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.
Michael Brown shooting: Governor declares state of emergency in Missouri ahead of grand jury verdict on police officer Darren Wilson
18 November 2014 01:13 AM
The St Louis suburb drew the world’s attention with violent clashes between police and protesters in the days after the shooting
18 November 2014 12:00 AM
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
14 November 2014 06:19 PM
Eccentric patriarch of America's 'First Family of Surfing' died this week
14 November 2014 06:04 PM
President Obama said reform of the US immigration system was 'way overdue'
13 November 2014 06:17 PM
Barbara Bowman also claims the TV star allegedly pinned her to his hotel bed and made to remove his trousers during another incident
12 November 2014 07:54 AM
President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping met after the Apec summit
10 November 2014 07:15 PM
US environmental policy is in line to handed to senator who says God, not people, changes the climate
07 November 2014 06:19 PM
The mega-selling star has emerged as the unlikely leader of the campaign to make pop music pay once more
06 November 2014 09:30 AM
One of Navy Seals involved in the mission in Pakistan in 2011 receives warning from military authorities after threatening to break ranks - disgruntled by loss of benefits - to discuss operation on television
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Douglas Carswell tells Ukip to stop blaming foreigners as youth poll shows Nigel Farage is even less popular than Nick Clegg
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 2 Downfall of Dustin 'Screech' Diamond, the 'Saved By The Bell' star charged with bar stabbing
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
- 5 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals