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Dalai Lama: Seven 'need oneness'

The leader of Tibetan Buddhism sees reasons for optimism actually in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus news: Government hints two-metre reduced says using 'must remembering phone'

Coronavirus news: Government hints two-metre reduced says using 'must remembering phone'

Follow here for the latest updates on the pandemic

The UK's 'new' points-based isn't fairer, firmer – it's nonsense

The UK's 'new' points-based isn't fairer, firmer – it's nonsense

While the government’s current primary focus ought to be on protecting public health, it instead thinks it best to proceed at haste to end the rights of EU citizens to stay in the UK before setting away the new system below which they may remain

Tyson Fury's threatens Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn 'in dole queue' wager

Tyson Fury's threatens Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn 'in dole queue' wager

Cornerman fancies his son’s chances in Britain’s biggest ever boxing match

Adria Tour: Novak Djokovic cruises

Adria Tour: Novak Djokovic cruises

World number one Novak Djokovic wins his opening go with of the inaugural Adria Tour, as elite men’s tennis returns after being suspended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Red pandas tracked ‘milestone’

Red pandas tracked 'milestone'

Red pandas in Nepal are being monitored in their particular last stronghold in the mountainous forests of Nepal.

Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane gives updates Eden Hazard Marco Asensio Eibar

Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane gives updates Eden Hazard Marco Asensio Eibar

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SNL Jay Pharoah says knelt LA incident: 'I been George Floyd'

SNL Jay Pharoah says knelt LA incident: 'I been George Floyd'

Comedian posted an Instagram video where he recounted his experience of being stopped and held at gunpoint simply simply by police

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Trump – live: President says chokeholds 'so perfect' bows Juneteenth

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ICMY: Thousands turtles graduations

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How is Queen's 'official' celebrated lockdown does birthdays?

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Mallorca Barcelona predicted line-ups: Team La Liga fixture

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No facials, pre-treatment showers checks: How spas reopen lockdown

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A lockdown ex

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Ryanair is talking rubbish – is Boris Johnson's

Ryanair is talking rubbish – is Boris Johnson's

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Queen's birthday: 38 monarch's colourful moments

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Support bubbles: What does lockdown people?

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Tenet date: Christopher Nolan's blockbuster pushed The Matrix 4 Wonder Woman 1984

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Labour's Keir Starmer Tony Blair, finds

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Trump changes Tulsa clash Juneteenth

Trump changes Tulsa clash Juneteenth

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Minneapolis officers Derek Chauvin charged George Floyd

Minneapolis officers Derek Chauvin charged George Floyd

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Trump 'generally' opposes chokeholds supports 'toughness strength'

Trump 'generally' opposes chokeholds supports 'toughness strength'

President attempted to list scenarios in which practice would be acceptable

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Coronavirus: Fear Beijing outbreak

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London protests: Priti Patel condemns 'unacceptable thuggery' demonstrators clash

London protests: Priti Patel condemns 'unacceptable thuggery' demonstrators clash

Hundreds of mostly white men descend on London after call to action simply by far-right groups

Boris Johnson is

Boris Johnson is

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Coronavirus: Overwhelmed India hospitals Covid patients

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Week pictures

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1953 Iran coup: How garbled 'Queen Elizabeth' bolstered overthrow Mosaddegh's

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Taylor Swift calls racist monuments Tennessee: 'You can't history, this'

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Celebrity José Andrés: 'We are planet'

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Man charged attempted rabbi stabbed London

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Juneteenth: Trump changes Tulsa Oklahoma 'out respect'

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Worldwide Knit In Public Day: Everything knitting

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The Bachelor: ABC casts dating

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Coronavirus: How Covid-19 has changed ‘big Indian wedding’

Coronavirus: How Covid-19 has changed 'big Indian wedding'

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Coronavirus: The Queen’s distanced

Coronavirus: The Queen's distanced

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30 times things went set, The Godfather Wolf Wall Street

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The Kinks: Ray Dave Davies's 20 songs, Autumn Almanac Lola

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Hong Kong: City masks faces

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London protests: Demonstrators bottles 'defend' memorials

Violence in capital as groups say they will defend Winston Churchill statue which, er, has been boarded up anyway

Canada Allan Adam battered

Canada Allan Adam battered

A violent arrest and police custody deaths have ignited anti-police brutality protests across Canada.

Poland accidentally invades Czech Republic annexes neighbour's

Poland accidentally invades Czech Republic annexes neighbour's

‘Misunderstanding’ introduced to Czech citizens being turned away from local church

Erling Braut Haaland comes Borussia Dortmund

Erling Braut Haaland comes Borussia Dortmund

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World Gin Day: How gin tonic, experts

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Lively fans, last-minute defeats - rugby returns NZ

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Liverpool's Premier League tainted inability fans, says Steve McManaman

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Time balls DeChambeau's 'unreal drives' - Montgomerie

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Rory McIlroy adjusts Charles Schwab Challenge

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Queen Elizabeth Prince Philip are — here's

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As Queen celebrates 94th birthday, here's ideas nineties

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Coronavirus people, scientists

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Beyond transgender controversy, JK Rowling does misogyny

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Queen's birthday: 5 monarch's moments

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London protests – live: Demonstrators clashes thousands

Follow all the latest updates as anti-racism protests get place across the UK

Premier League Black Lives Matter tribute

Premier League Black Lives Matter tribute

Premier League players’ names will end up being replaced on the back of their own particular shirts with ‘Black Lives Matter’ for the initial 12 matches of the restarted season.

Liverpool is

Liverpool is

The Reds are set to capture an additional record when they eventually claim the title in English football’s longest ever season

Coronavirus: Contact-tracing rumours debunked

Coronavirus: Contact-tracing rumours debunked

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Mallorca Barcelona prediction: How La Liga fixture tonight?

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Queen makes lockdown 'official'

Queen makes lockdown 'official'

Queen’s ‘official’ birthday is celebrated on second Saturday of June

Bob Dylan reacts George Floyd's interview: 'It sickened tortured that'

Bob Dylan reacts George Floyd's interview: 'It sickened tortured that'

Artist wants justice ‘for the Floyd family and for the nation’

Fossil tracks an crocodile ‘ran an ostrich’

Fossil tracks an crocodile 'ran an ostrich'

Scientists are stunned to find that some ancient crocodiles may have moved around on two feet.

World Gin Day 2020: Everything

World Gin Day 2020: Everything

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Tyson Fury demands Boris Johnson 'grow pair' Winston Churchill

Tyson Fury demands Boris Johnson 'grow pair' Winston Churchill

‘RIP #worldsgreatestleader’, WBC heavyweight champion wrote on social media

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Manchester City eSports: Sergio Aguero takes Oleksandr Zinchenko Fifa 20

Georgia Stanway, Ellie Roebuck and previous City defender Joleon Lescott were joined simply by pro-gamers for event

Adidas Jabulani: The 2010 World Cup's uncontrollable remembered

Adidas Jabulani: The 2010 World Cup's uncontrollable remembered

Callum Rice-Coates looks back at the football that swooped and swerved through the South African air – a lot to the fury of the World Cup stars trying to manage it

Coronavirus: Unlawful resuscitate orders imposed disabilities

Coronavirus: Unlawful resuscitate orders imposed disabilities

‘Decisions on people’s treatment that are based on someone having a learning disability are never OK – actually one is too many’

French clash anti-racism activists Paris

French clash anti-racism activists Paris

Riot police fire tear gas as violence erupts during a Black Lives Matter protest in central Paris.

George Floyd: 10 things changed

George Floyd: 10 things changed

10 things that have changed in the US and UK since the death of George Floyd.

Black Lives Matter: 10 anti-racism charities UK

Black Lives Matter: 10 anti-racism charities UK

Thousands of people have taken part in anti-racism protests in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, US

Hollyoaks: Rachel Adedeji calls Lysette Anthony 'actual trash'

Hollyoaks: Rachel Adedeji calls Lysette Anthony 'actual trash'

Actor and singer quit the show after accusing showrunners of allowing ‘behind the scenes’ racism

Cristiano Ronaldo: Leonardo Bonucci defends Juventus AC Milan

Cristiano Ronaldo: Leonardo Bonucci defends Juventus AC Milan

The Portuguese struck a post in the 2nd leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final with the Old Lady advancing on away goals to next week’s final

'My neighbours I'm losing it': From livestreams raves, musicians are coping touring

'My neighbours I'm losing it': From livestreams raves, musicians are coping touring

Cancelled gigs and tours have hit musicians hard but the likes of Phoebe Bridgers, Rufus Wainwright and Tim Burgess have filled the void simply by getting innovative online. There’s still hope, they tell Alexandra Pollard

Coronavirus: London pandemic

Coronavirus: London pandemic

British Iraqi bus driver Susan on overcoming her fears to work while coronavirus was surging across the UK.

George Floyd's is 'watershed British policing', says

George Floyd's is 'watershed British policing', says

Exclusive: ‘We will look at 2020 as the calendar year when things started to change,’ says president of National Black Police Association

Aston Villa Sheffield United: Dean Smith urges fans 'stay away' Premier League returns

Aston Villa Sheffield United: Dean Smith urges fans 'stay away' Premier League returns

Villa Park hosts curtain-raiser as English top flight resumes on 17 June

UK coronavirus rises 181 41,622

UK coronavirus rises 181 41,622

Nearly 300,000 people check positive during pandemic

'I'm I'm stressed': Single parents bubbles dilemmas

'I'm I'm stressed': Single parents bubbles dilemmas

Single parents tell The Independent plans overlook reality majority of single parents rely on formal childcare and do not necessarily have support network

Coronavirus: How pandemic turned Brazil

Coronavirus: How pandemic turned Brazil

Brazil now has the world’s second-highest coronavirus death toll but the peak may still be weeks away.

Layla Moran: Frontrunner Liberal Democrat suggests shackles

Layla Moran: Frontrunner Liberal Democrat suggests shackles

The frontrunner to end up being the next leader of the Liberal Democrats has suggested she can free the party from the shackles of it is coalition past.

Blue Peter presenters Black Lives Matters protests: 'Listening are tools'

Blue Peter presenters Black Lives Matters protests: 'Listening are tools'

‘It makes me feel very upset that somebody would dislike me or think negatively about me because of my skin colour,’ says host Mwaksy Mandenda

UK weather: Britain faces showers humidity

UK weather: Britain faces showers humidity

London will see highs of 26C on Saturday

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards

The shortlist and category winners for the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards Open competition.

Rugby returns New Zealand fans Warren Gatland is shown

Rugby returns New Zealand fans Warren Gatland is shown

Country’s exemplary handling of coronavirus crisis negated need for social distancing measures at ground as 20,000 supporters watched on

Trump rolls Obama-era healthcare protections transgender HHS

Trump rolls Obama-era healthcare protections transgender HHS

Move comes in middle of Pride month

Ricky Valance death: Welsh UK No 1 'Tell Laura I Love Her' dies aged 84

Ricky Valance death: Welsh UK No 1 'Tell Laura I Love Her' dies aged 84

Song spent 16 weeks in the charts upon it’s release in 1960

Serial figurehead – Bale became Wales

Serial figurehead - Bale became Wales

Why Gareth Bale is not only a Real Madrid superstar but a Welsh national hero who has taken his country to brand brand new heights.

Queen: Why does monarch birthdays?

Queen: Why does monarch birthdays?

The Queen’s ‘official’ birthday is being celebrated this particular season on Saturday 13 June

Coronavirus – live: Covid 'support bubbles' England NI, Brazil surpasses UK's

Coronavirus – live: Covid 'support bubbles' England NI, Brazil surpasses UK's

Follow all the latest updates

After Black Lives Matter, citizens' assemblies protesters politicians solutions

After Black Lives Matter, citizens' assemblies protesters politicians solutions

As we slowly emerge from lockdown, how can the amplifying voice of social media and the energy and ideas at the rear of these movements end up being converted into long-lasting action?

Three years Grenfell, government's is disgrace

Three years Grenfell, government's is disgrace

Tens of thousands of people have spent the lockdown in dangerous homes. The public inquiry has still not delivered justice. And ministers’ promise to give social housing residents a bigger voice has not been delivered

Trump – live: Administration rolls LGBT+ protections demands Seattle 'autonomous zone'

Trump – live: Administration rolls LGBT+ protections demands Seattle 'autonomous zone'

Follow the latest updates

Parliament Square statues boarded far-right extremists, Sadiq Khan says

Parliament Square statues boarded far-right extremists, Sadiq Khan says

Mayor of London says right-wingers planning to remove statues of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi

Boris Johnson is racism. There are sides that's

Boris Johnson is racism. There are sides that's

Send your own own letters to letters@independent.co.uk

Misbah-ul-Haq hopes England reciprocate touring Pakistan

Misbah-ul-Haq hopes England reciprocate touring Pakistan

Pakistan will play 3 Tests and 3 T20is in England later this particular summertime time despite health concerns because of to Covid-19

Jose Mourinho sets Tottenham players "new reality"

Jose Mourinho sets Tottenham players "new reality"

Spurs warmed up for their particular particular Premier League return with a friendly against Norwich on Friday at their particular particular home in order to adapt to games without fans

Domestic charities The Sun JK Rowling's ex-husband

Domestic charities The Sun JK Rowling's ex-husband

Newspaper regulator receives more than 500 complaints amid wave of criticism

Formula One's Lando Norris prepares Le Mans Virtual – toughest races life,

Formula One's Lando Norris prepares Le Mans Virtual – toughest races life,

Interview: As questions continue to arise over the short-term future of racing in the real world, McLaren’s Norris talks to The Independent about the long-term future of racing in a simulated world

Family demands hanging

Family demands hanging

Crowd chants ‘speak the truth’ at official during press conference on Friday

Racism contributing coronavirus deaths, leaked says

Racism contributing coronavirus deaths, leaked says

Government said to have previously not published report recommendations ‘due to world events’

Black Lives Matter: ‘How win?’ Monopoly analogy explained

Black Lives Matter: 'How win?' Monopoly analogy explained

Kimberly Jones explains the impact that centuries of economic hardship has had on black Americans.

