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.
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'
NatWest and RBS Cyber Monday card glitch:
Bank faces millions of pounds of compensation claims after chief executive admits 'decades' of under-investment in IT systems
03 December 2013 08:30 AM
Technical failure left customers unable to use credit and debit cards for three hours while the banks’ websites and smartphone apps were also affected
01 December 2013 03:17 PM
Police say 34-year-old was having a cigarette and chatting with friend
26 November 2013 03:29 PM
Judge reads email from former husband Charles Saatchi: She was 'off [her] head on drugs'
26 November 2013 12:01 AM
She is Britain’s Minister for sport, a former judo champion and recently told The Independent that sport was in her DNA. But Helen Grant’s sporting credential fell spectacularly short in a quiz when she failed to answer a single question correctly - including the name of the FA cup title holders and this year’s Wimbledon women’s champion.
20 November 2013 01:22 AM
30-year-old faces at least three years in jail if convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
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- 2 Greggs Google fail: bakery falls afoul of search engine's algorithms with 'unofficial' logo
- 3 Is this the end of apps? New research says a third of us don't bother to download
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations