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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An unmanned Taranis drone (nicknamed Raptor) in front of a piloted fighter jet

Killer robots: No one liable if future machines decide to kill, says Human Rights Watch

Computer programmers, manufacturers and military personnel would all escape liability for unlawful deaths caused by fully autonomous weapons

Patrick Harvie (Green), Ruth Davidson (Conservative), Jim Murphy (Scottish Labour), BBC's James Cook, Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Willie Rennie (Lib Dem) and David Coburn (UKIP) took part in the BBC Scotland leaders' debate in Aberdeen

Scottish leaders debate: What they said in Aberdeen clash

From Trident to the possibility of another independence referendum, here's what was covered when Scotland's leaders went head-to-head

Annabel Goldie campaigning in Buchanan Street in Glasgow on Wednesday

General Election 2015: Conservative Annabel Goldie's uphill struggle in Glasgow

It’s not very good PR to be seen chatting to a Tory in the middle of Glasgow

Tony Blair meets troops during a visit to Basra in 2004

General Election 2015: Deploying Tony Blair is a Catch-22 situation for the Labour Party

Both the Liberal Democrats and the SNP condemned Mr Blair, suggesting that voters now simply look at him and think: this is the man who led us into Iraq

The former Prime Minister does not think a referendum should be held

Tony Blair accused of patronising the public by suggesting they cannot be trusted to make the 'sensible choice' on staying in EU

Blair used a speech to condemn the Tory policy of holding a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, saying it would cause economic 'chaos'

It is estimated that people driving while under the influence of drugs may account for as many as 200 deaths a year in the UK

Drug drivers believe it is more acceptable than drink driving, according to Government study

Drug drivers believe their abilities behind the wheel are not seriously impaired by taking substances such as cannabis, cocaine and MDMA

Iain Duncan Smith submitted six bland paragraphs

General Election 2015: Web developers collecting the CVs of every candidate standing

The pair have have so far managed to gather more than 300 candidates’ CVs, all of which are now available to view on their DemocracyClub website

Local councils across the UK should consider placing restrictions on the opening of new takeaways in deprived areas, the study suggested.

Fast food Britain: The number of takeaways soars across the nation's high streets

New research has found that most of them opened in the poorest parts of the country, with fears that the UK could end up with American-style 'food deserts'

The mobile units, which were placed in Maidstone and Reading town centres, were part of a Government-funded initiative which gave 20 areas around England a share of £1 million to test potential solutions to problem drinking and anti-social behaviour.

Mobile booze buses to treat drunken revellers could be rolled out nationwide

Exclusive: Trials of the buses are estimated to have saved the health service £300,000 by reducing the need for ambulance callouts and hospital treatment

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon on the General Election campaign trail in Glasgow Fort Shopping Park in the Glasgow East parliamentary seat

General Election 2015: Scottish campaign season kicks off

The people of Scotland may prove crucial in deciding the outcome of the Westminster election on 7 May

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Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband has got everyone talking about The Trews

Everyone is talking about The Trews

Russell Brand's 'true news' videos attract millions of viewers. But today's 'Milibrand' interview introduced his resolutely amateurish style to a whole new crowd
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living