Richard Hall is The Independent’s Assistant Foreign Editor. He was formerly Middle East Editor of The Daily Star, Beirut.
19 November 2012 06:35 PM
Man ‘struck lucky’ while online from his bedsit, concocting a story of life in the international jet-set
10 November 2012 08:00 AM
Most decorated soldier of his generation admits ‘poor judgement’ in tendering his resignation to the President
09 November 2012 06:04 PM
Bill Tarmey, who played the role of Jack Duckworth in Coronation Street for more than 30 years, has died aged 71.
08 November 2012 03:49 PM
A former consultant who delivered David Cameron's youngest daughter is being investigated over the treatment he provided to more than 1,500 female patients in Cornwall.
03 November 2012 12:00 AM
A man has been jailed for a minimum of 17 years for the "chilling" murder of a two-year-old boy.
03 November 2012 12:00 AM
A former senior Conservative politician has been accused of abusing young boys during the 1970s, in allegations linked to widespread abuse in children's homes in North Wales.
02 November 2012 07:09 PM
A man who interrupted a speech by David Cameron in a protest over public sector spending cuts has been ordered to carry out 100 hours of community service.
01 November 2012 12:00 AM
Two mediums who claimed to have psychic powers were unable to demonstrate their ability under laboratory conditions.
29 October 2012 08:45 PM
Former PM puts case for job he is said to have wanted in the past
29 October 2012 08:00 PM
Andrew Haldane praises ‘loud and persuasive’ protesters who succeeded because ‘they are right’
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Germanwings plane crash: Video shows co-pilot Andreas Lubitz learning to fly as a teenager
- 3 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state
- 4 Germanwings crash: Captain of doomed plane was only 'on board because he changed job to spend more time with his children'
- 5 Ohio Democrat Teresa Fedor speaks out during abortion debate to reveal she has been raped – and is interrupted by laughter from Republicans