Sharon Stone says was doing ironing

Sharon Stone says was doing ironing

‘I was in such an altered state, it was so crazy,’ Basic Instinct star says

Juve Coppa Italia Ronaldo

Juve Coppa Italia Ronaldo

Thirteen-time winners Juventus reach the Coppa Italia final on the away goals rule at AC Milan’s expense as Italy’s football season restarts.

Boris Johnson said colonialism Africa ended dismissed Britain's

Boris Johnson said colonialism Africa ended dismissed Britain's

MPs call on prime minister to explain whether he still believes ‘the issue is not that we were once in charge, but that we are not in charge any kind of more’

This weekend's Black Lives Matter rallies are overhaul British

This weekend's Black Lives Matter rallies are overhaul British

The police’s role is to facilitate protest, not prevent it. Sound judgement and thoughtful decision-making in the moment are what is needed in public order situations

Prince Charles congratulates 90-year-old Margaret Payne raising £340,000 climbing stairs

Prince Charles congratulates 90-year-old Margaret Payne raising £340,000 climbing stairs

Prince of Wales describes how “inspiring” he has found Margaret Payne’s fundraising efforts

Coronavirus: Domestic ‘increases globally lockdown’

Coronavirus: Domestic 'increases globally lockdown'

The UN has described the worldwide increase in domestic abuse as a “shadow pandemic”.

Facebook fires protested Mark Zuckerberg's inaction Trump's inflammatory posts

Facebook fires protested Mark Zuckerberg's inaction Trump's inflammatory posts

Employee backlash was sparked simply by the president’s infamous “looting” remark

Australian sentenced China smuggling

Australian sentenced China smuggling

The man was arrested at a Chinese airport with methamphetamine in his luggage, Australian media say.

Crises Grenfell coronavirus cracks society,

Crises Grenfell coronavirus cracks society,

I introduced the Grenfell frontline response and a couple of of the things I saw resembled disasters in the developing world, such as famines and wars

Coronavirus: Boy reunited stuck

Coronavirus: Boy reunited stuck

The four-year-old had only been able to wave to his dad who was on the vessel 100m away from their particular garden in Oban.

Coronavirus: Government workers abandoned furlough winds down, warns

Coronavirus: Government workers abandoned furlough winds down, warns

In an interview with The Independent, Frances O’Grady says it would end up being ‘a crime’ to see hard-hit industries fail because of ‘rigid approach’ to winding up state support

Virtual Pride Kiara Fox supporting LGBT coronavirus

Virtual Pride Kiara Fox supporting LGBT coronavirus

Kiara Fox talks about coming up with the event to support the LGBT community during coronavirus.

Trump insiders is falling President can't

Trump insiders is falling President can't

‘No one wants to get fired, so no one will tell the President why he’s losing — but maybe that’s OK because none of all of them understand why’

Churchill ‘may moved museum’

Churchill 'may moved museum'

The war-time leader’s granddaughter says the statue may become safer in a museum if protests continue.

Angelina Jolie discusses raising

Angelina Jolie discusses raising

‘A system that protects me but may not protect my daughter is intolerable,’ actor states

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Harry Potter fans JK Rowling transphobia

People raised on the wizarding world vow to never again give cash to the author

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Campaigners want statues of King Leopold II, who killed millions in Central Africa, to end up being removed.

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The 19-year-old insists he has learned from the “difficult period” and hopes to “use his platform to end up being the best role model he can be”

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PlayStation 5: Sony gives PS5 console games

Dozens of games were teased including a return to the Spider-Man, Horizon and Gran Turismo franchises.

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Police are pelted with bottles during confrontations with groups including a couple of far-right activists.

Statue Confederate Jefferson Davis removed Kentucky capitol

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Governor says move means people will no longer have to see a symbol that ‘stands for the enslavement of their particular ancestors’

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Poland admits it is troops briefly invaded the Czech Republic final month but it was “not deliberate”.

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The episode will now carry a warning about “potentially offensive content and language”.

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Actor has been isolating in Hawaii with his wife and sons

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More than 828,800 people have been infected in country directed simply by president who has repeatedly downplayed risk of disease

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