Tim Walker is The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US. He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper’s diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.
24 October 2014 07:35 PM
In the wake of the gunman’s rampage, Tim Walker hears a call for calm from a leader of the Muslim community
23 October 2014 08:30 PM
Canadians are determined to protect their way of life from terrorism in what has been traditionally a liberal and safe society
22 October 2014 11:24 PM
Prime Minister rushed to safety after deadly gunfight in parliament
22 October 2014 06:29 AM
Mr Bradlee died of natural causes after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for several years
22 October 2014 12:00 AM
Sunday afternoon at the Arena México, and several hundred locals are cheering as six greased, masked men beat the hell out of each other in increasingly spectacular fashion. This is Lucha Libre, the famous wrestling form that is Mexico’s second most popular sport after football. Thousands more are watching at home as the action unfolds in the arena known as “the cathedral of Lucha Libre”, which has hosted wrestling competitions since the 1930s.
20 October 2014 07:12 PM
Forty people taken off an Ebola watchlist in US
10 October 2014 06:29 PM
Mr Nadella suggested it was 'good karma' not to ask for a rise
10 October 2014 06:22 PM
The Oscar-winning actress has won new admirers with her response to becoming a 'sex crime' victim
10 October 2014 05:48 PM
Back garden fundraiser gives star the chance to admit admiration for President
09 October 2014 07:02 PM
Mr Kassig appeared in the online video released by the militants, which showed the beheading of British humanitarian worker Alan Henning
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 Stem cells that can kill cancer have been engineered by scientists
- 2 Ricky Gervais and Dame Judi Dench back campaign to stop Thailand dog meat trade
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News