News

The new drive means a total of 50 UTCs have now been approved

Anderson era opens with late loss for Giants

New Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson admitted his team face a crisis of confidence after watching their dismal run continue with a 35-14 home Super League defeat by Wakefield yesterday.

Farzana Ahmed is jointly charged with murdering her daughter

I lied to police in fear of husband, says Shafilea's mother

A woman accused of murdering her daughter because she brought shame on the family told a jury yesterday that she had lied to police because she was "frightened" of her husband who she said would beat her.

Shafilea Ahmed's parents have been charged with her murder

Mother 'saw husband slap Shafilea Ahmed'

A mother accused of murdering her daughter because she brought shame on the family has admitted for the first time that she realised her husband had “probably killed” the teenager just one week after she went missing, a court heard today.

The Sports Matrix: Monday 16 July 2012

Ferdinand defends 'choc-ice' comment

Warrington centre Chris Bridge tests the Huddersfield defence

Briers' skills send hungry Wolves back to Wembley

Warrington 33 Huddersfield 6

She was lying, says accused Shafilea Ahmed father

A father accused of murdering his “Westernised” daughter told a jury today she was lying when she complained of violence and being forced into marriage.

Shafilea Ahmed’s father denies violence

A father accused of murdering his daughter because she brought shame on the family has denied being a “domineering and violent man” and called into question his wife's “mental state”, a court heard today.

Shafilea Ahmed’s father denies murder after wife changes story

A father accused of murdering his daughter because he believed she had brought shame on his family broke down in court today as he denied the charge.

McGoldrick pulled in on pushing charge

Hull's new signing Ryan McGoldrick has been accused of pushing referee Tim Roby during his debut. The Australian utility back, who went into the Hull side within hours of joining from Castleford last Friday, has been charged by the Rugby Football League's match-review panel of making deliberate physical contact with Roby during his side's 21-6 defeat at Headingley. McGoldrick was seen pushing Roby out of the way as he attempted to make a tackle early in the second half.

Shafilea Ahmed's sister stands by statement

Shafilea Ahmed's sister has told a jury that her parents played no part in the teenager's death.

I was not beaten, says Shafilea Ahmed's sister

Shafilea Ahmed's sister has denied telling a friend she was beaten by her parents and they threatened to kill her.

Round-up: Huby pounces for Tigers to turn tables and bring end to Salford's winning streak

Salford's winning run ended at three matches as they were pipped at the post by Castleford yesterday. The in-form City Reds were on their way to their fourth victory when Sean Gleeson's try made it 30-22 with time running out.

Man held over theft of memorial plaque to children killed by IRA bomb

A man has been arrested over the theft of a memorial to two children killed by an IRA bomb, police said.

Briers puts champions deeper in trouble

Warrington 37 Leeds 18

I want justice for Shafilea Ahmed, says her sister

The sister of Shafilea Ahmed told a court today that she broke her seven-year silence about the murder because she could not "go back to her grave" until she got justice for the teenager.

Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast & Montenegro
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Lisbon, Oporto and the Douro Valley
Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
Spain
Prices correct as of 23 January 2015
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project