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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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

50,000 gallons of oil spills onto street in Los Angeles after pipe ruptures

Firefighters say crude oil is knee high in some areas

Harris pictured in 1976

Rolf Harris sex trial: Girl tells court that veteran entertainer gave 'creepy' hugs before indecently assaulting her on holiday when she was 13

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is the first witness to give evidence in the entertainer's trial

Not a dry eye in the operating theatre as twins with rare condition are born holding hands

The twin girls were monoamniotic, a condition that can be deadly if the umbilical cords become twisted and tangled

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Kenyans still waiting for justice over Mau Mau uprising

Thousands join class action over Britain's role in the emergency
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

The last Christians in Iraq

After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
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From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
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Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
Oh come, all ye multi-faithful: The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?

Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
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Flogging vlogging

First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
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Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible