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The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/rss Visit now for the latest news direct from The Independent and updated throughout the day en-gb Copyright 2021, ESI Media Ltd Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:42:19 GMT 2021-01-07T17:42:19Z en-gb ESI Media Ltd or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. 2021 <![CDATA[‘After all I’ve done for him’: Mike Pence reportedly stunned and incensed at Trump for inciting riots at US Capitol]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/pence-trump-capitol-riots-b1784051.html <![CDATA[

‘I’ve never seen Pence as angry as he was today,’ Senate GOP ally says of vice president

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:41:35 GMT b1784051 2021-01-07T17:41:35Z <![CDATA[All care home patients in England to receive vaccine by end of January, says Boris Johnson]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/boris-johnson-coronavirus-vaccine-care-homes-england-b1784065.html <![CDATA[

The government plans to have all care home patients in England vaccinated against coronavirus by the end of this month, Boris Johnson has said.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:41:22 GMT b1784065 2021-01-07T17:41:22Z <![CDATA[House Democrats take first serious steps towards impeaching Trump again day after riots at the Capitol]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-impeachment-house-democrats-riots-b1784068.html <![CDATA[

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have begun circulating articles of impeachment against Donald Trump for inspiring a mob that overtook the US Capitol on Wednesday, marking the first serious steps towards trying to remove the president in his final days in office.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:40:20 GMT b1784068 2021-01-07T17:40:20Z <![CDATA[Trump was ‘completely wrong’ to encourage supporters to storm Capitol, Boris Johnson says]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/trump-capitol-riots-boris-johnson-b1784063.html <![CDATA[

Donald Trump was “completely wrong” to cast doubt on the result of the US presidential election and to encourage supporters to storm the Capitol building, prime minister Boris Johnson has said.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:38:18 GMT b1784063 2021-01-07T17:38:18Z <![CDATA[Republican joins Schumer, AOC and dozens of other lawmakers demanding 25th amendment for Trump’s removal]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/adam-kinzinger-25th-amendment-trump-removal-b1784001.html <![CDATA[

Top Senate Democrat and growing list of lawmakers say Congress should impeach if Pence and cabinet refuse to remove president

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:36:12 GMT b1784001 2021-01-07T17:36:12Z <![CDATA[After years of work, Abrams takes victory lap in Georgia]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/after-years-of-work-abrams-takes-victory-lap-in-georgia-georgia-democratic-brian-kemp-voters-black-b1784070.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:35:43 GMT b1784070 2021-01-07T17:35:43Z <![CDATA[10 best door stops and draught excluders]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/furniture/best-door-stops-draught-excluders-a8079436.html <![CDATA[

These weighted stoppers will keep the cold out while adding a splash of style to your doorway

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:34:45 GMT a8079436 2021-01-07T17:34:45Z <![CDATA[Those politicians who told the truth about Trump deserve our praise]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/voices/trump-capitol-riots-white-house-uk-b1783931.html <![CDATA[

In a way, the debate about how to deal with the current president echoes the old foreign policy argument between engagement and isolation, writes John Rentoul

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:34:43 GMT b1783931 2021-01-07T17:34:43Z <![CDATA[Elon Musk reaffirms pledge to build human colony on Mars after becoming world’s richest person]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/elon-musk-mars-city-wealth-b1784062.html <![CDATA[

‘Half my money is intended to help problems on Earth and half to help establish a self-sustaining city on Mars,’ Tesla and SpaceX boss says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:33:54 GMT b1784062 2021-01-07T17:33:54Z <![CDATA[Where is Trump? With an empty schedule after day of ‘insurrection’, what is the president doing?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/where-is-trump-today-capitol-riots-pence-b1783889.html <![CDATA[

President increasingly isolates himself after failing to prevent certification of his electoral defeat

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:33:35 GMT b1783889 2021-01-07T17:33:35Z <![CDATA[Trump’s chaos sets off alarms worldwide about dangers of populist right]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/trump-capitol-riot-populist-right-global-b1784050.html <![CDATA[

Trump may have lost the election, but his power to incite violence and attack democratic ideals is as powerful as ever, explains Borzou Daragahi

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:33:26 GMT b1784050 2021-01-07T17:33:26Z <![CDATA[Plans for Trump to be keynote speaker at RNC winter meeting is scrapped after riot, source says]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/trump-capital-rnc-meeting-riots-b1784028.html <![CDATA[

‘This gathering should send a message to them: This isn’t their Republican Party anymore. This is Donald Trump’s Republican Party,’ his oldest son said Wednesday before violent riot

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:31:31 GMT b1784028 2021-01-07T17:31:31Z <![CDATA[Trump news – live: Articles of impeachment unveiled as Republicans join calls for removal]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-news-today-twitter-25th-amendment-pence-latest-b1783684.html <![CDATA[

Follow the latest updates

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:30:49 GMT b1783684 2021-01-07T17:30:49Z <![CDATA[9 best door stops and draught excluders to keep your home snug]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/furniture/best-door-stop-draught-excluder-b1782669.html <![CDATA[

From novelty toads to simple tartan, we’ve found the stoppers to suit any home

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:30:38 GMT b1782669 2021-01-07T17:30:38Z <![CDATA[Barr says Trump committed a ‘betrayal’ of the presidency amid Capitol riots]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/barr-trump-capitol-riots-supporters-b1783961.html <![CDATA[

‘Orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:30:15 GMT b1783961 2021-01-07T17:30:15Z <![CDATA[Capitol riots – live: Proud Boys boast about DC ‘terror’ as photo emerges of RNC pipe bomb]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/capitol-riots-news-latest-woman-shot-washington-today-b1783689.html <![CDATA[

Follow below for the latest fallout from Wednesday’s pro-Trump riots in Washington

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:30:01 GMT b1783689 2021-01-07T17:30:01Z <![CDATA[Facebook and Instagram ban Trump ‘indefinitely’ after violent riots]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/facebook-instagram-ban-trump-capitol-riots-b1783967.html <![CDATA[

Donald Trump has been banned from Facebook and Instagram “indefinitely” following the violence in Washington, DC.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:27:31 GMT b1783967 2021-01-07T17:27:31Z <![CDATA[Trump withdraws Wolf’s nomination for Homeland Security chief as he criticises president over riots]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-chad-wolf-homeland-security-b1784022.html <![CDATA[

Wolf criticises president but did not resign unlike many of his colleagues

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:26:09 GMT b1784022 2021-01-07T17:26:09Z <![CDATA[Soldiers enter Ghana parliament to break up MPs embroiled in heated misunderstanding]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/ghana-soldiers-parliament-president-speaker-vote-b1783976.html <![CDATA[

Tensions have been boiling since December election left country with hung parliament

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:25:56 GMT b1783976 2021-01-07T17:25:56Z <![CDATA[Coronavirus case rates soar in all areas of England, new data shows]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/coronavirus-case-rates-england-phe-b1784015.html <![CDATA[

Hospital admissions also climbing, PHE says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:24:57 GMT b1784015 2021-01-07T17:24:57Z <![CDATA[Lowest number of births in the UK since records began predicted]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/pricewaterhouse-coopers-pandemic-prediction-economy-birth-rates-b1783240.html <![CDATA[

Uncertainty around job market pushing people to postpone pregnancies, says PwC

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:24:53 GMT b1783240 2021-01-07T17:24:53Z <![CDATA[Review: Aaron Frazer brings great old school vibes to 2021]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/review-aaron-frazer-brings-great-old-school-vibes-to-2021-dan-auerbach-drums-singer-soul-sound-b1784060.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:21:30 GMT b1784060 2021-01-07T17:21:30Z <![CDATA[Trump administration’s sale of Arctic refuge drilling rights labeled an ‘epic failure’ ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/alaska-wildlife-refuge-oil-drilling-trump-b1783820.html <![CDATA[

Only half the tracts listed as available in the refuge’s coastal plain attracted bids on Wednesday

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:21:02 GMT b1783820 2021-01-07T17:21:02Z <![CDATA[To pack a trunk or not? Battle over retirement plans of ‘Britain’s loneliest elephant’, saved from the circus]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/anne-elephant-lumley-longleat-safari-b1783327.html <![CDATA[

After 19 years of not seeing another of her kind, Anne is desperate for company, activists say; but Longleat insists its famous resident should not be moved. A jumbo battle is under way, writes Jane Dalton

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:20:57 GMT b1783327 2021-01-07T17:20:57Z <![CDATA[Ugandan police confront Bobi Wine during online briefing]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/ugandan-police-confront-bobi-wine-during-online-briefing-bobi-wine-officer-police-petition-yoweri-museveni-b1784059.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:20:29 GMT b1784059 2021-01-07T17:20:29Z <![CDATA[‘This could seriously undermine impact of lockdown measures’: Concerns over demand for school places during England lockdown]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/coronavirus-school-lockdown-demand-b1783899.html <![CDATA[

