i (from The Independent) - 25 Jul 2014

Table of content - i (from The Independent) (25 Jul 2014)

Thunder Thursday
Benefit cuts see poorest hit hardest by rising council taxes
Is this the dwindling of a Scottish ‘ Yes’ vote?
Call for action to curb soaring number of sham marriages
Britain’s plea to halt Gaza attack falls on deaf ears
Nicolas Cage:
Naughty Boy:
Rock ‘n’ ... railways?
Why are BBC viewers in line for a one-off bonus?
Tinseltown’s top males earners
Erdogan asked to return award
Children’s smoking hits an all-time low
Invest in renewables say half of Britons
Facebook users ‘feel inadequate’
White teenagers least likely to apply
EU agrees tough new sanctions on Russia
Peer tells Tories not to chase Ukip voters
Botched execution sparks debate
Javid praises art school’s resilience
Quote of the day
Letter from the Deputy Editor
‘Happy’ passes sales landmark
Citroen C1 the year’s most reliable new car
Church air-condition thieves face ‘hellfire’
Burger burglars put bare buns on display
Crossrail work unearths treasure
Benefit cuts mean poorest have been hardest hit by rising council tax bills
Fun at the fountain for the jet set
Former ‘Notw’ journalist is spared jail over hacking
Competition ‘puts girls off sport’
By numbers
Registrars ‘should be able to halt sham marriages’
Marital problem
‘Happy couple’ pull off their rings
Golden day for host nation as sporty siblings triumph
Top terriers: Scotties steal the show at opening ceremony
Whitehall sees red over blue and white
Netball: Clarke on a crusade for English gold after training alongside All Blacks
Cycling: Wiggins displays appetite for Rio quest despite heavy defeat
Athletics: New blow as unfit Farah is forced to pull out
Boxing: Headguards out, females in
‘How does one photobomb?” Queen selfie shot goes viral
Hoy asked for ID at own arena
Tough new sanctions will target key sectors of the Russian economy
French warplanes search for remains of Algerian flight
Paralysed EU lets Putin think there’s little to fear
More bodies from flight MH17 arrive
CPS re-examining evidence from Fake Sheikh ‘stings’
Firm run by Tory donor in talks with Russian oil giant
Britain’s call to halt Gaza attack falls on deaf ears
‘Do the Israelis think they can work with Fatah in Gaza after this?’
United States lifts ban on flights to Ben Gurion airport
New policy harmful for victims
Life In Brief
Making Arabs feel they don’t belong
Damage is being inflicted
Our public grieving is confusing
Defying the world’s norms
What will it mean for the referendum?
Quote of the day
Is this the dwindling of a Scottish ‘Yes’?
Israel singled out for blame
Slight change of policy
View from the North
Judgements on Blair
Guardian of the public purse
Time to get tough on taxes
Truly united kingdom
Cooper is swearing by Ramsay’s tip
Stars show up for Di Caprio’s worthy cause
Party time for model pair at French Connection bash
Phew, that was Kloss!
I was a Woman Against Feminism – but then I grew up
Ones that get away: an explanation
Back to the drawing board for Secret Cinema
Too many films make for small audiences, says BFI
Twitter vows to boost staff diversity
Tory peer warns party not to chase defectors to Ukip
Women feature large in Farage’s Ukip reshuffle
Cold call opt-out ‘often ignored’
Killer’s ‘two-hour execution’ sparks renewed outrage
Forsyth saga rolls on with tribute show
£40m to consider nuclear sites
UK universities targeting poor white students
No 1079 BY MONK
School’s ipad scheme ‘will harm poor children most’
Sudanese Christian spared death for apostasy meets Pope in Vatican
New delivery of breast cancer radiotherapy
A short, sharp shower
Anti-gay laws stop HIV sufferers seeking help
Killer sudoku
Cross-party MPS call for VAT cut on recycled goods
Ashdown: our treatment of Afghan aides is shameful
Billionaire files for divorce as wife takes holiday
Number of children trying smoking at an all-time low
Nasa’s call for a phone link is out of this world
Lorries’ rural limit rises to 50mph
Undercover police spied on justice campaigners
Confirmation of a father’s suspicions
In danger
Scientists warn of rapid decline in invertebrates
Suspected SS camp guard dies before extradition
Search for missing father of teenage pilot continues
Arab tourists are biggest-spending shoppers
Gun concealed in stick handed in
Britain’s favourite wheeled wonder
Could any of us be guilty of ‘terrorism’?
We need leaders brave enough to fight for free speech
Officer ‘tried to sell €1m statue’
Chinese man admits trying to smuggle military secrets
Island air crash was caused by stormy weather
Porsche to keep Kyalami as race track
Activist in court over protests
‘Gas leak’ was food in fridge
Rare redwood will be replanted
Protest march on China consulate
Unearthing victims of civil war
Kaleem Aftab,
Instant critiques on Twitter are ‘nothing to be scared of’
Still having what she’s having after 25 years
I’ve gone through a lot of changes and lived a lot of lives. I’m on life nine now
Southern drama with soul
The Race is on for Sudeikis
Hayes’s Pilgrim makes progress
Lengies is the marrying kind
An Alice who isn’t in wonderland
The dreamer who became the real deal
The dreamer who became the real deal
Elisa Bray
Andy Gill
Weird Al sets the record straight
Who’s thought of a new name yet?
Ellen E Jones
The super fan inside all of us
Film choice
Friday Night Dinner
Friday Night At The Proms Alan Carr: Chatty Man Summer Special
The Secret History Of Our Streets
Critic’s choice
Northern Soul: Living For The Weekend
Mirror Mirror
In The Electric Mist
World On 3: Womad Live 2014
A hi-tech mirror, on the wall is our biggest wish of all
Five to view
The average deposit for first-time buyers is now £23,500
The 30 Second Briefing
Balfour and Carillion in talks over £3bn merger
Profits and shares leave easyjet in turbulence
Christopher Graham
Power firms fined £3.3m for leaving customers in dark
Constructionline sell-off could be Fallon’s best act
Barclays fights back over ‘dark pool’ trading lawsuit in US
UK growth forecast is upgraded again by IMF
Kingfisher Airlines labelled ‘defaulter’
GM agrees $ 400m customer payout
Tigerair unit loses Virgin ‘$ 2m a week’
Kremlin ‘ planning to bail out Mechel’
The Business Matrix
Alstom’s UK unit on graft charges
LVMH profit dips as cognac sales fall
Tour puts the fizz into Britvic sales
1,200 jobs lost as Unipart crashes
Germany drives growth of 0.4%
Hackers target staff at ECB
Sands ‘is staying at Stanchart’
Unemployment dips below 25%
US firm snaps up Martin Currie
Growth wilts in the summer heat
Tepid B&Q fails to make hay while the sun shines
Unilever disposals lift gloom
Daily money
The markets
Hamilton hopes Hungarian record will boost title bid
Murray in need of Mauresmo’s help to regain consistency
Anscombe joins Blues
Bonus system set for league
Nibali hungry for victories as French trio eye podium
Flower to lead Lions against Sri Lanka and New Zealand
Sky Sports Sixes League
Return to the flat gives Sagan chance for glory
Five things we’ve learnt about United under Van Gaal
Thornhill first to taste gold medal glory
Clarke on a crusade for English gold after training alongside All Blacks
Sole follows in footsteps of legendary father David
Glasgow Diary
Wood a source of local pride
Today in numbers
Murdoch gatecrashes the Jamieson pool party
Daley rejects talk of retiring as he eyes more Games gold
Headguards are out, females in, as boxing makes Games history
Renicks sisters keeping it in the family with double gold
Five contenders to watch in the ring
Daley rejects talk of retiring as he eyes more Games gold
Power duo get India on board
England labour to Wales win
Minnows upset South Africa
Wiggins displays appetite for Rio quest despite heavy defeat
Alistair completes set of golds by strolling to victory in family duel
New blow for Games as unfit Farah is forced to pull out
The Sport Matrix
Sport in 140 characters
United on tour
Farah pulls out through illness
Brownlee leads triathlon double
Murdoch beats Jamieson to 200m
Leader Nibali takes fourth stage win
Murray’s tour finals place in jeopardy
Hamilton banking on Hungary record
Flower set to lead England Lions
Carroll ruled out for four months
Concise Crossword
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