Rob Williams

Rob Williams is Production Editor (Web/Apps) at The Independent. He was formerly Senior Online Reporter. He has worked for The Independent since 2008.

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Luiz Felipe Scoalri holds his hands on his head after watching Brazil succymb to a 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands

World Cup 2014: Luiz Felipe Scolari axed - Reports claim beleaguered manager sacked after disastrous tournament performances

Globo Esporte claims Brazil's football confederation (CBF) have said they will not renew Scolari's contract

A Sri Lankan navy boat (L) patrols after Sri Lanka transfered 41 would-be asylum seekers whose boat was turned away by Australia at the southern port of Galle

Australian high court blocks authorities from returning 153 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka

Decision came after government confirmed earlier that it handed over a boatload of asylum seekers to Sri Lankan authorities in a transfer at sea 

Network Rail hit with £50m fine over late trains as Treasury pledges to use money for Wi-Fi

Last year almost one in six long-distance trains ran late, nearly twice as many as permitted by the 92% punctuality target

The Somali parliament building in Mogadishu.

Somali parliament blast: At least one person killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Al Shabaab Islamist militants have claimed responsibility for the attack

Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court, London before the veteran entertainer is sentenced for a string of indecent assaults

Rolf Harris guilty: Australia moves quickly to distance itself from 'embarrassing curiosity' after disgraced entertainer is jailed for sex abuse

Australia has moved to strip the entertainer of some of the numerous honours bestowed during a five-decade career

Fabien Cousteau waves from inside Aquarius Reef Base, a laboratory 63 feet below the surface in the waters off Key Largo, in the Florida Keys

Fabien Cousteau sweeps aside grandfather's record after spending 31 days under the sea

The French oceanographer spent over four weeks beneath the ocean in an underwater lab, studying marine life and promoting ocean conservation

Kendall Jones: Texan cheerleader, 19, provoking worldwide fury over hunting pictures on Facebook

Kendall Jones, who claims she is 'doing her part in conservation to make a difference', is now the subject of at least two petitions

Man who walked into Tube station naked from the waist down and smeared excrement over himself told police 'his trousers were stolen'

Christopher Dove, from Strood in Kent, attempted to talk to a member of staff before sitting down on the floor in the ticket hall of Piccadilly Circus station

London Underground staff are now on strike until Friday

Tube Strike: Little sign of disruption as Tube workers begin eight day strike but union slams 'provocative and dangerous' contingency plans

As of 8pm this morning all lines were running a good service, with the exception of the district line which was running with minor delays

The man is described as Asian, 5ft 6ins tall, slim build and in his 20s. He was wearing a grey jumper with black tracksuit bottoms and had black hair and a small goatee beard.

Police release CCTV image of suspect after pregnant woman is sexually assaulted on bus

Man sat next to a 33-year-old pregnant woman and began rubbing her leg

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Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
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MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
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The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
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Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
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Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
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Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
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In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
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'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
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Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
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Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower