… and the Met Office warns there is still more rain to come
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Nigel Farage presents ‘Ukip weather’ forecast in wake of storm over councillor David Silvester’s gay marriage comments
Sunday 26 January 2014
The party leader described the scandal over the Oxfordshire councillor’s repeated media appearances as a ‘storm in a teacup’
UK weather: Chobham tornado ‘lifts cats into air’ as storms and rain sweep across country, bringing further risk of flooding
Sunday 26 January 2014
The Met Office issued an amber warning of rain for the Somerset Levels, where villages have now been dubbed ‘islands’
Saturday 25 January 2014
UPDATE: Experts say the cruise liner, adrift in the north Atlantic, may have succumbed to stormy weather conditions
Sunday 19 January 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited Florida this weekend, on a trip likely intended to boost his profile as a potential presidential candidate. Instead, the scandal-plagued Republican arrived in the Sunshine State under a cloud. On Saturday Dawn Zimmer, the Democrat mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, claimed in a television interview that two of Christie’s close aides had threatened to withhold Hurricane Sandy relief funds from her city if she continued to oppose a major property development plan backed by the Governor.
Sunday 05 January 2014
In his essay alongside the photographs here, Edward Burtynsky says: “The images in this book ask that we follow the quiet journey of Robert Leslie and his camera through a land where the notion of the unstoppable economy, a land of plenty, the ‘American dream’, is brought into question.”
Thursday 02 January 2014
Extreme weather set to continue through the weekend
Wednesday 01 January 2014
A man and a woman died in two separate incidents on New Year's Eve
Sunday 29 December 2013
The penguins watching the increasingly bizarre multinational events unfolding in the Antarctic look rightly bemused.
Saturday 28 December 2013
Last Christmas Aston Villa shipped 15 goals without reply. Manager Paul Lambert did not panic and neither did his employer, Randy Lerner.
Friday 27 December 2013
The Independent's letters editor and chief pedant spots this week's best howlers
Saturday 21 December 2013
Warner hit a half-century off just 31 balls after he was afforded time at the crease away from the Ashes Series
Friday 20 December 2013
Owner of the playhouse had previously admitted that London’s theatre buildings had 'suffered years of benign neglect'
Thursday 19 December 2013
Elephants are culturally important across the globe
Tuesday 26 November 2013
In India justice is the exception and injustice the rule
Boxing: Manny Pacquiao outclasses Brandon Rios in Macau - to the joy of Typhoon Haiyan survivors watching from Philippines
Sunday 24 November 2013
Manny Pacquiao showed he remains one of the planet's classiest fighters as he bounced back from his shocking knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez with a unanimous points victory over Brandon Rios.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
- 3 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 4 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'
- 5 Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 non-Muslims who failed to recite Koran