Rob Williams is an online journalist and sub-editor. He has worked at The Independent since summer 2008.
03 May 2013 04:47 PM
A woman has been left with horrendous injuries after a stranger squirted acid into her face in an attack on her doorstep.
03 May 2013 02:28 PM
Kevin Gough was discovered when staff at Moody and Woolley Solicitors raised concerns about an unpleasant smell and flies in their office
03 May 2013 01:34 PM
The historic aircraft was shot down 72 years ago during the Battle of Britain
In pictures: One World Trade Center crowned with a spire making it the third tallest building in the world
03 May 2013 10:40 AM
Construction workers have hoisted the final spire piece to the top of the 1,776 feet tall One World Trade Center in New York's financial district.
02 May 2013 05:22 PM
Kenneth Bae charged with "committing crimes aimed at toppling the Democratic People's Republic of Korea with hostility towards it"
02 May 2013 03:42 PM
The Airprox report reveals that an alarmed pilot alerted traffic controllers to the presence of 'something' passing just 300-400 feet under his plane
US soft drinks company PepsiCo apologises for 'Mountain Dew' advert branded 'arguably the most racist commercial in history'
02 May 2013 01:59 PM
The online advert shows a battered white woman on crutches being urged to identify a suspect from a line-up of black men and a goat
She left dinner defrosting, dropped her kids off at school...and vanished: Mother declared dead reappears 11 years after going missing
02 May 2013 01:58 PM
Brenda Heist, from Lititz, Pennsylvania, went missing in 2002 after dropping her children off at school
02 May 2013 11:23 AM
The video, shows the chopper gently maneuvering onto crash barriers on a road near the Storvasselva Hammar tunnel in Snillfjord
01 May 2013 07:50 PM
Roache, 81, was arrested at his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire and was interviewed by police late into yesterday evening
- 1 Freedom fighters? Cannibals? The truth about Syria’s rebels
- 2 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 3 Special Report: US troops are stationed in Japan to protect the nation. But to sex workers in Okinawa, they bring fear, not security
- 4 Vice pulls 'breathtakingly tasteless' fashion shoot glorifying the suicides of famous female authors from Sylvia Plath to Virginia Woolf
- 5 Iran to send 4,000 troops to aid President Assad forces in Syria