Christopher Hooton

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

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'I don’t think there'll be a Taken 3, she can't get taken again' said Taken 3 star Liam Neeson

'It ends here', posters for the new film promise

Nation in shock as Cadbury's changes Creme Egg recipe

Dairy Milk switched out for 'standard cocoa mix chocolate'

The Albanian Prime Minister paid a classy sartorial tribute at the Charlie Hebdo Paris rally

The artist turned politician wore Tricolour pencils in his breast pocket

There is no such thing as a 'hipster', says Carrie Brownstein

Though her comedy series Portlandia relies heavily on parodies of what some people might describe as "hipsters", Carrie Brownstein things the pejorative term is really just a reflection of one's own insecurities.

2014 honoured worthy and 'Important' films, but 2015 will be a celebration of craftsmanship

Ambitious movies like Birdman, Boyhood and Grand Budapest Hotel gave reason to be excited about cinema again

R Kelly wishes himself a happy birthday in new song 'Happy Birthday'

Happy birthday Kellz, happy birthday.

This replica of the Friends apartment is made entirely out of paper

Tiny fridge magnets and everything

Smiling poop emoji shirt is the must-have garment for jerks this season

Sadly no blessed emoji cuff links yet

This smartphone game controller is only for the most hardened of geeks

This is a strong look for your morning commute

People are calling sandwiches 'homemade Subway'

Remember when restaurants would proudly claim things like 'Just like mama made!'? Well now it seems we've become such consumerists that things are going in the other direction, with more people than I can feasibly fit in this article describing the humble sandwich as a homemade version of what you buy in a shop.

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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project