The Independent - 24 Apr 2014

Table of content - The Independent (24 Apr 2014)

Scandal of the empty free schools
Did Tory crony fall victim to Venezuelan bond scam?
Job Roy: United want Keane to help kick-start revival
The acceptable face of immigration? Meet the high-flying Poles who are bringing jobs to Britain
Hamish McRae
John Walsh
Jane Merrick
Sean O’Grady
Philippe Legrain
Fighting talk
A calming influence
Why I warm to the challenge presented by those irritating cold-callers
‘Haircut killer’ fights deportation to Italy
Soon everybody’s face will fit
Home Office ‘bungled’ G4S and Serco deals
Tragedy of disabled children found dead
How to get rich after your video goes viral
A widow’s grief – an international impasse
A sceptical take on the cult of the Bard is worth celebrating
In 2002 – 14 years ago – Britain was ranked fifth in maths
£55,000
15%
For England, Scotland and St George!
45mph
Farage takes the fight to Labour with St George’s Day rally
SNP dismisses warning over welfare system risk as ‘scaremongering’
Who needs a dubious martyr to make them a proud Briton?
Hiking tuition fees may not benefit taxpayers, think tank warns
Most free schools are still not full
Why the revolution has begun against Record Store Day
Assault on girl, 10, may be linked to Madeleine McCann
Tragedy of the three disabled children found dead and the mother questioned for murder
Lung rather than breast cancer to be bigger killer of women
Tory grandee with years of City experience ‘brought down by basic fraud’
‘Family’s killers had targeted wrong house’
Jail for globe-trotting ‘agoraphobic’ on benefits
Tory and Ukip voters back gay marriage
Male Y chromosome is not as endangered as scientists first thought
Children ‘no less happy in single-parent homes’
John Walsh
Incoherent mumbling? Have you been to Bodmin Moor?
Huge biomass and wind plants to boost UK’s green energy supplies
THE EIGHT NEW PROJECTS
More pupils from poorer families at boarding schools
Russia warns West as warplanes intercepted near UK airspace
18 men win claim for equal pay with women
Kim Sengupta reports from Ukraine
The Poles who brought prosperity to Britain
Wellington head leaving after Waterloo anniversary
Haircut killer claims family rights to stop deportation
Scotland Yard announces Syria clampdown
Coulson ‘paid woman cash for royal stories’
Cornish win recognition as national minority along with Scots, Welsh and Irish
BBC technicians refuse to take blame for mumbled dialogue in ‘Jamaica Inn’
Jane Merrick
Nothing recalls the 1980s like a Liverpool league title
A moment of glory on the Western Front for the soldiers of the Raj
Tortured Ukrainian’s widow mourns, as Russia vows to defend its interests
Peter Popham
Angolan high life
Palestinians unite
Favelas in flames
‘He was honest and stood up for poor people’
Judge allows Manning to change name officially
Train crash kills dozens with death toll rising
Excavation of mass grave from Kosovan war begins
Deal between Fatah and Hamas casts doubt on faltering peace talks
Reaching for power in India
‘Boeuf’ turns bloody as feuding rapper arrested for Paris brawl
Enjoy the sushi and hot noodles while you can, Barack – the Chinese will remain cold
Usborne in the USA David Usborne
First candidate signs up for presidential election
Bieber causes offence with visit to war shrine
Taliban insurgents kill five police officers
Favela violence spreads to tourist areas as the World Cup approaches
Twitter campaign backfires for New York Police Department
The most expensive place on the planet
Erdogan conciliatory on massacre of Armenians
Amsterdam mayor wins cannabis court ruling
TV channel faces ban for saying army shot journalist
The most expensive place on the planet
How world’s newest nation imploded into ethnic strife
Mumbled and muffled TV drama
Section 2
In search of a European spring
Queen of the bittersweet
Crisis of face
Sean O’Grady
Tall stories
Don’t hang up on a cold-caller if you want to do your bit for society
DADS’ ARMY
WE HAVE LIFT OFF!
VIEWS TO A KILLING
THEY KNOW WHO YOU ARE
THEY KNOW WHO YOU ARE
Use email encryption services? The trouble is, we can’t be bothered
THE ONLINE LIFELINE
When two plus two fails to equal four
THE TRACKS OF HER TEARS
THE TRACKS OF HER TEARS
A sceptical take on the cult of the Bard is worth celebrating
Trenchant comment gives this bizarre crime tale some bite
The glam-punk dandy still delivers
Bach’s lost classic soars once more
After all the controversy, it’s time to see the funny side of Derek
Critic’s choice
Film choice
Radio choice
Chess
Poker
Concise crossword
SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S CONCISE CROSSWORD
Games&Puzzles
Cryptic crossword
Sudoku
Ultimate Warrior
Derek Cooper
Richard Broke
Home Office ‘bungled G4S and Serco asylum centre contracts’
Patisserie Valerie to raise £55m
Primark targets America
James Moore
Working for ourselves
Trains vs planes
Flybe’s turnaround sees major assault on rail and UK domestic flights
Boeing profits up as it manufactures more jets
Facebook enjoys 72% revenue growth
French economy grows for second month running
We’ve earned the right to a crack at the American market, says Primark chief
Gertler expands in DRC with joint venture
Is this the death of the traditional employee?
Hamish McRae
Brit learning at the feet of Bolt
Champions League
Golden oldies return
Keane reunion?
Super stadium
England open door for Armitage return after Lancaster’s flying visit
Channel on course for Derby with Epsom trial surprise
Rugby Union
Racing
Yorkshire pose Gale a selection dilemma with best yet to come
COUNTY ROUND-UP
Wimbledon prize-money rise hits funds for grass-roots development
Cry freedom: emotional homecoming for Murray
Hendry backs himself to shine in ‘wild-card’ comeback
Liverpool plan Anfield expansion for elite return
The O Zone Jonny Davies
Januzaj nails national colours to Belgium
FA reveals £28m profit despite fall in TV revenue
Ameobi calls for summer investment in players
Mourinho backed to rest key players at Anfield
Benzema hands Real the edge over blunted Bayern
BARÇA OPEN FOR BUSINESS AS TRANSFER BAN LIFTED
Benzema hands Real the edge over blunted Bayern
United broken so badly they need a big personality to carry out overhaul
Ancelotti and Madrid happy to part company in the summer
I know I will take invaluable experience from my time as manager
Real lead but will Ronaldo miss come back to haunt them?
Keane in line for assistant job as United want ‘thread’ to past glory
Wimbledon taking from grass roots to pay top players

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