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.
Roman Polanski: Polish prosecutors to question film-maker after US calls for extradition over child sex crime conviction
07 January 2015 06:30 PM
Mr Polanski fled the US in 1978 after pleading guilty to having unlawful sex with 13-year-old
Michael Brown shooting: Ferguson juror sues for right to speak out over claims decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson was unanimous
06 January 2015 06:00 PM
'Grand Juror Doe's' lawyers say the gag order ought to be lifted given the case's uniquely high profile
05 January 2015 07:33 PM
When Jeffrey Epstein first faced claims that he had abused multiple underage girls and hosted illicit sex parties for powerful men at his lavish home in Florida, onlookers might reasonably have expected him to face prison time of 10 or more years.
05 January 2015 06:11 PM
His first selection had sold out on Amazon.com within 24 hours
Body of three-week-old baby found in Southern California dumpster after she was snatched from her Long Beach home
05 January 2015 07:16 AM
Police are still hunting a man believed to have shot the victim’s mother, father and uncle before fleeing with the 10lb newborn
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).
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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