Live Run Down

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: The Independent

 2021-06-23 01:18 

The Independent

New Zealand on edge after virus-infected Australian visits...

New Zealanders were on edge after health authorities said an infectious traveler from Australia had visited over the weekend...

 2021-06-23 01:16 

The Independent

Electric cars not enough as walking and cycling revolution needed, report finds...

The UK government's current approach to reach net-zero emissions could result in a 28 per cent increase in car use by 2050...

 2021-06-23 01:13 

The Independent

Number of NHS doctors taking early retirement has tripled since 2008...

More than half of doctors surveyed by the British Medical Association plan to retire before the age of 60, with most citing pension taxation as the primary reason...

 2021-06-23 01:08 

The Independent

Tokyo governor takes time off due to fatigue before Olympics...

Tokyo's metropolitan government says Gov. Yuriko Koike will take time off to recover from severe fatigue, one month before the Olympics begin...

 2021-06-23 00:51 

The Independent

Bumble gives employees a fully-paid week off over fears of pandemic burnout...

It's the latest way the tech industry has responded to the strain of working through the past year...

 2021-06-23 00:25 

The Independent

Olympic trials pique viewer interest in Tokyo Summer Games...

Amid all the back-and-forth about the feasibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics during the pandemic, there are early indications of viewer interest in the summer games...

 2021-06-23 00:15 

The Independent

Saudi operatives who murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training in US, says report...

Four of the Saudi operatives who murdered dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, reportedly received paramilitary training in the US under a contract approved by the State Department....

 2021-06-22 23:56 

The Independent

'Fire monks' ready to defend monastery from Big Sur blaze...

A group of firefighting monks was ready to defend a Buddhist monastery being threatened Tuesday by a wildfire burning in the rugged central coast mountains south of Big Sur...

 2021-06-22 23:54 

The Independent

'Gutted' Scott McKenna pays tribute to Croatia's quality after Euros loss...

Luka Modric and Ivan Perisic produced masterful finishes to earn a 3-1 Hampden win for the World Cup runners-up....

 2021-06-22 23:54 

The Independent

Three-quarters of domestic abuse investigations closed by police without charge, watchdog finds...

Police forces ordered to take 'immediate action' to explain closure rates...

 2021-06-22 23:41 

The Independent

Home Office receiving over 10,000 EU settlement applications a day as deadline looms...

Application numbers double in a month, prompting concern many EU nationals will not apply in time for deadline and could fall victim to hostile environment policies...

 2021-06-22 23:39 

The Independent

IKEA criticised for marking Juneteenth with menu of fried chicken and watermelon...

About 20 workers protest over selection of foods often associated with racist tropes about African Americans...

 2021-06-22 23:34 

The Independent

Donald Trump denies trying to shut down Saturday Night Live, then calls show an illegal campaign contribution...

Live from the Desk of Donald Trump, it's a tersely-worded denial that the former president used his office in an attempt to take Saturday Night Live off the air....

 2021-06-22 23:32 

The Independent

'Teeny' benefits of proposed Pacific trade deal dwarfed by hit from Brexit...

On fifth anniversary of referendum, nation still deeply divided by decision to leave EU...

 2021-06-22 23:25 

The Independent

Ministers launch bid to privatise Channel 4 in shake-up of British television...

Broadcaster's boss warns against changes that could cause 'irreversible damage'...

 2021-06-22 23:12 

The Independent

Pelosi to create committee on Capitol riot after Republicans blocked commission, reports say...

Nancy Pelosi is to create a select committee on the Capitol riot after Republicans blocked a 9/11-style commission, reports say....

 2021-06-22 23:07 

The Independent

Alaska man pleads guilty in death, abuse of 10-year-old girl...

An Alaska man linked to the 2018 death of a 10-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and sexual abuse of a minor...

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Garland: More "depth" needed to protect against cyberattacks...

Attorney General Merrick Garland says private industry needs better safeguards to avoid calamitous consequences in the event of cyberattacks like the ones that have targeted American infrastructure and corporations...

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Alan Turing's work continues to inspire scientists, says laboratory...

Mr Turing's work helped to lay the foundations for modern-day PCs, laptops and smartphones....

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Ned Beatty: Renowned actor who starred in Deliverance and Network...

In a career spanning six decades, Beatty played many characters from the small and silver screen...

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Business confidence returns to positive territory for first time in three years...

Data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation found that employers are also looking at hiring more staff, but labour shortages remain an issue....

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Will EU nationals who have not applied for settlement by 30 June be subjected to the hostile environment?...

The Home Office's reliance on employers and landlords to pass on immigration advice to late applicants instead of turning them away seems risky, writes May Bulman...

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

50 note 'has lost more than three-quarters of its buying power since 1981'...

50 had the purchasing power of around 217 at today's prices back in 1981, according to calculations from Hargreaves Lansdown....

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Travel sector holding day of action in response to restrictions...

Industry body Abta estimates that 195,000 travel jobs have been lost during the coronavirus pandemic or are at risk....

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Abolishing Dfid has had negative effect on aid spending, watchdog warns...

Icai report warns of 'turbulence' created by merger...

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

History suggests lefties have finally gained the upper hand...

Ten per cent of the population are left-handed, but why is this and how far back does left-handedness go? Sean Smith reports...

 2021-06-22 23:01 

The Independent

Success of government's 'culture recovery fund' in doubt as festivals teeter on brink of collapse...

New report questions lack of support for festivals and freelance workers within the culture sector...

 2021-06-22 23:00 

The Independent

Life expectancy falls more drastically in the US in 2020 than in other high income countries...

Average person in US lives 4.69 years less than those in comparably wealthy countries...

 2021-06-22 23:00 

The Independent

'You don't get seasick, do you?' my day on a Cornish fishing boat five years on from the Brexit referendum...

It was all sky and sea and salty tales but the reality of Brexit is far more grim for these fishermen, writes Colin Drury...

 2021-06-22 22:52 

The Independent

House will form new committee to investigate Jan. 6 attack...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told Democratic colleagues that she will create a new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol...

 2021-06-22 22:51 

The Independent

Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine...

More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine have been fired or resigned after a judge dismissed an employee lawsuit over the vaccine requirement...

 2021-06-22 22:51 

The Independent

Review: In 'F9,' finding a new gear for ridiculousness...

If you can stomach the macho melodrama, the "Fast and Furious" movies are ridiculous big-screen ballets, with cars shooting out of skyscrapers and airplanes, that at their best are the right kind of stupid...

 2021-06-22 22:45 

The Independent

Shani Warren: Man arrested over Lady in Lake murder of woman 34 years ago...

Victim, 26, found bound and gagged in Buckinghamshire in April 1987...

 2021-06-22 22:43 

The Independent

Gareth Southgate ready for England to up their game in Euro 2020 round of 16...

The manager oversaw an unbeaten group phase with a 1-0 win over the Czech Republic at Wembley....

 2021-06-22 22:42 

The Independent

Manchester Arena bomb inquiry: 'Nightmare journey' delayed senior firefighter's response, inquiry told...

Firefighters took more than two hours to attend site of attack in May 2017...

 2021-06-22 22:39 

The Independent

Grand Canyon backpacker dies from extreme heat as temperatures hit 115F...

Park rangers have warned people not to hike during hottest parts of the day...

 2021-06-22 22:32 

The Independent

Sir David Attenborough accuses ministers of 'political attacks' on television channels...

Naturalist's intervention comes amid speculation that the government will privatise Channel 4...

 2021-06-22 22:24 

The Independent

Republicans defeat critical voting rights bill as White House warns 'democracy is in peril'...

Senate Republicans block vote on For The People Act while GOP lawmakers launch partisan campaign to undermine ballot access...

 2021-06-22 22:22 

The Independent

Pelosi, Schumer to huddle with White House on infrastructure...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will confer with White House officials on next steps for President Joe Biden's $4 trillion infrastructure plans...

 2021-06-22 22:21 

The Independent

Louisiana governor vetoes transgender sports ban proposal...

Gov. John Bel Edwards has struck down a bill prohibiting transgender athletes from competing on girls' sports teams in Louisiana schools...

 2021-06-22 22:19 

The Independent

Jill Biden touts vaccine in poorly inoculated Mississippi...

First lady Jill Biden is encouraging people in one of the least-vaccinated states to roll up their sleeves and get immunized against the coronavirus...

 2021-06-22 22:19 

The Independent

Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says he will support long-debated changes to the military justice system that would remove decisions on prosecuting sexual assault cases from military commanders...

 2021-06-22 22:17 

The Independent

Harry Maguire insists England are striving to improve ahead of knockout phase...

The defender was brought into Gareth Southgate's starting line-up against the Czech Republic following an ankle injury....

 2021-06-22 22:10 

The Independent

Texas governor orders special session, but doesn't say why...

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is ordering lawmakers back to work in July...

 2021-06-22 22:08 

The Independent

Brazil probes Health Ministry deal to buy Covaxin vaccine...

Brazil's federal prosecutor's office is investigating possible irregularities in a Health Ministry contract to purchase 20 million doses of the Covaxin vaccine manufactured by Indian laboratory Bharat Biotech...

 2021-06-22 22:05 

The Independent

'More to come' from England in Euro 2020 knockouts Gareth Southgate...

England topped Group D after beating the Czech Republic....

 2021-06-22 21:59 

The Independent

England's Euro 2020 triumph just became inevitable — thanks to the public health authorities...

Let's not linger too long on it having taken direct state intervention for Gareth Southgate finally to start Jack Grealish. Let us linger only on the sultry touches, that exquisite chip, the soft, shunted passes that seem to bend space and time...

 2021-06-22 21:57 

The Independent

Raheem Sterling believes England should fear nobody in Euro 2020 last 16...

The winger scored his and England's second goal of the tournament to ensure they topped Group D, with France, Portugal or Germany likely to be up next...

 2021-06-22 21:55 

The Independent

Human remains keep popping up around Minneapolis. Police are treating it as a homicide...

Latest grisly find more than three miles from original discovery...

 2021-06-22 21:54 

The Independent

Five things we learned as Scotland's Euro 2020 dreams are dashed by Croatia...

The World Cup runners-up ran out 3-1 winners in Glasgow....

  • Need an account?  
    or