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 2018-04-23 11:09 

The Independent

Where will Arsene Wenger go next? He'll have no shortage of offers says former Arsenal chief David Dein...

Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein believes Arsene Wenger will have...

 2018-04-23 11:09 

The Independent

Westworld season 2 confirms key character death...

The death that rocked the climax of Westworld season 1 was revealed to be no hoax as the show returned for its new run despite fan theories suggesting otherwise. HBO's big-budget series ended with a moment which saw Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) gain con...

 2018-04-23 11:07 

The Independent

The world's oldest fabric is having a moment — and it's moth-resistant...
 2018-04-23 10:59 

The Independent

Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time, Barbican, London, review: These vanishingly rare ballets are surprisingly strong...

The choreographer Kenneth MacMillan found his voice quickly. This programme of rare early ballets, performed by a top-flight cast of dancers from The Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet and Ballet Black, already show his distinctive style. From the start, he wa...

 2018-04-23 10:57 

The Independent

Harry Kane admits trophyless Tottenham may need to change big game mentality...

Harry Kane has conceded Tottenham players may have to adopt a fresh approach to big games after they suffered an eighth successive FA Cup semi-final defeat. Spurs will end the season without silverware after Manchester United came from behind to win 2-1 a...

 2018-04-23 10:50 

The Independent

City drinks Capita kool aid as shares soar but is this wise?...

Talk about a strange start to the week: Troubled outsourcer Capita started it as the stock market's hot share. A company that sparked real fears of it being the next outsorucing domino to fall after Carillon shot up like one of Elon Musk's rockets...

 2018-04-23 10:47 

The Independent

I was a tour guide in Syria here's what it was like before the war...

Syria's beautiful heritage sites are a testimony to the different cultures and civilizations that went before us. They include some of the world's oldest and most prestigious sites, which were built and preserved by people and empires over centuri...

 2018-04-23 10:45 

The Independent

Pound sterling falls to five week low against US dollar as GDP and Brexit pressures increase...

The pound fell to a five-week low against the dollar on Monday morning, continuing the downward momentum seen last week off the back of worse than expected economic data....

 2018-04-23 10:36 

The Independent

Roma's Stadio Olimpico will show Liverpool what a 'great atmosphere' is, insists Kevin Strootman...

Roma must score early to kill the atmosphere at Anfield insists Kevin Strootman, who warned that the atmosphere at the Stadio Olimpico is also something to be feared. The Italians travel to Liverpool on Tuesday for the first leg of their Champions League ...

 2018-04-23 10:35 

The Independent

LGBT rights are on the line today in the government's Brexit bill...

A watershed moment will take place today in the House of Lords. Peers will, in effect, vote on whether to shrink human rights protection in the UK. This is because the government wants to discard the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights as part of its Brexit ...

 2018-04-23 10:34 

The Independent

St. George's Day: Who was the dragon slayer and why is he England's patron saint?...

Today England celebrates its patron saint, the mighty George the dragon slayer. As Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for the occasion to be made a public holiday, many will be wondering who precisely this mythic figure was....

 2018-04-23 10:34 

The Independent

Emmanuel Macron will urge US to keep troops in Syria during US state visit...

French president Emmanuel Macron will urge his US counterpart Donald Trump not to pull American troops out of Syria during this week's state visit to Washington. The French leader will warn that withdrawing forces from the war-torn country could creat...

 2018-04-23 10:30 

The Independent

Transport for London under fire for 'body-shaming' sign...

Transport for London (TfL) has come under fire for a body-shaming message posted on one of its service information boards. The message, which read "During this heatwave please dress for the body you have not the body you want", was posted as a ...

 2018-04-23 10:22 

The Independent

TSB apologises after customers complain of online banking 'data breach'...

TSB has apologised to customers who could not access their accounts through the company's app and online banking service on Sunday night and Monday morning. A number of customers complained of a...

 2018-04-23 10:17 

The Independent

Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman reveals just how close he came to joining Manchester United...

AS Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has revealed just how close Manchester United came to signing him when first David Moyes and the Louis van Gaal were in charge at Old Trafford....

 2018-04-23 10:15 

The Independent

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam convicted of attempted murder in Brussels shootout...

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been convicted of attempted murder over a shoot-out with police in Belgium. More follows......

 2018-04-23 10:10 

The Independent

Liverpool vs Roma: Police vow to crack down on any pre-match fan violence...

Police have vowed to crack down on any fan disturbances around Liverpool's Champions League semi-final against Roma, following the ugly scenes which marred Manchester City arrival at Anfield in the previous round. City's coach was badly damaged by...

 2018-04-23 10:00 

The Independent

Kevin Strootman reveals Roma's special plan for dealing with Liverpool's Mohamed Salah...

Kevin Strootman has revealed Roma's gameplan to nullify Mohamed Salah during Tuesday's Champions League first leg with Liverpool at Anfield but it won't be obvious until the night....

 2018-04-23 09:58 

The Independent

12-year-old boy uses family credit card to fly to Bali after argument with mother...

An Australian family were left terrified when their son was reported missing, only for it to transpire that he had stolen the family credit card and travelled alone to Bali. As reported in 9 News, 12-year-old Drew* had a heated argument with his parents. ...

 2018-04-23 09:56 

The Independent

Kanye West's new Yeezy sliders mocked on Twitter...

Every time there's a new release from Kanye West's line of Yeezy shoes, Twitter is in uproar with fans wrangling to get their hands on a pair. People love his shoes, but it looks like the creative powerhouse might find his next drop a little harde...

 2018-04-23 09:53 

The Independent

Canadian man lynched in Peru rainforest after being accused of murdering shamanistic healer...

A Canadian man has been lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after being accused of killing a local spiritual leader. Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, a father of one, was dragged by the neck through a remote village following the death of Olivia Arevalo, a plant heale...

 2018-04-23 09:48 

The Independent

Westworld season 2 episode 1: The only human character that knows Bernard's secret...

Westworld is finally back after a lengthy 15-month wait, so fans are forgiven for forgetting key details going into what looks to be a thrilling second season....

 2018-04-23 09:39 

The Independent

Napoli fans give team raucous welcome home after last-gasp win at Juventus...

Napoli fans could barely contain their delight after Kalidou Koulibaly's last-gasp towering header against Juventus blew the Serie A title race wide open. The Senegalese defender headed Napoli to within a single point of reigning champions Juve with j...

 2018-04-23 09:39 

The Independent

John Lennon's self-portrait of himself as Hitler sells for $54k...

A self-portrait by John Lennon which depicts himself as Adolf Hitler has sold at auction for $54,000. The rough sketch, reportedly created during the Beatles member's time attending the Liverpool College of Art in the late 1950s, shows Lennon on a pod...

 2018-04-23 09:32 

The Independent

Number of zero hours contracts rises by 100,000 in 2017, says ONS...

The number of zero hour contracts in the UK labour market rose by around 100,000 last year according to the Office for National Statistics. The agency reported that in its latest survey of firms there were 1.8 million contracts that did not guarantee a mi...

 2018-04-23 09:22 

The Independent

London Marathon 2018: Mo Farah shifts focus to World Championship after record run...

Mo Farah has his sights set on World Championships glory next year following his third-placed finish at the London Marathon. Farah not only beat Steve Jones' 33-year-old British record with a time of two hours six minutes and 21 seconds, he also prove...

 2018-04-23 09:18 

The Independent

Rolling Stones tour 2018: Liam Gallagher, Florence + The Machine, The Vaccines, James Bay and Elbow announced as special guests...

The Rolling Stones have announced what is essentially a festival's worth of special guests to support them on their UK tour this year. Liam Gallagher, Florence + The Machine, The Vaccines, The Specials, Richard Ashcroft, Elbow and James Bay will join ...

 2018-04-23 09:11 

The Independent

Capita shares jump as it unveils plans to raise 701m from shareholders to restructure...

Outsourcing group Capita's shares rose at the open despite the firm reporting widening losses as it unveiled plans to raise 701m to fund a restructure....

 2018-04-23 08:54 

The Independent

Amazon forces people to buy James Comey book if they want to review it...

Amazon is banning people from reviewing James Comey's book until they buy it. The company will only let people who buy the explosive new book through its own channels write about it on the website. The decision has apparently been made to stop support...

 2018-04-23 08:41 

The Independent

Westworld season 2 episode 1 review: A solid return for HBO's fun, frustrating show...

HBO has a lot riding on Westworld, the heir apparent to the soon-to-be-departing Game of Thrones, a show dissimilar from the fantasy epic in terms of subject, but consumed, discussed and obsessed over (they hope) in the same way, its thrill being spectacl...

 2018-04-23 08:39 

The Independent

Robert Webb takes down journalist's claim she got into Oxford because she was 'clever', not 'privileged'...

Robert Webb has deconstructed a journalist's claim that her acceptance into Oxford was unaffected by privilege, demonstrating how the discussion about privilege shouldn't be interpreted as a personal attack on an individual's ego....

 2018-04-23 08:38 

The Independent

Westworld season 2 episode 1 confusing twist ending explained...

Westworld has only been back for a few hours and it's already confusing fans. The second season premiere debuted on HBO and Sky Atlantic with a 70-minute long episode which caught up with the titular park now overrun by conscious hosts following the c...

 2018-04-23 08:30 

The Independent

Duchess of Cambridge goes into labour with third child, announces Kensington Palace...

The Duchess of Cambridge has gone into labour with her third child. Kensington Palace announced Kate Middleton had been admitted to St Mary's Hospital in London earlier on Monday morning....

 2018-04-23 08:26 

The Independent

Virgin Holidays to open America's first dolphin sanctuary...

