The Independent - 28 Nov 2014

Table of content - The Independent (28 Nov 2014)

Paying the price: former Chief Whip who sued over ‘Plebgate’ story faces £2m bill after losing libel case
Broken Britain
Arms dealers plotted in Tower while poppies for the fallen were still on display outside
Death of a cricketer
Death of a novelist
Christmas appeal: your country’s homeless veterans need you
THE FINEST COMMENTATORS
Sketch by Donald Macintyre
James Cusick’s at-a-glance guide to the proposals
A way ahead for Scotland?
Riding into the sunset
Financier’s wife to contest £337m divorce settlement
PM would stop benefits for EU nationals for 4 years
Patients should not be forced to ‘fight’ cancer
Briton killed in suicide bomb attack in Kabul
Twelvetrees restored at centre for Aussie test
Suspended Tesco bosses set for dismissal
Taking the heat out of rows in the kitchen
Peter Popham
OUR COMMITMENT
Nigel Farage
Ellen E Jones
Dave Brown
Boyd Tonkin on the late PD James
$300,000
€40m
Letters reveal Pinter’s early plan for ‘The Birthday Party’
£3.3bn
DIARY
Politician whose privileged upbringing and temper tantrums were his undoing
Andrew Mitchell’s reputation in tatters as judge rules that he did say ‘pleb’
Social networks must simplify terms, say MPs
A crime writer who transcended her genre
Retailers not cutting food poisoning contamination
Man blamed dog for doing nearly 100mph
The ‘Phyllis’ I knew was far too down-to-earth to succumb to grandeur
Personal view
New powers on taxation mean ‘home rule for Scotland within the UK’
Labour MPs fear Miliband U-turn will return to haunt them
Doubles all round, the MPs drunk on devolution cried
Will this work – and who’ll end up paying if it goes wrong?
SNP has everything to gain – mainly at Labour’s expense
Outside, 888,246 poppies for the fallen. Inside, a £3,000-a-table dinner for the arms industry
Foxtons founder sues over exploding supercar
Somali gang jailed for running child prostitution ring in Bristol
Builder arrested after couple stabbed to death
Background
Mary Dejevsky
A country that knows how to sell itself – and one that doesn’t
Pinter’s archive had British Library stumped – until it turned to Wisden
Cameron is whistling Ukip’s tune while Britain craves a statesman
PM: I’ll bar EU nationals from in-work benefits for four years
Downing Street ignored advice to stop funding failing Big Society charity
Flu-spreading toddlers put grandparents’ lives at risk
Ministers warned of crisis in teacher recruitment
Financier’s wife awarded record £337m in divorce case
£518,000: that’s a pricey little number (plate)
Jail for couple who defrauded NHS of £1m
They won’t be happy with Ed Miliband until he’s got a Dobermann
We have been cut more than we ever have before and it’s not over
Epic 10-hour ‘War and Peace’ may be last such broadcast, warns Radio 4
‘Set up buffer zones around abortion clinics’
‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’
10m Britons will become carers over five years
Former care home owner guilty of more sex charges
After 80 years adrift, a memorial finally lands
Man who dismembered father guilty of murder
Schumacher and World Cup top Yahoo searches
Briton dies in Afghan suicide attack
Don’t forget the wedges
Notes and a scandal
Le Pen’s war chest
The truth about Gandhi
Yemen rescuers sought British hostage in raid
Israel ‘foiled Hamas plans to attack stadium’
The fake €300 note and a paper trail leading to the Naples underworld
Lemon wedges and $300,000 for Hillary’s speech
Ferguson justice chiefs ‘targeted in assassination plot’
Ayatollah will not block extension of nuclear talks
Hacker ‘army’ attacks major websites
Kim’s sister named as senior party official
Don’t persecute Arundhati Roy for telling the truth about Gandhi
European Parliament backs the break-up of Google
Le Pen takes advantage of rivals’ woes – thanks to Russian cash
Is Labour running scared of the Green Party?
Section 28.11.2014 2 THE BIG READ
When kitchens boil over
A superwoman moves on
Still the greatest
Nigel Farage
I saw the immigration lies a mile off –and now nobody can deny it
There is no need for patients to feel guilty about not ‘fighting’ their cancer
SLEEP IS FOR WIMPS
KNITTING PRETTY
OFF, OFF BROADWAY
BOILING POINT
Splitting the bill leaves a sour taste in my mouth
Still the greatest, even in a flyweight film
Confessional pop at its most unaffected
Inside Television
Chess
Poker
Codeword
Concise crossword
SOLUTION TO YESTERDAY’S CONCISE CROSSWORD
Cryptic crossword
Sudoku
Maths Puzzle
Word Wheel
Word Ladder
Yesterday’s solution
‘I’ve been aware of the reality of death from childhood,’ she said
Suspended Tesco chiefs to leave next week with more to follow
Comment
Thames Tideway is the first big sign that pension funds think their money will be safe in Britain’s sewers
Railway rumpus
Tolstoy plot thickens
The codebreaker
Oil slick
Shock as foreign state rail firms fail to win key London-Scotland route
Tolstoy plot thickens with Interpol claim
Firms borrow less under state loans scheme
Thames Water borrows £1bn for ‘super-sewer’
Cash-strapped shoppers boost £582m Poundland
Oil tumbles to four-year lows after Saudis muscle out calls for Opec cuts
All change at Candy Crush
Jaeger getting back in style as losses fall
Female talent promoted in John Lewis boardroom
Upper Crust owner serves up rise in operating profit
Monitise fundraising brings in big backers
Eurozone nations urged to look after weaker states
Market Report
Westminster Outlook Mark Leftly
George Osborne can, for the moment, stare down the many of us who scoffed at his plan
‘Really good horses just amaze you. It’s incredible to be on board’
Altitude training is my idea of hell but I keep going back for the huge benefits
Part of altitude training is retraining your brain to what is actually possible
Dilshan and Perera hit with misconduct fines
Broken ankle may force O’Sullivan to pull out
Rugby Union
Twelvetrees restored at centre but Burgess casts giant shadow
Hooper: we have come through tough times
Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver
Twelvetrees restored at centre but Burgess casts giant shadow
So what must England do differently? They have to take the points on offer
Spurs go through but pitch invaders grab the attention
Martinez delighted as ‘patient’ Everton progress
Wilshere out for three months after ankle op
Pele moves to special care unit for infection
Beckenbauer one of five under investigation
Johnson impresses at Oldham thanks to dad’s early lessons
I go back to the signings Rodgers made at Liverpool. They weren’t good enough
Paul Scholes
Manager happy to see fighting spirit return
Cricket unites in grief on one of its saddest days
The game will struggle to come to terms with this tragedy
Hughes was the victim of a ‘freakish’ injury
A man of massive talent but it was Phil’s personality that I really liked
A man of massive talent but it was Phil’s personality that I really liked
Eager, friendly but also fallible – just like us
Lewis Moody
Barry Geraghty
Hannah England
Paul Scholes

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