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Tuesday 20 November 2012
When David Beckham announced that he's to leave the reigning MLS champions LA Galaxy for new climes, speculation was soon rife about the next stop in the Beckham roadshow. We thought we'd help Beckham with his decision with a compass point-friendly guide to potential new clubs. David, you're welcome:
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Iain Duncan Smith delivered a stinging rebuke to Boris Johnson’s Conservative leadership aspirations after the London Mayor approved a scheme to turn the Walthamstow dog track in east London into flats.
Friday 26 October 2012
A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets.
Saturday 18 August 2012
A post-Olympic buzz boosts clubs across Britain, as Charlie Cooper discovers
Friday 10 August 2012
A Team GB taekwondo competitor who claimed victory instead of world number one Aaron Cook has said he received hate mail while preparing for the Olympics.
Taekwondo: Lutalo Muhammad keen to prove critics wrong after controversial omission of Aaron Cook for Team GB
Thursday 09 August 2012
Lutalo Muhammad is keen to make his own impression in the taekwondo tomorrow. To many, he is known only as the anti-Aaron Cook, the man who took the place that ought to have belonged to the world No 1. But despite the fierce disagreement between Cook and GB Taekwondo, Muhammad wants to show that he is an Olympian in his own right, and not just by default.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Tuesday 03 July 2012
The dance critic John Percival belonged to a generation which, in the 1950s, persuaded newspapers to employ specialist writers rather than making do with music critics. Before joining The Independent (1997-2002), he had been The Times' critic for 32 years. He was a familiarly tall silhouette at performances, always there because he had an exceptional receptiveness to dance of any creed and faithfully fulfilled the critic's duty to be well informed. Where others might flag after a few weeks of non-stop performances, he was invariably hungry for more.
Friday 22 June 2012
Some predicted that the doctors' absence would cause "chaos". But despite cancelled appointments and fears that the strike would cause a backlog, most patients questioned by The Independent yesterday said that, if anything, queues and waiting times were shorter.
Thursday 14 June 2012
The Walthamstow Poetry Trail shows that stanzas have their place in shop windows
Saturday 09 June 2012
A Metropolitan Police officer has denied assaulting a black teenager who was in custody. Constable Joseph Harrington, 28, pleaded not guilty at Westminster magistrates' court, London, to a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
The policy of rehousing people hundreds of miles away from their homes to deal with housing benefit caps has been scrapped in one north London borough.
Monday 21 May 2012
A mother has been found guilty of having her 13-year-old daughter's boyfriend fatally attacked and then persuading her to take the blame.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Teachers called yesterday for strike action against schools planning to convert to academies.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Union delegates fear Government's desire to promote academies is 'just about privatisation'
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
- 1 Bad cattitude: Family call police after crazed and 'hostile cat with a history of violence' attacks baby before attempting to 'flee custody'
- 2 Family forced to flee home after discovering 'terrifying' nest of spiders in bananas
- 3 First Kiss: Filmmaker gets 20 strangers to make out on YouTube with awkward results
- 4 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 5 Bob Crow death: 'Admired by his members, feared by employers' - Tributes pour in for RMT union leader and 'working class hero' Bob Crow