John Hall is Senior Online Reporter at The Independent. He also writes a column on new music for the newspaper.
Chicago woman accused of brutally murdering sleeping baby granddaughter using sledgehammer and carving knife
09 October 2013 02:46 PM
Polish-born Alreda Giedroj appears in court accused of first-degree murder
'They were completely oblivious': Hundreds of passengers on packed commuter train were so engrossed in mobile phones that they failed to spot gun-wielding student killer
09 October 2013 12:15 PM
Officers studying CCTV of Justin Valdez's murder say the gunman pulled out and aimed the weapon several times while riding on the train
09 October 2013 10:57 AM
MP for Brighton Pavilion was arrested in August during protests outside the exploratory Cuadrilla drilling site in Balcombe
A bitter end to Britain's Indian summer: Freezing temperatures, heavy rain and 50mph winds set to batter the country
09 October 2013 09:20 AM
Forecasters predict a cold front will move south as the week goes on
Paedophile who received suspended jail term after prosecution branded 13-year-old victim 'predatory' is ordered to serve immediate two-year prison sentence following review
08 October 2013 08:46 AM
Court of Appeal judges have been asked to decide whether the punishment handed to Neil Wilson was unduly lenient
07 October 2013 04:06 PM
It also emerged that 74 more police statements are suspected of being altered than was originally believed
Swino is dead: Boozy feral pig who found fame after getting drunk on stolen beer and starting a fight with an innocent cow dies in car accident
07 October 2013 11:46 AM
Authorities confirm the boorish porker was hit by a passing vehicle
Abu Anas al-Libi capture: Britain asked why America's most wanted al-Qa'ida terror suspect was given UK asylum
07 October 2013 09:13 AM
Theresa May faces questions from MPs
04 October 2013 07:00 PM
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Another radioactive leak discovered at Fukushima nuclear plant as storage tank overflows allowing toxic water to flow into Pacific
03 October 2013 12:02 PM
Leak causes yet more problems for under fire Tokyo Electric Power Company
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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- 2 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming street artist's identity has been revealed
- 3 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 4 Former East 17 frontman Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'
- 5 The inventor of the Facebook 'like' button says he never made a 'dislike' button because he feared the 'unfortunate consequences'