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.
03 January 2014 06:07 PM
They once toiled underground in Kent but found themselves jobless after mining ended. Now the transformation of an old pit is bringing them hope
North Sea ferry blaze: Two arrested on Newscastle-Amsterdam boat as six people airlifted to hospital
29 December 2013 06:30 AM
The vessel - run by a Danish shipping company between North Shields and the Netherlands - had 946 passengers and 130 crew on board
23 December 2013 12:02 AM
Councils across England have been accused of implementing “an unacceptable mass ticketing culture” after the release of figures showing that car parking charges have generated £600m of surplus profit in the past year.
17 December 2013 10:35 PM
Harold Camping, the California preacher who staked his credibility, along with tens of millions of dollars of his fortune, on predictions that the world would end on several separate occasions only to give up such premonitions when they all failed has died. He was 92.
17 December 2013 07:44 PM
In an interview with BBC’s Newsnight in August, Ifthekar Jaman said it was his 'duty' to be in Syria because Muslims were 'being slaughtered'
10 December 2013 11:53 PM
They were the gleaming pay-as-you-ride cycles designed to steer the capital towards a two-wheeled revolution. Now, just three years on, Barclays is preparing to part company with Boris Johnson's bicycle hire scheme in wake of increased public safety concerns and a mounting cycling death toll.
10 December 2013 01:25 AM
A review into the impact of EU migration on Britain has been delayed because the Government feared it was too positive.
08 December 2013 10:46 PM
The Government is “squandering” an opportunity to make public transport more accessible to disabled people after MPs’ recommendations on improvements were “effectively ignored”, campaigners have said.
06 December 2013 03:30 AM
South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the news in a statement saying the nation 'had lost its greatest son'
04 December 2013 12:49 AM
David Cameron says the two countries 'need to properly discuss these issues'
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter
NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action
- 1 Stephen Fry ‘criticises Operation Yewtree in dinner party rant’ calling for tougher laws to deter false sex abuse allegations
- 2 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: ‘Sderot cinema’ image shows Israelis with popcorn and chairs 'cheering as missiles strike Palestinian targets'
- 4 War is war: Why I stand with Israel
- 5 Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...