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The Independent Website Status History
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The above graph displays service status activity for Independent.co.uk over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
23.Sep.2016
09:296.79 ms. 
23.Sep.2016
14:566.87 ms.
23.Sep.2016
22:266.8 ms. 
24.Sep.2016
05:126.49 ms.
24.Sep.2016
08:426.5 ms. 
25.Sep.2016
06:126.46 ms.
25.Sep.2016
08:536.82 ms. 
25.Sep.2016
18:436.92 ms.
26.Sep.2016
07:486.77 ms. 
26.Sep.2016
10:156.47 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 12:15

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Having Problems with Accessing Independent.co.uk?
▼ LAST 6 MONTHS ...
Steve Hayes · 29 May 2016 - 09:34
· · Firefox 46.0 on Windows

home page reads

Service Unavailable

Sorry but we haven't been able to serve the page you requested.

Please try again in a few minutes.

so it's not me

▼ MORE THAN 6 MONTHS AGO ...
Malcolm Watson · 18 October 2015 - 20:57
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

So slow it's unusable. Maybe if they had less adverts people would be able to use it,

Hugh Jones · 14 October 2015 - 08:34
· · Chrome 45.0 on Windows

It loads for me but has had the same front page / headlines / stories for the last 5 days.

Carol Carmody · 12 October 2015 - 06:31
· · Safari 600.1.4 on iPad

Independent website won't load, and this has been the story for the last 5 days

Nicolas Bovay · 20 June 2014 - 06:34
United States · United Nations · Internet Explorer 9.0 on Windows

I'm giving up with the Indie. First the app disappeared and now the website has gone grey all over. Bye bye, you've lost a faithful supporter.

Moushumi Namboodiry · 3 May 2014 - 08:54
India · Tata Indicom

Impossible to get independent.co.uk. Miss my favourite paper, especially when their 100-day countdown to the World War 1 centenary was being enjoyed.

Julia Cici Cervantes · 24 March 2014 - 12:01
United States · CenturyLink

cannot access the website at all. is it permanently down?

Jennifer Reddin · 19 January 2014 - 13:22
Ireland · Telefonica O2 Ireland Limited

The website is slow and freezing my laptop every time I open it. It used to work just fine but in the past week has been causing problems.

Julie Hedges · 18 June 2013 - 22:37
United Kingdom · BT

I almost give up with this blasted website. It's laboriously slow and ultimately freezing my laptop.

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