Christopher Hooton

Christopher Hooton is a Senior Reporter for the Independent online

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Pornhub, Redtube and Youporn join net neutrality protest in the 'battle for the internet'

Sites collectively attract over 50 million users a day

Simpsons Futurama crossover episode: Homer and Bender collide in first look at 2014's 'Simpsorama'

Bender will try to kill Bart in time-travelling episode

Malta's national anthem replaced with Linkin Park's Numb at Slovakia match

You had one job, sound man

Joan Rivers 'was a controlled lightning bolt', says Louis CK

Rivers made a cameo in CK's sitcom Louie in 2011

Matthew McConaughey's new car advert is peak Matthew McConaughey

"That's a big bull," says the actor in what is truly one of his best adverts to date

Star Fox Wii U release date: Nintendo confirms new game coming 2015

Fans will definitely be doing a barrel roll come next year

Abbey Road zebra crossing live feed lets you watch Beatles fans piss off motorists 24/7

People are still constantly imitating the infamous album cover

KFC launches fried chicken USB stick

Computer accessories created to entice Japanese Twitter users

Sleepy Hollow sorry for 'National Beheading Day' campaign in light of Isis murder of Steven Sotloff

Press release was issued minutes before the news broke

Disney veterans fight to save 'dying art' of 2D animation with new steampunk film Hullabaloo

Lion King, Little Mermaid and Aladdin animators team up

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Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

Exclusive extract from Janis Winehouse's poignant new memoir
Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

The Imitation Game, film review
England and Roy Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption in Basel

England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

Welbeck double puts England on the road to Euro 2016
Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

Pictures removed from public view as courts decide ownership
‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

Donatella Versace at New York Fashion Week