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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British girl Madeleine McCann, who was allegedy abducted 03 May 2007 from the resort apartment where she was on vacation with her family in the Algarve

Madeleine McCann police bring in sniffer dogs to search new area near Praia da Luz

The area of land, which is just outside the resort of Praia da Luz, in the Algarve, was taped off at first light this morning

Oxfam 'perfect storm' poster attacked as 'shameful' by Conservative politicians

A message above the image said: “Lifting the lid on austerity Britain reveals a perfect storm - and it’s forcing more and more people into poverty.”

Not suitable? David Beckham in business mode as he announces his plans in February

David Beckham bid for Major League Soccer team suffers another setback after plans for waterfront stadium in Miami are rejected

The former England, Manchester United and Real Madrid star, has travelled to Miami frequently in recent months in an attempted to launch a club

Punter places 'largest political bet ever' with £400,000 wager on Scotland voting No

At odds of 1/4 the unnamed man stands to make a profit of £100,000

UK weather: Britain could be in for the hottest summer ever... but don't break out the sun cream just yet

Met Office 30-day forecast gives one-in-four chance Britain could experience one of the hottest summers ever

William Hague and Angelina Jolie attend sexual violence in war summit in London

Foreign secretary described sexual violence in conflict zones as "one of the great mass crimes of the 20th century and the 21st century"

Gareth Huntley went missing last Tuesday while trekking to a jungle waterfall on Tioman Island

Gareth Huntley: British backpacker wasn't murdered and didn't have his throat slit, say police

Police investigating the death of a British backpacker in Malaysia have denied reports that he was involved in a fight shortly before he went missing in the jungle, and that his throat had been cut.

Qatar World Cup 2022 corruption allegations: Hyundai becomes latest major sponsor to turn up the heat on Fifa over newspaper claims

Five of the six Fifa 'partner' sponsors have now expressed concerns over allegations made in the Sunday Times

Susan Edwards, 56, and Christopher Edwards, 57, are alleged to have murdered the couple in 1998

Elderly couple 'shot and buried by daughter and son-in-law' who 'tricked relatives into believing they were alive for 15 years', court hears

William Wycherley, 85, and his wife Patricia were both shot twice with a revolver at their home over a bank holiday weekend in May 1998

Iain Duncan Smith opposes plans for £12bn of further cuts from next year

Iain Duncan Smith says Big Issue magazine is 'helping UK benefit tourists'

Mr Duncan Smith said the magazine was being used "more and more" as a foothold for Romanians to access tax credits

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War with Isis

Iraq declares victory in the battle for Tikrit - but militants make make ominous advances in neighbouring Syria
Scientists develop mechanical spring-loaded leg brace to improve walking

A spring in your step?

Scientists develop mechanical leg brace to help take a load off
Peter Ackroyd on Alfred Hitchcock: How London shaped the director's art and obsessions

Peter Ackroyd on Alfred Hitchcock

Ackroyd has devoted his literary career to chronicling the capital and its characters. He tells John Walsh why he chose the master of suspense as his latest subject
Ryan Reynolds interview: The actor is branching out with Nazi art-theft drama Woman in Gold

Ryan Reynolds branches out in Woman in Gold

For every box-office smash in Ryan Reynolds' Hollywood career, there's always been a misconceived let-down. It's time for a rethink and a reboot, the actor tells James Mottram
Why Robin Williams safeguarded himself against a morbid trend in advertising

Stars safeguard against morbid advertising

As film-makers and advertisers make increasing posthumous use of celebrities' images, some stars are finding new ways of ensuring that they rest in peace
The UK horticulture industry is facing a skills crisis - but Great Dixter aims to change all that

UK horticulture industry facing skills crisis

Great Dixter manor house in East Sussex is encouraging people to work in the industry by offering three scholarships a year to students, as well as generous placements
Hack Circus aims to turn the rule-abiding approach of TED talks on its head

Hack Circus: Technology, art and learning

Hack Circus aims to turn the rule-abiding approach of TED talks on its head. Rhodri Marsden meets mistress of ceremonies Leila Johnston
Sevenoaks is split over much-delayed decision on controversial grammar school annexe

Sevenoaks split over grammar school annexe

If Weald of Kent Grammar School is given the go-ahead for an annexe in leafy Sevenoaks, it will be the first selective state school to open in 50 years
10 best compact cameras

A look through the lens: 10 best compact cameras

If your smartphone won’t quite cut it, it’s time to invest in a new portable gadget
Paul Scholes column: Ross Barkley played well against Italy but he must build on that. His time to step up and seize that England No 10 shirt is now

Paul Scholes column

Ross Barkley played well against Italy but he must build on that. His time to step up and seize that England No 10 shirt is now
Why Michael Carrick is still proving an enigma for England

Why Carrick is still proving an enigma for England

Manchester United's talented midfielder has played international football for almost 14 years yet, frustratingly, has won only 32 caps, says Sam Wallace
Tracey Neville: The netball coach who is just as busy as her brothers, Gary and Phil

Tracey Neville is just as busy as her brothers, Gary and Phil

The former player on how she is finding time to coach both Manchester Thunder in the Superleague and England in this year's World Cup
General Election 2015: The masterminds behind the scenes

The masterminds behind the election

How do you get your party leader to embrace a message and then stick to it? By employing these people
Machine Gun America: The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons

Machine Gun America

The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons
The ethics of pet food: Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?

The ethics of pet food

Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?