The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010. Nicknamed the Indy, it was launched in 1986 and is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers.
A Holocaust survivor has lashed out at Whoopi Goldberg after she doubled down on her controversial views about the Holocaust not being about race which she made earlier this year. “My best friend said, ‘Not for nothing is there no box on the census for the Jewish race. So that …
This December, can we please cancel one awful Christmas song?
I’m not the first to demand that it be banned, cancelled and burned (should such a thing be possible) and yet this year, like all those that have come to pass since 1984, we’ve been forced to suffer through it again. I’m talking about the Band Aid 1984 charity single, …
Why is no one talking about the effects of pregnancy?
After giving birth to my son, I suffered from pancreatitis and cholecystitis – it was severe and life threatening. Gallstones caused it, and the ordeal resulted in me being admitted to hospital for a week and later having my gallbladder removed. Thankfully, I’m here to tell the tale. But you …
God of War Ragnarok delivers on high expectations with perfect execution – our review
After the dust has settled and the credits have rolled, God of War Ragnarok is as strong a continuation as anyone could have hoped for, and a fitting end to Kratos’s latest chapter.
Opinion: It’s too late to celebrate the decriminalisation of the afro
Black and Brown people have been fighting for hair equality in schools and the workplace for decades, but are only just being heard now. Yesterday, the equalities watchdog said school policies that ban certain hairstyles without making exceptions on racial grounds “are likely to be unlawful”. Jackie Killeen, chief regulator …
Bayonetta 3 is as outlandish and masterful as it’s ever been – here’s our review
Bayonetta 3 is an outrageous and fitting return to form for the umbra witch and her posse of occultish heavy hitters.
The Hidden Cost of Skipping the Dishes – The Independent
The effects of the rising cost of living are being felt all around the world. Here in Newfoundland and Labrador, the cost of everything is up: rent, food, gas – essentially the cost of life. We know that inflation, supply chain issues, and labour shortages are all contributing to higher …
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is tactical action with some tricks up its sleeve
Hands-on preview with Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and interview with Creative Director Davide Soliani
The best hair dryers for speedy, salon-worthy results
From sleek to voluminous blow-outs, every day is a good hair day with these trusty tools
No, I won’t be boycotting The Woman King
When I saw the trailer for The Woman King online a couple of months ago, I wasn’t impressed. Another Hollywood movie with violence, war, and slave-trading at the center? Really? But it was the rising calls for a boycott of Sony’s latest action-drama that piqued my interest and moved me …
Sick of Scrabble? These are the best board games to play this Christmas
While we enjoy the occasional game of Monopoly or Scrabble to unwind after a big dinner, chances are you already own at least one set. If you’re looking for something new to add to your shelves, we’d like to take the opportunity to highlight some other board games we think …
From dramatic to natural looks, these are the false eyelashes to have on your radar
If you’re after a “my lashes but better” look, then you’ll love the range from Flicker Lashes. The sister-run brand creates lashes that are comfortable and reliable – the little black dress of false eyelashes, if you will. The 3D criss-cross design works in tandem with your natural lashes to …
London women are finding a potentially dangerous lifeline in Airbnb
Anna, a single woman in London subletting her flat on Airbnb, arrived home to find a man sneaking out of her bedroom. She had rented her room to a woman on the holiday rental site, but there was no mention that a man would be staying with her. “I went …
The Backbone One Playstation edition is the closest thing we’ll get to a PS Vita 2
After the success of the PSP, the Vita was targeted towards the (then) up-and-coming trend of mobile games, combined with the Playstation’s strong library of titles like Uncharted and LittleBigPlanet leading the charge. So what happened?
Sony Inzone H9 is an impressive premium headset, but it won’t be for everyone
Even from a respectable distance, the Inzone H9’s have clearly been designed to sit alongside Playstation hardware and accessories with a textured white casing and blue light located on each earcup. Both of these features help to give the headphones a premium-looking finish.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is Monolith Soft’s most ambitious game yet – our review
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is the strongest entry into the series yet, while simultaneously managing to bridge the themes and mechanics of the first two games in a meaningful way.
Rollerdrome is set to be one of the most stylish games of 2022 – our hands-on preview
Hands-on preview and interview with Senior Producer Drew Jones and head of QA David Jenkins
11 best lip scrubs for a smoother, softer, plumper pout
Picture the scene – you’ve applied a perfect make-up look and are just finishing off with a bright, on-trend lip colour but – horror – your pout has become all lumps, bumps and flakes. If you can relate to this scenario, it might be time to consider adding an exfoliating …
These people have decided to become real-life mermaids
Mermaids, sirens of the sea with breasts and fishtails, are creatures of folklore and myth, and may not be a typical sight on a bank holiday. But earlier this month, while landlubbers celebrated the platinum jubilee, a shoal of mermaids washed up on England’s southern shores. On 2 June, hundreds …
A major flaw in every conversation about Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
What we're shown suggests it's an oddity for a sexy older woman to exist, and ludicrous to imagine one with a younger man
Inside America’s ‘Bermuda Triangle for missing people’
On a still-cold April morning at her home in Farmington, New Mexico, Bernadine Beyale knelt next to two of her dogs – the German Shepherd Trigger and a Czech Shepherd named Gunny – and applied juniper ash above their eyes. Her Frenchie dog thought Beyale was dispensing treats and bullishingly …
Opinion: Would you stop dating someone if you found out they voted Tory?
On Monday 6 June, Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote after he secured the backing of 211 out of 359 Conservative MPs. And since the start of the pandemic, it feels like being involved in political debates has become unavoidable, even for those who would usually turn their heads. From …
Livermore Ends Softball Season With 8-3 Loss
The Livermore High School softball team was defeated in the second round of the North Coast Section playoffs on May 24 with a 8-3 loss to the Marin Catholic Wildcats.
Boosters Honor Olympian Scholars
On May 23, the Livermore-Granada Boosters held their annual Olympian Award Banquet where the organization hands out the Olympian Scholarship to two Granada High student-athletes and two Livermore High student-athletes. Each winner received a $2,500 scholarship.
Foothill Baseball Loses NCS Title Game By Nathan Canilao Jun 3, 2022
The Foothill High School baseball team lost the North Coast Section title game 9-6 to De La Salle High School on May 27.