The Independent - 31 Jul 2014

Table of content - The Independent (31 Jul 2014)

Smoke on the water: Eastbourne pier feels the heat
Land for gas: secret German deal could end Ukraine crisis
Abuse of power?
Fiona Sturges
Ben Fogle
John Walsh
Jane Merrick
Archie Bland
China’s corrupt purge
The empty chair
National laughing stock – women hit back online
Questions raised about Big Society charity grant
Come on get appy: health help at your fingertips
How video game actors learned to talk the talk
ITV dismisses takeover rumour as profits surge
The family driven by the ultimate sibling rivalry
Record audiences for London’s West End
David Usborne
Will Dean
Hamish McRae
There were hundreds of texts, they came through every 10 minutes, all night, too Father pursued by lendors took his own life
600,000
1 in 5
$162m
Hospital worker ‘sold body parts to drugs companies’
German peace plan remains on table despite setback of MH17 shooting
Conflict a ‘wake-up call’ to Nato and UK
Historic Eastbourne pier gutted by fire
GPs say people are dying as a result of failings in mental healthcare
Fight against cancer ‘is aiming at wrong target’
Arrested, cleared, now charged: Coulson’s deputy accused of hacking
Brooks ‘most powerful person in Britain’
NEIL WALLIS AND THE MET
Banker sues Google over ‘vile and abusive’ search results
Armed police officer charged with murder over Azelle Rodney shooting
Such trials are rare, convictions non-existent
Freud’s bequest to stand
Banker sues Google over ‘vile and abusive’ search results
Energy’s Big Six on the back foot as Ofgem predicts double profits
Tories signal election promise to cut tax burden for ‘middle earners’
UK is ready to deal with Ebola outbreak, says Foreign Secretary
It’s the world’s fastest denial as Usain Bolt says he didn’t disparage the Games
Cabinet Office grant to Big Society charity questioned
Save £72,000 for house deposit, Labour says
Throw the book at the female commander caught bed-hopping at sea. It’s how we would treat a man. That’s equality
If an English runner had fallen...
Who are you calling a ‘pootler’?
Cancer hospital employee ‘sold body parts’ for cash and alcohol
‘Glastonbury occult crowd’ chase out Ukip official
Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway
New York should not be seen as a rival
Officers stop abusive man – as monkey and zebra
Man, 44, dies after smoking ‘legal high’
Nurse cost £1,800 for bank holiday shift
‘Laughing’ gunman guilty of attempted murder
Hounded by the payday loan firms – even after their father had killed himself
Hounded by the payday loan firms – even after their father had killed himself
Pesticide ‘linked to increase in diabetes’
Driverless cars to navigate roads in three UK cities
Attorney General will not challenge Harris sentence
How memories of the Great War lived on despite the silence of survivors
Last survivor of aircrew that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima dies aged 93
In the Wild West, big beasts pay the price for a dangerous obsession
Extreme dream? Yes, but we can achieve it
Extreme dream? Yes, but we can achieve it
It takes a moral juggling act for a bank to sit in judgment of a troupe of burlesque dancers
Every writer needs a (listed) shed
Bombed – despite 17 UN warnings
A laughing matter
Malaria 2.0
Defenestration of a titan
Pen vs Sword
Shimon Peres breaks ranks to call for end of the conflict
Catalonia still rushing towards independence as peace talks falter
Scientists’ urgent call to halt spread of new, drug-resistant malaria strains
Scientists’ urgent call to halt spread of new, drug-resistant malaria strains
The defenestration of a titan – and a ruling elite fearful of the same fate
A school in Boko Haram country and lessons in the real meaning of Islam
A new wave of Latin Americans is invading Miami – bringing in wealth
A school in Boko Haram country and lessons in the real meaning of Islam
Everything to be done
Another Voice Archie Bland
There’s no such thing as a free social media profile
REEL THING?
AN APP A DAY...
I’d have preferred this reheated Skoda a little underdone
AN APP A DAY...
LOOK WHO’S TALKING
Not even Sir Ian can revive the corpse of BBC radio drama
A powerful mix of sex games and sectarianism
A streetwise murder tale for crime connoisseurs
Fantasy stuff with a delightful Dane
Country sounds that fail to soar
This sitcom sleeper hit is still making a good impression
Chess
Codeword #661
Poker
Concise crossword #8671
SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S CONCISE CROSSWORD
Cryptic crossword #8672
Sudoku #4496
Word Wheel
Word Ladder
Yesterday’s solution
‘Even during slavery the British were sending some good people to Jamaica’
Argentinians hope for 11th hour deal
The proposed bonus rules will make transparency over banks’ remuneration only worse, not better
Property boom lifts builders and retailers
Puzzle Solutions
Facebook’s Nicola Mendelsohn joins Diageo
3i banks £164m, with £245m in the pipeline
Pets at Home is top dog as quarterly sales climb
ITV plays down Malone drama as its profits jump 40% to £250m
Profits puffed out for BAT in Europe
Moneysupermarket tops up investments
Gucci’s profit hit by fashion for exclusivity
Market Report
Outlook Ben Chu
Gucci’s profit hit by fashion for exclusivity
US growth is looking good at 4%
Downhill all the way to the top in Atherton family
Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland
Hamish McRae
Lukaku cuts Chelsea ties with £28m permanent move to Goodison Park
Zaha grabs rare opportunity to impress new United manager
Kingman and Doyle show different gears to swoop in Sussex
Kingman and Doyle show different gears to swoop in Sussex
Nadal wrist injury hits US preparation Tennis
Kallis: Next World Cup ‘a bridge too far’
Vanishing spray set for top-flight appearance
Downhill all the way to the top
Downhill all the way to the top
Barrow and Couch delighted with silver
Ecstatic Etko grabs hold of a bronze for Scotland
Whitlock gold puts down a marker for Rio
Danson and Townsend give England impetus to go past Scots
Rutherford makes golden mark north of the border
Greene: I cannot believe Welsh pair are cheats
Adams fillets De Silva to keep eyes on prize
Rutherford makes golden mark north of the border
Millar wants to repay Scotland for standing by him
Whitlock wins second gold in gymnastics
Diving silver for English duo
Long jumper adds Glasgow gold to trophy cabinet
Romelu Lukaku
David Millar
Wilfried Zaha
Nicola Adams

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