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.
A fistful of sand dollars: Ancient molluscs and 'two-million-year-old sea lion's mouth' found in Hollywood’s fossil treasure trove
16 March 2014 06:37 PM
When movie stars sink their handprints into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, they may think that they’re leaving a mark on the city’s history. But just a few miles away, researchers are uncovering the remains of some rather more ancient celebrities.
16 March 2014 12:00 AM
Will Shailene Woodley really prove to be The Next Jennifer Lawrence?
14 March 2014 07:18 PM
Critics of the country’s homophobic law blame the views of fundamentalist US Christians
11 March 2014 06:38 PM
The race across Alaska has seen several competitors drop out due to injuries caused by the unseasonable conditions
11 March 2014 12:33 PM
"Is this what they mean by drones?"
11 March 2014 12:00 AM
Can a film change the world? Probably not, but it might be able to change SeaWorld.
Spoiled brat or neglected child? A US court must decide as Rachel Canning's lawsuit to force her estranged parents to support her continues
09 March 2014 12:00 AM
The case appears to be a referendum on two rival approaches to parenting
08 March 2014 12:15 AM
I read AL Kennedy’s comments on the current state of literary fiction – all those novels “about thirtysomething people in Kensal Green” – with a shudder of recognition.
07 March 2014 07:13 PM
Mysterious creator of the controversial cryptocurrency may not have been unmasked after all
06 March 2014 08:20 PM
The slogan of the Shamrock Social Club, a tattoo parlour on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, is "a place where the elite and the underworld meet".
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn
- 3 Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014: In defence of Mesut Ozil - the Arsenal midfielder works magic in the shadows
- 4 Pornhub pleads with users to stop uploading videos of Brazil 'getting f**ked by Germany' in the World Cup
- 5 Give childhood back to children: if we want our offspring to have happy, productive and moral lives, we must allow more time for play, not less