The Independent6 min gelesenTechnology & Engineering
11 Best Noise-cancelling Headphones To Help You Focus When Working From Home
Noise-cancelling headphones, at their best, are almost magical. They use an electronic system to listen to the world, create a sound wave that is the opposite and the two cancel each other out. It means you can hear your music or movie soundtrack abo
The Independent6 min gelesenWellness
10 Best Eye Masks For The Perfect Night’s Sleep
Sleep masks serve many purposes, other than just being a decorative gift or naff freebie on your airplane seat. From blocking out light, helping you doze off without any distractions or giving your eyes a break from looking at screens all day, they’r
The Independent5 min gelesenSoccer
Euro 2020 Predictions: Winner, Top Scorer, One To Watch And How Far Will England Go?
After a year-long delay, Euro 2020 is finally upon us. Eleven cities across Europe are hosting the tournament, which will see Portugal look to retain their crown as France seek to follow up on their 2018 World Cup triumph. A new-look Italy under Rob
The Independent6 min gelesenCrime & Violence
The Battle To Root Out Police Gangs Like The Executioners From LA County Sheriff’s Department
The allegations were nothing short of astonishing. It was claimed the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), the largest in the country, was riddled with gangs with names such as The Executioners that were made up not of typical gang members
The Independent8 min gelesen
Jill Biden: 70 Facts About The First Lady At 70
Jill Biden marked her 70th birthday away from the White House on 3 June, with the first lady and President Joe Biden swapping Washington DC for Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The first couple paid a visit to their “dream” beach house for the first time s
The Independent4 min gelesen
The Dyer Strait: How Danny Plots A Course To Our Hearts
Eleven years ago, the actor Danny Dyer presented a documentary for BBC Three called Danny Dyer: I Believe In UFOs, in which he went on a quest to find one. Since then, I’ve been fascinated with him. Does it border on obsession? I was certainly excite
The Independent9 min gelesen
Sheryl Crow: ‘We’ve Come A Long Way Since The Sexual Harassment I Endured During The Michael Jackson Tour’
In 1987, a 25-year-old backing singer and aspiring songwriter from Missouri gatecrashed her way into the Los Angeles auditions for Michael Jackson’s first ever solo world tour. “Hi Michael, my name is Sheryl Crow and I just moved here,” she announced
The Independent6 min gelesenMedical
Coronavirus: Is A Third Wave Underway In The UK?
Boris Johnson is under increasing pressure to delay the final easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK on 21 June amid mounting concern over the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The number of Delta variant cases across the UK has treb
The Independent4 min gelesenPolitics
Taking The Knee, And How BLM Became Synonymous With Communism
As the Euro 2020 games are set to kick off, the debate around taking the knee continues to dominate the national conversation – with some government ministers defending the act in the name of addressing “racism”, but criticising it when done in the n
The Independent6 min gelesenTechnology & Engineering
8 Best Exercise Bikes: Indoor Cycling Machines For Home Workouts
Going nowhere fast has never been so much fun with the current line up of indoor cycles, which seek to emulate the intensity of your favourite, sweat-drenched, exercise class at home. The new breed of “smart” bikes add an extra layer of digital fitne
The Independent7 min gelesenMedical
‘I Just Ignored The Pile Of Letters’: As Cervical Cancer Rates Rise Why Are Women Avoiding Smear Tests?
Every year, around 3,000 new cases of cervical cancer are reported in the UK. Despite approximately 99.8 per cent of cases being preventable, there are still many misconceptions surrounding cervical cancer. Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an annua
The Independent5 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Daniel Morgan: What Happened In The Case Of The Murdered Private Detective?
A decision by the Home Office to delay a review into the unsolved 1987 murder of British private detective Daniel Morgan has been described as “a kick in the teeth” by the deceased’s family. The Daniel Morgan Independent Panel was due to publish its
The Independent5 min gelesenSoccer
Who Will Win Euro 2020? Favourites, Betting Odds And Tournament Tips
The rearranged Euro 2020 tournament is here, with Europe’s best competing to be crowned the continent’s top team. Twenty-four teams will battle it out through group stages and knockout rounds before a winner is crowned on 11 July at Wembley Stadium i
The Independent6 min gelesen
Molly Gordon: Showbusiness Is A ‘Wildly Insane Career’
Anyone who saw the adored offbeat comedy Booksmart will know Molly Gordon. She played the sexually promiscuous and Yale-bound Triple A – real name Annabelle – who tore down the old high-school “slut” cliché with sass and style. In Emma Seligman’s bri
The Independent4 min gelesenInternational Relations
G7 Summit: Brexit Row Deepens As Elysee Palace Rejects Claims Of Macron Confusion Over Northern Ireland
The “sausage war” row between the UK and EU deepened today as the Elysee Palace rejected claims that Emmanuel Macron confused the constitutional status of Northern Ireland in a conversation with Boris Johnson at the G7 summit in Cornwall. Reports tod
The Independent7 min gelesenTechnology & Engineering
10 Best Wireless Headphones 2021: On- And Over-ear With Noise Cancelling
You can’t go far without seeing someone with tiny wireless earbuds peeping out of their ears as they walk along. They are often, though not always, Apple AirPods: tiny and gleaming white. But maybe, although you’ve admired the freedom that no wires
The Independent5 min gelesen
‘I Cannot Mentally Comprehend Rescheduling Our Wedding For A Fifth Time’
There are less than two weeks to go before Amber Arrowsmith-Gavin’s wedding, and she is finding it difficult to be excited. What ought to be one of the most joyous days in her and her partner’s lives is being threatened once again by the Covid-19 pan
The Independent2 min gelesen
Christian Eriksen: Football World Comes Together In Support For Denmark Player After Collapse During Match
Football players and fans from around the world sent messages of support to Christian Eriksen after he collapsed on the pitch during Euro 2020 match between Denmark and Finland. Fabrice Muamba, who suffered a cardiac arrest while playing in an FA Cup
The Independent6 min gelesen
Euro 2020 Players To Watch: The Breakout Stars You Need To Know About
International competitions have so often proved the launchpad for individual careers and Euro 2020 is set to be no different, with plenty of starlets aiming to bolster their reputations this summer. The 2018 World Cup saw many breakout talents cement
The Independent4 min gelesenEnvironmental Science
G7 Summit: Cornwall Gathering Branded ‘Colossal Failure’ As Promises On Climate, Aid And Vaccines Fall Short
Boris Johnson’s chances of success at this autumn’s crucial COP26 global warming conference in Glasgow hang in the balance after the G7 failed to deliver significant new pledges on climate finance at their three-day summit in Cornwall, campaigners ha
The Independent6 min gelesenAmerican Government
Biden Seeks To Reassure NATO Allies Ahead Of Brussels Meeting But Problems Outlive Trump Era
Tantrums, insults, accusations and recriminations marked Nato summits at the time of Donald Trump’s presidency. There was even a walkout from him at the 70th anniversary of the Alliance at a perceived slight. No one had never seen his like before, an
The Independent10 min gelesenInternational Relations
‘Your Worst Nightmare’: Inside The Deadliest Night Of Israel’s Attacks On Gaza
At just a few minutes before 1am, Mohammed al-Kollaq, 24, was awake and messing about on his mobile phone when Israeli warplanes unleashed what would be the deadliest air raid of the recent 11-day conflict. In that freeze-frame moment before the bomb
The Independent10 min gelesenSoccer
This Is England, A United Team Playing For A Divided Country
A mere three days before England’s opening match at Euro 2020, Gareth Southgate was still figuring out his first line-up. These were no straight personnel decisions, either. They were bigger. As late as Thursday, it was still possible that Southgate
The Independent5 min gelesenEnvironmental Science
Fury As Woods Destroyed For G7 Summit Venue To Hold Discussions On Nature Loss
As world leaders descend on Cornwall for the first in-person G7 summit in almost two years, the Carbis Bay Hotel hosting the talks is facing criticism over its decision to cut down trees in order to build new meeting rooms in which the planet’s envir
The Independent9 min gelesen
Euro 2020 Teams: Every Squad And Player For 2021 Tournament
Euro 2020 begins on 11 June and all 24 nations involved have confirmed their squads for the tournament. The European Championship starts with Italy vs Turkey in Rome. Fellow Group A side Wales meet Switzerland the following day, before England and S
The Independent5 min gelesenAmerican Government
‘The Greatest Challenge’: As Biden Talks Climate On The World Stage, His Own Green Plans Are In Danger
As Joe Biden makes his presidential debut on the international stage – albeit after years of global experience as a senator and second-in-command – he seems genuinely motivated to bring other countries along in a multilateral effort to battle the cli
The Independent7 min gelesen
12 Of The Best Two-player Board Games That Will Keep You Entertained For Hours
While you may have fond memories of the whole family gathered around the Monopoly board, getting increasingly passive aggressive about the ownership of Park Lane, the stereotype that board games are only for large groups is massively outdated. There’
The Independent4 min gelesen
Spain Vs Sweden: Five Things We Learned As Luis Enrique’s Side Open Euro 2020 With Frustrating Goalless Draw
Spain were unable to turn their dominance of possession into goals as they were held to a scoreless draw by Sweden in Sevilla. In a one-sided first half, Spain had numerous chances to take the lead, with Dani Olmo forcing a strong stop from Robin Ol
The Independent5 min gelesenInternational Relations
From The Suez Crisis To The Iraq War, Charting Modern History Through Queen’s Meetings With US Presidents
Over her long life the Queen has entertained almost every president that served during her lifetime, the only notable exception being Lyndon Johnson, who in fact never visited Europe during his time in office, his energies in foreign policy being alm
The Independent4 min gelesen
When It Comes To Sexual Harassment In Schools, I Fear For My Daughter – And My Son
When my daughter started in reception at her state primary school, five years ago, the boys in her class swiftly became obsessed with Panini football stickers. They’d bring their albums into the playground: swap cards, scuffle over who had the higher
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