Chris Green

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent and i, covering all aspects of UK news. He has worked for the paper since 2007, first as a general news reporter and then on the news desk as Deputy News Editor. In 2010 he was on the launch team of the i. Shortly after returning to reporting in 2014, he spearheaded both papers’ coverage of the Scottish independence referendum.

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The Airbus A380 passenger jet has a carbon fibre reinforced plastic fuselage for a lower fuel consumption (Getty)

Self-healing technology one step closer after scientists produce aircraft wings which fix themselves

The research is an important step in an emerging field which could soon produce self-healing nail polish and a cure for cracked mobile phone screens

Nicola Sturgeon greeting Carwyn Jones at Bute House in Edinburgh on Wednesday. The First Minister of Wales is warning that Scotland may decide to leave the UK

Union being held together with 'sticky tape and plasters', says Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones

'I believe a future system should have the underpinnings of the Union – of fairness and redistribution – at its core'

Pressure group Cage launches legal action against Charity Commission and accuses it of acting like 'counter-terrorism police'

Cage claims the regulator had 'exceeded its role' by pressurising other charities to sever their ties with the organisation

Haroon Ahmed, convicted in 2008 of robbing a garage armed with a knife, walked out the main entrance of Dovegate prison in Staffordshire

Haroon Ahmed: Criminal who 'walked out the door' of high-security Serco prison had escaped twice before, court hears

Haroon Ahmed was re-arrested on 1 June after walking out of the prison

Abu Dhabi’s Zayed National Museum has paid a ‘significant fee’ to be able to display the British Museum’s pieces

British Museum criticised for loaning artefacts to Abu Dhabi organisation accused of abusing rights of workers

Rights groups are critical of the museum’s decision to hand prized relics to Abu Dhabi

Why did Sepp Blatter leave Fifa now?

Perhaps because despite all his talk about steadying the Fifa ship, Blatter knew that an even bigger storm was on the way

We have six months to save the world, says leading economist

Three key meetings set for July, September and November represent 'our generation’s best chance to get on track', says UN special adviser Jeffrey Sachs

Haroon Ahmed, convicted in 2008 of robbing a garage armed with a knife, walked out the main entrance of Dovegate prison in Staffordshire

Haroon Ahmed: Criminal has been arrested, police say

Mr Ahmed had escaped HMP Dovegate prison by walking out with visitors

Fans wave vuvuzelas during the 2010 World Cup football in South Africa

Fifa found serious issues with South Africa's 2010 World Cup bid and did nothing about it, says study

Fifa was more concerned with putting on a good 'TV show' when it named South Africa as the winning bidder

Haroon Ahmed mugshot

Violent robber Haroon Ahmed 'walks out door' of high security private prison

Exclusive: Haroon Ahmed is being sought by police after escaping from HMP Dovegate in Staffordshire

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