Paul Gallagher

Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012. He has previously worked for the European Voice, Daily Mirror and the Observer and been based in Brussels, Belfast, Tokyo and London.

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The president of the Royal Society Sir Paul Nurse is looking into why only two women have been awarded fellowships

Royal Society awards just two research fellowships to women - and 41 to men

President launches investigation

The number of breweries is at a 70-year high, showing the popularity of cask ale, which campaigners hope will reverse the decline in pubs

Britain's beer revolution: Three new breweries open every week

Cask ale is undergoing a renaissance

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Army needs better understand of PTSD, claims former soldier

Senior army officers should be sent on education courses to improve their understanding of soldiers suffering mental trauma, according to an Afghanistan veteran who says he felt “abandoned” by the army.

Goldman Sachs' current headquarters

Goldman Sachs's new London HQ facing legal challenge from neighbours over their 'right to light'

Goldman has offered to pay £1.2m in compensation to each of the two pension fund management firms whose buildings are affected

The results of the investigation show that Richard’s skeleton sustained 11 wounds at or near the time of his death: nine of them to the skull, suggesting he had removed or lost his helmet in battle

Richard III: Two years after his body was found scientists discover how he died

Bludgeoned to death in a fight, it looks like

We are phenomenally good at recognising faces; the study showed that humans have been selected to be unique and easily recognisable

Human faces evolved to be recognisable, scientists say

Human faces have evolved to be unique because we recognise one another by sight, according to scientists.

Amnesia - the reality: Each day a blank slate for the man with no memory

The condition drives plot of new film ‘Before I Go to Sleep’, but there’s no glamour in it

Robert Tchenguiz is also fighting to stay in his £50m Kensington mansion

Entrepreneur Robert Tchenguiz forced to sell assets to pay Kaupthing creditors

The Iranian-born businessman is also fighting to stay in his £50m Kensington mansion

Alzheimer's Society is urging the Government to 'end the artificial divide between health and social care'

Alzheimer's now costs the UK £26bn every year, major new research suggests

Two million Britons will suffer from Alzheimer’s by 2050, according to the most comprehensive review of the disease to date - which also reveals the costs of the condition to the UK have soared to £26bn a year.

In England, four per cent of 11–15 year olds said they had used cannabis in the past month

Marijuana-smoking teenagers are 'more likely to quit school'

Teenagers who smoke cannabis are 60 per cent less likely to finish school or obtain a degree compared to those who have never used the drug, according to new research.

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The super-rich now live in their own Elysium

They breathe better air, eat better food, take better medicine
A generation of dropouts failed by colleges

Dropout generation failed by colleges

£800m a year wasted on students who quit courses before they graduate
Entering civilian life 'can be like going into the jungle' for returning soldiers

Homeless Veterans appeal

Entering civilian life can be like going into the jungle
Sam Taylor-Johnson: Woman on top

Sam Taylor-Johnson: Woman on top

Fifty Shades of Grey director on bringing the hit to the screen
As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch