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
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
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- 2 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo