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.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 2 Amber Peat: Body found in search for missing 13-year-old who left house after argument with her parents
- 3 School kitchen manager 'fired from Colorado school for giving hungry students free lunches'
- 4 Gay teenager 'forced to have sex with his own mother' to 'cure' his homosexuality, campaigners in India say
- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop