The Independent

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli King Kong race row after Italian cartoon

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 Jun, AT 11:16

Striker said to be outraged as he is depicted as giant ape climbing Big Ben tower

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Chambers set for Olympic team as he misses European meet

Olympic Diary
Tue 26 Jun, AT 11:39

Olympic gossip: Sprinter tipped for Team GB, police to be stationed at 'holiday camp'

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NBA basketball star could miss Games after Drake club brawl

Olympic Diary
Mon 25 Jun, AT 11:31

Olympic gossip: Drake, Chris Brown fight leaves Tony Parker with glass in his eye, more ticket anger


David Cameron's housing cuts will alienate the young

Opinion digest
Mon 25 Jun, AT 10:22

Opinion Digest: welfare cuts, Egypt's presidential election and the morality of taxation


Cameron should ban offshore havens if he's serious about tax

Opinion digest
Fri 22 Jun, AT 10:38

Opinion digest: tax avoidance, Labour's immigration policy and the Tube


British banks downgraded, but is anybody listening to Moody's?

First Reaction
Fri 22 Jun, AT 09:19

Fears of higher borrowing costs to customers might be overdone, as downgrades have been long anticipated

Martin Amis

Owen Jones accuses Martin Amis of chav hate in Lionel Asbo

First Post
Thu 21 Jun, AT 13:58

Jones says Martin Amis writes 'cardboard cut-out' caricatures of people he knows nothing about

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Team GB wear Elvis-style gold blazers at Olympic ceremony

Olympic Diary
Wed 20 Jun, AT 11:41

Olympic gossip: Athletes to wear gold at ceremony, Zara Phillips to stay in Village

Angela Merkel

Italy and Spain to be given £600 billion bailout

One-Minute Read
Wed 20 Jun, AT 11:16

Germans back plan to allow EU bailout money to be used to purchase the debts of struggling governments

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Olympic athletes to get free healthcare paid for by NHS

Olympic Diary
Tue 19 Jun, AT 11:05

Olympic gossip: athletes get free polyclinic, BOA faces legal challenges over selection