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.
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
08 October 2014 11:26 AM
American court will rule if the chimp named Tommy is being unlawfully imprisoned
07 October 2014 11:10 PM
The lifting of bans in Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, Montana and Alaska means that gay and lesbian weddings are now legal in well over half the United States
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
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'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Banksy not arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis