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.
09 June 2015 12:31 AM
It can trigger respiratory infections that lead to pneumonia and, worse, kidney failure
Alton Towers crash: Theme park owners Merlin Entertainments accept full responsibility for rollercoaster crash
08 June 2015 11:52 PM
Lawyers for three of the four people seriously injured in the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash have welcomed the admission of liability from Merlin Entertainments.
08 June 2015 12:41 AM
The study suggests that body fat can act as a last line of defence against a heart attack and strokes by releasing anti-inflammatory chemicals
Storm in a teacup? French envoy denies turning up nose at Labour's tea and biscuits during meeting with Hilary Benn
07 June 2015 08:19 PM
A team of diplomats accompanying French ambassador, Sylvie-Agnès Bermann, were reportedly less than impressed with the refreshments on offer
02 June 2015 12:14 AM
Mers is an emerging illness that is thought to originate in bats, and to have been passed on to humans by camels.
02 June 2015 12:00 AM
Research found most applications by fathers are 'overwhelmingly successful'
Fifa corruption scandal: Jerome Valcke named as official who reportedly authorised $10m payment to Jack Warner
01 June 2015 11:59 PM
The US Justice Department alleged last week that Warner received three payments totalling $10m in 2008 which was deposited in a US bank account to secure a vote to back the South African bid for the 2010 World Cup
01 June 2015 08:42 PM
The MND Association said it had been 'surprised' by the response
06 May 2015 09:27 AM
' I am shocked and deeply ashamed of my words
06 May 2015 02:03 AM
A flurry of last-minute polls show the main parties are still neck and neck as leaders make their final pitches in an attempt to sway the electorate
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'