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.
Napa Valley wine merchant shoots dead investor over $1.2m financial dispute before turning gun on himself
19 March 2015 05:32 PM
Struggling vintner Robert Dahl had a history of fraud, and had spent time in prison for swindling and theft
18 March 2015 04:29 PM
Police in California also want to speak to the real estate scion about the death of a teenage girl
Mitt Romney vs Evander Holyfield: One-time Republican presidential hopeful to take on former heavyweight champion in charity boxing match
17 March 2015 08:48 PM
'It will either be a very short fight, or I will be knocked unconscious,' said Mr Romney of the clash
17 March 2015 06:49 PM
Critic: "It played pretty well, as comedies tend to do at festivals – even if they’re as bad as Get Hard"
Robert Durst: Three decades, three murders, one suspect, no conviction – until he confessed on camera
16 March 2015 06:25 PM
American property scion appeared to confess to the crimes at the climax of an HBO documentary
15 March 2015 10:36 PM
An unfair dismissal case highlights Silicon Valley’s gender imbalance, from all-male activities and porn banter to pressure to have a relationship
15 March 2015 12:00 AM
After announcing its plans for a second Frozen movie last week, the company's shares rose by more than 4%
14 March 2015 12:00 AM
Bombay Beach sounds like an idyllic getaway – and once, perhaps, it was. This small town is situated on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea, a Southern California lake formed in the early 20th century, when engineers temporarily diverted water from the Colorado river into the Salton Basin.
13 March 2015 02:25 PM
Comedian's debut as host of a TV chat show is looming. Tim Walker wonders whether the US will turn on
12 March 2015 07:16 PM
Glatzer, who suffered from ALS – also known as Motor Neuron Disease
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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