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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.

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...

Former racing car driver becomes first openly transgender ballet dancer to pass Royal Academy of Dance exam

A former racing car driver has become the first openly transgender ballet dancer to pass a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) exam.  Sophie Rebecca, initially began learning ballet as James, but was forced to leave after the...

Donald Trump agrees to sign child’s hat at Easter Egg Roll, before tossing it into crowd to screams of ‘no!’

When Donald Trump supporters asked him to sign their baseball caps at the White House Easter Egg Roll, they might not have anticipated his reaction.Video footage shows a child reaching out to the President as he...

Neil Gorsuch to take on religious liberty case in first test as Supreme Court justice

Neil Gorsuch will don his black robes for the first time this week, in the first test for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick.Headlining the justice’s schedule is the contentious religious liberty case Trinity Lutheran v Comer. The case...

Female middle school counsellor arrested over ‘inappropriate relationship with student’

A middle school counsellor in Texas has been arrested for allegedly conducting an inappropriate relationship with one of her students.Authorities arrested Blanco Middle School counsellor Lisa Rogers on 11 April. School district superintendent Jon Buck Ford...

Church in Ottawa celebrates Easter by dropping 45,000 chocolate eggs from helicopter

A Christian charity in Canada organised an Easter egg hunt with a difference this year, as a helicopter dropped 45,000 chocolate eggs to children waiting eagerly below.#WeheartOttawa is the outreach arm of a church in Ottawa...

West Virginia to become 29th state to legalise marijuana for medical use

A bill to legalise marijuana for medical purposes is expected to passed in West Virginia, which will make it the 29th state in the US to decriminalise the drug.Senate Bill 386 passed both chambers of the state...

InfoWars’ Alex Jones is a ‘performance artist playing a character’, according to his lawyer

Notorious US broadcaster Alex Jones is a “performance artist” and his on air persona is an act, according to his lawyer.Mr Jones runs the controversial Infowars website, which is known for propagating conspiracy theories and its...

Maryland helicopter crash: Black Hawk military vehicle with three crew members hits golf course

One person was reportedly killed after a US military Black Hawk helicopter was forced to make a hard landing on a golf course in Maryland.The crash took place on the the Breton Bay Golf Course in...