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.
01 February 2015 07:28 PM
The adaptation of the mega-selling novel is one of 2015's most anticipated films
28 January 2015 10:00 PM
The Harlem Hellfighters are some forgotten heroes of 1918. Brooks talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
28 January 2015 12:00 AM
Las Vegas is a city of big, guilty pleasures: gambling, strippers, grand buffet dinners, Celine Dion. But it also has some more modest delights, such as the Pinball Hall of Fame on Tropicana Avenue. This charming museum, which first opened in 2006, houses around 400 restored, playable pinball machines and arcade games in 10,000 square feet.
US-Cuba relations: Fidel Castro backs restoring diplomatic ties between the two nations – but still doesn't trust them
27 January 2015 06:40 PM
A letter published in the state-owned newspaper was the former leader's first acknowledgment of last month's move to normalise relations after more than half a century of hostility
26 January 2015 08:25 PM
The British Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has a higher fat content and lists its first ingredient as milk; the US version begins with sugar
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
23 January 2015 12:00 AM
Stephen Colbert isn’t due to debut in Letterman’s chair on the Late Show until September, but his late-night replacement on Comedy Central has already started work.
Virginia Roberts sex claims: Prince Andrew arrives in Davos amid calls for him to answer 'sex slave' allegations under oath
22 January 2015 10:00 AM
Virginia Roberts goes public with detailed account of 'sexual contact' with royal
Disneyland measles outbreak: Disease spreads beyond California raising fears for children who have not received MMR vaccine
20 January 2015 07:38 PM
The US believed it had eliminated measles more than a decade ago and that there was no danger of domestic transmission
19 January 2015 08:43 PM
NSA's monitoring of North Korean computer networks was intended to provide an “early warning radar” for any aggressive cyber-activity
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
- 1 Three-year-old boy shoots pregnant mother and father in New Mexico
- 2 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 3 Jewish community urged to boycott Cornwall village after residents vote for 'Hitlers Walk' sign to be reinstated
- 4 Benedict Cumberbatch's Alan Turing gay-rights campaign snubbed by Prince William and Kate Middleton
- 5 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'