Katie Grant

Katie Grant writes news and features for The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday and Independent Voices.

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Alan Watson Featherstone

Alan Watson Featherstone interview: The rewilding champion with ambitious plan for Scotland

A champion of rewilding, Mr Featherstone wants to restore Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest and its constituent flora and fauna

The gutted kennels at Manchester Dogs' Home after the fire that killed more than 50 dogs

Postscript: Manchester Dogs' Home a year on from the fire that killed 58 of its residents

Rescuers managed to save 150 dogs following the arson attack

In organisations with between 250 and 1,000 staff, women’s pay was 27 per cent lower than men’s

Gender pay gap reversed for women in their twenties but remains rife among over thirties

Research highlights that there is still a way to go before genuine parity

Pooh Sticks Bridge at Ashdown Forest

Poohsticks: Scientists finally find a recipe for success – and conclude it's all about the stick

The timeless game was invented by Winnie the Pooh in a 1928 children's book

At five years old, Briton Ayan Qureshi is the youngest-ever certified Microsoft Computer Specialist

Postscript: Ayan Qureshi, the six-year-old with plans for the biggest tech hub in Europe

He was just five when he became a certified Microsoft Computer Specialist

Opoku has raised enough money to fund his first year at university

Emmanuel Opoku: Straight-A student thanks readers for their generosity after university fees crowdfunding campaign takes off

Mr Opoku has already raised enough money to fund his first year at university

Louise Bryant, 27, from Kent, said it’s worth fighting through embarrassment for your health

Ovarian cancer: Experts say women losing fear of saying 'vagina' could increase early diagnoses

Embarrassment makes many women reluctant to talk about sexual health

Luke Cameron now travels the UK visiting and supporting charities and not-for-profit organisations to lend a hand wherever help is needed

Postscript: How Luke Cameron carried on being 'the nicest man in Britain'

Last year Mr Cameron carried out a random act of kindness every day

Postscript: How Benjy the 'gay' bull found acceptance after being saved from slaughter

His previous owner might be surprised to learn that 'He’s got a few girlfriends'

Postscript: Jane Sutton on how 'Stephen Sutton effect' gives mum reason to stay positive

Since her son's death, Jane has felt 'compelled' to continue his legacy and keep fundraising for the Teenage Cancer Trust

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