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.
11 September 2014 06:57 PM
Rich socialite faces life in jail after killing him in New York hotel. Her lawyer claims she ‘brought him peace’
11 September 2014 02:35 AM
He vows to target militants 'wherever they exist' but rules out deploying US combat troops
10 September 2014 12:00 AM
At the weekend, I spent an hour queuing on a pavement near Hollywood to see a comedy show that hadn’t even been written yet. Every Sunday at its modest LA theatre, comedy troupe the Upright Citizens Brigade stages ASSSSCAT, a world-renowned improv sketch show.
09 September 2014 06:45 PM
The 42nd President spoke of his 'great admiration' for the 43rd – even when he did not agree with his decisions
Enterovirus D68: Hundreds of children across ten US states treated for respiratory illness linked to common cold
08 September 2014 08:51 PM
No deaths have been reported, but one hospital in Kansas City, Missouri had put dozens of patients in intensive care
08 September 2014 07:20 PM
Californian college town orders medical marijuana to be given to patients on low income
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
05 September 2014 01:11 AM
Sentencing for the couple has been set for 6 January 2015
02 September 2014 06:42 PM
For years, its infamous “random” message board has featured a stream of graphic images of sex and violence, but it has taken the posting of private photographs allegedly purloined from around 100 celebrities to put 4Chan under the legal spotlight.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more