John Hall is Senior Online Reporter at The Independent. He also writes a column on new music for the newspaper.
07 November 2013 06:29 PM
Black and white doodle features cartoon version of renowned psychoanalyst
'The whole world is against us': Silvio Berlusconi says his family ‘feel like the Jews under Hitler’
07 November 2013 01:18 PM
Former Italian Prime Minister compared his family’s experience to that of Jews during the Holocaust
Was Yasser Arafat murdered? Tests show body contained 18 times more radioactive polonium than normal, as widow condemns Palestinian leader's death as a 'political assassination'
06 November 2013 04:58 PM
Results are the first solid medical evidence suggesting Arafat could have been deliberately poisoned
The 'toxic monster' is coming! Texas-sized floating island containing one million tonnes of junk from Japan tsunami drifting towards US
06 November 2013 02:34 PM
The most concentrated stretch of rubbish- dubbed the 'toxic monster' - is currently sitting between Hawaii and California
Doesn't sound like a happy meal... Woman arrested for running boyfriend over three times because he didn't want to eat at McDonald's
06 November 2013 02:09 PM
Crystal Greer Brooks arrested for driving over Santiago Hernandez in the town of Kingsport, Tennessee last Wednesday
China's CCTV culture suffers as record high pollution and smog levels render country's 20 million surveillance cameras effectively useless
06 November 2013 12:48 PM
Experts claim that in many Chinese cities, pollution particles are so dense and compressed that they block light almost as effectively as a brick wall
UK population will soar by nearly '10 million by 2037 with immigration attributed to projected increase
06 November 2013 12:12 PM
Sharp rise in the projected number of people aged 80 and over in next 25 years
English teacher bled to death after surgeon failed to spot he had accidentally cut through artery in her spine
05 November 2013 06:31 PM
Andrea Green pronounced dead 14 hours after undergoing simple procedure
Former Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom: Public sector workers and the unemployed should be stripped of the vote
04 November 2013 05:37 PM
Gaffe-prone EU politician said he felt members of the generational unemployed should be banned from voting
Banana drama! Terrified family flee London home after finding dozens of world’s most venomous spiders hatching and crawling all over banana bought in Sainsbury’s
04 November 2013 01:09 PM
Sickening incident began when Consi Taylor noticed a small white patch on the skin of the banana
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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