The Independent (29 August 2015)
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The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited. Nicknamed the Indy, it was launched in 1986 and is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers. The Independent is regarded as coming from the centre-left, on culture and politics, but tends to take a more pro-market stance on economic issues.
has previously strongly denied allegations of wrongdoing laid against her. Political allies in Nigeria argue that Mr Buhari, whose aides have publicly warned he is on a crusade against “briefcase-carrying crooks”, is conducting a witch hunt against members of the previous government. One former minister said this week: “We see everything moving according to an agenda. They want to use Diezani to get at President Jonathan.” For now, Mrs AlisonMadueke, whose husband is the former head of the
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INDEPENDENT THURSDAY 8 OCTOBER 2015 Birthdays BIRTHDAYS Film-maker. Born: 1943 Catherine Coulson Coulson with her log: she described her character as ‘the only normal person on the show’ C R AIG SJ O DIN Actress who worked with David Lynch on ‘Eraserhead’ before becoming the Log Lady in his ‘Twin Peaks’ series The Log Lady, a prescient character who made mysterious pronouncements, became one of the most popular characters in David Lynch’s cult television series Twin Peaks. It was Catherine
golf’s new vanguard, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy, week on week, but there ought to be enough left in those beautiful irons once his domestic clock is reset to land the significant blows. There is succour to be had in returning to familiar settings. He was reminded of that last week at the Dunhill Links, a favourite among European Tour players, not only for the ripe purse it offers – one of the biggest on tour – but the pleasure of playing the three classics of Angus and Fife:
He has won seven other races including last weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, where Mercedes got just six minutes of television coverage as Hamilton’s race was so flawless and Continued on P.62 > England’s beleaguered hierarchy found themselves in fire-fighting mode once again yesterday as a fresh blaze of negative publicity tore through the World Cup hosts’ camp. The Rugby Football Union rejected claims of serious training-ground discontent among the players following a spat between the