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.
04 January 2015 09:57 PM
Edward Brooke, the first black US Senator ever elected by a popular vote, has died. Mr Brooke, who was 95, passed away of natural causes on Saturday at his home in Florida.
04 January 2015 06:38 PM
Three-week old Eliza Delacrus has been missing since Saturday
04 January 2015 12:00 AM
02 January 2015 06:49 PM
The 'Lisa Marie' has a luxury bedroom, a bar and a video system
01 January 2015 12:00 AM
There were a lot of excited people in Las Vegas yesterday morning, and not just because it was New Year’s Eve. Instead, tourists strolling along the Strip stopped, stood and stared at the sky as the desert city saw its first measurable December snowfall in six years (the 2008 sprinkling is pictured above).
30 December 2014 02:48 PM
The actor was found to not have been wearing condoms during filming
30 December 2014 01:29 AM
Comedian has reportedly spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to scour the women’s pasts in a bid to discredit his accusers
28 December 2014 07:45 PM
The actor has faced financial difficulties, produced a fake sex tape and released a much-criticised book about the sitcom since the last episode aired more than 20 years ago
Finally, a diet that works: Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced
28 December 2014 12:00 AM
The Interview film review: Controversial gross-out satire is broad, bawdy and bad - but undeniably entertaining
26 December 2014 06:51 PM
Had the North Koreans not taken such offence at The Interview, several other interest groups might well have
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Warriors in ancient Iraq suffered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder more than 3,000 years ago, say researchers