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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.

Theresa May calls for snap UK general election saying Brexit process needs a strong government

Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a general election in the United Kingdom in a bid to cement her party's grip on power.Ms May made the announcement from the steps of Number 10 Downing Street,...

Nearly $500,000 of Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign funds have ‘gone to Trump restaurants, hotels and golf clubs’

Donald Trump's properties have reportedly cashed in on nearly $500,000 of the money set aside for the President’s 2020 re-election campaign.The money which was initially assigned to President Trump’s future presidential campaign is said to have...

Here are all the times Theresa May said there would be no election

Theresa May has called a general election for 8 June 2017 – a stunning U-turn. She and her spokespeople have repeatedly denied that she would call one.Here are some of the times she has previously ruled...

General election: Arron Banks to stand against former Ukip MP Douglas Carswell in Clacton

Ukip donor Arron Banks has said he will run against the party’s former MP Douglas Carswell in Clacton in the upcoming general election.Asked on Twitter if he was planning to stand in the 8 June vote, which Theresa May...

Calling a snap election is not as easy as it used to be but here’s how you do it

On the steps of 10 Downing Street, Theresa May did not call a General Election.It doesn't work that way anymore.The Fixed-Term Parliaments Act introduced by the coalition Government in 2011 makes it harder for a Prime...

Labour MP announces he will not stand again as Theresa May calls for a snap general election

Labour MP Tom Blenkinsop has announced he will not run for re-election after Theresa May announced a snap general election. Click to view the original article on The Independent.

Over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners go on hunger strike in Israel

More than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails have gone on hunger strike to demand better conditions in one of the largest protests in recent years. Prisoners are demanding more contact with relatives, better access...

Steve Stephens: Manhunt for Cleveland Facebook shooter expands to five surrounding states

Police hunting a man who filmed himself walking up to and shooting dead an elderly man on a Cleveland street have expanded the search to five surrounding states.Detectives have said they “will find” the Facebook murder suspect but asked the...

North Korea will ‘test missiles weekly’, senior official says

North Korea will continue to test missiles frequently, despite escalating tensions with the US, a senior official has said.“We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol said.He told...

Donald Trump tells crowd of children at Easter Egg roll ‘we will be stronger and bigger as a nation than ever before’

Donald Trump has told a crowd of people - many of them children gathered for the White House Easter egg roll - that the US “will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before".Mr...