‘We’ve heard stories of some schools having 50-70 per cent in,’ Paul Whiteman from the NAHT says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:20:19 GMT b1783899 2021-01-07T17:20:19Z <![CDATA[Capitol riots: Army veteran who wouldn’t leave anyone behind seen comforting fellow lawmaker in viral photo]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-riots-jason-crow-susan-wild-b1783905.html <![CDATA[

‘I wasn’t going to leave House floor until every member was gone,’ Mr Crow says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:17:40 GMT b1783905 2021-01-07T17:17:40Z <![CDATA[Trump’s online store taken down]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/trump-shopify-online-store-removed-b1784030.html <![CDATA[

The stores of both the Trump Organisation and the Trump campaign have been removed 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:17:37 GMT b1784030 2021-01-07T17:17:37Z <![CDATA[Former UK ambassador to US says Boris Johnson ‘now tarred with brush of being a mini-Trump in Europe’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-trump-similarities-washington-capitol-riots-b1783818.html <![CDATA[

Only similarity between Trump and Johnson is their hair, says Sir Christopher Meyer 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:17:21 GMT b1783818 2021-01-07T17:17:21Z <![CDATA[Review: ‘Bone Canyon’ another first-rate police procedural]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/review-bone-canyon-another-firstrate-police-procedural-officer-eve-screenwriter-edge-wildfires-b1784053.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:17:19 GMT b1784053 2021-01-07T17:17:19Z <![CDATA[Phil Neville closes in on Inter Miami job as Diego Alonso departs]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/us-sport/major-league-soccer/phil-neville-inter-miami-manager-b1784038.html <![CDATA[

Under the former Uruguay striker, the club finished 10th in the Eastern Conference in their maiden MLS season last year, while they were eliminated from the MLS Cup play-offs in the ‘play-in’ round

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:17:06 GMT b1784038 2021-01-07T17:17:06Z <![CDATA[Iowa governor, aides appear in PR video for no-bid vendor]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/iowa-governor-aides-appear-in-pr-video-for-nobid-vendor-kim-reynolds-company-utah-governor-resources-b1784052.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:15:42 GMT b1784052 2021-01-07T17:15:42Z <![CDATA[Aston Villa report ‘significant’ coronavirus outbreak on eve of Liverpool FA Cup tie]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/aston-villa/covid-liverpool-fa-cup-b1783904.html <![CDATA[

First-team training was cancelled on Thursday with the Bodymoor Heath complex now closed with ‘a large number’ of players and staff affected

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:14:53 GMT b1783904 2021-01-07T17:14:53Z <![CDATA[Will the ‘Red Dress’ that has roamed the world ever land in Pakistan?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/will-the-red-dress-that-has-roamed-the-world-ever-land-in-pakistan-b1783945.html <![CDATA[

For the last 10 years, British textile artist Kirstie Macleod’s ‘Red Dress’ has been worked upon by more than 200 artists.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:13:56 GMT b1783945 2021-01-07T17:13:56Z <![CDATA[Hospital watchdog chief calls for honesty over Covid pandemic’s impact on patient care]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/coronavirus-cqc-inspection-poor-care-b1784000.html <![CDATA[

‘We need to acknowledge that the pandemic continues to affect quality of care,’ Ted Baker says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:09:35 GMT b1784000 2021-01-07T17:09:35Z <![CDATA[Covid news – live: Boris Johnson leads news conference as UK deaths exceed 1,000 again]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-uk-news-update-vaccine-cases-lockdown-live-b1783678.html <![CDATA[

Follow the latest updates on the pandemic

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:05:31 GMT b1783678 2021-01-07T17:05:31Z <![CDATA[Cancelled and delayed supplies hamper rollout of Oxford Covid vaccine through GPs]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-vaccine-oxford-gps-doses-latest-b1783859.html <![CDATA[

Surgeries across UK have begun offering doses of the Oxford jab to the most vulnerable as the government works to scale up its vaccination programme

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:04:17 GMT b1783859 2021-01-07T17:04:17Z <![CDATA[Jonny Bairstow eager to seize latest chance at England Test spot]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cricket/jonny-bairstow-england-sri-lanka-b1784025.html <![CDATA[

Rory Burns’ absence is likely to give Bairstow another opportunity to prove he belongs at Test level

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:04:08 GMT b1784025 2021-01-07T17:04:08Z <![CDATA[10 best alcohol-free and low alcohol wines for Dry January REDIRECTED]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/food-drink/wine/best-alcohol-free-and-low-alcohol-wines-dry-january-a8143421.html <![CDATA[

Whether you’re going sugar-free, on a fitness regime, drinking more mindfully, or going alcohol-free, we think you will find something to hit the spot

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:03:59 GMT a8143421 2021-01-07T17:03:59Z <![CDATA[Giuliani pushed senators to block Biden victory even after riots began, misdialed voicemail reveals]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/giuliani-misdial-senator-trump-capitol-riots-b1783672.html <![CDATA[

Donald Trump’s lawyer tried to block the count of the Electoral College votes as Capitol was still recovering from violence

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:03:12 GMT b1783672 2021-01-07T17:03:12Z <![CDATA[NHS scam: Fake text messages ask for bank details in exchange for Covid vaccine]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/nhs-scam-covid-vaccine-message-fake-nhs-b1784009.html <![CDATA[

The scam asks for bank details, something legitimate NHS texts do not do

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:01:00 GMT b1784009 2021-01-07T17:01:00Z <![CDATA[Trump’s election lawyer ditches him over ‘repugnant’ and criminal actions]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/trump-attorney-pennsylvania-election-lawsuit-b1783977.html <![CDATA[

‘The client has used the lawyer’s services to perpetrate a crime,’ Philadelphia-based attorney Jerome Marcus says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:00:29 GMT b1783977 2021-01-07T17:00:29Z <![CDATA[Covid UK deaths hit 1,162, second highest daily toll ever]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/covid-uk-deaths-today-latest-update-b1784010.html <![CDATA[

Cases up by 52,618, government confirms

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 17:00:15 GMT b1784010 2021-01-07T17:00:15Z <![CDATA[Arsenal Women vs Aston Villa postponed due to Covid case]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/womens_football/arsenal-women-vs-aston-villa-wsl-fixtures-b1784008.html <![CDATA[

Three Gunners took an unauthorised trip to Dubai, with one testing positive upon their return

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:58:44 GMT b1784008 2021-01-07T16:58:44Z <![CDATA[Covid pressure on hospitals expected to continue even after vaccines bring death rate down, warns Matt Hancock]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/covid-hospitals-deaths-vaccine-matt-hancock-b1784021.html <![CDATA[

Revaccination may be needed every six months, health secretary tells MPs

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:57:52 GMT b1784021 2021-01-07T16:57:52Z <![CDATA[Trump made a promise at his DC rally — and then rioters kept it for him]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-rally-speech-capitol-mcconnell-pence-b1783451.html <![CDATA[

A mob stormed the Capitol after the president told them ‘pathetic Republicans’ had handed them an ‘illegitimate president’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:56:20 GMT b1783451 2021-01-07T16:56:20Z <![CDATA[The NHS, pushed to breaking point by Covid, is being privatised by stealth – we had better be ready to fight for it]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nhs-covid-privatisation-health-care-b1783853.html <![CDATA[

The danger is that the NHS stops being a national health service, free at the point of need to rich and poor alike, happily used by both, and becomes more of a backstop for emergenices

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:56:12 GMT b1783853 2021-01-07T16:56:12Z <![CDATA[Amad Diallo transfer: Manchester United sign Ivorian teenage prodigy from Atalanta for initial £18m]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-united/amad-diallo-transfer-news-atalanta-b1783982.html <![CDATA[

A deal for Diallo was originally agreed in October ahead of the January transfer window

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:52:13 GMT b1783982 2021-01-07T16:52:13Z <![CDATA[Britons in lockdown spent 87 hours on average dreaming about holidays, survey finds]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/travel-0/uk-holiday-lockdown-dreams-b1783984.html <![CDATA[

Almost three-quarters of those polled said that they ‘live’ for going on holiday 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:49:35 GMT b1783984 2021-01-07T16:49:35Z <![CDATA[Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals what Amad Diallo will bring to Manchester United]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-united/amad-diallo-transfer-solskjaer-b1784005.html <![CDATA[

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18-year-old joins from the Serie A side for an initial £18m fee

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:48:06 GMT b1784005 2021-01-07T16:48:06Z <![CDATA[Proud Boys boast they caused ‘absolute terror’ during Capitol riot]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/proud-boys-terror-capitol-riot-b1783996.html <![CDATA[

The group says it intentionally dressed in black on the day of the riot

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:47:05 GMT b1783996 2021-01-07T16:47:05Z <![CDATA[Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals what Amad Diallo will bring to Manchester United]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-united/amad-diallo-transfer-solskjaer-b1784004.html <![CDATA[

