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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Andargachew “Andy” Tsege from London was seized at an airport in Yemen in June

Government using taxpayer's money to train Ethiopia's security forces while British man is held there on death row

Exclusive: The 59-year-old sought asylum in Britain in 1979 after being threatened by Ethiopian authorities over his political beliefs

Amazon has added a cautionary warning to Tom and Jerry cartoons on its streaming service

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping

'Hundreds of lives lost' over failure to bring in minimum alcohol pricing, says study

Targeting below-cost drinks is 50 times less effective, say researchers

Pro-democracy protesters fill the streets in front of the Hong Kong government offices on a third day of the Occupy Central campaign

Hong Kong: Britain weighs into dispute as tensions mount over national holiday

China’s Ambassador to be told of UK’s ‘dismay’ at Beijing’s attempt to deny full democratic process

Shellshock - contained within a piece of software called Bash, which is used by operating systems and internet servers the world over - potentially allows any computer with the vulnerability to be remotely controlled

Shellshock superbug: Can anything stop the hackers? Millions of users' online details at risk

A comprehensive solution to the problem has yet to be found, meaning the window of opportunity for malicious hackers remains open

Manchester still does not have any Michelin-starred restaurants

Manchester mystified after Michelin guide awards no stars to its restaurants

Restaurants The French and Manchester House were overlooked

The data showed that around the time Tony Blair introduced his fresh approach to the benefits system, public opinion on the subject reached a “point of intersection”

British people stopped believing in the benefits system due to Tony Blair, researchers claim

Blair's 1999 “hand-up, not hand-out” speech blamed

Brits happier than they've been in years, claims ONS

Despite high unemployment, Northern Ireland is happiest

More than a quarter of those who take part in the Erasmus scheme meet their long-term partner while studying abroad, and more than one million babies may have been produced as a result

EU's Erasmus study abroad programme is 'responsible for 1m babies'

Where to find love in the 21st century? Dating websites and quick-fire smartphone apps are all very well, but it turns out that young people searching for the partner of their dreams could do a lot worse than enrolling in the European Union’s educational exchange programme.

Alex Salmond addresses the Scottish Parliament for the first time since the referendum

Scottish independence: SNP doubles in size as thousands of Scots flock to join

Alex Salmond makes first speech to Scottish Parliament since referendum

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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
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

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
5 best activity trackers

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