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.
13 January 2014 05:17 AM
'American Hustle' was the biggest winner, picking up three awards
Smart refrigerators that let you know when the milk is on the turn, toothbrushes that keep track of dental hygiene and tennis rackets that help you play better: Welcome to 'the Internet of Things'
12 January 2014 12:00 AM
Turning inanimate objects into wirelessly connected devices would revolutionise the everyday lives of their owners. But could cyber attackers conceivably turn your cooker, your car or even your cardigan against you?
09 January 2014 08:09 PM
If correct, at least $1m of this revenue is destined for the state’s tax coffers - to be spent on the state’s schools, roads and other public projects
'Polar vortex' snowstorm plunging America into record-breaking cold snap may bring coldest day of 21st century
06 January 2014 06:20 PM
With Arctic winds plummeting temperatures to -50C, much of North America has shut down as authorities warn of the life-threatening freeze
05 January 2014 03:49 PM
Hollywood hard man could surprise voters with environment-friendly policies
05 January 2014 01:00 PM
Governor Andrew Cuomo to announce drug's legalisation for those with serious illnesses
05 January 2014 12:00 AM
With 506 F-words in its two-hour, 59-minute running time, The Wolf of Wall Street uses the profanity approximately 2.81 times a minute
Nigella Lawson: Can Britain’s Domestic Goddess carry off a career relaunch with ‘The Taste’ stateside?
03 January 2014 07:33 PM
The TV cook has fled British shores to seek refuge – and a career rehabilitation – in America. But how have viewers reacted to her latest TV show and is she winning the PR battle?
03 January 2014 12:00 AM
$400 an ounce, but no need to worry about the cops: So what's it like to legally buy marijuana in Denver?
02 January 2014 12:34 AM
As recreational cannabis was legalised in Colorado on New Year's Day, thousands turned out for their first taste of the new industry. Tim Walker joined the back of the queue
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
- 1 International Women's Day 2014: The shocking statistics that show why it is still so important
- 2 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 3 Teacher shows sex tape featuring herself to pupils during class by mistake
- 4 Singapore sting: Sky-high prices are pushing locals to the edge of affordability
- 5 Exclusive: UK banks in row over Yulia Tymoshenko 'millions'