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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Chris Grayling has been urged to clarify his response to prison report

Homeless Veterans appeal: Charity attacks Chris Grayling's 'hazy' promises to jailed veterans

Justice Minister has been urged to clarify his response to prison report

PayPal, the online payments service, has apologised to customers of a Scottish coffee shop with a taste for Cuban roast after reporting them to the US authorities and accusing them of violating the long-standing trade embargo

PayPal apologises to Scottish coffee lovers hit by US-Cuba embargo threat

Hundreds of people buying Cuban coffee were warned for "breaking US law"

Chelsea Pensioners meet residents of Veterans Aid’s hostel, New Belvedere House, in east London

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘You all help each other out in the Army. I’m glad I can visit and give something back’

Immaculately turned out in her red Chelsea Pensioner’s coat with its polished buttons and her pair of medals on display, Marjorie Cole does not look like the kind of person who once struggled to heat her flat. But the 70-year-old, who joined the Army in 1961 and served for 14 years, says her life could have been very different had she not moved to the retirement home five years ago.

A neighbour is comforted near the house where eight children died

Cairns stabbings: Eight child victims formally identified by police

Father speaks of his devastation at losing his 14-year-old daughter, niece of the woman arrested over last week's deaths
Dr Hugh Milroy, the CEO of Veterans Aid, one of two charities being supported by The Independent’s Christmas appeal

Homeless Veterans Appeal: 'Underwhelmed' charity chief says Armed Forces Covenant has failed to improve lives significantly

Veterans Aid head compares MoD report to 'a pat on the head from a vaguely connected relative'

Dave Henson pictured with Prince Harry cheering on the British team at the 2014 Invictus Games

Homeless Veterans appeal: Britain's Invictus Games captain Dave Henson tells how veterans’ charities helped rebuild his life

'Sometimes I think what if I’d just taken one step to the left', says captain blown up by an IED in Afghanistan

Prince William called on the public to support the appeal

Give them a helping hand: Prince William gives his backing to Homeless Veterans campaign

The Duke of Cambridge served with the RAF for seven years before leaving the military in 2013

Davide Dormino’s statue of Julian Assange

Julian Assange spearheads funding drive for life-size statue of himself

Stuck in the embassy, he finds a way to get his face out there

Ian Palmer, the first professor of military psychiatry to the British Armed Forces

Homeless Veterans appeal: Top military psychiatrist dismisses 'myths' of common mental problems

Depiction of all ex-service personnel having post-traumatic stress disorder may stop people who really need help from getting it, he says

An artist’s impression of the mission’s craft, which will be capable of analysing rock that is 4.5 billion years old

Lunar Mission One: A chance to bury your DNA on the dark side of the Moon

The mission’s craft will be capable of drilling 100m below the lunar surface

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Aren’t you glad you didn’t say that? The worst wince-and-look-away quotes of the year

Aren’t you glad you didn’t say that?

The worst wince-and-look-away quotes of the year
Hollande's vanity project is on a high-speed track to the middle of nowhere

Vanity project on a high-speed track to nowhere

France’s TGV network has become mired in controversy
Sports Quiz of the Year

Sports Quiz of the Year

So, how closely were you paying attention during 2014?
Alexander Armstrong on insulting Mary Berry, his love of 'Bargain Hunt', and life as a llama farmer

Alexander Armstrong on insulting Mary Berry and his love of 'Bargain Hunt'

From Armstrong and Miller to Pointless
Sanchez helps Gunners hold on after Giroud's moment of madness

Sanchez helps Gunners hold on

Olivier Giroud's moment of madness nearly costs them
A Christmas without hope: Fears grow in Gaza that the conflict with Israel will soon reignite

Christmas without hope

Gaza fears grow that conflict with Israel will soon reignite
After 150 years, you can finally visit the grisliest museum in the country

The 'Black Museum'

After 150 years, you can finally visit Britain's grisliest museum
No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa

No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa

Doctor Who Christmas Special TV review
Chilly Christmas: Swimmers take festive dip for charity

Chilly Christmas

Swimmers dive into freezing British waters for charity
Veterans' hostel 'overwhelmed by kindness' for festive dinner

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
He's behind you, dude!

US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect