Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph.
Typhoon Haiyan: 'Every single building. Every single house. Destroyed' - Governments pledge millions, but the ruined city of Tacloban still waits
12 November 2013 12:00 AM
Displaced and destitute survivors scatter the streets of the ruined city of Tacloban – but the aid they crave remains critically slow in coming
10 November 2013 12:00 AM
Vietnam braces itself as the Philippines counts the cost of the typhoon
04 November 2013 06:06 PM
A week before Australian politicians reconvene after a lengthy spring break, Parliament House in Canberra has been invaded by a different kind of pest: swarms of large bogong moths, breaking their journey on their annual flight south.
03 November 2013 06:53 PM
An Antarctic explorer may have nasty secrets, writes Kathy Marks in Sydney
28 October 2013 07:41 PM
The feminist academic’s archive will provide rich vein of social history, if not gossip
23 October 2013 06:54 PM
Gum tree roots go up to 40m underground and act like a hydraulic pump for gold
22 October 2013 06:00 PM
Residents in the Blue Mountains tell Kathy Marks of homes lost, lucky escapes and the ongoing fear of obliteration
22 October 2013 05:56 PM
His sister, Christine Forster, has said she plans to marry her long-term gay partner
22 October 2013 12:01 AM
Australian police scurry to confirm claims of movie subject who spent 23 years in jail for violent crimes, but was never convicted of murder
21 October 2013 12:00 AM
State of emergency declared as concern grows over formation of single huge fire front
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'
- 1 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 2 Mother of newborn Baby No 59 trapped in sewer pipe told Chinese police she 'heard crying' when she raised alarm
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 This crazy skiing video will leave you feeling queasy