Iraq hostages’ deaths raise questions

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 18:29

A relative of one of the remaining hostages has called Foreign Secretary David Miliband a ‘waste of space’

Burka veil

Sarkozy’s attack on the burka leaves French left reeling

Column Mon 22 Jun, AT 17:45

A proposed ban on the all-enveloping Islamic veil is another vote-winner for Nicolas Sarkozy. How can a divided left tackle the issue?


The lunatics are taking over the asylum

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 16:27

The masses must be respected, for they are the masters now

Michelle Larcher de Brito

Grunting critics grow more vocal as Wimbledon begins

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 15:35

Tennis coach Nick Bollettieri suggests penalties for ‘unnaturally loud’ players such as Michelle Larcher de Brito

Max Mosley

Rebel F1 teams call for Mosley to go

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 15:23

The power-struggle for the future of Formula One gets personal with the rebel teams saying they’ll stay if Max Mosley goes

Iran election protests

The end of Iran’s Islamic Republic

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 14:19

Whether or not the street protests continue, the power of the ayatollahs is on the wane

Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska is Tim Burton’s Alice

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 13:26

The young Australian actress joins Burton regulars Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter in the reworking of Lewis Carroll’s classic

Speaker vote: another sorry mess

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 09:54

The Mole: Today’s election of a new Speaker will not restore public confidence, says our Westminster insider

Independent in emergency €100m rights issue

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 09:39

The indebted owner of the national newspaper is considering the financing to repay half the €200m it owes bondholders

Iran police

Iran regime cracks down on the press

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 09:35

News outlets must rely on citizen journalists as more professionals are locked up or forced out

Karim Benzema

Man Utd renew Karim Benzema chase

News Mon 22 Jun, AT 09:33

Transfer Talk: Manchester United intensify their efforts to sign Karim Benzema from French club Lyon to replace Carlos Tevez