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Security minister tries very hard to say nothing about Jamal al-Harith | John Crace
Ben Wallace twitched uneasily as he stood in for Amber Rudd to answer questions about the alleged ...
Feb 23, 15:36
Budget airline launches £69 flights to America from the UK and Ireland sparking new transatlantic price war
Norwegian's bargain flights will depart from June this year - in a move that could save travellers ...
Feb 23, 12:39
Motorist with 62 penalty points legally allowed to drive
Some 10,000 people are legally driving, despite having more points than the usual resulting in a ...
Feb 23, 14:02
When is the Stoke Central by-election and who are Paul Nuttall’s rival candidates? All you need to know
EX-SHADOW Education Secretary Tristram Hunt’s decision to quit politics triggered a crunch ...
Feb 23, 09:38
UK Weather: Storm Doris set to batter Britain this morning
Dozens of flights were cancelled at London Heathrow Airport today and train commuters faced delays ...
Feb 23, 08:58
Irish leader calls for united Ireland provision in Brexit deal
Enda Kenny says deal should allow for Northern Ireland to rejoin EU should province be reunited ...
Feb 23, 15:02
Exoplanet discovery celebrated with Google Doodle after three planets found that could harbour alien life
The planets lie in a temperate zone and are thought to be capable of having oceans
Feb 23, 12:38
Net migration to UK falls to 273,000
The figure is down 49,000 from previous year, but still above the government's target of 100,000.
Feb 23, 12:43
Migration to the UK has DROPPED in the quarter after Britain voted to leave the European Union – to the lowest level in two years
MIGRATION to Britain has dropped after the EU vote last summer – to the lowest level in two years. ...
Feb 23, 09:37
Once a day slimming jab that can cut diabetes risk by 80%
A weight loss drug could help thousands of people avoid diabetes in the same way statins are used ...
Feb 23, 08:56
Stoke and Copeland byelections voters go to the polls - Politics live
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 3.01pm GMT In an interview with ...
Feb 23, 15:01
Exoplanet discovery: Take a 360 degree tour of Earth-like planet that COULD host alien life
NASA has put together an artist's impression of what the view might look like from the surface of ...
Feb 23, 12:37
Voting taking place in Stoke and Copeland by-elections
Polling stations are open until 22:00 GMT in two Parliamentary by-elections.
Feb 23, 12:00
Voting begins in crunch by-elections in Copeland and Stoke-Central where Labour battle to hold onto the seats as Ukip and the Tories close in
POLLS have opened in the by-elections in Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central this morning, where ...
Feb 23, 08:49
Shipley mother-of-four wins £14m EuroMillions jackpot
Mother-of-four Beverley Doran, 37, from Shipley near Bradford, West Yorkshire, celebrated a massive ...
Feb 23, 08:51
Michael Gove refuses to say if Murdoch sat in on Trump interview
Ex-minister does reveal he regrets entering Tory leadership race and says he has not spoken to ...
Feb 23, 14:37
When is the Copeland by-election and who are the candidates? Odds, timetable and everything you need to know
Labour and the Tories are battling in rural Cumbria - and it could go nuclear. So when is the vote, ...
Feb 23, 12:32
Moodbox: Who are doing better - the young or the old?
People in south west London are asked whether they think OAPs or the under-40s are better off.
Feb 23, 11:53
Anti-press zealot Max Mosley gave Labour MP Tom Watson £300k as he tried to gag Britain’s free press
ANTI-NEWSPAPER zealot Max Mosley gave Labour MP Tom Watson £300,000 while trying to end 300 years ...
Feb 23, 00:13
So where did the rest of the £20million compensation go?
The detainees warned they would sue Britain for its involvement in their abuse, alleging MI5 was ...
Feb 23, 08:28
At last the Jo Cox Great Get Together gives us a street party worth having | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Imperial nostalgia and jingoism have led me to avoid street celebrations, but this party to ...
Feb 23, 14:09
Horrified size 12 shopper tells H&M they 'should be ashamed' after squeezing into a size 20 dress
She said she 'almost had a meltdown' in the changing rooms
Feb 23, 12:29
Schools funding system 'must be fairer'
Campaign group warns schools in poorer areas could suffer under new rules.
Feb 23, 10:43
Theresa May flooding Copeland and Stoke Central with Tory MPs and activists as she bids for shock victories
THERESA May has flooded two Labour safe seats with Tory MPs and activists in a bid to make ...
Feb 23, 00:01
Pupils of 11 to sit times table tests for the first time
Schools Minister Nick Gibb insisted multiplication was a ‘very important part of mathematical ...
Feb 23, 08:24
Should economists share the blame for populism? – Politics Weekly podcast
Heather Stewart is joined by Andrew Lilico, Ann Pettifor, Jonathan Portes, Rachel Reeves and Vince ...
Feb 23, 14:09
Ex-cop restrains "rowdy" passenger then handcuff him mid-flight after 'fearing terrorist attack'
Chris Phillips leapt into action during the flight to London Heathrow after a man started causing ...
Feb 23, 12:20
How to cover Tom Watson's dab on radio?
How to cover deputy Labour leader Tom Watson's dab on radio? Here's how Today in Parliament did it.
Feb 23, 09:50
Secret talks underway to give the Parliament a veto on ANY Brexit deal the PM brings back in bid to fend off court fight
MINISTERS are working on a climb down to give Parliament a veto on the PM’s final Brexit blueprint ...
Feb 22, 22:00
Helen Bailey's fiance is found GUILTY of her murder
Ian Stewart secretly drugged the 51-year-old writer with 'date rape'-type pills before killing her ...
Feb 23, 07:52
Labour scents hope of Brexit guarantee for EU citizens in UK
Tory peer backs article 50 bill amendment, fuelling optimism that cross-party support may draw ...
Feb 23, 14:00
As Cheryl proudly reveals her baby bump, the other inspirational faces behind The Prince's Trust campaign
The former X Factor judge was pictured posing alongside a host of other stars - including Dame ...
Feb 23, 12:14
Brexit: Barclays 'committed to London'
Barclays is making plans in case the UK loses access to the EU single market after Brexit, but is ...
Feb 23, 09:22
Tories slam Tony Blair for ‘hospital pass’ that led to millions paid out to suspected jihadis freed from Guantanamo Bay
TORY ministers lashed out at Tony Blair for handing over a “hospital pass” mess that left them ...
Feb 22, 21:12
Cressida Dick is first woman to head macho Scotland Yard
Yesterday Cressida Dick's ascent through the ranks and New Scotland Yard’s glass ceiling was ...
Feb 23, 07:41
Theresa May’s assumption of absolute power over Brexit spells disaster | Polly Toynbee
The ice queen has decreed any Lords amendment to her irrational plans a betrayal. This obduracy ...
Feb 23, 12:46
"Confused and frightened" sick dog loyally waits for owner to return after he abandoned her on housing estate
Four-year-old Ella was found tied to a fence in near freezing conditions with big clumps of fur ...
Feb 23, 12:10
HS2 high speed railway on track for final approval
HS2 high speed railway is given final approval, but with costs of £60bn, not everyone is happy.
Feb 23, 05:23
Sajid Javid bows to pressure and promises extra cash in the Budget for small firms facing huge business rate hikes
TOP TORY Sajid Javid yesterday bowed to pressure and promised extra Budget Day cash for small firms ...
Feb 22, 18:15
The kid who’s missing school to model for Gucci in Milan
While most of her classmates learn their ABCs, Dylan is busy preparing to jet off for a six-day ...
Feb 23, 07:38
The Bank of England is in denial. Brexit shows people don't act rationally | Robert Skidelsky
Economists get it wrong because they don’t understand our reactions to uncertain situations such as ...
Feb 23, 11:38
Angry voters are rising up to oppose Donald Trump at town hall meetings and Republicans aren't taking it well
Congressmen are seeing huge crowds at usually tame local meetings - and they're angry about a lot ...
Feb 23, 12:09
'Magical thinking' on Heathrow expansion
A third runway at Heathrow can only be justified if it does not breach climate change laws, MPs say.
Feb 23, 00:15
All primary school kids to be tested on their maths times tables from next year to drive up standards, Schools Minister confirms
ALL primary school kids will be tested on their maths times tables next year, the Schools Minister ...
Feb 22, 18:00
Brit Awards 2017: Katy Perry gets political on stage
The American was joined on stage by two skeletons who were dressed like Mrs May and Mr Trump were ...
Feb 23, 07:36
Why I challenged Boris Johnson when he described Brexit as ‘liberation’ | Anna Maria Corazza Bildt
The British foreign secretary’s remark in Munich was offensive. For millions of Europeans, ...
Feb 23, 08:30
Storm Doris becomes Weather Bomb - as ferocious winds and rains sweep the country, what does this mean?
Storm Doris has caused snow and high speed winds across the UK, causing experts to upgrade it
Feb 23, 11:58
Parish council tax bills rise despite squeeze
Parish council bills rise by a higher rate than larger authorities, analysis shows.
Feb 23, 00:07
Conservatives confident that a win in previously Labour-held Copeland is ‘within our grasp’
THE CONSERVATIVES are confident that a win in previously Labour-held Copeland tomorrow is “within ...
Feb 22, 16:03
How Helen Bailey was being deceived by her killer partner
For seven weeks, St Albans Crown Court has heard the wicked yarn Ian Stewart concocted to cover his ...
Feb 23, 07:18
University bans Palestine meeting from campus after pressure from pro-Israeli group
A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after ...
Feb 22, 19:16
Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin unveils punchy economic growth targets
Mr Mnuchin said that the administration's aim is to pass major tax legislation before Congress ...
Feb 23, 07:52
Barclays full-year profits triple to £3.2bn in 2016
Revenue increased 7 per cent to £22bn and the bank continued to cut costs, which fell to £13.4bn
Feb 23, 07:34
Keith Ellison calls for impeachment investigations of Donald Trump
Mr Ellison is a top candidate to lead the Democratic Party
Feb 23, 05:04
Foreign spouse income limit: Supreme Court ruling leaves families in fear
Families tell The Independent they now face bringing up their children as single parents
Feb 23, 01:56
MPs launch investigation into 'punishing' Universal Credit rollout
Follows inquiry last year which congratulated Government on 'revolutionary innovation'
Feb 23, 01:31
Facebook pitches to conservative millennials amid bias allegations
Is a picture of Nikki Haley holding her son and one of Mike Pence making a sandwich a way to pitch ...
Feb 23, 01:17
Trump withdraws guidelines designed to protect transgender students
The new administration reversed the Obama-era protections on Wednesday night
Feb 23, 00:34
Four in 10 European doctors working in Britain 'considering leaving because of Brexit'
Many EU doctors feel unwelcome and uncertain of future after referendum result, says union chief
Feb 23, 00:00
No, people didn't break into an MTA machine to steal Supreme MetroCards
Officials tell The Independent that no one has ever successfully breached an MTA machine
Feb 22, 23:32
Donald Trump's new travel ban 'delayed until next week'
New plans only have 'minor technical differences' to original executive order blocked by the courts
Feb 22, 23:20