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.
28 November 2014 06:35 PM
To help alleviate his financial woes, Reynolds, once among the most bankable actors in Hollywood, plans to auction a vast collection of memorabilia
Ferguson riots: Violence begins to subside after grand jury decision as town returns to ‘normality’ on a knife-edge
26 November 2014 07:50 PM
For many of the protesters a return to business as usual will only deepen the resentment fuelled by everyday racism
26 November 2014 07:53 AM
Dozens of arrests were made and a squad car tipped over and torched outside city hall
26 November 2014 01:06 AM
Officer Wilson also insisted that the 18-year-old never raised his hands in surrender
26 November 2014 12:27 AM
Mr Obama said: 'Nothing of significance, nothing of benefit results from destructive acts'
25 November 2014 07:26 PM
Ferguson protests turn violent after Grand Jury verdict
Michael Brown shooting: Youth leads the fight in Ferguson protest movement ahead of grand jury verdict
24 November 2014 06:02 PM
Police, protesters and the people of Ferguson, Missouri, were today poised to hear the verdict of a grand jury on whether to bring charges against Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August, leading to weeks of unrest on the streets of this St Louis suburb.
23 November 2014 12:00 AM
21 November 2014 06:25 PM
Executive action applauded but Republicans criticise 'power grab'
US immigration: President Obama pushes ahead with plans to protect nearly 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation
21 November 2014 07:00 AM
In what may prove his last major initiative, the President is set to act on the hugely contentious issue of America’s 11 million illegal immigrants
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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- 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