John Hall is Senior Online Reporter at The Independent. He also writes a column on new music for the newspaper.
3.5 billion-year-old 'horribly smelly' fossil found in Australia is 'oldest ever complete example of life on Earth'
14 November 2013 04:08 PM
Researchers claim purple and green fossils would have smelt strongly of rotting eggs
13 November 2013 06:20 PM
30 Rock actor tells court that Genevieve Sabourin ruined the day of his engagement by turning up at his home unannounced
Want to dodge the queues at UK passport control? The Home Office says you may soon be able to... for a price
13 November 2013 11:33 AM
Hollidaymakers and business travellers could soon skip arrival hall delays by paying an extra fee
'An iconic part of local heritage': Glasgow Council drops £65,000 plans to raise Duke of Wellington statue that reguarly has traffic cones placed on its head
12 November 2013 11:20 AM
Council planned refurbishment aimed at ending the practice of placing a cone on the figures head
11 November 2013 12:02 PM
Family members told judges they believe the killing was an accident
Typhoon Haiyan: Evacuation shelters, hospitals and ‘areas of calamity’ shown by Google on interactive relief map
11 November 2013 10:57 AM
Google has created an interactive Typhoon Haiyan relief map showing rescue workers and the hundreds of thousands of Filipinos affected where they can find evacuation shelters, hospitals and medical centres.
11 November 2013 10:22 AM
10,000 people were allegedly forced to attend one of the group executions
08 November 2013 07:00 PM
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Super-typhoon Haiyan: Interactive Google crisis map tracks deadly storm's path, record-breaking wind-speeds and where locals can find evacuation and medical centres
08 November 2013 03:10 PM
Google has created an interactive crisis response map detailing the exact path Typhoon Haiyan is expected to cut through the Philippines and where wind speeds are likely to be at their highest.
08 November 2013 02:17 PM
Court martial board found commando guilty of murdering man in Helmand Province
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train