The 18-year-old joins for an initial £18m fee plus add ons

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:45:09 GMT b1784004 2021-01-07T16:45:09Z <![CDATA[New treatment ‘significantly’ reduces mortality in critically ill Covid patients, study finds]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-treatment-uk-hospital-cases-b1783979.html <![CDATA[

Tocilizumab and sarilumab both shown to improve chances of survival and recovery in patients admitted to intensive care

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:43:34 GMT b1783979 2021-01-07T16:43:34Z <![CDATA[Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Mesut Ozil, Julian Draxler, Emiliano Buendia, Omar Rekik, Valentin Antov latest]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/arsenal/transfer-news-live-rumours-gossip-b1783683.html <![CDATA[

Mikel Arteta is exploring all options with the need to sell in order to bring in new signings

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:43:18 GMT b1783683 2021-01-07T16:43:18Z <![CDATA[Australian auction house pulls human skull shaped into trophy from sale]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/human-skull-auction-trophy-australia-b1783978.html <![CDATA[

The item was described as a ‘rare, antique European human skull ceremonial cup with white metal and brass trim’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:42:56 GMT b1783978 2021-01-07T16:42:56Z <![CDATA[‘I feel forgotten’: How the digital divide is stopping children learning]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/digital-divide-homeschool-lockdown-b1783951.html <![CDATA[

As a third lockdown in England means schools are closed again, behavioural scientist, Dr Pragya Agarwal, looks at how a lack of technology is cutting children off

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:39:21 GMT b1783951 2021-01-07T16:39:21Z <![CDATA[UAE says it will restore trade links with Qatar soon but trust will take longer]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/uae-qatar-gulf-blockade-saudi-b1783894.html <![CDATA[

A deal to end the standoff between the Gulf monarchies was signed earlier this week

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:37:36 GMT b1783894 2021-01-07T16:37:36Z <![CDATA[Hunter-gatherers sharing leftovers with wolves may have helped early dog domestication]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/wolves-dogs-domestication-humans-ice-age-b1783907.html <![CDATA[

During severe Ice Age winters different nutritional requirements meant wolves and humans were not always competing for the same kinds of meat

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:35:16 GMT b1783907 2021-01-07T16:35:16Z <![CDATA[WhatsApp privacy update: Elon Musk urges people to use Signal app]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/whatsapp-privacy-update-elon-musk-signal-b1783950.html <![CDATA[

‘Just don’t like Facebook,’ Tesla boss previously said. ‘Gives me the willies’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:33:40 GMT b1783950 2021-01-07T16:33:40Z <![CDATA[I’ve reported on Trump for years. Spare me your hand-wringing about ‘how this could happen’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-capitol-riots-republicans-b1783990.html <![CDATA[

I saw this coming — but even I underestimated some of the people involved

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:32:51 GMT b1783990 2021-01-07T16:32:51Z <![CDATA[11 best teas for sleep that make bedtime a breeze]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/food-drink/best-bedtime-teas-a8733286.html <![CDATA[

Relax the body and mind with camomile, herbal, berry or organic brews

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:32:17 GMT a8733286 2021-01-07T16:32:17Z <![CDATA[New Mercedes screen to stretch nearly full width of car]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/new-mercedes-screen-to-stretch-nearly-full-width-of-car-screen-screen-mercedes-daimler-ap-b1784007.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:31:54 GMT b1784007 2021-01-07T16:31:54Z <![CDATA[9 best microwaves for quick and easy cooking]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/kitchen-appliances/best-microwaves-oven-uk-brand-with-grill-egg-poacher-a9041061.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:26:35 GMT a9041061 <![CDATA[Photograph: These machines move beyond simple reheating and defrosting, with features like steam and grill 
]]> 2021-01-07T16:26:35Z <![CDATA[Brexit news – live: Lorry drivers fined £32,000 in a week in Kent as UK retailers stop shipping to EU]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-news-latest-boris-johnson-us-riot-b1783682.html <![CDATA[

Follow here for the latest updates on UK politics

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:26:23 GMT b1783682 2021-01-07T16:26:23Z <![CDATA[US long-term mortgage rates hit new lows; 30-year at 2.65%]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/us-longterm-mortgage-rates-hit-new-lows-30year-at-265-us-mortgage-rates-mortgage-rates-ap-washington-b1784002.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:25:41 GMT b1784002 2021-01-07T16:25:41Z <![CDATA[Commission that banned Edinson Cavani ‘surprised’ by Manchester United’s lack of media training]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-united/edinson-cavani-ban-social-media-latest-b1783973.html <![CDATA[

Uruguayan was suspended for three matches for using a racial term on social media

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:22:39 GMT b1783973 2021-01-07T16:22:39Z <![CDATA[Keith Newstead: Automata artist who brought mechanical sculpture to a wider audience]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/keith-newstead-dead-automata-artist-obituary-b1783879.html <![CDATA[

The craftsman delivered works of all sizes – and excelled in combining scientific and artistic principles

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:21:36 GMT b1783879 2021-01-07T16:21:36Z <![CDATA[Boston Marathon bomber sues over ballcap, showers in prison]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/boston-marathon-bomber-sues-over-ballcap-showers-in-prison-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-prison-boston-treatment-showers-b1783993.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:19:26 GMT b1783993 2021-01-07T16:19:26Z <![CDATA[Tories investigating former Welsh leader for comparing Capitol rioters to campaigners for second Brexit referendum]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/andrew-davies-capitol-riots-brexit-tories-b1783895.html <![CDATA[

‘If you are an office holder in any sort in the Conservative Party, resign now,’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:14:40 GMT b1783895 2021-01-07T16:14:40Z <![CDATA[10 best 2-slice toasters for a golden slice every time]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/toasters/best-two-slice-toasters-a9361426.html <![CDATA[

Tired of burnt or uneven toast? These machines make the perfect slice every time

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:13:43 GMT a9361426 2021-01-07T16:13:43Z <![CDATA[B&M Bargains boss pays himself £30m after bumper lockdown sales]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/bm-bargains-simon-arora-dividend-results-b1783823.html <![CDATA[

Budget retailer said it will also give 30,000 staff an extra week’s wages

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:11:15 GMT b1783823 <![CDATA[Photograph:

B&M benefited from being classified as an essential retailer 

]]> 2021-01-07T16:11:15Z <![CDATA[BBC’s educational expansion: Everything you need when teaching your child from home during lockdown]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/kids/toys-activities/primary-school-closures-online-resources-activities-b1782450.html <![CDATA[

The right resources can help hugely when it comes to homeschooling

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:11:13 GMT b1782450 2021-01-07T16:11:13Z <![CDATA[Quiet European beach destinations to visit in 2021]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/europe/quiet-european-beach-destinations-spain-france-italy-b1780836.html <![CDATA[

The Independent’s travel team picks out the less-visited spots in Europe

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:10:39 GMT b1780836 2021-01-07T16:10:39Z <![CDATA[What is a ‘third country’ and what does it means for UK travellers after Brexit?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/what-is-third-country-brexit-eu-b1783943.html <![CDATA[

Everything you need to know about the country’s status change

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:09:13 GMT b1783943 <![CDATA[Photograph:

Will Brits still be taking off after Brexit?

]]> 2021-01-07T16:09:13Z <![CDATA[Banana bread is out: This lockdown we’ll be baking custard tarts and Victoria sponge, says Waitrose]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/lockdown-baking-victoria-sponge-b1783918.html <![CDATA[

Searches for the sweet treats are up since the third lockdown was announced

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:06:31 GMT b1783918 2021-01-07T16:06:31Z <![CDATA[Hong Kong police arrest US lawyer in crackdown]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/video/explainers/hong-kong-police-arrest-us-lawyer-in-crackdown-b1774859.html <![CDATA[

Hong Kong police arrest US lawyer in crackdown

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:03:32 GMT b1774859 2021-01-07T16:03:32Z <![CDATA[Data stolen in Hackney Council cyber attack published on dark web]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/hackney-council-cyber-attack-data-stolen-b1783933.html <![CDATA[

‘Vast majority’ of sensitive information unaffected – but appears likely some personal data shared online

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:02:59 GMT b1783933 2021-01-07T16:02:59Z <![CDATA[How long can Son Heung-min keep out-running his own xG?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/tottenham/son-heung-min-xg-harry-kane-b1782968.html <![CDATA[

Data suggests that a player’s huge overperformance against expected goals catches up with them eventually, so are Son’s Europe-leading finishing stats destined to end or is he an extraordinary outlier?

