Back The Independent Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Search Sections 12 Feb

The Independent

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Close
Advertisement
12 Feb 6:14pm Boris Johnson's Caribbean holiday over New Year was £15,000 gift from Tory donor
The Independent
Carphone Warehouse tycoon paid for prime minister's break in St Vincent and the Grenadines
 Like Reply
12 Feb 6:11pm Jim Jordan: Key Trump ally was 'crying and begging' student wrestler to deny abuse cover-up, hearing told
The Independent
At least 177 athletes assaulted at Ohio State University by team doctor who took his own life
 Like Reply
12 Feb 5:31pm Three dolphins found shot and killed off Florida coast
The Independent
The NOAA is offering $20,000 for information leading to the capture of the killers
 Like Reply
12 Feb 5:18pm Families sue to stop transgender girls competing in school sports
The Independent
They argue that allowing athletes with male anatomy to compete has deprived them of track titles and scholarship opportunities
 Like Reply
12 Feb 5:01pm Malcolm X assassination: Prosecutors may reopen case following new information in Netflix documentary
The Independent
Series investigates the prosecution of three men in civil rights leader's 1965 murder
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:51pm Reshuffle: Keir Starmer urges Boris Johnson not to abolish aid department in shake-up of ministers
The Independent
Prime minister planning to 'blood' new generation of female Tory talent
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:33pm Ivanka Trump's bid to empower women could be written into law
The Independent
First daughter says codifying her efforts are a 'long overdue goal' after launching women's empowerment initiative last year
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:26pm Luxury flat owners lose latest round of legal battle against Tate Modern viewpoint overlooking homes
The Independent
Residents told they can 'draw the blinds' to stop members of public viewing their flats
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:05pm Met Police's first facial recognition deployment in London results in no arrests
The Independent
Campaigners call controversial technology 'shocking waste of police time and public money'
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:04pm Secret Service ordered to reveal how much it has paid to Trump's private company
The Independent
Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform have demanded to see all documents relating to Secret Service accommodation and expenses at Trump properties
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:02pm Australia wildfires: Over 100 species need 'urgent help' after habitats destroyed
The Independent
Koalas, platypuses and pygmy-possums among high-priority list
 Like Reply
12 Feb 3:22pm Trump refuses to rule out pardoning Roger Stone as president accused of 'smear job'
The Independent
Senator Richard Blumenthal called on Attorney General William Barr to step down over Stone sentencing flap
 Like Reply
12 Feb 3:14pm Coronavirus 'to take a foothold' in US warn experts
The Independent
Total of 13 cases currently confirmed in America
 Like Reply
12 Feb 3:06pm Toddler rescued from near-freezing conditions after wandering away from daycare
The Independent
'He was barely dressed, out there riding this little scooter in the middle of the street'
 Like Reply
12 Feb 2:43pm 'This is not the time to show weakness': Trump fights back against senators attempting to limit his powers on war with Iran
The Independent
Like other post-9/11 US presidents, Trump battles senators seeking to preserve what's left of lawmakers' war-making authority
 Like Reply
12 Feb 2:27pm Girl and father found dead after hiking may have been murder-suicide
The Independent
Father was in custody dispute with girl's mother and stepfather
 Like Reply
12 Feb 2:08pm We might be wrong about how Mars was made, scientists say
The Independent
The planet may have formed over a much longer time than we'd thought, researchers say – and in much more violent circumstances
 Like Reply
12 Feb 10:38am Andrew Yang: After quitting the presidential race, will he run for mayor of New York?
The Independent
For some, there are few jobs as appealing as chief executive of America's biggest city
 Like Reply
12 Feb 9:15am Leaked photos of woman's brutal murder by partner sparks outrage in Mexico
The Independent
'Violence is never an act of love and love should never be used to absolve violence,' says campaigner
 Like Reply
12 Feb 8:53am Woman 'escapes after being held captive as sex slave for 31 years' in Venezuela
The Independent
Matias Salazar charged with sexual slavery, sexual violence and psychological violence
 Like Reply
12 Feb 8:12am Jeremy Corbyn praises Julian Assange and calls for extradition to US to be halted
The Independent
PM refuses to comment on looming case - but agrees extradition treaty between the two countries is 'unbalanced'
 Like Reply
12 Feb 7:47am Trump says Modi promised 'millions and millions' of people will greet him on first India trip
The Independent
State visit by Donald and Melania Trump to include Delhi and Modi's home state of Gujarat
 Like Reply
12 Feb 7:20am 'One rule for black boys and another for white boys': Corbyn condemns Boris Johnson hypocrisy over Jamaica deportation flights
The Independent
Labour leader accuses PM of trying to mislead public over seriousness of crimes committed by some of those sent to Caribbean
 Like Reply
12 Feb 6:45am Man charged with sex-trafficking college students after moving into daughter's dormitory and targeting her friends
The Independent
Lawrence Ray forced victims into prostitution, deprived them of food and sleep, and subjected them to gruelling 'interrogations'
 Like Reply
12 Feb 6:37am How Israel is 'bombing Gaza blind' with old intelligence
The Independent
Exclusive: Israeli servicemen say 'serious structural problems' mean 'masses of targets' are attacked without serious intelligence evaluations killing, maiming civilians
 Like Reply
12 Feb 5:15am British Airways launches Newquay flights in snub to Flybe
The Independent
BA is moving shortly after its regional rival moves out
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:36am UK weather: Snow hits country before Storm Dennis brings blustery weekend
The Independent
Wednesday is still 'probably best day to venture outside', Met Office spokesperson says
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:22am Father of three makes deathbed appeal for change in UK assisted dying laws
The Independent
Exclusive: 'All elements of life have slowly been taken away from me. Socialising, singing, eating, drinking, running, walking, playing guitar, working and driving. Life is no longer giving me enough pleasure for me to wish to continue'
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:19am Meghan McCain slated by Bernie Sanders supporters for tweet questioning senator's health
The Independent
Daughter of former presidential candidate questioned Democratic candidate's fitness for office
 Like Reply
12 Feb 4:08am Rebecca Long-Bailey sparks Labour row after pledging to fight 'transphobic' women's groups
The Independent
Leadership contender under fire after backing campaign to expel party members for 'bigoted transphobic views'
 Like Reply
12 Feb 3:30am 'Letter bombs' explode at two postal depots in Netherlands
The Independent
Suspected letter bombs have caused explosions at two postal depots in the Netherlands, police have said.
 Like Reply
12 Feb 2:17am UK weather: The latest Met Office forecast
The Independent
Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today.
 Like Reply
12 Feb 2:04am Energy customers to receive automatic compensation for delays in switching accounts
The Independent
New requirement should be a 'wake-up call' for industry and instil consumers with confidence to change providers, says Ofgem
 Like Reply
12 Feb 1:15am Police officer suspended after choking school pupil
The Independent
​The incident was caught on video, but it not yet known what caused the altercation
 Like Reply
11 Feb 10:31pm Joe Biden refers to New Hampshire as Nevada in latest gaffe confusing states
The Independent
Former vice president makes latest gaffe after leaving crucial state amid weak performance
 Like Reply
On the top

Date settings

Today is Thursday, February 20, 2020

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

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

Accept