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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In the 2013/14 financial year, the Charity Commission received 6,661 applications for new charities in England and Wales

There are too many charities doing the same work, claims Charity Commission chief executive

So many new charities are being set up that some are duplicating each other’s work and risk wasting the money they are given for good causes, the chief executive of the Charity Commission has warned.

Wimbledon 2014 Sketch: A fainting ballgirl, Victoria Azarenka's candle for Lionel Messi, but Andy Murray's not flummoxed by labradoodle rescue

As fellow Brits (and a ball girl) fell like flies, the Scot sailed through in front of his adoring fans

Building small 3D-printed buildings was the “next step” for Zaha Hadid Architects

The 3D printing revolution: Architects promise anything from a new floor to an entire skyscraper

They are already able to churn out everything from food to guns and pieces of art, but could a 3D printer eventually contribute a skyscraper to the skyline of a British city? Yes, according to an architect at one of the country’s most famous firms.

Police accused of ‘institutional racism’ towards Romanies

Inquiry launched after Gypsy officer says he was subjected to years of racial abuse

Brain teaser: Modelling a patient’s bloodflow on a supercomputer could throw up ethical dilemmas

Computer simulation could become 'integral' in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease by the end of the century

The life-saving, real-time techniques are close, but each NHS scandal is a setback for virtual medicine
One of the Turing Test sessions with Eugene

Turing tested: An interview with Eugene Goostman, the first computer programme to pass for human

Eugene Goostman is not a normal interviewee.

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla Motors, at the launch of the Model S electric sports car in the UK last week

Misdirected email sparks electric car war between Tesla and Ecotricity

An angry High Court dispute between two eco-tycoons which is delaying the rollout of Britain’s largest electric car charging network was allegedly sparked by a single misdirected email, one of the companies involved has told The Independent.

Peace Studies student Anowar Tagabo, 25, who was murdered on the streets of Sheffield

Sudanese student, Anowar Tagabo, murdered in Sheffield had come to Britain for 'better life'

The family of a Sudanese student who came to Britain in search of a better life have been left devastated by his murder on the streets of Sheffield, police said.

Old Jamaica Ginger Beer has been sold in the UK since 1988

Two-thirds of ginger beer contains more sugar than Coca-Cola, research warns

Perhaps it explains why the Famous Five always had so much energy for adventures

Uber's service has infuriated metered taxi operators

Uber London: Black cab drivers to bring capital to a standstill in protest at app driving them out of business

Drivers say Uber is bending the rules and threatens their jobs

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Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz