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 March 2014 12:00 AM
The UK’s five richest families have accumulated more wealth than the whole of the bottom 20 per cent of the population, with the gap between rich and poor continuing to grow, according to research published today.
11 March 2014 12:33 AM
The NHS is experiencing a “dangerous drain of experience and skills” with nearly 4,000 senior nursing posts cut since the Coalition came to power, a new report warns.
10 March 2014 12:03 AM
Only 2.5 per cent of local council budgets are used to treat adult obesity
05 March 2014 12:03 AM
A hospital trust already placed in special measures and given three warnings over standards of maternity care is in a “crisis situation” according to inspectors, whose latest visit found blood-stained walls, severe overcrowding and a catalogue of potentially life-threatening practices.
24 February 2014 12:07 AM
The wife of an Anglo-Iranian citizen who disappeared in Dubai and is feared to have been taken to Iran and murdered has blamed British authorities of “putting his life in danger”.
23 February 2014 06:04 PM
Casting call for latest big-screen version of ‘Peter Pan’ draws hundreds of child actor hopefuls
17 February 2014 12:31 AM
The family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher has launched an impassioned plea for her memory to be honoured, claiming that the legacy of Kercher, who was murdered in 2007, is being drowned by the media storm surrounding convicted American student Amanda Knox.
16 February 2014 11:59 PM
The Nobel prize-winning physicist Peter Higgs has described the fame he has endured since the discovery of his “God particle” as “a bit of a nuisance” – but admitted that it his was his work that “kept him alive” during the breakdown of his marriage.
11 February 2014 06:35 PM
Natalie Hynde, the daughter of The Kinks singer Ray Davies and The Pretenders’ star Chrissie Hynde, superglued herself to a protester during an anti-fracking demonstration, a court heard on Tuesday.
10 February 2014 12:37 AM
Theresa May describes the findings as a matter of 'grave concern'
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: 'Nine Britons, 23 Americans and 80 children' feared dead after Boeing passenger jet is 'shot down' near Ukraine-Russia border
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- 1 Apple has installed security backdoors on 600m iPhones and iPads, claims security researcher
- 2 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Pro-Russian rebel 'admits to shooting down plane'
- 3 Louis van Gaal gets tough with Manchester United players, with Darren Fletcher and Luke Shaw berated in public and Phil Jones left looking bemused
- 4 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 5 Peaches Geldof inquest: Tragic final moments of socialite's life reveal she "lied" to husband about failed drugs tests