Rob Williams

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.

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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'

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Police have released a picture of Justin Bourque

Canada shooting: Gunman on the loose after three police officers shot dead in gun battle

Police released this picture of suspect Justin Bourque after the shootout

Siem Reap province is best known as the site of Angkor and the Angkor Wat temple ruins

Seven dead, including four children, after boy climbs into well in Cambodia to retrieve 45p

Tragic sequence of events began after a 50-year-old man, Tuy Chen, dropped 3,000 riel and a cigarette lighter into the five metre deep well

Rolf Harris accused of 'deliberately lying' to the court after prosecution discover 1970s video of him in game show filmed in Cambridge

The 84-year-old entertainer, artist and musician had previously given evidence in which he claimed he had not visited the city until four years ago

Commuters at Stratford Underground, Overground and DLR Station in east London, on the first day of a 48 hour strike by tube workers on the London Underground over ticket office closures.

Bank holiday Tube strike: Planned walkout cancelled after unions and management reach agreement

Members of the Unite and TSSA unions had planned to take industrial action in a row over pay and conditions for power supply controllers

File photo shows Stuart Hall outside Preston Crown Court, where today he faced an ongoing trial into allegations of rape and indecent assault against two young girls

Stuart Hall jailed: Disgraced broadcaster sentenced to two years six months in prison for indecent assault on under-age girl

Hall, 84, from Wilmslow, Cheshire, was cleared last week of 15 counts of rape

Father arrested after angrily tossing toddler into a swimming pool to 'teach her a lesson' after she accidentally drowned a puppy

McCarthy, who does not have custody of the child, threw his daughter into the water after she had dropped a five-week-old puppy in the pool and it died

Man files lawsuit for $2,000 decillion (that's 36 zeros) after being bitten by a dog and having his photograph taken by a Chinese couple

Claimant seeking compensation of an order greater than the combined worth of all the goods and services created in the history of humanity

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Firefighters say crude oil is knee high in some areas

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