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.
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
Hillary Clinton email row: Former US Secretary of State says using private account a 'matter of convenience'
10 March 2015 07:30 PM
Ms Clinton will take the 'unprecedented step' of publishing all her personal work emails
06 March 2015 10:00 PM
24 February 2015 07:39 PM
His celebrity devotees include Madonna, David Beckham, Jennifer Aniston and George Clooney
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
24 February 2015 06:55 PM
Those behind the idea want to inspire young women to take up science and engineering careers
23 February 2015 06:42 PM
From civil rights to gender equality, celebrities take the opportunity to talk up support for individual causes
23 February 2015 07:09 AM
From Neil Patrick Harris' jokes falling flat to people protesting about pretty much everything - here are the main events from last night in Hollywood
22 February 2015 12:00 AM
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
- 1 Rape threats, death threats and a police investigation after video poking fun at an Islamic Party in Malaysia goes viral
- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 4 6-year-old writes ice cold Valentine's card to his stepmother
- 5 Syrian child photographed 'surrendering to camera because she thought it was a gun'