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.
17 December 2013 10:35 PM
Harold Camping, the California preacher who staked his credibility, along with tens of millions of dollars of his fortune, on predictions that the world would end on several separate occasions only to give up such premonitions when they all failed has died. He was 92.
17 December 2013 07:44 PM
In an interview with BBC’s Newsnight in August, Ifthekar Jaman said it was his 'duty' to be in Syria because Muslims were 'being slaughtered'
10 December 2013 11:53 PM
They were the gleaming pay-as-you-ride cycles designed to steer the capital towards a two-wheeled revolution. Now, just three years on, Barclays is preparing to part company with Boris Johnson's bicycle hire scheme in wake of increased public safety concerns and a mounting cycling death toll.
10 December 2013 01:25 AM
A review into the impact of EU migration on Britain has been delayed because the Government feared it was too positive.
08 December 2013 10:46 PM
The Government is “squandering” an opportunity to make public transport more accessible to disabled people after MPs’ recommendations on improvements were “effectively ignored”, campaigners have said.
06 December 2013 03:30 AM
South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the news in a statement saying the nation 'had lost its greatest son'
04 December 2013 12:49 AM
David Cameron says the two countries 'need to properly discuss these issues'
NatWest and RBS Cyber Monday card glitch:
Bank faces millions of pounds of compensation claims after chief executive admits 'decades' of under-investment in IT systems
03 December 2013 08:30 AM
Technical failure left customers unable to use credit and debit cards for three hours while the banks’ websites and smartphone apps were also affected
01 December 2013 03:17 PM
Police say 34-year-old was having a cigarette and chatting with friend
26 November 2013 03:29 PM
Judge reads email from former husband Charles Saatchi: She was 'off [her] head on drugs'
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