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 August 2014 07:41 PM
The militarisation of police departments across America has escalated exponentially in the years since 9/11
13 August 2014 02:29 AM
The star, best known for acting opposite her husband Humphrey Bogart, is believed to have suffered a stroke at her home in New York
12 August 2014 07:53 PM
The Oscar-winner had endured a long struggle with drug and alcohol abuse
12 August 2014 02:13 AM
A viewer could discern inklings of what may now be interpreted as Williams’ own deep and authentic pain
11 August 2014 06:52 PM
Hospital 'assumed it was for Department of Corrections patient'
10 August 2014 10:02 PM
President Barack Obama came under fire from his opponents in Washington yesterday as the US launched further air strikes against militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) in Iraq.
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
Patricia Krenwinkel - the woman who helped murder seven people for Charles Manson - says she did it because she 'just wanted to be loved'
08 August 2014 06:21 PM
Patricia Krenwinkel helped kill seven people 45 years ago. Now, finally, she has tried to explain why
08 August 2014 12:00 AM
Spend a day at Disney Studios in Burbank, California, and you’ll begin to appreciate the attention to detail this hallowed institution pays not only to its films or the rides at Disneyland, but also to its work environment. On a visit to Disney last week I was struck by the uniformity of the Art Deco font used in all the studio’s signage: from the signs pointing to the car park, to the ones in the loos entreating people to wash their hands.
07 August 2014 08:20 AM
The number of permits issued for porn productions in LA County dropped by 90 per cent
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
'Women, walk wherever you want' posters taken down in Stamford Hill following 'unacceptable' signs separating men and women
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
- 1 Five-year-old Iris Grace is raising awareness of autism through her extraordinary paintings
- 2 Car tax disc changes: Two days to go - and they affect you much more than just not displaying a piece of paper
- 3 The Simpsons death: Creator Al Jean would 'kill himself' before a character like Homer or Lisa
- 4 British man raped while urinating in bushes at Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany
- 5 Pope Francis assures atheists: You don’t have to believe in God to go to heaven
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