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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'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

The Thomas Cook flight made an emergency landing in Hamilton

Aircraft forced to make emergency landing after drunken groom Mohammed Khelya threatens crew on honeymoon flight to Cuba

Mohammed Khelya told staff 'I'm going to kill you and I'm going to kill everyone after' as he tried to see his new wife who had changed seats to get away from him

Tony Blair speaks on stage at the 2nd Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala

Tony Blair angers Save The Children staff over 'legacy' award

Tony Blair received the award at a glittering gala in New York  last week

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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
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The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
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The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
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'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
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Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
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Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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