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13m The golden quarter has lost its shine for retailers
The Independent
Retailers have been struggling with problems linked to the weather, more cautious customers and Brexit, writes Chris Blackhurst
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19m No-deal Brexit 'probably inevitable', DUP says
The Independent
The UK's departure from the European Union without a deal is "probably inevitable", the Democratic Unionist Party's Brexit spokesman has said.
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Storm Callum: Flood defence review after Wales battered48m Storm Callum: Flood defence review after Wales battered
BBC
Disruption and clean-up work continues after parts of Wales saw its worst flooding for 30 years.
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2h Harry and Meghan arrive in Australia on first official tour
BBC
Their first official tour includes the Invictus Games and visits to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
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Ex-Police Scotland chief lands new role after bullying claims4h Ex-Police Scotland chief lands new role after bullying claims
BBC
Phil Gormley, who quit amid claims of bullying which he denied, is being given another job in policing.
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Harry and Meghan arrive in Australia on first official tour5h Harry and Meghan arrive in Australia on first official tour
BBC
Their first official tour includes the Invictus Games and visits to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
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7h Brexit: UK can still make progress in talks - Downing Street
BBC
The UK and EU have failed to resolve the Irish border issue ahead of Wednesday's crucial summit.
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Disability hate crimes rise by one-third in a year across England and Wales8h Disability hate crimes rise by one-third in a year across England and Wales
The Independent
'It beggars belief that there are people out there who are targeting some of society's most vulnerable people and doing them harm'
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8h 'Amazon rainforest' of Wales home to endangered water voles threatened by motorway construction
The Independent
Critics of planned M4 corridor hope success of rare mammals will bolster case to preserve Gwent Levels wetlands
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Robot soldiers and 'enhanced' humans will fight future wars, defence experts say8h Robot soldiers and 'enhanced' humans will fight future wars, defence experts say
The Independent
Ministry of Defence report suggests technological advances will see new frontiers for warfare opening up in space and cyberspace
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Infant mortality in England will be 140% higher than EU states by 2030 without radical action, report warns9h Infant mortality in England will be 140% higher than EU states by 2030 without radical action, report warns
The Independent
'We can no longer regard ourselves as one of the leading healthcare providers in Europe, and indeed across the world, if we lag behind so significantly in provision for young people'
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Charity shops to offer job interview clothes for £10 in new initiative9h Charity shops to offer job interview clothes for £10 in new initiative
The Independent
People seeking work can dress to impress on the cheap under new scheme
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9h Former ministers should be held accountable if policies go wrong after they leave office, says major think tank
The Independent
Proposal suggests architects of policies would be directly accountable for problems to improve public trust
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Patients given 'needless' appointments because NHS funding pays hospitals to create work, trust chief warns9h Patients given 'needless' appointments because NHS funding pays hospitals to create work, trust chief warns
The Independent
Exclusive: Concerns raised as NHS announces reforms to 'payment by results' system which fall short of incentivising the health service to work together
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10h Prescribe art and cooking classes to beat loneliness, GPs urged
The Independent
Theresa May announces £1.8m funding for scheme inspired by murdered MP Jo Cox
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10h Turkey names new US embassy street 'Malcolm X Avenue'
The Independent
New moniker comes at a turbulent time for US-Turkey relations
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Python falls through bank ceiling onto staff morning meeting in China11h Python falls through bank ceiling onto staff morning meeting in China
The Independent
Incident marks second instance of a snake in the bank branch
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13h Pope Francis canonises murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI
The Independent
Pope makes saints of two of 20th century's most contentious Roman Catholic figures
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Brexit: Deal not reached despite 'intense efforts' in Brussels13h Brexit: Deal not reached despite 'intense efforts' in Brussels
The Independent
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier confirms problems remain including Irish border
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13h Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans cases cost NHS half a million in legal fees after lengthy court battles
The Independent
Revelation follows parents' challenges of clinical decisions in Court of Appeal, UK Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights
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14h Merkel's coalition partner loses majority in Bavarian election, exit poll says
The Independent
Angela Merkel's conservative allies have lost their absolute majority in regional elections in the German state of Bavaria, according to exit polls.
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All migrants to be removed from Italian town as far-right government continues 'war on immigration'16h All migrants to be removed from Italian town as far-right government continues 'war on immigration'
The Independent
Riace previously praised as model of integration with newcomers credited with boosting economy
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16h Trump's UN ambassador pick will show whether Pompeo and Bolton are taking control of foreign policy
The Independent
Analysis: The president will want star power at the UN while aides will look for someone to keep pushing a hardline agenda - in either case the smart money is on the new ambassador being a woman
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Brexit: Ruth Davidson hints she will resign if deal gives Northern Ireland special trading terms with EU18h Brexit: Ruth Davidson hints she will resign if deal gives Northern Ireland special trading terms with EU
The Independent
'We could not support any deal that leads to Northern Ireland having a different relationship with the EU than the rest of the UK'
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19h British man shot dead by hunter in French Alps
The Independent
A British restaurant owner has been shot dead by a hunter in the French Alps.
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20h Saudi Arabia vows to respond to any steps taken against it after Trump threatens 'severe punishment'
The Independent
Saudi Arabia has vowed to retaliate to possible economic sanctions taken by other countries after Donald Trump warned of "severe punishment" over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist
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Alan Hollinghurst's Booker prize winning novel sparks free speech controversy in Czech Republic21h Alan Hollinghurst's Booker prize winning novel sparks free speech controversy in Czech Republic
The Independent
Excerpt condemned as 'pornographic' after being broadcast on radio - but liberals say press rights are being attacked
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21h Theresa May will not insist on 'end date' for UK staying in EU customs territory, cabinet minister admits
The Independent
Matt Hancock says looser 'conditions' could be set to provide an escape route - raising the risk of cabinet resignations within days
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Brown hares could face extinction after mysterious deaths identified as myxomatosis21h Brown hares could face extinction after mysterious deaths identified as myxomatosis
The Independent
Experts fear deadly infection has jumped from rabbits to their threatened cousins
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Bavaria election: Merkel allies brace for loss of majority in German state voting22h Bavaria election: Merkel allies brace for loss of majority in German state voting
The Independent
Christian Social Union appears to have lost support to both left and right
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23h Stop and search is 'ineffectual and racially unjust', says David Lammy
The Independent
MP recalls 'fear and embarrassment' of being stopped by police
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Black people 'nine times as likely' as whites to be stopped and searched by police in England and Wales 13 Oct 7:27pm Black people 'nine times as likely' as whites to be stopped and searched by police in England and Wales
The Independent
'Forces that cannot use stop and search fairly and effectively should have the powers taken away from them'
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Bakers in gay cake case urge other Christians to 'take their stand' 13 Oct 7:14pm Bakers in gay cake case urge other Christians to 'take their stand'
The Independent
Supreme Court ruling should encourage others fighting discrimination cases, says bakery owner
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Plans to stop house buyers being 'exploited' by ripoff leases delayed, almost a year after government promise 13 Oct 7:11pm Plans to stop house buyers being 'exploited' by ripoff leases delayed, almost a year after government promise
The Independent
Ministers vowed to legislate to outlaw 'feudal practices' – but have launched a fresh consultation instead
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New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud 13 Oct 7:04pm New checks to crack down on free prescription fraud
BBC
Checking eligibility before drugs are issued could halve false claims, the government says.
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