Getting close to dolphins and whales has been popular with tourists for decades, but in recent years the pursuit has been mired in controversy, thanks to concerns over the animals' welfare and living conditions....

 2018-04-23 08:02 

The Independent

Virgil van Dijk reveals heated dressing room exchange after late goals cost Liverpool at West Brom...

Virgil van Dijk admits there were a few home truths aired in the Liverpool dressing room after their late collapse against West Brom. However, he is not worried standards have slipped ahead of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home t...

 2018-04-23 07:58 

The Independent

Ken Clarke urges Tory rebels to ignore threat that customs union defeat could topple Theresa May in 'national interest'...

Ken Clarke has urged Tory MPs to ignore an extraordinary warning that defeat on the customs union would topple Theresa May and vote for the "national interest" regardless. No 10 has piled pressure on potential Conservative rebels by suggesting nex...

 2018-04-23 07:49 

The Independent

Shania Twain apologises over 'voting for Trump' comments...

Shania Twain has apologised after making an...

 2018-04-23 07:48 

The Independent

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah reveals his ambitions after being named PFA Player of the Year...

Mohamed Salah has set his sights on even bigger prizes after being crowned PFA Player of the Year as reward for a stunning season at Liverpool. Salah has been a sensation since swapping Roma for Anfield last summer in a 34.3million transfer and against We...

 2018-04-23 07:35 

The Independent

17-year-old deaf and blind dog leads rescuers to missing girl in Queensland...

A 17-year-old, part blind and deaf dog has been hailed a hero after looking after a three-year-old child who had got lost, alone in the Australian bushland overnight. Max the family dog stayed by the side of little Aurora for more than 16 hours, after the...

 2018-04-23 07:13 

The Independent

A simple but sensational talent: Why Mohamed Salah beat Kevin de Bruyne to PFA Player of the Year award...

When it comes to trying to put a perspective on why Mohamed Salah is player of the year, to explain his excellence, there isn't actually that much to it. The Egyptian has simply been sensational at the most fundamental and valuable part of the game: p...

 2018-04-23 02:15 

The Independent

Jeremy Corbyn reiterates plan for four new public holidays, including St George's Day...

Jeremy Corbyn will today reiterate his pledge to introduce a new national holiday to mark the patron saints of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. He will tell a union conference on Monday St George's Day that after eight years of "damaging Tory...

 2018-04-23 02:12 

The Independent

Convicted stalkers and domestic abusers should be forced to wear GPS trackers, campaigners say...

Convicted stalkers and domestic abusers with restraining orders should be forced to wear GPS trackers, which would sent an alert to their victims if they are nearby, in a new set of demands by campaigners....

 2018-04-23 01:50 

The Independent

Michael Bloomberg 'to write $4.5m cheque to cover US commitment to Paris climate agreement'...

Billionaire former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a $4.5m cheque to cover the US's financial commitment to the Paris Climate agreement for 2018. Donald Trump pulled the US out of the climate pact last year, saying it was a ...

 2018-04-23 01:20 

The Independent

Westworld season 2 episode 1 confirms there are six parks, hints at an Indian world...

Back in February, an eagle-eyed Westworld fan decoded a binary sequence hidden in the season 2 trailer which signposted an unlisted website called Delos Destinations, an apparently consumer-facing brochure for Westworld offering reservations. The site app...

 2018-04-23 01:19 

The Independent

Westworld's season 2 opener just snuck by a game-changing revelation...

What with all the vengeful homicidal hosts and laboratory shoot-outs, you could be forgiven for overlooking a crucial discovery Bernard made in Westworld season 2 episode 1, 'Journey into Night'. Attempting to escape the park through a hidden acce...

 2018-04-23 00:56 

The Independent

Israeli secret service ran fake luxury beach resort as front for smuggling Jewish refugees from Sudan...

Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations in the 1980s, according to a BBC investigation. A group of Mossad agents were tasked with smuggling thousands of Jewish refugees in Ethiopia, known...

 2018-04-23 00:31 

The Independent

Men 'dominate in every sector of society', says damning report...

Positions of power in almost every sector in Britain are dominated by men, a damning new report has found. Analysis of the top jobs in the art, business and public sectors found men made up more than 50 per cent of the workforce in every position apart fr...

 2018-04-23 00:21 

The Independent

Martin Lewis launches legal action to 'give Facebook a bloody nose' over scam ads...

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is launching a High Court legal battle to...

 2018-04-23 00:08 

The Independent

Home Office agencies at heart of Windrush scandal rife with discrimination and harassment, employees say...

The government immigration agencies at the centre of the Windrush scandal are "rife" with discrimination and harassment, a survey of their own employees reveals. Official documents show staff at Border Force reporting high levels of discrimination...

 2018-04-23 00:01 

The Independent

Government response to damning inquiry into disability benefit system 'falls short', say MPs...

The government's response to a damning inquiry into the disability benefit system "falls short", MPs have said, after it refused to accept a number of recommendations designed to restore trust in the assessment process....

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