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Woman - Bedding - Asleep, April 4, 2017.
2019-11-19, The Independent
Doctors are warning that patients reporting unexplained breathlessness this winter may be suffering from a condition triggered by feather duvets. A report published...
File - British Royal marine commandos take part in Operation Sond Chara, the clearance of Nad-e Ali District of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan by Afghan national security force and troops deployed with the International Security Assistance Force 42-Commando.
2019-11-18, The Independent
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has reportedly said it could investigate the British Army for the first time over allegations war crimes had been committed. A BBC...
The Independent: The Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal which has engulfed Prince Andrew is the biggest crisis the royal family has faced since the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, a public relations expert has said. The Duke of York has said in a statement he will step back...
The Independent: Students could face a second wave of strikes in the new year causing disruption to exams if a dispute over pensions, pay and working conditions is not resolved, the University and College Union has warned. More than 43,000 members of university staff will walk...
The Independent: A police officer accused of dumping documents identifying paedophiles and their victims near a public skip is to face a misconduct hearing. A dog walker found pages of a dossier detailing at least 15 different criminal cases in a street in Hartlepool in June....
The Independent: Hundreds of families whose babies died or were seriously injured at the Shrewsbury and TelfordHospitalTrust do not even know their cases have been identified for investigation in the biggest maternity scandal to ever hit the NHS, The Independent...
The Independent: Prince Andrew is stepping back from public duties in the wake of the BBC interview he gave about his ties to billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The Queen gave the Duke of York permission to “step back from public duties for the foreseeable future,”...
The Independent: TodayThe Independent is launching its most ambitious campaign ever: a two-year commitment to tackle the problem of homelessness. The reason why can be seen by all of those living in London, or many other major Western cities. A walk down any main street or...
The Independent: Lower income and resources are almost entirely to blame for lower attainment levels seen in children raised by a single mother, a new study found. Researchers at the universities of Bristol, Bath and the Universidad de Alcala in Spain found children...
The Independent: A letter written by a senior aide to Prince Andrew has cast doubt on the royal’s account of his first meeting with Jeffrey Epstein. In last week’s controversial interview with Newsnight, the Duke of York recalled being introduced to the US financier through...
The Independent: Prince Andrew is considering doing a second interview after his disastrous first attempt to explain his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, it has been reported. The Queen’s son was widely criticised after his interview with Newsnight’s...
The Independent: The parents of Harry Dunn have strongly criticised Dominic Raab for defending the government’s decision to seek legal costs from them. The family is taking legal action against the foreign secretary after their son was killed in a collision outside an RAF...
The Independent: House of Fraser is facing a backlash from shoppers after new owner Mike Ashley was accused of reintroducing fur to the department store for the first time in more than a decade. Less than two years after the chain reaffirmed its commitment to a “strict no...
The Independent: The president of one of the most prestigious debating societies in the UK has resigned after a blind black student was reportedly “dragged by his ankles” out of a debate event in Oxford. Ebenezer Azamati, a PhD student from Ghana, was removed from the Oxford...
The Independent: TripAdvisor has suspended reviews for a Pizza Express restaurant in Woking after it saw an influx of mock entries to the page following Prince Andrew’s BBC Newsnight appearance on Saturday. In the interview about his relationship with convicted sex...
The Independent: The world’s first contraceptive injection for men could be available for consumer use within six months, after Indian scientists announced that clinical trials have been completed on the drug. The contraceptive, which remains effective for 13 years...