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.
08 April 2015 08:37 PM
There has been a spate of white police officers shooting dead unarmed black men in America in recent months
Mischa Barton sues 'scheming' own mother and former manager for $25m amid claims she lied to the actress about her earnings
08 April 2015 06:13 PM
Nuala Barton allegedly controlled her daughter's finances and allotted her a 'sporadic' allowance 'at her sole discretion'
Ferguson election: St Louis suburb elects two new black councillors months after Michael Brown shooting
08 April 2015 07:49 AM
Election brings number of black councillors up to three in a six-member council
08 April 2015 07:38 AM
Emanuel's run-off with fellow Democrat Garcia was the first of its kind in two decades
08 April 2015 12:00 AM
Wednesday night is curry and darts night at The Lost Knight, a new, self-described “British Pub” in the Echo Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles. So far, so authentic. But spend more than a few minutes at the bar in this ersatz-English drinking establishment, and you’ll start to spot the Americanised details. Not many London locals have valet parking, do they?
07 April 2015 06:15 PM
The former Republican presidential nominee will be 80 years old by the time of next year's election
California water shortage: One drought for the rich and another for everyone else as Golden State goes brown again
06 April 2015 10:21 AM
New rules calling for a 25 per cent cut in urban water use look set to deepen long-standing divisions between the wealthy and the less well-off
03 April 2015 07:13 PM
The man chosen to succeed Jon Stewart as host of 'The Daily Show' is walking into a political and racial minefield
03 April 2015 07:06 PM
It is thought to be the biggest defection in Hollywood history
03 April 2015 07:01 PM
California takes so long to execute condemned prisoners that it's run out of room. Tim Walker hears from relatives who face the longest goodbye
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Isis 'jihadi bride' claims forced sex with Yazidi girls is never rape because Koran condones it
- 2 Eurovision 2015 winner: Sweden beats Russia and Italy to take the title from Conchita Wurst
- 3 Purity balls: Girls in the US making virginity pledges as fathers vow to 'protect purity'
- 4 Mother 'will allow son's circumcision in return for release from prison'
- 5 Female Muay Thai champion hustles coaches to give them a beating