Mark E Smith on music, politics and refugees
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Mark E Smith on music, politics and refugees

They were the godfather of indie music John Peel’s favourite band. “The Fall.” he said,…

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Syria crisis: hospital air strikes kill dozens
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Syria crisis: hospital air strikes kill dozens

Reports say that missiles have struck at least four medical facilities and two schools in…

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Britain’s EU membership reforms: what the public thinks
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Britain’s EU membership reforms: what the public thinks

Negotiations over Britain’s EU membership reforms will run “right to the wire” when leaders meet…

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Inside the world’s first transgender madrassa
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Inside the world’s first transgender madrassa

Issues around sexuality and gender are still sensitive in Indonesia – but there are some…

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Selling space  – Britain’s public spaces going private
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Selling space – Britain’s public spaces going private

When strolling in parks and squares, you could be forgiven for thinking that they are…

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Inside Tempelhof Airport – Europe’s biggest refugee camp
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Inside Tempelhof Airport – Europe’s biggest refugee camp

What happens in Syria doesn’t stay in Syria. Berlin’s iconic Tempelhof Airport. It starred in…

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Child abduction in Peru – but who are the kidnappers?
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Child abduction in Peru – but who are the kidnappers?

Footage has emerged of a British man attempting to return a child in Peru to…

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Election expense – police to examine complaint
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Election expense – police to examine complaint

Police in Nottinghamshire have today confirmed that they are examining a complaint about Conservative party…

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The Independent goes totally digital
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The Independent goes totally digital

It broke new ground when it launched 30 years ago. Now The Independent has been…

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Among Syria’s refugees inside Turkey
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Among Syria’s refugees inside Turkey

An escalation of military force by Assad and the Russians in Aleppo has driven thousands…

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