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Show us the money If the arrest of Sheldon Silver does nothing else, it highlights how pathetic and unserious Albanys attempts to address political corruption have been. The Assembly speaker was arrested on five...
New York Post | 17 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How To Flirt On The Internet According to Emily Witt, who investigated the live webcam site Chaturbate, it helps if you’re a woman: At first I avoided the most sexually explicit channels. I preferred to watch women, but not usually at their most pornographic. I watched when the
Andrew Sullivan | 17 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Britains welcome for Mexican president is worrying With revelations continuing to emerge about Enrique Pea Nietos links to big business, the decision to allow him a state visit to the UK is misjudgedBritain will roll out the red carpet for the Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, when he arrives
The Guardian | 18 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Tudors live on thanks to Henry VIIIs lavish spending The monarchs penchant for palaces has left us with some glorious monuments to the dynasty but fewer modest homes remainHenry VIII has lost some of his palaces and our chances of dining with him on venison and his beloved marzipan sweets are gone but we ca
The Guardian | 18 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dating agency requires 'professional Cupid': tact required This is not a skill that you can learn at university, says Caroline Brealey, the founder of the Mutual Attraction dating agency, which is currently advertising for a professional Cupid. Brealey has so far received more than 100 applications, but will be k
The Independent | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
IoS letters, emails & online postings You quote Manwar Ali, an ex-Afghan jihadi, saying that dividing the world starkly into them and us (believers and non-believers) is the first step on the road to violent extremism (I am not afraid of confronting this mafia now, 18 January).
The Independent | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Middle Class Problems: We need to change the lightbulbs but what do we ask for in the shop? The screwy one? Four bulbs have gone in our sitting room. It's perfectly fine, as the previous owners clearly liked the Stalag Luft effect, and the remaining 12 fittings are plenty to keep the nooks and crannies illuminated.
The Independent | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
After 25 years, The Independent on Sunday's message remains the same As the youngest national newspaper in Britain, we pride ourselves on our optimism and openness to new ideas. With the reckless enthusiasm of youth, we have tended not to look back, but now that we have reached the great age of 25, we feel that a little re
The Independent | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Election 2015: Poll fever for the few, indifference for the many One of the most difficult things for political types to grasp is how little most people care about politics. I have seen focus groups in which normal voters are unsure who Ed Miliband is. If they are a bit more interested in current affairs than average t
The Independent | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
DJ Taylor: Office enforcer Bethany Meek has a well-concealed but absolutely iron-clad will Who is there among us without some friend or acquaintance of the calibre of Mrs Bethany Meek, chief ornament of the clerical department of Messrs Blatterthwaite & Sons, sheet-metal manufacturers, Smethwick, West Midlands?
The Independent | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend