Guy Adams was The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent from 2008-2012.
11 August 2012 12:00 AM
It’s sunny California, but 17-year-old Parker Liautaud is in furs, preparing to make his fourth polar expedition. As Guy Adams discovers, he’s driven both by concern for our planet and the hubris of youth.
06 August 2012 06:46 PM
White supremacist gunman's past emerges as families in Wisconsin mourn deaths of six Sikhs
06 August 2012 12:00 AM
Bill Clinton sits on the board of directors of a US charity that has controversially decided to hold its prestigious biennial "human rights" conference on the home territory of one of Africa's most corrupt dictators.
05 August 2012 08:40 PM
Dozens of worshippers are also injured before police kill gunman in Wisconsin
05 August 2012 12:00 AM
PR boss's hoax exposes flaws in modern newsgathering methods
Equatorial Guinea's dictator attempts to rebrand himself as a champion of human rights with the help of a Clinton-endorsed charity
03 August 2012 07:33 PM
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo's PR campaign begins on 20 August, when he welcomes 4,000 delegates, including world leaders, Hollywood actors, Emmy-winning pop stars, famous athletes, and a cross-section of US television celebrities, to the city of Malabo
02 August 2012 07:33 PM
Controversy over the coverage of the Olympics on American television deepened today when NBC was accused of deliberately editing footage of the women’s team gymnastics in order to create what critics called “fake suspense.”
02 August 2012 05:34 PM
Development adds weight to speculation that the mass shooting could have been avoided
01 August 2012 05:00 PM
While our writer has got his account back, the social media giant is saying very little about why it was suspended
01 August 2012 12:00 PM
Faster, higher, farther...sneakier? From non-disabled Paralympians to rigged fencing foils and badminton players intent on losing - here's our guide to the Olympians who fell far short of the high Olympic ideals...
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 2 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 4 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop