John Hall is Senior Online Reporter at The Independent. He also writes a column on new music for the newspaper.
Dresden cannibal: German police worker ‘obsessed’ with cannibalism charged with torturing, butchering and eating man he met on fetish website
29 November 2013 02:11 PM
Police says victim had been fantasising about being killed and eaten by someone else since his youth
29 November 2013 11:14 AM
A further 19 hospitals are to have their links with disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile investigated, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said today.
Rudy Giuliani says mafia put $800,000 bounty on his head – but ex-New York mayor admits Islamist terrorists scare him more than the mob
28 November 2013 01:10 PM
69-year-old was a successful anti-mafia lawyer before entering politics
DVLA reveals list of banned number plates – censoring combinations including OM63 WTF, SL14 AGS and BU63 GER
27 November 2013 12:26 PM
The DVLA has revealed a list of personalised licence plates it has banned for being in ‘poor taste’ – barring drivers from taking to the road in a vehicle adorned with plates spelling out rude words or controversial statements.
Ian Watkins: South Wales Police face questions after singer's ex-girlfriend says she warned officers he was a paedophile four years ago
27 November 2013 11:46 AM
Fans took to websites to request help after discovering sickening child abuse images on the 36-year-old’s computer
27 November 2013 10:39 AM
Supreme Court upholds Appeal Court decision that they must pay £3,600 damages
Birmingham hit-and-run: Wolverhampton man charged with causing death of elderly cyclist by dangerous driving and failing to stop at scene
27 November 2013 09:20 AM
A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a hit-and-run in Birmingham that killed an elderly cyclist.
26 November 2013 01:24 PM
A police officer has been charged with misconduct in public office over the Andrew Mitchell "plebgate" affair.
Lostprophets' Ian Watkins pleads guilty to 11 charges – including two counts of attempting to rape a baby
26 November 2013 09:51 AM
36-year-old made a series of admissions in a last-minute change of plea
25 November 2013 05:05 PM
79-year-old convicted of killing Roxene Roggasch, Carmen Colon, Pamela Parsons and Tracy Tafoya in the 1970s and 1990s
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- 2 It’s shameful that our universities have accepted gender segregation under pressure from the most oppressive religious fanatics
- 3 Kenyan politician Mike Sonko left red-faced after photoshopping himself next to Nelson Mandela
- 4 Exeter to Edinburgh and back in a day: How one fresher's lost bet left him facing a 900-mile round trip
- 5 Selfie at funeral: Cameron squeezes in on Obama snap at Mandela memorial