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The Independent is a centrist British online newspaper. Established in 1986 as an independent national morning newspaper published in London, it was controlled by Tony O’Reilly's Independent News & Media from 1997, and sold to Alexander Lebedev in 2010. It ceased to be produced in print in March 2016.Nicknamed the Indy, it began as a broadsheet newspaper, but changed to tabloid or "compact" format in 2003. Regarded as coming from the centre-left, on culture and politics, it tends to take a more pro-market stance on economic issues. It has not affiliated itself with any political party and features a range of views.

Russia announces new branch of military to focus on information warfare amid hacking allegations

Russia plans to form a new branch of its armed forces to focus on information warfare, the country’s defence minister has said.  Sergei Shoigu's statement — which came amid Western allegations of Russian hacking — marked...

The 20 toughest UK job interview questions – From Tesla to Condé Nast to British Airways

Getting thrown off by a hard interview question can be frustrating. And how you answer can make or break your chances of landing that dream.To help you prepare to tackle any interview scenario, job and careers...

Theresa May must not sacrifice environmental laws after Brexit, warn leading climate groups

Theresa May must not allow Britain’s environmental laws to be undermined during Brexit negotiations, a coalition of leading UK and international campaign groups, including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, WWF and the National Trust, has said.The...

Food standards could be weakened after Brexit leaving consumers with chlorine-washed chicken, warn environmentalists

British supermarkets could be flooded with chlorine-washed chicken, hormone-treated beef and pork laced with a controversial drug that is banned in more than 150 countries, as part of a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States,...

UK Government accused of ‘appalling lack of leadership’ amid global rejection of refugees

The UK has been accused of shirking its responsibilities and showing an “appalling lack of leadership” over the international refugee crisis as safe spaces for refugees dwindle across the globe, Amnesty International has warned.The human rights organisation’s annual report...

Donald Trump’s claims his team did not contact Russia during campaign contradicted by Kremlin officials

Donald Trump’s claims his team had no contact with Russian authorities during the presidential election campaign have been cast into doubt after Kremlin officials admitted they had been in touch with members of his staff.The US...

Britons upset about Brexit can come and work in France, says presidential favourite Emmanuel Macron

The favourite to win the French presidential elections has said he wants British “banks, talents, researchers, academics” to move to France after Brexit.Independent candidate Emmanuel Macron, who has become the unexpected front runner ahead of the vote in May,...

'Refugees Welcome' banner removed from Statue of Liberty

Activists illegally unfurled the banner on Tuesday Click to view the original article on The Independent.

Father pens emotional open letter about his daughter’s drug addiction

A father has written a heartfelt open letter about his teenage daughter's drug addiction in a bid to reverse a tide of substance abuse by young people in his home town.Sean O'Leary, of Kanata, Ottowa, Canada,...