John Hall is Senior Online Reporter at The Independent. He also writes a column on new music for the newspaper.
16 December 2013 09:48 AM
A 49-year-old man will appear in court today charged over an alleged bomb threat hoax that led to an aircraft being diverted.
13 December 2013 07:57 PM
15 Iranians and three Iraqis were killed during the gun rampage near Baquba
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
13 December 2013 06:19 PM
Government admits it mistakenly included a law that threatens to jail for life anyone who has called for the abolition of the monarchy on a list of recently repealed offences
NYPD arrest 35-year-old son of notorious Genovese mafia family mobster Arthur Nigro on child porn charges in New York
13 December 2013 06:00 PM
Joseph Nigro was detained by officers investigating file sharing network
13 December 2013 01:52 PM
Nigella 'used drugs every three days at family home'
Eric Brandon jailed for life after shooting teenage stepson Alex Koser dead during row over the volume of his computer games
13 December 2013 01:05 PM
48-year-old, from Georgia in the USA, was jailed after calling 911 and confessing to the crime
Anti-mafia magistrate Nino Di Matteo rejects offer of armoured vehicle, despite fresh murder threats from Toto ‘The Beast’ Riina - the jailed boss of bosses of Sicily's Cosa Nostra
12 December 2013 08:01 PM
Officials say threat of bomb attack could ‘turn Italy’s clock back 20 years’
Italian court annuls prison sentence for elderly paedophile after 11-year-old victim tells investigators in Catanzaro that she loves him
12 December 2013 02:57 PM
Local Supreme Court judges sexual abuse to be a ‘romantic relationship’
Australia incest case: Deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
11 December 2013 02:05 PM
Hardly any were capable of intelligible speech and many were deaf and blind
Rats beheaded with scissors and mice kept in a 'pitiful state': Imperial College London vows to overhaul treatment of animals in labs after video emerges showing 'appalling suffering'
10 December 2013 04:44 PM
Footage was obtained by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights