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.
Coincidence or infiltration? Trial of alleged 9/11 plotters halted after accused 'recognises interpreter' from CIA 'black site'
09 February 2015 07:39 PM
Ramzi bin al Shibh, a 42-year-old Yemeni, was captured in Pakistan in 2002 and held for the next four years at one of the US spy agency’s secret overseas prisons
09 February 2015 06:40 AM
From Sam Smith to Barack Obama: this is what happened last night in LA
06 February 2015 07:50 PM
The country's Supreme Court has given doctors the right to help patients to die
06 February 2015 07:05 PM
The aid worker whom Isis claims has been killed in an air-strike was 26-years-old
05 February 2015 06:10 PM
New Surgeon General, Dr Vivek Murthy, has suggested US drug policy ought to be science-led
Amy Pascal to step down as Sony Pictures chair after 'racially insensitive' emails leaked in North Korean cyber-attack
05 February 2015 06:01 PM
She will, however, launch a new production company within Sony in March
04 February 2015 09:16 PM
The new book is to be published on 14 July
04 February 2015 01:54 AM
Critics have labelled the new show better than 'Breaking Bad' and a 'somewhat rickety enterprise'. We will be able to decide for ourselves soon enough
04 February 2015 12:00 AM
The consumer review app Yelp recently published its annual “100 best places to eat in America” based on the ratings of millions of users, and comprising otherwise unheralded spots in places such as Honolulu, Pittsburgh and Big Pine, California – home of 2015’s top-rated restaurant, Copper Top BBQ.
03 February 2015 03:55 PM
Go Set a Watchman will hit shelves in July and focus on Scout's adult life
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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