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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Justin Heath, who served in the Navy, at Imjin House in Gloucester

Homeless Veterans Appeal: 'Homes not hostels' strategy helped to put former sailor back on course

Justin Heath's life was on a slow downward spiral after he left the Navy on a medical discharge

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson takes part in a car-free Sunday event in Jakarta during a regional tour

Boris Johnson wants car-free Sundays for London amid warning of congestion

Car-free Sundays could be introduced to parts of central London, Boris Johnson has suggested, amid warnings that Britain’s roads will be jammed with an extra seven million drivers within 20 years.

Many people are leaving London due to high prices, over crowding and the city being an unsuitable place for raising children

London housing: High prices and overcrowding drive thirtysomethings to provincial cities

Official figures show record numbers in age group left the capital last year – and were heading for other UK cities

Putting something back: Phil Cox, the chief executive of SVR, at Whitefoord House

Homeless Veterans Appeal: 'We take them off the streets and give them skills to get back on their feet'

Supported by the charities featured in our appeal, Whitefoord House helps veterans rebuild their lives

The Veterans Aid team, with CEO Dr Hugh Milroy (third left), at the charity’s offices in central London

Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

Veterans Aid has offered destitute former military personnel a home and practical help since 1932

David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband put aside their political differences to pledge their support for the campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders

Nicola Sturgeon set out her legislative programme for the next 12 months

Nicola Sturgeon announces radical land reform plans for Scotland

Scotland's new First Minister sets out her legislative agenda

‘Saved from the streets’, Peter Foggin at Avondale House

Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: Drifting and forgotten – turning lives around for ex-soldiers

Our partner charities help veterans on the brink – and get them back on their feet, reports Chris Green

A Google spokesperson said the company had “reached a mutually acceptable agreement” with Daniel Hegglin, but declined to comment further

Google agrees to filter search results for banker after High Court dispute

Daniel Hegglin had been wrongly accused of being a murderer, paedophile and Ku Klux Klan sympathiser

Controversial benefit sanctions driving more young people to homelessness, charity warns

Welfare reforms blamed in sharply rising number of cases

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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
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Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
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Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas