The Independent

Syrian rebels 'hit the jackpot' as bomb strikes at Assad's heart

Talking Point
Thu 19 Jul, AT 08:57

Key advisers killed in audacious Damascus blast, but how will Russia react?


London has surrendered to the alien power of Locog

Opinion digest
Wed 18 Jul, AT 10:49

Opinion digest: Olympic invasion, BBC tax hypocrisy, and why smart women need balls

The Dark Knight Rises to mixed reviews as critics miss Ledger

First Reaction
Tue 17 Jul, AT 13:34

The final Batman instalment is long, confused, and lacks a Joker, but it’s still a blockbuster

2012 Olympics torch

Athletes set to get frisky in sex-filled Olympic village

Olympic Diary
Tue 17 Jul, AT 11:20

Olympic gossip: 'A lot of sex' expected in London, but Aussie shooter can't sleep with his wife

Barclays faces legal action in US over Libor rate fixing

Fri 13 Jul, AT 14:26

Meanwhile, Leicester City Council announces plans to remove £6m in deposits from under-fire bank

Wells Fargo pays out $175m in mortgage race bias case

One-Minute Read
Fri 13 Jul, AT 11:06

US bank settles claim that it charged Hispanics and blacks higher loan rates, but refuses to admit guilt

Black Swan lesbian sex tops movie goers complaints list

One-Minute Read
Thu 12 Jul, AT 12:26

Lesbian cunnilingus and an emergency caesarean among the most complained about movie scenes

2012 Olympics torch

Olympic park stand-off over McDonald's chip 'monopoly'

Olympic Diary
Thu 12 Jul, AT 11:14

Olympic gossip: Fast food giant backs down on chip rules, anger over MP 100m final freebies


John Terry trial: why is football racism bad but sexism OK?

Opinion digest
Thu 12 Jul, AT 11:05

Opinion digest: the John Terry racial abuse trial and coalition wobbles

Meat and two Hirsts: no frills at the Tramshed

Hot Ticket
Thu 12 Jul, AT 08:05

Pared-down eatery has limited choice, but makes up for it with quality, and a touch of the macabre