A painting of the former PM for the National Portrait Gallery tells us much about him
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Monday 08 April 2013
Nine arrested over building collapse
Sssssssshhhhhh he's trying to read: As China prepares for the year of the snake pictures show a zoo owner's remarkable relationship with the creatures
Monday 04 February 2013
As China prepares to welcome in the year of the snake, pictures have been published showing one zoo owner in the Philippines who has an extraordinarily close relationship with the creatures.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Hundreds of protesters descended on Parliament to air their anti-capitalist beliefs outside the UK's halls of power.
Friday 26 October 2012
Visitors taking tours of the Shard will be able to enjoy views of up to 40 miles across London when it opens in February.
Friday 26 October 2012
With Buckingham Palace and the Mall stretching out below its westerly windows and Trafalgar Square doing the same to the east, London's Admiralty Arch has an unrivalled view into the heart of the nation.
Monday 01 October 2012
Julian Fellowes wants to write a Downton prequel. Why not march forward to the septic Seventies? John Walsh offers his plot suggestions
Saturday 25 August 2012
The last time I was in the same village as thousands of disabled people was on Easter Monday a couple of years ago. It was Lourdes in the South of France and there wasn’t much sport going on but, as I prepare to cover the Paralymic Games from London for BBC Radio Five Live, I suspect the two experiences will have something in common - and I don’t mean miracles.
Sunday 19 August 2012
They're putting what in the middle of Trafalgar Square?
Saturday 04 August 2012
I visited New York and found, to my great delight, that the city really did feature large chimneys funnelling steam out of the pavement.
Friday 03 August 2012
Thursday 26 July 2012
i writers battle London's Olympic restrictions – and each other – to cross the capital
Sunday 15 July 2012
Singin', and dancin', in the rain ... just Gene Kelly and me
Monday 09 July 2012
A classically-inspired peep show has been set up in the middle of the National Gallery.
Saturday 07 July 2012
A funding shortage has resulted in a scaled down version of London's Gay Pride event taking place today.
Thursday 28 June 2012
London Mayor Boris Johnson gave qualified support today to bold plans by Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone for a London Grand Prix.
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?
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 3 '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