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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Natasha Bolter at the Ukip annual conference in Doncaster in September

Ukip activist claims that Roger Bird 'lied over relationship' despite publication of text messages

She denies any relationship or sexual contact took place

Roger Bird: Ukip general secretary suspended over sex harassment claim by high-profile candidate Natasha Bolter

Mr Bird had been the eurosceptic party's general secretary since July

Janet Suzman

'Theatre is a white invention' says leading actress Dame Janet Suzman

The 74-year-old actress was asked about Meera Syal's call for theatres to cater for Asian audiences

Deputy head of the mission, Yusupha Bojang was found guilty of fraud

Gambian diplomats found guilty of using London embassy for tobacco fraud

UK Treasury was defrauded of £4.8m as embassy used as ‘tobacconist store’

In a May 2013 speech, President Obama spoke about force feeding, asking: 'Is this who we are? Is that something our founders foresaw?'

Obama administration seeks to overturn decision to release controversial Guantanamo Bay force-feeding footage

The controversy puts more pressure on Mr Obama’s foreign policy legacy

The 14 men were hooded and subjected to methods of torture. File photo

Ireland accuses British Army of torture during the Troubles

Dublin has asked the ECHR to revisit its judgment in the 'hooded men' case of the 1970s, where captives were subjected to methods of torture including 'white noise', sleep deprivation and beatings

The announcement is expected build on the Chancellor’s theme of encouraging greater economic investment and prosperity in the northern regions

Biomedical research centre will make Manchester an economic 'northern powerhouse' to rival London

The project will cost taxpayers over £200 million but is expected to be widely supported by private investment

Germany revealed as main destination of EU migrants, as Poland vows to veto UK

Poles warn Cameron that discrimination on welfare payments crosses 'red line'

Bill Cosby has resigned from the board of Temple University, where he was a trustee

Bill Cosby resigns from board of alma mater Temple University following sexual assault allegations

The university had previously stood by the 77-year-old entertainer where other establishments, and media and entertainment companies, had cut their ties

Vinod Hindocha, left, the father of murdered Anni Dewani, has said he was not aware of his son-in-law's sexuality prior to his daughter's marriage to the British businessman

Parents of Anni Dewani to sue Shrien for failing to declare his bisexuality before 'false' marriage

Mr Dewani denies orchestrating the murder of his wife in South Africa in 2010

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