If we don't like rich landlords then we can raise taxes on the rich generally, but it will be a brave politician who suggests it
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Monday 09 December 2013
South African government announced that preparations for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela are in full swing. Mandela's body is being prepared by the Military Health Service of the South African National Defense Force to lie in state at the Union Buildings.Works are also underway at various venues such as the Union Buildings in Pretoria, FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, Mthatha and Qunu in the Eastern Cape, and at ports of entry to prepare for the events related to the State Funeral.
Sunday 08 December 2013
The Government is “squandering” an opportunity to make public transport more accessible to disabled people after MPs’ recommendations on improvements were “effectively ignored”, campaigners have said.
Saturday 07 December 2013
British Airways cancelled about 150 domestic and European flights in an effort to protect its long-haul schedule
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Improvements to the A14 will instead be paid for by the Government
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Jonathan Brown meets the protesters hoping to create the spirit of Balcombe
Tuesday 26 November 2013
The authorities are motivated more by revenue-raising rather than road safety
Saturday 23 November 2013
East Midlands Ambulance Crew were unable to transport the man to hospital
Wednesday 20 November 2013
A man and a teenage girl have suffered "serious injuries" after a school bus crash.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
The first completed tunnel in the £14.8 billion cross-London Crossrail project has been unveiled.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Low-cost airline easyJet's annual profits soared 51 per cent today, after efforts to attract more business passengers saw more 60 million passengers board their aircrafts for the first time.
Sunday 17 November 2013
The Tatarstan Airlines plane was making a second attempt to land when it exploded, killing 50, including British woman Donna Bull
Saturday 16 November 2013
The man who pays his way
Friday 15 November 2013
Rescue teams have searched an area of south east Miami after a pilot reported a passenger falling out of the aircraft and into the sea
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Four US Marines have been killed in an accident on a training ground at the Camp Pendleton base near San Diego, California.
US to destroy entire six-ton stockpile of ivory in message to poachers – but experts say it could just make problem worse
Tuesday 12 November 2013
There are fears destruction just increases value of remaining stockpiles on illegal markets
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?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
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
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train