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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.

Teen creates website with kittens punching Donald Trump, and now the lawyers have come after her

A teenager who created a website where users can use a kitten’s paws to punch a picture of Donald Trump is facing legal action. Lucy, 17, initially created TrumpScratch.com as a fun and innocent coding project, and the site was...

Trump asked for tanks at his inauguration, email reveals

The team planning Donald Trump's inauguration was "seriously considering adding military vehicles" to the parade through Washington DC in January.The Presidential inauguration committee asked the Pentagon to "send us some pictures of military vehicles we could...

Donald Trump says Theresa May is ‘strong and doing very well’ after Westminster terror attack

Donald Trump has said Theresa May is "strong and doing very well" after the two leaders spoke by phone following the terror attacks in Westminster.The US President tweeted late on Wednesday night: "Spoke to U.K. Prime...

Anti-terror police raid address in Birmingham after Westminster attack

Armed police have launched a late-night raid on an address in Birmingham.West Midlands Police referred inquiries about the operation on Hagley Road to the Metropolitan Police, who refused to say whether it was connected with Wednesday's...

Westminster Parliament attack: Witnesses describe chaos as car ploughs into pedestrians and policeman stabbed

Witnesses have described scenes of chaos after a police officer was stabbed and a suspect was shot outside the Houses of Parliament after an alleged terror attack.Approximately 12 pedestrians were also mowed down by a car on Westminster Bridge. One...

London terror attack: ‘I saw a police officer fall to the ground, clutching their arm’

I was walking back to The Independent’s office in Parliament with some birthday chocolates for a colleague, when terror struck.All around me were MPs heading off to the chamber to vote. Behind me Michael Gove was...

Westminster attack: MP Tobias Ellwood ‘attempted to save life of police officer stabbed outside Parliament’

Tory MP Tobias Ellwood attempted to save the life of a policeman attacked in the grounds of the Palace of Westminster, who later died.The foreign minister – a retired soldier - reportedly attempted to perform mouth-to-mouth...

Congressional committee requests information from White House showing any communication between Michael Flynn and Russia

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UK millionaires think Brexit will make them even richer

Britain’s millionaires are surprisingly upbeat about Brexit. Despite rising inflation and a weakened pound most of the country’s wealthy think they will be personally better-off after Brexit, according to a new survey. Three quarters also believe the...

London attack suspect: Pictures emerge of man believed to be Westminster terror suspect

Pictures have emerged of the man believed to be the suspect in a terror attack on the Houses of Parliament. He allegedly rammed a car into members of the public on Westminster Bridge before entering the grounds...