Moving rapidly to budget surplus makes us more v...
Vennart Interview and album stream: ‘This album is more focused on vocals and guitar rather than pounding your head and complex riffs’
In February 2011 after 12 years, 4 albums and 3 ...
One of the most imaginative and exciting acts t...
Daily gossip from the world of celeb
Daniel Finkelstein makes a persuasive argument in The Times today (pay wall) against Gordon Brown’s appointment as head of the IMF. Persuasive if not wholly convincing. He opens, however, with the fullest account of Brown’s attempt, when he was Chancellor, to persuade George Osborne to allow him to go on a trip to Israel:
Sitting in [...]
Links to the best of the web
A good day for pedants. The education desk in the Conservative press office sarcastically welcomed the conversion of Andy Burnham, Labour’s education spokesman, to the cause of free schools (“U-turn on schools” in The Sun, but it does not appear to be online):
Still doesn’t have any policies but now he opposes one less of the [...]
Should town centres fight to save shops or should they simply be turned into flats and houses? Our Online House Hunter looks at the battle ground that is our High Street.
Huddersfield v Bournemouth, League One play-off semi final, second leg
Lay Bournemouth at 4.6 to one
The second rounds of the play-offs are already proving to be more exciting than the first legs, which is to be expected, and tonight it’s the turn of the teams who finished third and sixth in League One. Bournemouth made the [...]
The electorate punished the Liberal Democrats in the local elections. But the UK is becoming more liberal. And this is why the Tories, despite calls for Cameron to go the polls now, should stay in coalition with the Liberals.
Villas-Boas has been in management from an age when most kids’ knowledge of the game is restricted to dedicated hours of Football Manager.
When people face a traumatic event or experience in life they often seek solace in something they believe in; something that will offer potential solutions and fill the emotional and spiritual vacuum when everything else has failed. As you’d expect, many people living with HIV seek solace in their religious faith, and for some that becomes their whole life’s focus. However, religious faith and HIV continue to have a challenging relationship, to say the very least.
Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter