Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.
The phone-hacking scandal has convulsed the media. Now the industry must prepare to submit itself to a judge whose self-deprecation masks a rigorous line in questioning
Moving as far as you can out of London doesn't always guarantee a bargain or the best quality of life – you need to be heading in the right direction.
A hair fetishist has been given a "whole life" jail sentence for the "depraved" and "callous" murder and mutilation of a mother of two.
They are the rivers, roads, county borders and other magical location lines that make all the difference – over 20 per cent of the asking price for similar properties, in some cases.
Gay men convicted for something no longer an offence win right for criminal records to be expunged
A wealth of possibilities
Folklore says today's rain heralds 40 days of downpours - and forecasters have not dismissed the possibility.
Several artists from the mouth and foot painting art movement will be taking part in an exhibition at The Great Hall, Winchester next month.
Here is a timeline of events surrounding Peter Tobin's life of crime:
Curreri accounts for a lot of the musical weight behind Devon Sproule.
The boys from the dark side are not only decking demons but, God forbid, kicking angel ass through season 4 of Supernatural.
Stories with spice from Cornwall to Bali
Radio 2's changed a lot in recent years, of course, but if you switched it on in the bad old days, a band like Polly and the Billets Doux wouldn't sound out of place.
Surely no child can ever have inherited a more difficult silver spoon. George (after his godfather King George V) Alexander (in deference to one godmother, Queen Alexandra) Eugene (in deference to another godfather, the Empress Eugenie, widow of Napoleon III) Douglas Haig was born in a mock Tudor house called Eastcott on the night of 15 March 1918. His mother wrote: "Few babies can have been so welcome. The newspapers acclaimed him and everyone seemed to take a personal pleasure in his arrival. Douglas returned to France the day after, but before he left he received from the King and Queen at Buckingham Palace their majestys' very warm congratulations." The Germans were about to make their last great attack of the First World War, towards Amiens.
A gang of three men stole at least £70,000 from more than 70 pensioners across the country, duping their way inside their victims’ homes by pretending to be police officers, in what is thought to be the biggest series of distraction burglaries ever seen in the UK.
Parents of murdered girl break silence after 27-year miscarriage of justice is exposed