Helena Williams is a freelance writer and producer. Her work has been published by the Independent, The Sunday Times, Reuters and Wired, among others. Her website is http://helenaewilliams.com
14 October 2014 04:01 PM
Leading invertebrate researcher says "a hoax is an understatement" of photograph appearing to show a colossal crustacean basking off the Kent coastline
14 October 2014 11:50 AM
Credit Suisse report says that wealth inequality has increased since 2008
14 October 2014 08:42 AM
Emergency crews in protective gear boarded the flight from Dubai after the alarm was signalled "out of an abundance of caution"
19 September 2014 02:08 PM
The news reader referred to visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing the name with Roman numerals XI
19 September 2014 12:16 PM
The mild weather means this season is set to be a bad one for arachnophobes. Keep the creepy crawlies at bay with the following techniques.
19 September 2014 10:21 AM
Jeremy Hope, 39, died from internal injuries after allegedly colliding with his friend, who has been arrested
Ebola outbreak: Eight bodies found in village latrine after attack on Guinea education team, as Sierra Leone imposes three-day curfew to stop spread of disease
19 September 2014 07:52 AM
The group, which comprised of local administrators, medical officers, journalists and a preacher, had been abducted by locals armed with rocks and knives in the southeast of the country.
12 September 2014 04:07 PM
The city that has given us Stephen Fry and Alan Partridge has been named as the happiest place for children to grow up
Alex Salmond defends party's acceptance of major donation from businessman who backed anti-gay campaign
12 September 2014 03:22 PM
The First Minister defended the decision, saying that it was an example of "honesty and integrity" in politics
12 September 2014 11:34 AM
But latest poll finds that the Better Together campaign has clawed back a 4 per cent point lead, with just six days to go before referendum day
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more