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.
18 February 2015 07:35 PM
His brain trust is composed almost entirely of former advisers to his father and brother when they were president
16 February 2015 07:31 PM
Cyclist was stripped of his titles after he and his US Postal Service team were found to have used performance-enhancing drugs
Oscars 2015 predictions: Hollywood producers go all out in last bid to earn votes from Academy Awards members
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
In 1999, Harvey Weinstein, who produced The Imitation Game, is said to have spent $5m on the campaign for Shakespeare in Love to win Best Picture
13 February 2015 06:58 PM
From TV to the silver screen, via Broadway, nothing seems to faze Hollywood's biggest gay star. Next up, the Oscars
In the eye of a mega-drought: Researchers warn US should prepare for 'unprecedented drought conditions' unlike anything in past 1,000 years
13 February 2015 06:53 PM
A great swathe of the United States is gripped by the driest spell for 400 years. Now scientists have warned that much worse is to come
13 February 2015 07:01 AM
Carr became the unexpected star of Page One, a 2011 documentary
Sony hacking: Amy Pascal describes the 'horrible moment' she realised her private emails would be leaked online
12 February 2015 06:05 PM
When quizzed on the reaction of 'notoriously sensitive' movie stars to the scandal, the departing studio chief agreed they were 'bottomless pits of need'
Jon Stewart is stepping down as host of The Daily Show, but what next for the satirical news programme?
11 February 2015 06:24 PM
Larry Wilmore, the show's former 'Senior Black Correspondent' is considered a front-runner to take over
11 February 2015 12:19 AM
Comedy Central president hails departing star's 'comedic brilliance'
10 February 2015 03:31 PM
US aid worker who volunteered at schools has been confirmed dead by the White House
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 3 Indonesia executions: Death row British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford will refuse to wear a blindfold when she faces firing squad
- 4 Oxygen-starved 'dead zones' with no marine life up to 100-miles long discovered in the Atlantic Ocean
- 5 How the language you speak changes your view of the world