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:02:52 GMT b1782968 2021-01-07T16:02:52Z <![CDATA[Identical twins aren’t perfect clones, research shows]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/identical-twins-arent-perfect-clones-research-shows-twins-twin-scientists-dna-twin-b1783975.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:02:38 GMT b1783975 2021-01-07T16:02:38Z <![CDATA[What happened in Washington DC yesterday? A timeline of insurrection ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-riots-what-happened-washington-dc-timeline-b1783562.html <![CDATA[

Pro-Trump rioters hold Capitol under siege as president falsely insists election ‘stolen’ from them

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:02:29 GMT b1783562 2021-01-07T16:02:29Z <![CDATA[US ‘appalled’ by arrest of American in Hong Kong crackdown as Pompeo considers new sanctions]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/pompeo-sanctions-hong-kong-arrest-american-citizen-b1783785.html <![CDATA[

 China called Pompeo’s warning a serious interference in its internal affairs

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:02:16 GMT b1783785 2021-01-07T16:02:16Z <![CDATA[The question isn’t just what we do with the rioters — it’s what we do with the police and FBI who stood by]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/capitol-riots-police-fbi-attorney-general-b1783952.html <![CDATA[

Biden’s new Attorney General, Merrick Garland, prosecuted the Oklahoma City bombers. He should know what to do with the mob who attacked the Capitol

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:59:14 GMT b1783952 2021-01-07T15:59:14Z <![CDATA[Peloton tread review: How does it compare to the bike in the battle for the best at-home workout?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/outdoor-activity/sports-equipment-accessories/peloton-tread-review-2020-cost-b1783162.html <![CDATA[

The treadmill promises next-level, full-body, indoor training. We tested it to find out if it delivers

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:56:49 GMT b1783162 2021-01-07T15:56:49Z <![CDATA[Joe Scarborough has heated rant about Capitol riots: ‘Trump supporters come in and you open the f****** doors for them’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/joe-scarborough-capitol-riots-msnbc-morning-b1783941.html <![CDATA[

‘You open the doors for them and let them breach the people’s house’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:55:54 GMT b1783941 2021-01-07T15:55:54Z <![CDATA[Capitol riots: What is domestic terrorism, and why are politicians using that term?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/domestic-terrorism-definition-capitol-riots-b1783750.html <![CDATA[

‘Those who performed these reprehensible acts cannot be called protesters,’ says Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:52:24 GMT b1783750 2021-01-07T15:52:24Z <![CDATA[Capitol riots: Democratic congressman accuses Capitol Police of being ‘complicit’ in riots]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-riots-jim-cooper-trump-b1783903.html <![CDATA[

‘At worst, they let this protest proceed unlike any other,’ Jim Cooper of Tennessee says 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:50:46 GMT b1783903 2021-01-07T15:50:46Z <![CDATA[Capitol Hill riots: Will America’s disgrace deter travellers?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/trump-capitol-riots-travel-us-tourism-b1783814.html <![CDATA[

The Man Who Pays His Way: the tourism prospects for the world’s newest banana republic

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:47:38 GMT b1783814 2021-01-07T15:47:38Z <![CDATA[Album reviews: Passenger – Songs for the Drunk and Broken-Hearted, and Viagra Boys – Welfare Jazz]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/passenger-review-album-viagra-boys-welfare-jazz-b1783811.html <![CDATA[

Passenger (Mike Rosenberg) offers a breakup album with nothing new to say, while Viagra Boys are full of ideas on their new record

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:46:50 GMT b1783811 2021-01-07T15:46:50Z <![CDATA[How to cope with the current news cycle]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/covid-capitol-riots-brexit-mental-health-b1783796.html <![CDATA[

As riots break out in America and the UK begins the biggest vaccine roll out ever recorded, Emily Cope speaks to experts about how to cope as we watch history unfold

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:43:01 GMT b1783796 2021-01-07T15:43:01Z <![CDATA[France seeks strategy change to reduce troops in West Africa]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-seeks-strategy-change-to-reduce-troops-in-west-africa-troops-french-sahel-mali-soldiers-b1783954.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:42:23 GMT b1783954 2021-01-07T15:42:23Z <![CDATA[Polls show Americans are growing more confident about coronavirus vaccines]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/polls-americans-confident-cornavirus-vaccines-b1782864.html <![CDATA[

Large numbers of healthcare workers are still wary of the vaccine

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:36:20 GMT b1782864 2021-01-07T15:36:20Z <![CDATA[‘Today is a good day’: The Wanted’s Tom Parker says brain tumour has seen ‘significant reduction’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/the-wanted-tom-parker-brain-tumour-b1783932.html <![CDATA[

The former boyband member was first diagnosed with a brain tumour in October

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:35:38 GMT b1783932 2021-01-07T15:35:38Z <![CDATA[Arsenal borrow £120 million Covid loan from government scheme]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/arsenal/arsenal-covid-loan-government-ccff-b1783947.html <![CDATA[

The Gunners have confirmed the “short-term solution” after experiencing financial difficulties during the pandemic

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:33:12 GMT b1783947 2021-01-07T15:33:12Z <![CDATA[World Meditation Day 2020: Everything you need to find inner peace]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/gadgets-tech/beginners-guide-to-meditation-apps-yoga-mats-candles-a9525661.html <![CDATA[

Whether you’re new to it or a seasoned pro, here are the tools to help you relax

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:29:51 GMT a9525661 2021-01-07T15:29:51Z <![CDATA[Capitol riots – live: Four people killed in Capitol riots as ex-presidents join chorus blaming Trump]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/capitol-protests-live-trump-dc-riots-shooting-b1783488.html <![CDATA[

Follow for the latest updates 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:29:28 GMT b1783488 2021-01-07T15:29:28Z <![CDATA[Stunned EU leaders yearn for Biden presidency — ASAP ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/stunned-eu-leaders-yearn-for-biden-presidency-asap-eu-joe-biden-donald-trump-us-presidency-b1783946.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:29:15 GMT b1783946 2021-01-07T15:29:15Z <![CDATA[Jamiroquai star Jay Kay addresses comparisons to Capitol rioters: ‘I wasn’t with all those freaks’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/capitol-riots-jamiroquai-jay-kay-headgear-b1783928.html <![CDATA[

‘Loving the headgear, but not sure that’s my crowd,’ singer told fans

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:29:14 GMT b1783928 2021-01-07T15:29:14Z <![CDATA[‘What else might he do?’: Concerns simmer over Trump’s last two weeks in office]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-last-days-office-capitol-riot-b1783843.html <![CDATA[

‘Dangerous paths’ open to outgoing president, says ex-CIA director

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:27:41 GMT b1783843 2021-01-07T15:27:41Z <![CDATA[Covid: WHO Europe calls for intensified measures over ‘alarming’ virus variant]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-who-europe-variant-spread-b1783803.html <![CDATA[

‘We need to do more,’ WHO Europe regional director  Hans Kluge said

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:27:05 GMT b1783803 2021-01-07T15:27:05Z <![CDATA[Intelligence officials warn of what comes next after pro-Trump Capitol riots]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/capitol-riots-trump-dc-shooting-cia-b1783607.html <![CDATA[

‘We’re not even just talking about our mentally unstable people. We’re talking about what we used to call regular people. But now they are certainly unstable’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:26:10 GMT b1783607 2021-01-07T15:26:10Z <![CDATA[Capitol rioters’ breach of government computers is cybersecurity ‘worst case scenario’, says expert]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/capitol-building-riots-cybersecurity-b1783794.html <![CDATA[

‘When such a large group of unidentified people has physical access to your unlocked systems and network connections [it] means you can’t trust them anymore’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:24:13 GMT b1783794 2021-01-07T15:24:13Z <![CDATA[Who are the Proud Boys, the far-right hate group Trump told to ‘stand by’?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/proud-boys-capitol-building-trump-b1783695.html <![CDATA[

A violent organisation dedicated to white masculinity, the group appears to have the outgoing president’s not-so-tacit blessing

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:23:17 GMT b1783695 2021-01-07T15:23:17Z <![CDATA[Sarah Palin claims Capitol rioters were Antifa masquerading as Trump supporters]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/sarah-palin-capitol-riots-antifa-trump-supporters-b1783857.html <![CDATA[

Former Alaska governor describes violence as ‘mayhem’ caused by ‘yahoos’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:21:18 GMT b1783857 2021-01-07T15:21:18Z <![CDATA[Pubs should be allowed to act as off-licenses to survive lockdown, industry group warns]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/business/pubs-lockdown-off-license-camra-b1783898.html <![CDATA[

READ ALSO:   Obama forced to defend Iran nuclear deal over growing criticism that he gave too much away in exchange for too little

Sale of takeaway and click-and-collect alcohol is banned under new lockdown restrictions in England

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:21:13 GMT b1783898 2021-01-07T15:21:13Z <![CDATA[Meditation at home: Everything you need for mindful reflection in 2021 ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/gadgets-tech/meditation-home-ideas-apps-yoga-mats-b1783106.html <![CDATA[

Whether you’re new to it or a seasoned pro, here are our top tools to help you relax

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:21:08 GMT b1783106 2021-01-07T15:21:08Z <![CDATA[This is the last time the Capitol was breached ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-capitol-breach-britain-1814-b1783875.html <![CDATA[

British troops burned Capitol building and White House in August 1814

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:19:42 GMT b1783875 2021-01-07T15:19:42Z <![CDATA[Vanessa Kirby on Pieces of a Woman: ‘I’m not a silent person – I wanted to shout back and hit things’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/pieces-of-a-woman-interview-vanessa-kirby-b1783355.html <![CDATA[

The new Netflix drama is an astonishing exploration of grief in the wake of tragedy. Alexandra Pollard talks to its stars Vanessa Kirby and Ellen Burstyn, director Kornel Mundruczo, and screenwriter Kata Weber  

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:19:33 GMT b1783355 2021-01-07T15:19:33Z <![CDATA[US services sector grows for seventh straight month ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/us-services-sector-grows-for-seventh-straight-month-services-sector-us-ap-reading-reading-b1783937.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:18:33 GMT b1783937 2021-01-07T15:18:33Z <![CDATA[Insurrection: Pro-Trump mob forces way into Capitol as president fans flames of anger and violence]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/insurrection-trump-mob-riot-capitol-electoral-college-b1783563.html <![CDATA[

‘Remember this day forever,’ president tweets as mob chaos continued to rule at Capitol and Washington went on lockdown

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:17:12 GMT b1783563 2021-01-07T15:17:12Z <![CDATA[Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/capitol-riot-donald-trump-congress-election-b1783609.html <![CDATA[

Richard Hall was there as a violent mob stormed the US Capitol building 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:16:16 GMT b1783609 2021-01-07T15:16:16Z <![CDATA[Congress seals Biden victory in defiance of Trump-inspired mob that pushed democracy to brink]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/biden-certified-congress-trump-capitol-lockdown-b1783630.html <![CDATA[

“This is still the people’s house,” says Vice-President Pence after the riot was thwarted.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:15:03 GMT b1783630 2021-01-07T15:15:03Z <![CDATA[Lincoln Project ad shows Trump border wall built from coffins of Covid victims]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/lincoln-project-ad-trump-border-wall-b1781327.html <![CDATA[

Trump’s border wall was ‘paid for with 330,901 American lives’, says the ad

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:13:43 GMT b1781327 2021-01-07T15:13:43Z <![CDATA[Coronavirus: How to work from home when you have children]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/coronavirus-working-from-home-parents-children-tips-routine-a9414261.html <![CDATA[

‘It’s a challenge with some bumps but together we can do it!’, author and parenting blogger Emma Conway tells Sarah Young

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:13:36 GMT a9414261 2021-01-07T15:13:36Z <![CDATA[Protests over killing of Hazara spread across Pakistan ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/protests-pakistan-hazara-killing-karachi-b1783860.html <![CDATA[

There have been sit-ins in at least 19 locations in the city of Karachi

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:12:37 GMT b1783860 2021-01-07T15:12:37Z <![CDATA[Could 2021 be the year cannabis is legalised in New York? ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/new-york-legalise-cannabis-drug-laws-b1783844.html <![CDATA[

The push to make the drug legal in New York is gaining momentum thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:12:32 GMT b1783844 2021-01-07T15:12:32Z <![CDATA[Who is Kamala Harris’ husband? Meet Douglas Emhoff, the lawyer who will be America’s first Second Gentleman]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/doug-emhoff-kamala-harris-husband-b1765344.html <![CDATA[

Mr Emhoff has announced he is leaving his law firm to take a role in the Biden administration

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:10:40 GMT b1765344 2021-01-07T15:10:40Z <![CDATA[The US Capitol riot shows how fragile democracy is]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/letters/us-capitol-riot-trump-letters-b1783865.html <![CDATA[

Please send your letters to letters@independent.co.uk

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:10:03 GMT b1783865 2021-01-07T15:10:03Z <![CDATA[Stella Tennant: The chameleon-like supermodel who captivated the world]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/stella-tennant-dead-supermodel-fashion-obituary-b1783270.html <![CDATA[

After finding fame in Vogue, she worked with some of the greatest fashion houses

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:09:38 GMT b1783270 2021-01-07T15:09:38Z <![CDATA[Kamala Harris: Where was Joe Biden’s vice president raised? ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/where-is-kamala-harris-from-b1774581.html <![CDATA[

The California senator was the first woman of colour to be nominated for national office by a major party

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:08:53 GMT b1774581 2021-01-07T15:08:53Z <![CDATA[Gerry Marsden: Musician behind Liverpool FC’s ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/gerry-marsden-death-musician-liverpool-fc-obituary-b1781757.html <![CDATA[

His Merseybeat Pacemakers rivalled The Beatles during the early Sixties

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:08:33 GMT b1781757 2021-01-07T15:08:33Z <![CDATA[Who is Dr. Jill Biden? Get to know America’s next First Lady]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/is-jill-biden-a-doctor-b1774577.html <![CDATA[

Educator says she wants to keep on teaching when president-elect Joe Biden takes office

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:08:11 GMT b1774577 2021-01-07T15:08:11Z <![CDATA[Mother of baby hospitalised with Covid warns of mottled skin symptom]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-mottled-skin-symptom-babies-b1783908.html <![CDATA[

Baby George was the only member of the family to test positive for coronavirus 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:07:19 GMT b1783908 2021-01-07T15:07:19Z <![CDATA[London hospitals could be overwhelmed by coronavirus patients within days, NHS data shows]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-london-hospitals-patients-nhs-b1783756.html <![CDATA[

Capital’s hospitals had just 46 spare ICU beds on Monday

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:07:16 GMT b1783756 2021-01-07T15:07:16Z <![CDATA[Teacher trained 56 guide dogs, passed legacy to students]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/teacher-trained-56-guide-dogs-passed-legacy-to-students-teacher-parents-guide-dogs-dogs-students-b1783926.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:05:46 GMT b1783926 2021-01-07T15:05:46Z <![CDATA[‘Hypocrisy’ allegation after Brexit campaign group switches registration to Ireland to keep EU domain name]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-leave-eu-internet-domain-name-b1783815.html <![CDATA[

Thousands of UK citizens and organisations saw .eu domain names suspended at end of 2020

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:04:50 GMT b1783815 2021-01-07T15:04:50Z <![CDATA[Britain’s Got Talent delayed indefinitely by coronavirus]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/britains-got-talent-covid-delay-series-15-judges-b1783916.html <![CDATA[

ITV hit typically begins in April

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:03:17 GMT b1783916 2021-01-07T15:03:17Z <![CDATA[Pakistan arrests 7 Shiite militants, foils possible attacks]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/pakistan-arrests-7-shiite-militants-foils-possible-attacks-suspects-shiite-pakistan-sunni-quetta-b1783919.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:01:48 GMT b1783919 2021-01-07T15:01:48Z <![CDATA[Selena Gomez calls out social media CEOs for ‘failing the American people’ after Capitol riots]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/selena-gomez-capitol-riots-social-media-b1783906.html <![CDATA[

Twitter and Facebook have temporarily locked Donald Trump’s accounts

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:01:13 GMT b1783906 2021-01-07T15:01:13Z <![CDATA[Is fishing allowed during lockdown? The Angling Trust issues update]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/is-fishing-allowed-lockdown-covid-rules-b1783883.html <![CDATA[

Initial regulations for the third nationwide lockdown forbid fishing

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:57:43 GMT b1783883 2021-01-07T14:57:43Z <![CDATA[Online extremism ‘cannot be policed’, says head of UK counter-terror police]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/extremism-online-police-definition-freedom-expression-basu-b1779631.html <![CDATA[

Exclusive: Assistant commissioner Neil Basu says hateful posts must be prevented to stop police being ‘overwhelmed’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:55:24 GMT b1779631 2021-01-07T14:55:24Z <![CDATA[Mick Mulvaney: Trump’s former chief of staff quits after Capitol riot]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/mick-mulvaney-quit-trump-capitol-riots-b1783848.html <![CDATA[

Other officials are staying in post for fear of who may replace them, says Northern Ireland envoy

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:53:18 GMT b1783848 2021-01-07T14:53:18Z <![CDATA[Spain opens national probe into babies ‘stolen from disloyal parents’ under Franco dictatorship]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/world/spain-children-franco-investigation-madrid-b1783881.html <![CDATA[

Families hope investigation will help them in their desperate search to find their children, as Graham Keeley reports

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:52:22 GMT b1783881 2021-01-07T14:52:22Z <![CDATA[WhatsApp forces users to agree to share private data including phone number with Facebook]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/whatsapp-update-new-privacy-policy-b1783880.html <![CDATA[

‘This new WhatsApp privacy policy update is CREEPY and we should be concerned about it,’ one user warns

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:49:13 GMT b1783880 2021-01-07T14:49:13Z <![CDATA[Late night hosts react with shock, anger to Capitol attack]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/late-night-hosts-react-with-shock-anger-to-capitol-attack-james-corden-violence-stephen-colbert-jimmy-kimmel-anger-b1783911.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:48:04 GMT b1783911 2021-01-07T14:48:04Z <![CDATA[Is fishing allowed during lockdown? The Angling Trust gives statement on new rules]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/is-fishing-allowed-lockdown-covid-rules-b1782517.html <![CDATA[

Boris Johnson has announced a third lockdown with confusion over outdoor recreation

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:45:05 GMT b1782517 2021-01-07T14:45:05Z <![CDATA[Angering Iran, meeting Kim and siding with Putin]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/the-trump-review/trump-iran-kim-jong-un-vladmir-putin-b1778066.html <![CDATA[

In the eighth instalment of our series recapping an unprecedented presidency, Joe Sommerlad looks at madcap exploits in Tehran, Jerusalem, Singapore, London and Helsinki

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:44:31 GMT b1778066 <![CDATA[Photograph:

Trump and Putin at the Helsinki summit on 16 July 2018

]]> 2021-01-07T14:44:31Z <![CDATA[Donny van de Beek might have to leave Manchester United to play at Euro 2020, says Ronald de Boer]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-united/donny-van-de-beek-latest-news-b1783897.html <![CDATA[

Dutch great Ronald de Boer thinks Van de Beek’s playing style, which lacks great physical attributes and relies more heavily on movement and technical skill, is better suited to La Liga

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:40:52 GMT b1783897 2021-01-07T14:40:52Z <![CDATA[Sebastien Haller: Ajax in talks to sign West Ham striker for around €25m]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/west-ham/sebastien-haller-transfer-ajax-fee-b1783705.html <![CDATA[

Forward has failed to impress since making a £45m move to East London

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:40:49 GMT b1783705 2021-01-07T14:40:49Z <![CDATA[England Women to tour Pakistan for the first time]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/cricket/england-women-pakistan-tour-dates-b1783792.html <![CDATA[

No England team have played international cricket in the country since 2005

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:39:19 GMT b1783792 2021-01-07T14:39:19Z <![CDATA[Brazilian women head to Argentina to avoid abortion ban]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/brazilian-women-head-to-argentina-to-avoid-abortion-ban-argentina-women-brazilian-woman-latin-america-b1783900.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:38:45 GMT b1783900 2021-01-07T14:38:45Z <![CDATA[Six months ago Trump demanded Capitol protesters serve 10-year prison terms]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-capitol-riots-trump-protests-b1783810.html <![CDATA[

‘There is ALWAYS a tweet!’ says author George Papadopoulos

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:38:23 GMT b1783810 2021-01-07T14:38:23Z <![CDATA[Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp explains why club won’t buy a centre back in January]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/liverpool/transfer-news-jurgen-klopp-centre-back-b1783891.html <![CDATA[

Liverpool have been beset with injury problems at the back

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:34:14 GMT b1783891 2021-01-07T14:34:14Z <![CDATA[Hospitals told to immediately start vaccinating all frontline staff]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/coronavirus-vaccine-hospital-staff-nhs-b1783885.html <![CDATA[

Instruction comes as rising worker sickness leaving wards understaffed

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:30:41 GMT b1783885 2021-01-07T14:30:41Z <![CDATA[25th amendment: Who has called on cabinet to oust President Trump?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/trump-25th-amendment-cabinet-impeach-pence-riots-b1783649.html <![CDATA[

Several Republican leaders have also supported the idea of removing Trump from office    

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:28:03 GMT b1783649 2021-01-07T14:28:03Z <![CDATA[Plane, coach and train services slashed due to lockdown]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/ryanair-easyjet-flights-national-express-coach-grand-central-trains-b1783846.html <![CDATA[

National Express coaches and Grand Central trains will not restart until March

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:27:37 GMT b1783846 2021-01-07T14:27:37Z <![CDATA[Republican representative tests Covid-positive after spending day in Congress trying to block Biden’s election victory]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/jake-laturner-covid-trump-biden-b1783832.html <![CDATA[

Jake LaTurner was in joint session on Wednesday

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:22:29 GMT b1783832 2021-01-07T14:22:29Z <![CDATA[Veganuary: Cruelty-free beauty brands to know, from Urban Decay to The Body Shop]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/fashion-beauty/beauty/cruelty-free-makeup-beauty-brands-uk-b1783139.html <![CDATA[

Make your make-up and skincare stash kinder to the planet and its inhabitants

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:21:12 GMT b1783139 2021-01-07T14:21:12Z <![CDATA[Ashli Babbit: Husband pays tribute to ‘great patriot’ and QAnon believer shot dead in attempt to storm US Capitol]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/woman-shot-capitol-riots-trump-b1783781.html <![CDATA[

Air Force veteran from California slain by plainclothes officer after trying to climb in to legislative complex through broken window

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:16:49 GMT b1783781 2021-01-07T14:16:49Z <![CDATA[Police officer filmed posing for selfie with pro-Trump rioter inside US Capitol]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/police-officer-selfie-rioter-us-capitol-trump-b1783760.html <![CDATA[

Footage fuels anger over police response to violent mob who stormed Congress building

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:15:46 GMT b1783760 2021-01-07T14:15:46Z <![CDATA[Is this the end of Trump 2024?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-2024-us-capitol-riots-b1783749.html <![CDATA[

The party of Eisenhower and Reagan has been trashed and destroyed by the current president, but that doesn’t mean he won’t try to win the nomination again

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:13:21 GMT b1783749 2021-01-07T14:13:21Z <![CDATA[New NHS vaccine staff not guaranteed inoculation before job begins]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-covid-vaccine-frontline-staff-b1782745.html <![CDATA[

‘I’m more exposed and it worries me a little, even though I have no underlying conditions,’ one new worker says

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:12:10 GMT b1782745 2021-01-07T14:12:10Z <![CDATA[Airpods Max review: Are Apple’s new headphones worth the £549 price tag?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/gadgets-tech/headphones-earphones/apple-airpods-max-review-headphones-uk-b1780731.html <![CDATA[

Launched 15 December 2020, we review the Apple Airpods Max on sound quality, design, and that case

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:08:56 GMT b1780731 2021-01-07T14:08:56Z <![CDATA[Roman Abramovich donates Chelsea hotel rooms to NHS staff again]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/chelsea/roman-abramovich-nhs-covid-hotel-b1783870.html <![CDATA[

The Russian owner has stepped in to ease the strain on the health service during the third lockdown 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:06:45 GMT b1783870 2021-01-07T14:06:45Z <![CDATA[Kenya says 1st AstraZeneca vaccine doses to come next month]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/kenya-says-1st-astrazeneca-vaccine-doses-to-come-next-month-astrazeneca-kenya-progress-country-vaccine-b1783878.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:06:28 GMT b1783878 2021-01-07T14:06:28Z <![CDATA[Barry Gibb review, Greenfields – The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook Vol1: Comfy, countrified versions of Bee Gees hits]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/barry-gibb-review-greenfields-bee-gees-b1783317.html <![CDATA[

Gibb is joined at the mic by a galaxy of country stars, as Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb soaks the starched whites of their classic chord changes in bittersweet sepia tones

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:06:23 GMT b1783317 2021-01-07T14:06:23Z <![CDATA[Pakistan court adjourns, no ruling on freeing Pearl’s killer]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/pakistan-court-adjourns-no-ruling-on-freeing-pearls-killer-supreme-court-pearl-suspect-court-washington-b1783877.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:06:10 GMT b1783877 2021-01-07T14:06:10Z <![CDATA[Review: ‘The Prophets’ spotlights two enslaved men in love ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/review-the-prophets-spotlights-two-enslaved-men-in-love-love-men-animals-plantation-weight-b1783876.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:06:06 GMT b1783876 2021-01-07T14:06:06Z <![CDATA[High street pharmacies to offer Oxford Covid vaccine next week]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/covid-vaccine-oxford-boots-lloyds-b1783819.html <![CDATA[

Around 200 pharmacies lined up for delivery – but experts say more branches are ‘willing and able’ to assist

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:05:59 GMT b1783819 2021-01-07T14:05:59Z <![CDATA[What is the Capitol building?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-capitol-building-white-house-b1783779.html <![CDATA[

Washington landmark is home to both the Senate and the House of Representatives 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:04:23 GMT b1783779 2021-01-07T14:04:23Z <![CDATA[Golf in lockdown: Petition calling for sport to reopen in England passes 100,000 signatures]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/golf/lockdown-petition-courses-england-rules-b1783873.html <![CDATA[

READ ALSO:   Doctors: Latest brain scan is good news for Jimmy Carter

Professional golfer Lee Westwood has backed the petition, entitled ‘Allow golf to be played with appropriate safety measures’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:56:22 GMT b1783873 2021-01-07T13:56:22Z <![CDATA[Japan declares state of emergency for Tokyo over coronavirus]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/japan-emergency-tokyo-coronavirus-b1783851.html <![CDATA[

The one-month emergency will run from Friday and remain in place until 7 February

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:56:19 GMT b1783851 2021-01-07T13:56:19Z <![CDATA[Southampton v Shrewsbury Town: FA Cup tie off due to Covid outbreak]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/fa-league-cups/southampton-v-shrewsbury-postponed-covid-b1783856.html <![CDATA[

A series of coronavirus cases at the League One club has affected the third-round fixture

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:55:49 GMT b1783856 2021-01-07T13:55:49Z <![CDATA[Covid cases rose by almost one quarter over Christmas, new figures show]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-cases-christmas-rules-relaxed-testing-b1783786.html <![CDATA[

311,372 people tested positive for the virus between 24 and 30 December

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:50:43 GMT b1783786 2021-01-07T13:50:43Z <![CDATA[US trade deficit jumps to $68.1 billion in November]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/us-trade-deficit-jumps-to-681-billion-in-november-trade-deficit-us-deficit-washington-ap-b1783872.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:50:01 GMT b1783872 2021-01-07T13:50:01Z <![CDATA[If those who stormed the Capitol yesterday are charged with sedition, social networks should stand alongside them]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/twitter-facebook-social-media-capitol-riot-trump-b1783809.html <![CDATA[

What happens online has real-world implications – we need to consider this going forward

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:43:46 GMT b1783809 2021-01-07T13:43:46Z <![CDATA[Capitol riots: Snapchat bans Trump from posting]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/snapchat-trump-ban-capitol-riot-b1783861.html <![CDATA[

Facebook and Twitter also locked the president out of his accounts

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:43:34 GMT b1783861 2021-01-07T13:43:34Z <![CDATA[US unemployment claims slip to still-high 787,000]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/us-unemployment-claims-slip-to-stillhigh-787000-pandemic-face-economy-evidence-damage-b1783867.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:41:50 GMT b1783867 2021-01-07T13:41:50Z <![CDATA[Honours list celebrates frontline workers helping UK through Covid pandemic]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/covid-new-year-honours-list-b1782828.html <![CDATA[

Hundreds of people have been recognised in the New Year Honours list for their efforts in helping vulnerable communities and saving lives during the Covid pandemic.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:41:21 GMT b1782828 2021-01-07T13:41:21Z https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/the-latest-mulvaney-says-hes-quitting-after-capitol-riot-donald-trump-mick-mulvaney-joe-biden-congress-latest-b1783868.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:40:32 GMT b1783868 2021-01-07T13:40:32Z <title><![CDATA[Liverpool transfer news LIVE: Georginio Wijnaldum, David Carmo, David Alaba, Mohamed Salah latest]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/liverpool/transfer-news-live-rumours-gossip-b1783723.html <![CDATA[

The Reds have been badly hit by injuries and Jurgen Klopp will be keen to bolster his squad as he bids to win multiple trophies

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:35:17 GMT b1783723 2021-01-07T13:35:17Z <![CDATA[Review: Khashoggi doc ‘The Dissident’ is essential viewing]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/review-khashoggi-doc-the-dissident-is-essential-viewing-jamal-khashoggi-bryan-fogel-saudi-istanbul-review-b1783862.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:33:32 GMT b1783862 2021-01-07T13:33:32Z <![CDATA[Karlie Kloss says she told in-laws Kushner and Trump rejecting election result was ‘anti-American’]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/karlie-kloss-us-election-jared-kushner-ivanka-trump-b1783845.html <![CDATA[

Kloss is a vocal Democrat supporter

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:21:37 GMT b1783845 2021-01-07T13:21:37Z <![CDATA[Eddie Izzard chokes up after Lorraine Kelly calls her ‘fantastic woman’ live on-air]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/eddie-izzard-woman-lorraine-kelly-she-her-b1783841.html <![CDATA[

Comedian said she is ‘fighting for the right to have a fair chance in life’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:19:33 GMT b1783841 2021-01-07T13:19:33Z <![CDATA[Review: ‘Herself,’ a spirited drama of abuse and resilience ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/review-herself-a-spirited-drama-of-abuse-and-resilience-phyllida-lloyd-affairs-housing-foundation-abuse-b1783854.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:18:43 GMT b1783854 2021-01-07T13:18:43Z <![CDATA[John Stones hails Man City’s ‘rare’ mentality as key to Carabao Cup semi-final victory over United]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-city/united-john-stones-carabao-cup-b1783842.html <![CDATA[

Defender scored his first club goal in three years as his side beat their rivals at Old Trafford

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:12:29 GMT b1783842 2021-01-07T13:12:29Z <![CDATA[10 best armchairs to relax in with a good book and a cuppa]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/furniture/best-armchairs-10452281.html <![CDATA[

Is there anything more satisfying than curling up with a book in a cosy chair for one? 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:12:22 GMT 10452281 2021-01-07T13:12:22Z <![CDATA[Man facing hate crime in Wisconsin crash found incompetent]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/man-facing-hate-crime-in-wisconsin-crash-found-incompetent-hate-crime-wisconsin-hate-crime-homicide-ap-b1783852.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:12:14 GMT b1783852 2021-01-07T13:12:14Z <![CDATA[US Capitol riots: American newspapers react]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-building-trump-news-media-b1783776.html <![CDATA[

American newspapers blamed Mr Trump for inciting ‘mob’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:11:17 GMT b1783776 2021-01-07T13:11:17Z <![CDATA[Trump should be denied entry to UK after ‘inciting violent mob’, says Scotland’s justice minister]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/trump-deny-entry-humza-yousaf-b1783808.html <![CDATA[

‘Trump’s default is to stir up racial tension,’ says Humza Yousaf

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:02:19 GMT b1783808 2021-01-07T13:02:19Z <![CDATA[UK weather: Snow and ice warnings issued by Met office ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/weather/uk-weather-warning-snow-met-office-b1783827.html <![CDATA[

Parts of Scotland have already seen up to 11cm of snow

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:02:14 GMT b1783827 2021-01-07T13:02:14Z <![CDATA[Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: How artificial intelligence has become the latest conservation tool]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/ai-technology-wildlife-conservation-gabon-b1783812.html <![CDATA[

We are working with conservation charity Space for Giants to protect wildlife at risk from poachers due to the conservation funding crisis caused by Covid-19. Help is desperately needed to support wildlife rangers, local communities and law enforcement personnel to prevent wildlife crime

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:02:05 GMT b1783812 2021-01-07T13:02:05Z <![CDATA[ Teacher called ‘free-speech martyr and misogynist’ after being sacked by Eton]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/eton-teacher-will-knowland-free-speech-b1783516.html <![CDATA[

Eton College insists dismissal was ‘not a matter of free speech’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:00:20 GMT b1783516 2021-01-07T13:00:20Z <![CDATA[Climate crisis: Warming oceans linked to mass starfish die-offs around the world]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/starfish-oceans-climate-change-b1783780.html <![CDATA[

Wasting disease leaves creatures ‘drowning’ in their own environments, scientists say

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:00:09 GMT b1783780 2021-01-07T13:00:09Z <![CDATA[Poll: 92% of teachers say Gavin Williamson should resign]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/covid-schools-gavin-williamson-resign-poll-b1783722.html <![CDATA[

‘Where the secretary of state goes chaos and confusion follows,’ says Labour

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:57:42 GMT b1783722 2021-01-07T12:57:42Z <![CDATA[8 best air fryers that make life easier in the kitchen]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/kitchen-appliances/best-air-fryer-chicken-potato-cooking-b1773127.html <![CDATA[

Enjoy healthier and tastier results when making your favourite foods with one of these handy appliances

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:48:09 GMT b1773127 2021-01-07T12:48:09Z <![CDATA[Ann Coulter: Storming of Capitol signals end to ‘Trump TV’ and family ambitions]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-building-riots-trump-b1783795.html <![CDATA[

‘We don’t have a monarchy, we don’t like that. And I hope that’s the end,’ said Ms Coulter 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:43:34 GMT b1783795 2021-01-07T12:43:34Z <![CDATA[Swansea and Bournemouth eye loan deal for Aston Villa forward Keinan Davis]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/aston-villa/transfer-news-swansea-bournemouth-keinan-davis-b1783831.html <![CDATA[

The Cherries are interested with the possibility that Josh King or Dominic Solanke leave this month

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:42:16 GMT b1783831 2021-01-07T12:42:16Z <![CDATA[World leaders from Ardern to Merkel condemn ‘disgraceful’ Capitol riot]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/capitol-riots-dc-world-leaders-trump-johnson-trudeau-b1783532.html <![CDATA[

‘Doubts about the election outcome were stirred and created the atmosphere that made the events of last night possible’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:38:09 GMT b1783532 2021-01-07T12:38:09Z <![CDATA[Damage to Capitol revealed in shocking images which show aftermath of Trump supporter rampage ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-riots-trump-damage-video-b1783692.html <![CDATA[

Smashed windows, files strewn across the floor, vandalised furniture, and ‘murder the media’ written on a door

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:31:36 GMT b1783692 2021-01-07T12:31:36Z <![CDATA[Friends: The episode most hated by fans is revealed]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/friends-most-hated-episode-b1783799.html <![CDATA[

Season four episode received lowest ranking from fans on IMDB

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:29:54 GMT b1783799 2021-01-07T12:29:54Z <![CDATA[Paul Pogba tells Manchester United they ‘have to learn’ after more semi-final pain]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/manchester-united/paul-pogba-carabao-cup-semi-final-b1783824.html <![CDATA[

United fell to a fourth-successive semi-final defeat on Wednesday

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:26:52 GMT b1783824 2021-01-07T12:26:52Z <![CDATA[8 best sandpits to help your kids have fun in the sun DUPLICATE]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/kids/toys-activities/best-sandpit-toys-for-toddler-with-lid-ideas-designs-childrens-wooden-argos-a108196.html <![CDATA[

Make the most of the summer sun with one of these fun play spaces

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:26:36 GMT a108196 2021-01-07T12:26:36Z <![CDATA[Woman dies in first fatal New Zealand shark attack since 2013]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/shark-attack-new-zealand-b1783787.html <![CDATA[

If confirmed, it would be 25th shark attack fatality recorded in New Zealand

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:23:32 GMT b1783787 2021-01-07T12:23:32Z <![CDATA[Tallinn named best city for remote workers]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/tallinn-remote-working-digital-nomads-b1783801.html <![CDATA[

Its digital nomad visa helped Estonian capital top the list

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:22:11 GMT b1783801 2021-01-07T12:22:11Z <![CDATA[11 best electric blankets that will keep you warm through winter ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/bedroom/best-electric-blanket-uk-reviews-safety-double-king-size-a9138306.html <![CDATA[

Whether you want to snuggle up with a book or warm up the bed, one of the these comforting throws will do the job

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:17:39 GMT a9138306 2021-01-07T12:17:39Z <![CDATA[South Africa buys 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/south-africa-buys-15-million-doses-of-astrazeneca-vaccine-south-africa-vaccine-vaccine-country-health-workers-b1783817.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:17:22 GMT b1783817 2021-01-07T12:17:22Z <![CDATA[Lego’s new botanical collection: Five other sets to buy if you want to get building now]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/kids/toys-activities/lego-bonsai-tree-botanical-collection-uk-b1783231.html <![CDATA[

For quiet evenings and weekends in lockdown, consider a spot of mindful building

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:17:02 GMT b1783231 2021-01-07T12:17:02Z <![CDATA[Washington extends public emergency until after inauguration as New York sends in 1,000 National Guard members]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/capitol-riots-public-emergency-national-guard-new-york-b1783659.html <![CDATA[

The public emergency order would be effective till a day after Mr Biden’s inauguration

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:15:08 GMT b1783659 2021-01-07T12:15:08Z <![CDATA[Trump gets Twitter account back with threat he could be permanently banned]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/trump-twitter-ban-rules-capitol-riots-b1783802.html <![CDATA[

Donald Trump’s ban on using Twitter has been expired – but he has been warned that future breaches of the site’s rules will lead his account to suspended entirely.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:14:14 GMT b1783802 2021-01-07T12:14:14Z <![CDATA[Will the Tokyo Olympics go ahead in 2021?]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/tokyo-olympics-2021-covid-b1783777.html <![CDATA[

2020 Games have already been postponed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:11:51 GMT b1783777 2021-01-07T12:11:51Z <![CDATA[10 best baking books REDIRECTED]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/books/best-baking-books-a490111.html <![CDATA[

From chai brûlée tarts to orange and cardamom opera cake, get inspired in the kitchen

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:10:44 GMT a490111 2021-01-07T12:10:44Z <![CDATA[Man City Women’s game with West Ham off after coronavirus outbreak]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/womens_football/man-city-west-ham-super-league-b1783806.html <![CDATA[

City were scheduled to play West Ham at home on Saturday, but after four players or staff members tested positive the game has been called off

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:07:48 GMT b1783806 2021-01-07T12:07:48Z <![CDATA[‘What is a prime number?’ The home-schooling dilemmas parents are Googling – and the answers]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/covid-home-schooling-questions-parents-b1783775.html <![CDATA[

How much do you remember from GCSE maths?

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:03:30 GMT b1783775 2021-01-07T12:03:30Z <![CDATA[Trump finally commits to ‘orderly transition’ after deadly storming of Capitol by his supporters]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-transition-biden-election-result-capitol-riots-b1783710.html <![CDATA[

President issues first statement after video calling for calm deleted from social media

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:02:15 GMT b1783710 2021-01-07T12:02:15Z <![CDATA[Ethiopian army official confirms Eritrean troops in Tigray]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/ethiopian-army-official-confirms-eritrean-troops-in-tigray-abiy-ahmed-government-refugees-country-government-b1783805.html Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:02:07 GMT b1783805 2021-01-07T12:02:07Z <![CDATA[London hospital diverts emergency patients amid fears over oxygen supply]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/covid-london-hospital-oxygen-supply-b1783788.html <![CDATA[

Hospitals across London are having to manage oxygen levels so hospital pipes can cope with demand

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:02:04 GMT b1783788 2021-01-07T12:02:04Z <![CDATA[Leasehold scandal: Millions of homeowners to be freed from ‘rip-off’ ground rents after landmark reforms]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/leasehold-ground-rents-reform-law-b1783479.html <![CDATA[

All house and flat owners to be given right to extend leases to 990 years with zero ground rents, potentially saving thousands of pounds in victory for campaigners

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:00:55 GMT b1783479 2021-01-07T12:00:55Z <![CDATA[Olly Stephens: Three teenagers charged with murder after 13-year-old boy stabbed]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/olly-stephens-murder-stabbing-reading-b1783770.html <![CDATA[

‘An Olly-sized hole has been left in our hearts,’ says family

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:59:04 GMT b1783770 2021-01-07T11:59:04Z <![CDATA[Storming of US Capitol building: How world newspapers are reacting]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/capitol-building-trump-news-media-b1783720.html <![CDATA[

German newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost described attack in just one word: ‘Shame!’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:58:37 GMT b1783720 2021-01-07T11:58:37Z <![CDATA[How I Met Your Mother: Jason Segel improvised show’s most heartbreaking moment]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/how-i-met-your-mother-jason-segel-b1783763.html <![CDATA[

Executive producer described scene as ’shocking and painful’

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:57:16 GMT b1783763 2021-01-07T11:57:16Z <![CDATA[Any attempt to impeach Trump would likely fail – but that is no reason not to try]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/trump-impeachment-capitol-riots-b1783782.html <![CDATA[

Another impeachment circus is the last thing we really need, not least because it will play into Trump’s favourite activity of ‘political’ theatre, but the Capitol riots leave no alternative

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:54:21 GMT b1783782 2021-01-07T11:54:21Z <![CDATA[As a Jewish person, I’ve experienced anti-lockdown antisemitism – it must stop]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/jewish-antisemitism-covid-anti-lockdown-b1783731.html <![CDATA[

Conspiracy theorists believe coronavirus is a scam created by Jewish people, I fear another attack on my community

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:53:24 GMT b1783731 2021-01-07T11:53:24Z <![CDATA[Is this the divorce season to end all divorce seasons? ]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/lifestyle/divorce-2021-lockdown-b1783759.html <![CDATA[

The January divorce spike is an annual occurrence, but what about after a year of lockdowns and chaos? Olivia Petter looks at how many marriages are surviving the storm 

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:51:23 GMT b1783759 2021-01-07T11:51:23Z <![CDATA[Caillou: Controversial kid’s show taken off air in US to delight of parents]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/caillou-cancelled-pbs-kids-show-us-b1783742.html <![CDATA[

‘Its reign of terror is over,’ one ecstatic person wrote

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:50:52 GMT b1783742 2021-01-07T11:50:52Z <![CDATA[Bitcoin price – latest: Record-breaking run for cryptocurrency continues with new all-time high]]> https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/bitcoin-price-price-today-usd-prediction-latest-live-b1783140.html <![CDATA[

Bitcoin has risen to fresh new heights on Wednesday, reaching above $36,000 to take its overall market value ahead of both Mastercard and Visa.

]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:43:21 GMT b1783140 2021-01-07T11:43:21Z