared the wickets in the absence of the injured Stuart Broad as England took control of their warm-up match against a Sri Lanka Board XI in Colombo.
Monday 12 March 2012
Michael Stafford, better known by his stage name Maverick Sabre, is in the middle of his set when a fight breaks out.
Sunday 11 March 2012
Out of America: The torturous campaign for the Republican nomination is leaving the frontrunner battered
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Indigenous people have been at war with the Aussie establishment for generations. But an army unit that prizes their skills is now fighting the age-old prejudices
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 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 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 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition