Back The Independent Saturday, January 12, 2019
Search Sections 12 Jan

The Independent

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Close
Advertisement
12 Jan 6:08pm Brexit: Campaigners across UK call for Final Say vote as Lord Hattersley backs second referendum
The Independent
More than 170 events held across the country ahead of crucial Commons vote
 Like Reply
12 Jan 5:02pm David Miliband most popular choice for next Labour leader, poll shows
The Independent
Exclusive: Despite three years in office, survey finds few of Mr Corbyn's front bench have broken through to the wider public consciousness
 Like Reply
12 Jan 5:02pm New Brexit referendum is most popular path if May's deal is defeated, poll finds
The Independent
Exclusive: A fresh vote received more support than any of the four other options put to the public, including allowing the PM to go back to Brussels or a no-deal Brexit
 Like Reply
12 Jan 4:50pm Yellow vest protests: French police use water cannon and tear gas on ninth weekend of demonstrations
The Independent
Further street clashes across France as president Emmanuel Macron prepares to address country
 Like Reply
12 Jan 3:31pm Trump: Government shutdown will go on 'for long time unless Democrats come back from their holidays'
The Independent
President has also threatened declaring national emergency to build the wall
 Like Reply
12 Jan 3:01pm Heavy snow and avalanches cripple parts of Europe as death toll rises to 21
The Independent
Rescue workers battle to clear roads and restore power before more snow arrives
 Like Reply
12 Jan 1:31pm Texas couple convicted of keeping African girl as slave for 16 years
The Independent
Pair face up to 20 years in prison after trafficking child from rural village in Guinea
 Like Reply
12 Jan 1:29pm Aghan interpreter who helped US troops 'detained and threatened with deportation' by border authorities
The Independent
Advocacy group says sending former translator to Kabul could jeopardise his life
 Like Reply
12 Jan 12:51pm DNA pioneer James Watson has final honours stripped amid racism row
The Independent
Renowned geneticist doubled down on controversial statements about race and intelligence in new documentary
 Like Reply
12 Jan 12:48pm Manchester robbery: Three hospitalised after armed gang raid cafe
The Independent
Six people arrested after attack with customers forced to hand over personal belongings and car keys
 Like Reply
12 Jan 12:46pm Labour considers 'Amazon tax' for online retailers to aid struggling high street shops
The Independent
Exclusive: In an interview with The Independent, shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey warns: 'We don't have a fair taxation landscape between online and physical retailers'
 Like Reply
12 Jan 12:44pm More than 100 MEPs from every corner of EU sign heartfelt letter asking British people to reconsider Brexit
The Independent
Plea comes from 26 member states and across the European parliament's different political groups
 Like Reply
12 Jan 12:00pm Yellow vests: Protesters from right and left demonstrate in high-vis jackets in London
The Independent
Anti-austerity activists clash with pro-Brexit campaigners in Trafalgar Square
 Like Reply
12 Jan 11:48am Macedonia approves historical deal with Greece to rename itself North Macedonia
The Independent
Greece agrees to lift objections to neighbouring country joining NATO and EU after name change
 Like Reply
12 Jan 11:35am Scrapping free TV licence for over 75s could push elderly into poverty, charity warns
The Independent
Millions of elderly people rely on their TV as their 'trusted companion and window on the world', says Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK
 Like Reply
12 Jan 11:30am Julian Castro: Texan Democrat likely to launch 2020 presidential bid
The Independent
He will become third Democratic candidate to officially vie for White House
 Like Reply
12 Jan 11:26am Bronze hippo sculpture stolen from luxury show garden in Kent
The Independent
Police believe three-quarter tonne object may have been taken by 'mechanical means'
 Like Reply
12 Jan 11:16am Trump claims he has been 'tougher than any other president' on Russia in angry response to FBI investigation report
The Independent
President hits out at 'losers' trying to stop his administration in angry series of tweets
 Like Reply
12 Jan 10:50am Armed masked men break into children's birthday party to demand drugs
The Independent
Police believe robbers, who stole woman's phone, had wrong house
 Like Reply
12 Jan 10:32am Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun: Saudi teenager lands in Canada after country grants asylum
The Independent
18-year-old arrives in Toronto a week after she barricaded herself in Bangkok airport hotel to avoid deportation
 Like Reply
12 Jan 9:58am Artificial intelligence used to detect women with deadliest ovarian cancer
The Independent
Technique picks out worst forms of disease that would not be recognised by conventional methods
 Like Reply
12 Jan 8:52am Groveland Four: Florida pardons black men wrongly convicted of raping white teenager in 1949
The Independent
'He was accused, put in jail and tortured for something he didn't do,' said one of men's daughters
 Like Reply
12 Jan 8:35am Junk food 'two for one' deals targeted in fight against obesity
The Independent
Ministers believe businesses have responsibility to help children and families eat healthier
 Like Reply
12 Jan 8:31am Nigeria explosion: Dozens feared dead after leaking oil tanker blows up
The Independent
Police confirm at least 12 deaths but some residents put death toll closer to 60 people
 Like Reply
12 Jan 8:10am US government warns workers paid by mistake not to spend money during shutdown
The Independent
Dozens of employees receive pay-checks after clerical error at government agency
 Like Reply
12 Jan 7:53am UK weather: Heavy snow could hit in possible return of Beast from the East
The Independent
Europe's cold air set to reach UK in a week's time, forecasters say
 Like Reply
12 Jan 7:38am Steam-propelled spacecraft could explore asteroids 'forever', say scientists
The Independent
'Awesome' technology could be used to explore 'anywhere there is water and sufficiently low gravity'
 Like Reply
12 Jan 7:23am Planet's erratic magnetic field forces emergency update to global navigation system
The Independent
Unprecedented changes required to ensure accuracy of system that guides everything from aircraft to smartphones
 Like Reply
12 Jan 7:18am James Goddard: Yellow vest organiser arrested in London
The Independent
His supporters say he was about to hand himself in at a police station when he was detained
 Like Reply
12 Jan 7:15am Yellow vest organiser James Goddard protesting pro-EU MPs once lived in Spain
The Independent
Self-declared patriot voiced wish to move to US and called UK 'crazy rock full of liberal arseholes'
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:59am Chinese spacecraft seen landing on far side of moon in new footage
The Independent
Camera attached to probe shows black and white recording of it slowly touching down on planet's surface
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:45am Tulsi Gabbard: Who is the Hawaii congresswoman running for US president in 2020?
The Independent
Iraq war veteran has faced criticism for secret meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and supporting additional restrictions on refugees entering US
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:40am GoFundMe refunds more than $20 million of donations after campaign to pay for border wall fails
The Independent
Campaign fails to raise $1 billion for Trump administration to build wall on US-Mexico border
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:29am Ivanka Trump 'being considered as new World Bank chief'
The Independent
US president's daughter has been named as one of potential successors of Jim Yong Kim, who stood down three and a half years before end of his term
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:24am Teenager crashes car after driving blindfolded for 'Bird Box challenge'
The Independent
17-year-old caused highway collision while participating in stunt, which involves completing everyday tasks with your eyes closed
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:02am FBI investigated whether Trump was secretly working for Russia
The Independent
Report reveals officials were worried president was threatening national security
 Like Reply
12 Jan 6:00am UK weather: Latest Met Office forecast
The Independent
Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today.
 Like Reply
12 Jan 5:28am Steve King: Democrats considering punishment for congressman over 'white supremacy' comments
The Independent
Nancy Pelosi says there is 'interest' in Congress for moving against incendiary politician
 Like Reply
12 Jan 5:07am Prison sentences of less than six months should be abolished, says minister
The Independent
Short terms "long enough to damage you and not long enough to heal you," says Prisons Minister Rory Stewart
 Like Reply
12 Jan 4:30am Brexit: Minister prompts anger for warning of far-right surge in event of MPs blocking EU exit
The Independent
'It will open the door to extremist populist political forces in this country of the kind we see in other countries in Europe'
 Like Reply
12 Jan 4:04am London hit and run: Woman killed in Brixton road incident
The Independent
Detectives are hunting for dark-coloured Volkswagen car which may have damaged bonnet
 Like Reply
12 Jan 3:49am Paris explosion: Multiple people injured in French capital following suspected gas leak
The Independent
Emergency services called to the scene in 9th arrondissement
 Like Reply
12 Jan 2:54am What to watch on TV this week: From Call the Midwife to the Hugo Chavez Story
The Independent
The enduringly popular 'Cold Feet' also returns and is as good as ever, says Sean O'Grady, while the BBC's 'Revolution in Ruins: The Hugo Chavez Story' offers a stark warning
 Like Reply
11 Jan 8:06pm British man serving 20 years in jail in Singapore sentenced to 24 lashes
The Independent
'We strongly oppose corporal punishment,' says FCO
 Like Reply
11 Jan 7:13pm Democrats' Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 US presidential bid
The Independent
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced she will run for president - the latest in what is likely to be a huge Democratic field in 2020.
 Like Reply
On the top

Date settings

Today is Thursday, January 24, 2019

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept