All the revelations so far from Harry’s leaked book Spare

The duke has claimed William physically attacked him and revealed the brothers call each other Willy and Harold.


Third of UK firms experiencing worker shortages – ONS

The ONS business survey also showed that 5% of companies are planning to make redundancies over the next three months.


Rare protein variant ‘could hold key to transforming breast cancer treatment’

Experts say targeting RAC1B may ‘dramatically boost’ treatment effectiveness.


Leeds 2-2 West Ham: Hammers banish losing run after improved performance in entertaining draw

West Ham ended a run of five defeats in a row with an entertaining 2-2 draw away to Leeds in the Premier League.


FTSE closes higher again but drifts from top levels

London’s top flight finished the day up 31.3 points, or 0.41%, at 7,585.19.


Smart toilet and ring which can monitor periods among gadgets unveiled at CES

The technology trade fair opens in Las Vegas this week.


Peter Mandelson: ‘Starmer has seen off Corbynite extremists but has more to do to reinvent Labour’

Sir Keir Starmer has “sorted out the extremists” on the Labour left but has “more to do” to reinvent the party, Peter Mandelson has said.


Boxing Day bounce sees rise in sellers putting homes on the market

Rightmove said the number of new properties put up for sale on December 26 was the highest it has ever recorded for any Boxing Day.


Shannon Sharpe explains Undisputed absence and Skip Bayless dispute after Damar Hamlin collapse

The Fox Sports pundit was criticised for his reaction after the Buffalo Bills safety collapsed on the field in Monday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals


Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter criticises Harry and Meghan for using his words in Netflix show

She asked ‘what relevance’ the anti-apartheid leader had to the couple’s latest series


‘Please get the flu jab’ urges Londoner, 26, hospitalised in intensive care after virus led to pneumonia

Olly Browning’s warning comes as flu patients in London hospitals rose elevenfold in the space of a month


Scattered jeers heard as George Santos casts first House speaker vote for Kevin McCarthy

New York Republican sat alone on House floor as weight of scandals persists


‘Lack of planning’ blamed for cold and flu medicine shortages

It comes after supply issues with other medicines including HRT and antibiotics.


Indian tribal men invent wrist watch that runs anti-clockwise ‘in harmony with nature’

Unique watch made because ‘all planets revolve around the sun from right-to-left direction’


NHS fury as patient turns up to A&E complaining of ear wax

Patient presents to hospital A&E department on day it declares critical incident


Warning children will be ‘lost outside system’ as homeschooling soars after pandemic

Exclusive: Union leaders say children could ‘become lost outside the system’ without official homeschooling register


Khloe Kardashian hits out at speculation she ‘changed’ her face: ‘Unprovoked is the saddest part’

The reality TV star’s aesthetic came under question by social-media users after she shared a photo of her Sorbet front cover


Edmunds: Top vehicles to look out for in 2023

The supply chain shortage has crushed automotive production and sales, but that hasn’t stopped automakers from introducing new and redesigned models


‘You have to keep going’: Michael Smith wants world title to be lesson to his kids

The 32-year-old became the world champion for the first time after he beat Michael van Gerwen 7-4 in arguably the greatest final ever on Tuesday



Kaleidoscope: Netflix tells viewers how to watch series ‘as a Tarantino film’

Streaming service also instructed viewers how to watch the new series in the style of ‘Orange is the New Black’


Pneumonia cases spike in Afghanistan as families struggle to keep warm in second winter under Taliban

Exclusive: Children under five especially vulnerable after cases in age group nearly doubled last year


Which services are affected by Wednesday’s transport strikes in the UK?

Only one fifth of rail services running in Britain as people cautioned against travelling


Relationship expert describes four signs that you’ll stay with your partner

‘Couples that commit to talking frequently about what they feel and what they need do far better than couples who shut down’


24 Hours in A&E: Nurse details moment patient arrived with the most ‘horrific’ injury

‘The fact that she kept her foot is incredible,’ nurse said


Sherlock creator Steven Moffat says he’d write more episodes ‘tomorrow’ under one condition

‘Benedict, Martin – please come back?’ showrunner pleaded on Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme


Twitter relaxes longstanding ban on political ads as Elon Musk tries to boost revenue

‘Moving forward, we will align our advertising policy with that of TV and other media outlets’


Best of CES 2023: Electric skates, pet tech and AI for birds

Tech companies of all sizes are showing off their latest products at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics show


The best books to read in 2023, from Prince Harry’s memoir to Zadie Smith’s new novel

Get ready to race through some thrilling books in 2023, with heavily anticipated memoirs and new releases from big-name novelists. Jessie Thompson picks some of the most exciting upcoming reads


Past and present hosts of The View celebrate the life of Barbara Walters

The presenter, who created the ABC programme in 1977, was hailed as a ‘one of a kind’ journalist who ‘defied sexism and ageism’ by her colleagues.


Michael Smith throws nine-darter to win first World Championship after thrilling final

Smith downed Michael van Gerwen 7-4 to bounce back from defeat in last year’s final


Michael Smith beats Michael van Gerwen in thriller to claim World Darts Championship title at third attempt

Michael Smith fired a stunning nine-dart finish on his way to winning the World Darts Championship for the first time after a brilliant victory over Michael van Gerwen at Alexandra … Continue Reading →


Arsenal’s Christmas spirit comes at an end as frustrated Gunners kept at bay by stubborn Newcastle

After a festive period full of joy for Arsenal, this was a night of frustration for Mikel Arteta’s side.


Viewers praise Harry and Meghan after viral clip shows how they helped fan with her shoe: ‘Cinderella moment’

The video went viral just days before Prince Harry is slated to release his autobiography.


Tom Karen dead: Designer behind famous British products dies at 96

Mr Karen designed several iconic British products, including the Raleigh Chopper bicycle, the three wheeled Bond Bug vehicle, and Marble Run



Police issue E-fit for man behaving inappropriately to teen girls

Kent Police are appealing for the public to come foward if they have any information


Fake teen doctor is sent back to prison for stealing $10k from employer in Florida

A serial grifter who gained national infamy as a teenager when he impersonated a doctor to defraud a patient is heading back to prison after pleading guilty to stealing more … Continue Reading →


The Masked Singer UK: Who is Otter?

Kate Bush? Is that you?


Delta customer sparks debate for trolling Southwest as Delta Sky Club serves frozen espresso: ‘Some of us aren’t rich’

A video showing the Delta Sky Club has gone viral amid Southwest Airlines’ flight cancellation chaos


Family of woman who died after being hit by police car appeal for witnesses

Rachael Moore, 22, died after the fatal collision in the Kensington area of Liverpool on Christmas Eve.


Best washer, dryer and combo deals to buy online right now

It’s time to clean up for less with fresh offers this December


Lord Alan Sugar says The Apprentice is back ‘bigger than ever’ after pandemic

The first episode will see 18 contestants head to the Caribbean in a bid to win Lord Sugar’s investment.


Ireland captain Johnny Sexton a doubt for Six Nations after surgery

The Irish begin their Six Nations campaign away to Wales on February 4.


Andy Murray beaten in first game of 2023 season as Seb Korda claims Australian Open warm-up win

Andy Murray’s hopes of a bright start to his 2023 season were ended in straight sets by Seb Korda at the Adelaide International on Tuesday.


Army officer given months to live after cancer misdiagnosed as genital wart

Father-of-two Gavin Brooks, 45, was repeatedly told his penile cancer was a genital wart


What is Festival of Sleep Day and when is it?

Festival of Sleep Day happens on 3 January each year


Trump used Diet Cokes as stalling tactic as he filmed video confirming he’d leave office, Jan 6 committee told

Former White House photographer says Trump was ‘very much against transition’



Expert reveals several ‘painful’ ways you could end up paying more tax in 2023

There may be some ways that people can cut their tax bills, says Sarah Coles


China says Covid entry restrictions by countries lack scientific basis and are unreasonable

China says Covid-19 response measures need to be science-based and proportionate


Cineworld denies talks with Odeon owner over sale of its cinemas

Responding to recent media reports, Cineworld said neither it nor its advisers or lenders have ever been in talks with AMC over a sale.


Idaho woman documents horrific 19-day miscarriage after state’s near-total abortion ban blocked her from getting treatment

‘It’s a cruel and unusual punishment to have to carry around a dead baby’


Woman’s AirTag tracks suitcase at apartment complex and McDonald’s as United insists it’s safe in ‘wild’ messages

A woman’s luggage was delayed after flying United Airlines, only to discover her bag was outside an apartment complex by the dumpster


Scaffolding collapses at Charlotte construction site killing three

Accident took place near Uptown area of Charlotte


California keeps wary eye on flooding after powerful storm

Flood warnings and watches are in effect in parts of Northern California in the aftermath of a powerful storm that drenched the state over New Year’s weekend



Health board declares critical incident amid ‘unprecedented’ number of patients

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in North Wales said it had been inundated with people needing emergency care.


Strasbourg vs Troyes LIVE: Ligue 1 result, final score and reaction

Follow all the action from Stade de la Meinau


A mysterious death, viral video and an autopsy that doesn’t add up: What really happened to Shanquella Robinson?

Authorities in the US and Mexico initially refused to take concerns about Shanquella Robinson’s death seriously. After footage of an assault emerged, Black activists made it impossible for them to … Continue Reading →


Bridgerton fans get first look at young Lady Danbury in Queen Charlotte

Arsema Thomas plays the younger version of the character made famous by Adjoa Andoh in ‘Bridgerton’


Why walking speed is more important than hitting 10,000 steps per day

A faster pace showed positive outcomes for heart disease, cancer, dementia and death, over and above the total number of daily steps taken


Lottie Moss fires back at nepo baby criticism: ‘Guess what? Life isn’t fair’

‘I’m so sick of people blaming nepotism for why they aren’t rich and famous or successful,’ the model says


Stacey Dooley recalls ‘chaotic’ scenario after discovering she was pregnant in Selfridges toilet

‘I did a pregnancy test in Selfridges toilet and FaceTimed Kev in the back of a black cab,’ she said


Gold Coast helicopter crash: Four killed and three critical after collision near Sea World

Two helicopters collided at Australian tourist hotspot in Queensland, with witnesses watching crash from theme park nearby


Rangers vs Celtic live stream: How to watch Old Firm online and on TV today

Everything you need to know as the Glasgow rivals meet for the second time this season


On this day in 2014: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hired as Cardiff boss

Solskjaer took over the job after Malky Mackay was sacked.


Asian markets mixed after S&P 500 ends worst year since 2008

Shares have begun the year mixed, with most markets closed for New Year holidays


Adam Kinzinger blames Kevin McCarthy for Trump’s political staying power and ‘crazy elements’ in GOP

“Donald Trump is alive today politically because of Kevin McCarthy,” the congressman said on CNN this weekend


Former Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan announces pregnancy

The reality star rose to fame as one of the original cast members on the MTV reality show.


Dan Evans’ win steers Great Britain into quarter-finals of United Cup

Evans’ 6-3 1-6 6-3 success over Albert Ramos-Vinolas gave his side an unassailable lead.


Dropouts ‘could rise’ as university students struggle in cost-of-living crisis

Financial challenges are facing a broader section of students than previously seen, the Universities UK chief executive said.


‘Unacceptable’: Warning over plunging dementia diagnosis rates as targets missed for two years

Exclusive: Diagnosis rates have fallen across England during the pandemic, with new figures revealing a postcode lottery for patients


Climber dies and another injured after avalanche on Ben Nevis

A 48-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 40-year-old was taken to hospital


Putin accuses West of using Ukraine to destroy his country as Russia launches latest missile salvo

Ukrainian President Zelensky responds by saying Moscow is in league with the devil


Sir Paul McCartney says wife is saddened by death of her cousin Barbara Walters

Tributes also came in from talk show host Oprah Winfrey, singer Jennifer Hudson and actress Lynda Carter.


Pop-up food banks open across London to help hungry families through festive period

The Felix Project is saving around 120 tonnes of food from landfill, and distributing it to families in need


Police launch hunt after man stabbed to death in park

Officers found the 29-year-old in Straker’s Road, Peckham Rye Park, south London, at about 8.30pm on Friday.


Russia may ‘strike in the coming days to undermine Ukrainian morale,’ says UK

‘There is a realistic possibility that Russia will break this pattern to strike again in the coming days in an effort to undermine the morale of the Ukrainian population over … Continue Reading →


Robbie Williams explains why he ‘messed up’ chance of romance with Kylie Minogue

He called Australian star ‘crush of all crushes’


Highlights from the life of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Timeline of the life of the man born Joseph Ratzinger, who would become first pontiff in 600 years to resign


Having two popes in the Vatican was not always easy

Pope Emeritus Benedict was rarely seen after his retirement, but he was heard – leading to calls for the rules around a pontiff who has resigned to be clarified, writes … Continue Reading →


‘We were screaming, it was beautiful’: Stars of women’s sport pick their favourite moments of 2022

Eilish McColgan, Eve Muirhead, Hannah Cockroft, Andrea Spendolini-Siriex and Molly McCann tell The Independent about their favourite moments in women’s sport in 2022


Troops join search for missing in northern Japan landslide

A landslide has destroyed about a dozen homes in northern Japan, leaving at least two people missing, and troops are on their way to help in the rescue


MPs and officials who caused trouble for Boris Johnson given knighthoods

Tory MP Julian Lewis and standards committee chair Chris Bryant are among those with gongs


Erik ten Hag believes World Cup win will strengthen Lisandro Martinez

The summer signing from Ajax returned to training on Wednesday and could come into contention for Saturday’s trip to Wolves.


YouTuber Keenan Cahill dies aged 27

Cahill had one of the first YouTube channels to receive more than 500m views


Idaho murders suspect Bryan Kohberger carried out study asking criminals how they chose victims

Questions also covered how they felt after committing a crime


Liverpool vs Leicester LIVE: Premier League result and final score after Wout Faes nets two horror own goals

Liverpool will move within two points of the top four with victory over Leicester City


Aaron Judge is AP male athlete of year after setting HR mark

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has been voted The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year


Drawing nears for $640 million Mega Millions prize

Lottery players will have a chance to ring in the New Year with a $640 million bonus in their bank account as a drawing is held in the Mega Million … Continue Reading →


Covid tests for China arrivals ‘unlikely to be effective’, says expert

The chairman of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said travel bans will not stop new variants.


Covid tests for China arrivals ‘unlikely to be effective’, says expert

The chairman of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said travel bans will not stop new variants.


Jacqueline Jossa teases EastEnders return after appearance at Dot Branning’s funeral

The star played Lauren Branning in the BBC soap until 2018


Nearly 30 sheep die in suspected dog attack that is ‘among worst’ Kent Police have seen

A suspected dog attack that led to the deaths of 27 pregnant sheep has been described by Kent Police as “possibly the worst livestock attack we have ever had”.


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Social media users shared a range of false claims this week


Jonathan Ross opens up about mental impact on daughter Betty after fibromyalgia diagnosis

‘If anyone out there who knows or who’s got someone with a long-term illness, you know, it’s the depression,’ said TV host


Marco Silva wants to enjoy even more ‘special moments’ at Fulham

Saturday’s match with Southampton will be the first at Craven Cottage since George Cohen died


Steven Tyler accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old in the Seventies

Aerosmith frontman wrote he almost took a ‘teenage bride’ in his memoir


Julen Lopetegui hopes Wolves hunt down more deals in January transfer window

The Wolves boss has already added Matheus Cunha on loan from Atletico Madrid with an obligation to buy for £44million.


