Rob Williams was Production Editor (Web/Apps) at The Independent. He was also a Senior Online Reporter. He worked for The Independent from June 2008 until April 2015. He is now a journalist on the Manchester Evening News.
18 August 2014 02:26 PM
Man was the sole victim of the incident as no one was in the pool at the time
Sky News faces Ofcom probe after 200 people complain about MH17 crash report that saw Colin Brazier rifle through victim's suitcase
18 August 2014 01:39 PM
Sky News and Brazier were heavily criticised for the broadcast
11 August 2014 02:00 PM
Mr Rahman, who became known as the Primark Jihadist, was killed during a firefight with supporters of President Assad
Foreign Office minister Mark Simmonds resigns in new blow to department after Baroness Warsi exit over policy on Gaza
11 August 2014 01:01 PM
Mr Simmonds, who is the MP for Boston and Skegness, said the decision was agreed 'some weeks ago'
11 August 2014 06:58 AM
The annual Perseid meteor shower is known as the 'fireball champion' of meteor showers
Police hunting for a stolen Holy Grail relic used twelve officers and a dog handler to search pub in Herefordshire - but found only a salad bowl
07 August 2014 02:51 PM
West Mercia police shocked drinkers in the Crown Inn, Lea, in Herefordshire, by entering the premises and searching for the ancient Nanteos Cup,
Edward Snowden granted permission to remain in Russia for further three years as Putin bites back over tightened Ukraine sanctions
07 August 2014 01:23 PM
The decision came as Russia announced it was imposing a "full embargo" on food imports from the EU, US and other Western countries
06 August 2014 03:11 PM
The UN has said Israel’s nearly month-long offensive against Hamas has had a 'catastrophic and tragic impact' on children in the area.
Ebola outbreak: Fears that deadly disease has claimed first victim outside of Africa after Saudi Arabian man dies in hospital isolation ward
06 August 2014 02:08 PM
40-year-old Saudi man died in isolation ward
Amina Agboola murder: Man who kicked toddler to death because she soiled herself is jailed for 17 years
05 August 2014 02:48 PM
The force of the blow was so severe that it tore her liver in two
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees