Martin King is Digital Operations Editor for the Independent
UK weather: A bright Christmas but not a white Christmas, that's the forecast unless you're in the Scottish Highlands
23 December 2014 10:04 AM
And rain even threatens to spoil the Boxing Day walk
Crossrail latest in pictures: Three miles of platform and station tunnels created under central London and Docklands
10 July 2014 10:53 AM
Construction of new stations reaches halfway stage - with four years to go before 24 trains an hour pass through each way at peak times
05 February 2014 09:12 AM
Commuters faced the dilemma of zig-zagging round to work via the remnant Tube and on crowded buses - or putting on comfy footwear
Johannes Kepler's 442nd birthday: Google Doodle celebrates 17th-century mathematician, astronomer and astrologer
27 December 2013 06:40 AM
Johanes Kepler, who was born on 27 December 1771, was born near Stuttgart and made his foray into astronomy after he worked as a maths teacher in Graz, Austria - where he became an associate of Prince Hans Ulrich von Eggenberg.
27 November 2013 06:45 PM
After two jackpot marriages hit the rocks, is someone fearing they'd become unlucky in love? Or maybe it's just down to a hole in the pocket...
24 September 2013 11:49 AM
66ft longer than the London Shard is tall, the liner enters service next spring
17 July 2013 11:17 AM
Martin King recalls the record-breaking drought's effect on his Warwickshire countryside
04 July 2013 11:00 AM
Pamela Knox was driving along when suddenly her car started to slip into a hole - and kept on slipping.
19 June 2013 01:42 PM
In summers gone by, today's weather statistics would hardly be worth a mention. But after a freezing winter, snow in May and a miserable summer so far, this afternoon at least brought a sunny smile to many British faces.
07 June 2013 10:11 AM
A man has died after a car fell from a cliff today at Newquay in Cornwall. Police said he was alone in the vehicle.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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- 2 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
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- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
- 5 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats