Kunal Dutta

Kunal Dutta is a news writer and reporter. He has written for The Economist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, Independent Voices and More Intelligent Life.

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St. Louis Police have shot dead another man, a short distance from Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of protests over the killing of teenager Mike Brown

Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson

The unidentified 23-year-old approached officers while brandishing a knife

James Foley has been missing since he was seized by armed men in Syria in November 2012

Islamic State releases video apparently showing the beheading of missing US journalist James Foley

The White House said it was not immediately possible to verify its authenticity, but if genuine, the US would be 'appalled by the brutal murder'

A Peshmerga fighter flashes a victory sign on the front line of fighting with Isis militants east of Mosul

Iraq crisis: Mosul dam capture by IS 'could have been catastrophic' says Obama

US president hails 'major step forward' after US air strikes assist Kurdish and Iraqi to regain reservoir complex

Antony Gormley said the gallery at Goldsmiths would be a space to ‘test-drive new forms of art’

Sir Antony Gormley unveils plans for new £1.8m art gallery at ‘the cradle of Britart’

The gallery will showcase the work of students at Goldsmiths, which has produced seven Turner Prize winners and 24 nominees

Whitehall departments have been accused of hypocrisy and worker exploitation after an investigation found the majority still do not play their cleaners the London living wage

Whitehall accused of hypocrisy over exploitative pay for cleaners

Ministries pay lower rates, despite Cameron declaring the living wage’s ‘time has come’

A plane passenger is patted down after passing through a full-body scanner at Los Angeles International Airport

Airport security: Checks on electronic gadgets to be extended beyond flights from Britain to America

Airport anti-terror checks on electronic gadgets are expected to apply beyond passengers travelling from the UK to the US and could soon cover other destinations around the world.

Ray Whelan, chief executive of Swiss hospitality and ticketing company 'Match Hospitality' was arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation

World Cup 2014: British boss of Fifa partner Ray Whelan arrested in Brazil ticket tout probe

The arrest came as part of Operation Jules Rimet, Brazil police's investigation into ticket touting which has seen detectives make 11 arrests last week and break up an international gang

British Airways was the first European airline to let passengers switch on their mobile phones and other devices just after landing

BA will ground passengers who cannot turn on their phones or laptops

Any transfer passenger whose device has gone flat on the first leg will also be prevented from their onward travel unless they can recharge first

Some of the 52 columns of the memorial in Hyde Park were stencilled with red and black slogans

Police hunt for vandals after 7/7 monument is defaced hours before memorial service

Some of the 52 columns of the memorial in Hyde Park were stencilled with red and black slogans

Copycat government websites targeted in crackdown on hoaxers

A crackdown on hoaxers who trick people out of money via  copycat government websites has been launched as the Coalition takes action following thousands of complaints over the practice.

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Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
Scottish independence: The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

Blight club: Britain's ugliest buildings

Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape
eBay's enduring appeal: Online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce retailer

eBay's enduring appeal

The online auction site is still the UK's most popular e-commerce site
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey: ‘lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird’

'Lack of ethnic minority and black faces on TV is weird'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey calls for immediate action to address the problem
Artist Olafur Eliasson's latest large-scale works are inspired by the paintings of JMW Turner

Magic circles: Artist Olafur Eliasson

Eliasson's works will go alongside a new exhibition of JMW Turner at Tate Britain. He tells Jay Merrick why the paintings of his hero are ripe for reinvention
Josephine Dickinson: 'A cochlear implant helped me to discover a new world of sound'

Josephine Dickinson: 'How I discovered a new world of sound'

After going deaf as a child, musician and poet Josephine Dickinson made do with a hearing aid for five decades. Then she had a cochlear implant - and everything changed
Greggs Google fail: Was the bakery's response to its logo mishap a stroke of marketing genius?

Greggs gives lesson in crisis management

After a mishap with their logo, high street staple Greggs went viral this week. But, as Simon Usborne discovers, their social media response was anything but half baked
Matthew McConaughey has been singing the praises of bumbags (shame he doesn't know how to wear one)

Matthew McConaughey sings the praises of bumbags

Shame he doesn't know how to wear one. Harriet Walker explains the dos and don'ts of fanny packs
7 best quadcopters and drones

Flying fun: 7 best quadcopters and drones

From state of the art devices with stabilised cameras to mini gadgets that can soar around the home, we take some flying objects for a spin
Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

Joey Barton: ‘I’ve been guilty of getting a bit irate’

The midfielder returned to the Premier League after two years last weekend. The controversial character had much to discuss after his first game back
Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year
Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home