Christopher Hooton

Christopher Hooton is a Senior Reporter for Independent.co.uk

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Order coffee on your phone and it will arrive at your office minutes later

Paramedic shares heart-breaking photo of ER doctor grieving after losing 19-year-old patient

'It was one of those calls we get sometimes that just hits you'

Schopenhauer's work? Someone spray-painted 'Kant is an idiot' on Immanuel Kant's house

The ruins of the philosopher's house have become a hot spot for drinking among local teens

Man painted himself black to evade US police in worst idea ever

Miraculously he wasn't shot by police

You can now ship your enemies a bag of dicks for them to eat

A new product in the juvenile shipping market

Scarface is getting a remake

New version will be set in Los Angeles rather than Miami

Two porn actresses' shoes lie at the side of a bed

Watching porn doesn't make you an asshole in bed, study finds

Contrary to suggestion that porn desensitises viewers to sex, a study has found that it doesn't "negatively impact sexual functioning" and in fact boosts couples' sexual attraction to one another.

Kanye West has every right to be headlining Glastonbury

An alarming number of people seemingly want to Muse for two hours, while even more worryingly some think hip-hop doesn't have a place at a festival at all

Campaign launched to stop depression being illustrated with head-in-hands pictures

'People with mental health problems don’t look depressed all the time'

These portraits aim to show porn stars in a different light

'They're just twenty-something girls. Some of them are in college. One of them is reading Joseph Conrad.'

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Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
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How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
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Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
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Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
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Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
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Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss