The Independent - 18 Sep 2014

Table of content - The Independent (18 Sep 2014)

The 307-year itch
Bigger together
Obama: US will not fight another Iraq war
Walnut shortage sparks peanut substitute fears
Celluloid search for the real Lionel Messi
Phones 4U and the £223m dividend
How to conquer the world with politeness
You cannot kill hostage in Allah’s name
Battling City fall to last-gasp Boateng
Apps don’t have to be useful but it sure helps
Don’t worry Liverpool, Real Madrid aren’t that good
Is this the end of the age of the male-only club?
Rice, noodles, peppers, peas and cauliflower
Chimps and humans are natural-born killers
Scotland mixed hope with hatred. But this was modern democracy at its best
Final opinion polls show undecided voters could swing the result either way
Salmond prepares for ‘a day Scotland will never forget’
Brown’s last-gasp eulogy is an apology of biblical proportions
‘Salmond and Sturgeon – there’s definitely something fishy going on’
Commons will be recalled if it’s Yes vote
Some warn that alcohol and high emotions do not really mix
An all-night session guaranteed to give the Scots a hangover
Where, when, but who knows how: the referendum results by region
Nail-biting time for politicians – but for worried pollsters too
‘We are not prepared to let these lunatics hijack our faith’
The statement: ‘Islamic teachings call for charity’
60,000 more university places may mean unpaid student loans
The A-line silhouettes read as Sloaney Pony, Princess Anne in her tack-shop best
Gucci is coming unstitched, despite bags of inspiration
‘We’re not anoraks,’ say metal detecting fans upset by new TV sitcom
Thailand beach murders: both victims suffered head injuries
The entire operation would have taken at least 2,500 hours
Revealed: how children made best daggers in the Bronze Age
Chimps and humans are both ‘natural born killers’
Peanut allergy sufferers on alert as walnut crops fail
Sweeteners linked to rise in obesity and diabetes
Obesity ‘must be tackled to safeguard the NHS’
Volunteer Briton receives trial Ebola vaccine
US billionaire with Irish roots gives Northern Ireland £25m
Rate of growth of trees has gone up by 77%
Of course they should pay their fair share of taxes, but it’s wrong to see the hi-tech giants as sinister outriders of modern corporatism
Markets are learning how they benefit from the urge to do good
All-women shortlists now; Cameron advisers next?
More children are using e-cigarettes, says ASH
Inquiry boss claims Ashya King probe ‘blocked’
Confusion as Obama declares: there will be no new Iraq war
Natural born rebels
Inside Hitler’s lair
Forbidden land
Return to orbit
Mixed messages from Obama and Pentagon on Iraq war
Grieve backs airstrikes against Isis in Syria
Nasa picks US companies to build manned space capsules
Islanders with rebellious streak blaze trail for gay marriage
Crazed dreamers or zealous missionaries – why do Americans flee to North Korea? Some harboured glamorous notions of the north as a socialist paradise
Two killed in crossfire of Donetsk shelling
The food taster who diced with death inside Hitler’s lair
Uzi victim’s children forgive, so now the nation can forget
There was a memorial service at the Navy Yard this week; the rest of the country barely noticed
The food taster who diced with death inside Hitler’s lair
Boko Haram suspected of killing 15 in college attack
Goverment critic denies he encouraged separatism
Tycoon places biggest ever Rolls-Royce order
Scotland is not Cuba, Salmond is no Castro
To the manners born
Paul Vallely
Quick quick show
Jane Merrick
There’s a momentous vote in Scotland today: St Andrews may admit women golfers
The power stems from the author, who shapes an image of the self that the muse may not recognise
Road bike brakes are going through a revolution
Waking up to the idea that apps need to be useful, not just fun
There’s life in the cockney campaigner yet
Amid the hysteria, wise young voices get my vote
On Edith Bowman’s show, the Yes and No camps had their say without recourse to mudslinging
It’s the same old song – a Sixties pop doc with style but little substance
Even as a lay observer of fashion, I felt like I’d heard many of these stories before
Concise crossword
Cryptic crossword
Maths Puzzle
Word Wheel
Word Ladder
He was proud of the success of ‘Jersey Boys’ but he was not as camp as the show portrays him
Becoming deaf as a child, she learned to lip read and won a scholarship to Oxford
Phones 4U’s private equity owner walks away with an £18m profit
Fed’s pledge
Hamish McRae
Wage woes
Trademark fear
City traders and Bank face long night on alert
What a Yes vote would really
Late surge at the bookies as punters catch referendum fever
Puzzle Solutions
Outlook Jim Armitage
Beware Paris Tweed and Famous Mouse
Mean in the longer term
The Fed keeps its pledge on near-zero interest rates
Market Report
Wage growth falls short despite large drop in unemployment
New York prosecutor spotlights Barclays’ ‘dark pool’
Sony issues warning as smartphones flop
Worst year start since 2009 for Cartier owner
In terms of unemployment this recent recession was not as serious as the previous ones
Howley stunned by Halfpenny slur
Feuding Froome and Wiggins in same team for worlds
Trott’s hopes of an England recall appear slender
Dyke’s permit plan remains mired in doubt
Independence may be a boon for Scottish football
If Cara is a Ram, the Championship is back in fashion
McGrath and Walton face corruption hearing
Hockenheim and Monza to get financial help
Both of them have assured me it’s not going to affect the team room
McIlroy and McDowell court row ‘won’t affect Ryder Cup performance’
Bad boys back on right track
Cardiff City set to show Solskjaer the exit door
Ward provides perfect tonic as Derby start to lose the play-off blues
Assombalonga hat-trick deepens Magath’s gloom
Martinez opposes FA plan for limits on non-EU players
Madrid’s myriad stars can never count on Real support
Soldado set to return but Spurs rest big names
Tonev cleared to play against Salzburg
Klopp’s Dortmund give Arsenal a sharp reminder of how to do it the Wenger way
Balotelli shows European class Liverpool need to reacquire
Drogba draws a blank for wasteful Chelsea
Lambert extends deal after encouraging start
Aluko and England finish qualifying with perfect 10
Drogba draws a blank for wasteful Chelsea
Fabregas pulls the strings but is denied win
Boateng leaves City uncertain despite the heroics of Hart
Five things we learnt last night: visitors still short of big-time nous
Heartbreak for City
Arteta: we can forget Euro win if we play like that again
Chelsea held
Back on track
Gale charged
Solskjaer on brink

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