Atlantic City betting it can put COVID behind it in 2023

Atlantic City’s casinos are betting they can finally put the COVID pandemic behind them in 2023


Andrew Tate ‘detained for 30 days’ over Romania trafficking and rape probe

The former kickboxer was initially held for 24 hours alongside his brother Tristan and two other suspects while his house was raided in Bucharest


How to destroy anywhere on Earth with new asteroid simulator

Ever wanted to blow up your hometown? Now you can


One year on from the deadly Marshall Fire, survivors battle an inferno of fear for the next one

More than 1,000 homes, including an entire subdivision, burnt to the ground in the Marshall Fire, which spread with devastating speed and ferocity during a time of year not usually … Continue Reading →


‘We were only ones there wearing masks’: Rhod Gilbert’s wife Sian Harries describes ‘rammed’ A&E visit

‘A&E absolutely rammed with people with hacking coughs,’ Harries wrote


‘Absolute chaos’ as Aldi shoppers shove young children to buy Prime drink

The drink was launched in Aldi supermarkets on 29 December


Indian opposition member Saket Gokhale arrested by Gujarat Police for third time in a month

According to police Mr Gokhale was arrested by the Ahmedabad cyber crime branch in connection with a case of alleged misuse of money


Thai police offer cash prize of £240 for worst videos of traffic violations

On average, 22,000 people die each year in Thailand in road traffic accidents.


How to get around London on New Year’s Eve: Tube, bus, and Overground

December 31 falls on a Saturday, which means there’s no excuse not to venture out into the capital to bring in 2023


Ukraine news – live: China vows to maintain ‘fair’ stance on war after Putin and Xi meeting

Russian president says visit will ‘demonstrate to the world the closeness of Russian-Chinese relations’ as war effort falters


January rail strikes: Will my train run during the national walkouts?

First week of 2023 set to be blighted by transport industrial action including rail strikes


Scientology leader David Miscavige can’t be found, lawyers say

Lawyers say they have been unable to serve the longtime Church of Scientology leader with a trafficking lawsuit


Paul Schrader hilariously mixes up Emily in Paris with Aubrey Plaza’s Emily the Criminal

Schrader eventually ‘sobered up enough to realise they were two different films’


Myanmar court jails Aung San Suu Kyi for extra seven years for corruption

The military junta which took power in a coup in 2021 has now jailed Ms Suu Kyi for a total of 33 years


Isozaki, Pritzker-winning Japanese architect, dies at 91

Arata Isozaki, a Pritzker-winning Japanese architect known as a post-modern giant who blended culture and history of the East and the West in his designs, has died of old age


Tony Blair wanted Vladimir Putin to be at international ‘top table’

Papers released to the National Archives in Kew show Blair wanted to encourage Putin to adopt western values


Nightclub where 23-year-old man fatally stabbed may be forced to close

Officers described ‘a scene of chaos and drug use’ on the night footballer Cody Fisher was stabbed.


Perhaps the only way to survive New Year’s Eve is to embrace the misery

Whether you’re going out and vomiting into a pub toilet or staying in with Jools Holland, your new year will inevitably be miserable, writes Adam White. Surely there must be … Continue Reading →


Elon Musk mocked after ‘works for me’ response to major Twitter outage

Issues with platform reported by both DownDetector and NetBlocks


NIO wanted Treasury to cover spiralling costs of Bloody Sunday Inquiry

Hundreds of classified government files have been opened for public viewing at the Public Record Office in Belfast.


Quinn murders ‘changed mood’ in NI at height of Drumcree standoff

Declassified papers reveal the level of violence during the 1998 parading dispute.



Leeds 1-3 Man City: Erling Haaland scores 20th league goal of season as champions get back to winning ways

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has named both Phil Foden and Joao Cancelo on the bench as the champions return to Premier League action at Leeds.


Top 10 cryptocurrencies in January 2023

Cryptocurrencies are a digital-only form of financial exchange that use cryptography as a means of security. They are not physical currencies in the same way as, say, pounds or dollars.


Best Index Tracker Funds

Index tracker funds have grown in popularity as a low-cost way of gaining exposure to a broad range of shares.