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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.

Tom Waston condemns Labour supporters who hissed at BBC's Laura Kuenssberg

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has criticised party supporters who hissed at the BBC’s political editor as she questioned Jeremy Corbyn, describing them as “rude” and “inappropriate”.Laura Kuenssberg was hissed and booed at by Jeremy...

Six-year-old dies shortly after being found with bodies of her father and two dogs in Isle of Wight home

A six-year-old girl has died in hospital after being found unconscious next to the body of her father and two dogs at her home on the Isle of Wight. Keziah Flux-Edmonds was rushed to hospital from...

EU referendum: Boris Johnson is like Donald Trump 'with a thesaurus', claims Nick Clegg

Boris Johnson is like Donald Trump “with a thesaurus”, Nick Clegg will claim, “ignoring the facts” and saying “whatever he wants” in an attempt to pull Britain out of the European Union.In his first major...

Majority of UK students 'expect a lot more' from universities amid rising tuition fees, says survey

An overwhelming majority of UK students expect a lot more from their universities amid the rising cost of higher education in parts of the country, according to a new survey.A staggering four in five are...

Growing gender gap in university admissions already present at age 13, says Sutton Trust report

The growing gender gap in university admissions is present in pupils as young as 13 with girls more likely than boys to see going into higher education (HE) as being important, a new report has...

Paris is opening its kitchens to refugee chefs

Ten restaurants in Paris will open their kitchens to refugee chefs in the hope of “changing attitudes” in Europe towards asylum seekers.The chefs will cook in the restaurants for five days between 17 and 21...

Blue Angels crash: One confirmed dead after crash of US Navy jet during practice flight in Tennessee

A US Navy Blue Angels jet crashed during a practice run in preparation for a weekend air show in Tennessee. Onlookers stood stunned across Smyrna, a town to the southeast of Nashville, as the jet careened...

EU referendum: David Cameron confronts accusations Remain campaign is founded on scaremongering

David Cameron has confronted accusations that his campaign to keep Britain in the European Union has been founded on scaremongering, warning opponents not to be “glib” about the risks of Brexit, and calling on voters...

US election 2016: Clinton takes the gloves off in forceful attack on Trump's foreign policy

Hillary Clinton has delivered her most forceful attack to date on her likely presidential election rival, calling Donald Trump dangerously thin-skinned and “temperamentally unfit” to occupy the Oval Office. In a major speech contrasting her...