The Independent


Yasmin Alibhai-Brown accuses the Independent of sexism over print redundancies

22 March 2016 12:10

This week the Independent will publish its last ever print edition. With a reduced number of staff being kept on…

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The Independent hasn’t died, it has merely changed its form

12 February 2016 13:53

Our newsagents are about to get a little duller: the Independent is no more – at least, not the print…

Aylan Kurdi and his brother Galip. Photograph: Twitter

Sharing a photo of a dead Syrian child isn’t compassionate, it’s narcissistic

3 September 2015 11:48

Have you seen the dead Syrian child yet? Look at his lifeless body. His head buried in the sand. His sad, resigned…

Prince Charles meets Evgeny Lebedev during a visit to the Standard and Independent offices (Photo: Jeremy Selwyn/Getty)

Was it Evgeny Lebedev wot won it?

17 May 2015 7:03

During this election, every newspaper endorsed the party that most of their readers support – with two exceptions. The Independent…

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The dodgy science behind the claim that exercise doesn’t help you lose weight

27 April 2015 14:00

You may have heard the news that the nation’s doctors have had a change of heart about physical activity and…

Prince Charles meets Evgeny Lebedev during a visit to the Standard and Independent offices (Photo: Jeremy Selwyn/Getty)

Does Evgeny Lebedev fancy being Mayor of London?

27 February 2015 17:11

While the Tories scrabble around for a candidate for the 2016 London Mayoral election, Mr S hears one millionaire is already eyeballing…

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Will #TeamSaatchi rescue the Indy?

17 January 2014 17:36

Roy Greenslade has set the hare running with his claim that Alexander Lebedev and his mini-mogul son Evgeny are looking…


Gendercide, abortion and hypocrisy of the pro-choicers

15 January 2014 14:48

There was a lovely little ultrasound picture of a foetus to illustrate the Independent’s splash today about the incidence of…


Is the new Indy editor a Countryside Alliance supporter?

17 October 2013 17:12

Right on types at the Indy look away now. It would appear that your trendy new editor, Amol Rajan, is…

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The Melanie Phillips Mail mystery

17 September 2013 14:26

Why was Melanie Phillips ousted as the Monday columnist for the Daily Mail? The Guardian suggests that she was frustrated by the ban…


The View from 22 – Ex-Benedict, Mexican Horsemeat and goodbye to Sindy

14 February 2013 9:12

What does Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation mean for the future of the Catholic church? In this week’s View from 22…