Chris Green

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter. He has worked for the paper since 2007.

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Internet piracy: Creative Content UK said that the new rules were about 'persuading the persuadable'

New internet piracy warning letters rules dismissed as 'toothless'

Creative Content UK claim letters are designed to educate infringers

Abdul Rashid Bangura

Commonwealth Games 2014: The amazing athletes who are already winners

A profile of the star competitors and their remarkable achievements

The study appears to contradict previous research

Banning mobile phones at the wheel might not cut accidents, new US study suggests

Banning people from using mobile phones while driving does not have an impact on the number of accidents on the roads, according to the surprising results of a study carried out in the US.

Leonard Cohen performing in New York in 2012

Cuadrilla and British Geological Survey bond over love of Leonard Cohen in embarrassing leaked emails

“Everybody knows that the dice are loaded,” runs the opening line of Leonard Cohen’s famous 1988 hit. Those bitterly pessimistic words, green campaigners claim, could now be applied to the extraction of shale gas under Lancashire.

Campaigner celebrate outside West Sussex County Council offices in Horsham after an application by a shale company to explore for oil and gas in a picturesque part of West Sussex has been turned down

Wisborough Green becomes the first village in Britain to fight off fracking

A picturesque village in West Sussex has become the first community in the country to successfully fight off an application by an energy company to explore for oil and gas, in a blow to the Government’s hopes of a British fracking boom.

Euan Burton, multiple World and European medal winning judoka poses with the Scottish Saltire flag

Will the Scottish referendum be the 'elephant in the stadium' at Commonwealth Games?

Leaders must avoid being seen to make political capital, while hoping to do just that

Sales of raw milk are subject to control because it may contain harmful bacteria such as E coli or salmonella

Raw milk should be sold in vending machines, says food standards body

Currently it can only be bought directly from farmers

The couple tried to board the plane but were told there were not enough seats

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: British family missed the doomed flight due to lack of seats

Two other passenger flights were passing close to MH17 at the moment it was reportedly shot down

Victims of the crash: (from left to right) Ben Pocock, Liam Sweeney and John Alder

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Friends and family pay tribute to victims of the crash

From football fans to talented students: messages of love and loss have been pouring in for the passengers who died on flight MH17

On Saturday Nick Hancock's time on the islet will finally come to an end when he is collected by a Kilda Cruises boat and taken back to the Isle of Harris

Man breaks record for staying on remote islet of Rockall to raise money for Help for Heroes

Mr Hancock has been living in watertight 8ft yellow tank for 43 days

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Screwing your way to the top? Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth

Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
Will the young Britons fighting in Syria be allowed to return home and resume their lives?

Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones: Are custom, 3D printed earbuds the solution?

The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform

Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform
Climate change threatens to make the antarctic fur seal extinct

Take a good look while you can

How climate change could wipe out this seal
Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier for the terminally ill?

Farewell, my lovely

Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier?
Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist: Crowdfunded novel nominated for first time

Crowdfunded novel nominated for Booker Prize

Paul Kingsnorth's 'The Wake' is in contention for the prestigious award
Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster to ensure his meals aren't poisoned

Vladimir Putin employs a full-time food taster

John Walsh salutes those brave souls who have, throughout history, put their knives on the line
Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

Tour de France effect brings Hollywood blockbusters to Yorkshire

A $25m thriller starring Sam Worthington to be made in God's Own Country
Will The Minerva Project - the first 'elite' American university to be launched in a century - change the face of higher learning?

Will The Minerva Project change the face of higher learning?

The university has no lecture halls, no debating societies, no sports teams and no fraternities. Instead, the 33 students who have made the cut at Minerva, will travel the world and change the face of higher learning
The 10 best pedicure products

Feet treat: 10 best pedicure products

Bags packed and all prepped for holidays, but feet in a state? Get them flip-flop-ready with our pick of the items for a DIY treatment
Commonwealth Games 2014: Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games

Commonwealth Games 2014

Great Scots! Planes and pipers welcome in Glasgow's Games
Jack Pitt-Brooke: Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism

Jack Pitt-Brooke

Manchester City and Patrick Vieira make the right stand on racism
How Terry Newton tragedy made iron men seek help to tackle their psychological demons

How Newton tragedy made iron men seek help to tackle their psychological demons

Over a hundred rugby league players have contacted clinic to deal with mental challenges of game