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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The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police

Three more men arrested in London on suspicion of planning terrorist attack

Five men were arrested in a series of dawn raids last week

Not here yet: the black bullhead fish

Alien species in UK could cause an 'environmental catastrophe' for British rivers

Invasive species impact on the biodiversity of Britain by eating native species as well as affecting human health and the economy

Photojournalist John Cantlie pictured in Aleppo, Syria

British Isis hostage John Cantlie ‘urges Government to talk to militants’

Article appears after the MoD confirms that British soldiers would head to northern Iraq to help train Kurdish forces

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences in a series of raids across London, Scotland Yard has said.

Police swoop on suspected Isis terror cell in London

One man was Tasered during arrest

Kurdish protesters in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir

Isis in Kobani: At least nine killed as furious Kurds protest over Turkey's inaction

Turkish President warns town is close to falling into the hands of Islamist militants and that airstrikes will not be enough to quell the advance

Alan Henning was taken hostage last December after travelling with humanitarian aid convoys to Syria. His death was confirmed last Friday.

Alan Henning: Murdered hostage's brother condemns Government over 'gagging' of family

Reg Henning says he hoped David Cameron 'stands by his word' to find those responsible.

Madhur Jaffrey is about to launch Curry Easy Vegetarian

Madhur Jaffrey: The doyenne of curry is back... but tikka's not

Forty years after her first book, the godmother of Indian cooking puts vegetables centre stage
Barbara Henning issued another plea to her husband Alan's captors

Alan Henning: Wife renews plea over Isis hostage as RAF jets strike in Iraq

'We've not abandoned Alan and we continue in our attempts to communicate with you' she tells captors

Police divers search the river Brent for clues in the hunt for missing school girl Alice Gross in London

Alice Gross case: Police searching for missing teenager find body in River Brent

Police searching for the missing teenager Alice Gross have found a body in the River Brent, one of London's longest rivers.

Macmillan Cancer Support is calling for a month of abstention in October to raise awareness of the health benefits and financial savings

Average Briton spends £50,000 on alcohol over course of lifetime

Drinkers in London spend sizably more than in other parts of the country

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The Last Word: For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?

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HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
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Tunnel renaissance

Why cities are hiding roads underground
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Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
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Crufts 2015

Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
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Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
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Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review